GAGE Awards’ 2nd edition set to call for nominations

In a few days, the Nigerian Internet space will get frenzy with the 2nd edition of the GAGE Awards. Activities kicking off this edition will start with a call for nominations, enabling Nigerians to nominate their favourite individuals and brands who brought value to their life using the tech space in 2020.

Disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 is the year digital became the mainstay of our lives, as the world experienced a lockdown for months. Digital made sure we survived and changed the way we do things forever. Now, it’s time to celebrate and reward the innovators and creators who ensured we came out unscathed.

According to the organisers, the GAGE Awards ‘21 is themed ‘YEAR OF THE DIGITAL TAKEOVER’. “This is true testament in all ramifications as digital opened us to new possibilities. We suddenly embraced the possibilities of working from home, video conferencing, e-concerts, home schooling and many more. This is what GAGE Awards 2021 is celebrating.”

The call for nominations is opened to 20 categories in 5 areas which include Innovation, Information, Inspiration, Entertainment and Business.

Some of the categories open for nomination are Banking App of the Year, Breakout App of the Year, Best Digital Financial Platform, Online Comedian of the Year, Tech Entrepreneur of the Year, Digital Artiste of the Year, Website of the Year, Influencer of the Year, Social Movement of the Year, Influencer of the Year etc. The GAGE Awards ‘21comes with introduction of a new category – GAGE STAR OF THE YEAR. This category celebrates the individual or group who took the Internet by storm for the year under review.

“We have started the countdown to nominations, which will open on the 1st of December 2020. Nominations will be done strictly on the GAGE Awards website, All information about the categories, nominations and guidelines can be found on the website,” the organisers further explained.

The maiden edition of the GAGE Awards took place in February this year at the EKO CONVENTION CENTRE. It attracted support from corporate organizations and Government bodies such as the Nigerian Communications Commission, Lagos State Government and a host of other organizations.

Big winners on the night were GTBank, Airtel, E-Tranzact, Jumia Food, Kiki Mordi, Onyeka Akumah, Taaooma etc.

The GAGE Awards is an initiative of TOMATO DIGITALS –  it is aimed at fast-tracking the pace of technological growth in Nigeria. By introducing the much-needed standard, GAGE Awards is facilitating growth, innovation and attracting new talents to the digital space.

The GAGE Awards celebrates the best of Internet in Africa with a spotlight on Individuals, Influencers, Commerce, Brands and Entertainers for their outstanding activities and contribution to the digital ecosystem annually. The 2021 edition is scheduled to take place in April 2021.


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