Nominations For The Hull and Humber Tech Awards Now Open

The Hull and Humber Tech Awards (formerly known as The Digital Awards) returns for its fifth year, celebrating the region's digital and tech community.

Each year, businesses and individuals who are passionate about tech and digital come together to recognise their achievements and look to the future of innovation in Hull and the surrounding areas.

Last Year’s Winners / Source: Reach PLC Events

Last Year’s Winners / Source: Reach PLC Events

Organised by KCOM and Hull Live, this year's Awards boast some exciting new categories, including Women in Tech and Digital Team of the Year.

In 2019, the Awards will honour its roots by returning back to its former home in the Fruit Market, as well as bringing back some of the original categories, such as Young Digital Person of the Year and Best Startup.

Hayden Barton / Source: Reach PLC Events

Hayden Barton / Source: Reach PLC Events

Last year, we were proud to see so many C4DI members make the shortlist for many of the categories.

APD bagged Best Digital Innovation, while Hayden Barton was awarded Young Digital Person of the Year and Best Hardware. Additionally, Good2Learn won Best Startup and Octovision Media was recognised as Best Emerging Technology.

In the meantime, Sauce, Mattix Design, Bloom Creative, Upstream Health, Rising Sun Commerce and Moodbeam were all made finalists for a wide range of categories.

Nominations for this year's ceremony have now launched. You can put a business or person forward for the following categories:

  • Women in Tech

  • Young Person In Tech (Under the age of 30)

  • Tech Startup of the Year

  • Ecommerce/Transaction

  • Use of Tech in ‘Traditional Business’

  • Fastest Growing Tech Business of the Year

  • Tech Disruptor of the Year

  • Tech Team of the Year

The closing date for nominations is Sunday 25 August, with judging being held on Monday 2 September.

This year's award ceremony takes place on Wednesday 2 October, and ties in with the Humber Tech Expo, which is held on Tuesday 1 October until Wednesday 2 October.