By Emma Okonji
The board and management of CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, a certified global ICT company with over two million online subscribers, said it has opened its portal to the general public to vote for nominees of this yearâ€™s Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards.
The Beacon of Information and Communication Technology awards series are widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria.
The awards ceremony reward best practices and recognise outstanding contributions to the growth of the sector.
Announcing the commencement of the voting process, the Chief Executive Officer and Editor in-Chief, CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, the organisers of the event, Mr. ken Nwogbo, said the BoICT Awards winners had always emerged through a transparent voting process that involves business leaders and readers, with independent quality experts.
Business leaders and readers can cast their votes via http://boict.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng
Nwogbo said, adding that the theme for this yearâ€™s lecture is â€œLeveraging ICT Value for Building Institutionsâ€.
Now in its ninth year, this year award will start with the distinguished lecture series.
The lecture and award are slated for Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.
The Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture is designed to explore efforts to put Nigeria on the global Information and Communications Technologies map.
The lecture series is reserved for distinguished achievers.
Past Keynote lecturers include: the former Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Ernest Ndukwe; former Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Yomi Bolarinwa; CEO, OR System France and specialist in Counterpart Risk, Dr. Jean Luc Fort; and Chairman, Knowledge Factory International, United Kingdom, Professor Chris Nwagboso, among others.