Organisers of the second edition of the GAGE Awards 2021 are calling for nomination to enable Nigerians to recommend their favourite individuals, and brands who brought value to their lives using digital technology in 2020.
The CEO, The GAGE Awards, Mr. Johnson Anorh said 2020 was the year digital became the mainstay of economies, due to the pandemic
According to him, although the world experienced lockdown for months, digital made sure humans survived and changed the way they do things forever.
“Now, it’s time to celebrate and reward the innovators and creators who ensured we came out unscathed,” he added.
The GAGE Awards ‘21 has as its theme, ‘Year of the Digital Takeover.’
“Digital opened us to new possibilities. We suddenly embrace 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 five areas. They 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; and Influencer of the Year among others.
The GAGE Awards ‘21 comes 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.
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 maiden edition of the GAGE Awards took place in February this year in Lagos.
It attracted support from corporate organisations and government bodies such as the Nigerian Communications Commission, Lagos State Government and a host of other organisations.
Some of the winners were GTBank, Airtel, E-Tranzact, Jumia Food, Kiki Mordi, Onyeka Akumah, and Taaooma among others.
The GAGE Awards is an initiative of TOMATO DIGITALS. It is aimed at fast tracking the pace of technological growth in Nigeria.