Submissions for the 12th annual Media Excellence Awards (MEA) are being accepted now through Nov. 1.
Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — which is sponsoring the event — can receive a discount at check-out on the MEA web site by entering “MESA”.
Recognized for honoring innovation and leadership in mobile technology, entertainment, media and lifestyle, the annual MEAs have been dubbed the “Oscars of Mobile,” with approximately 30 awards categories, covering new technologies, start-ups, content creators, distributors, brand engagement and more.
Premiere categories for the event include the “Humanitarian Award” for companies that impacted communities through philanthropic and social campaigns or initiatives using technology; “Breakout Trend of the Year,” awarded to a company that best challenged the use of mainstream technology; and the “Industry Star,” given to the company that has introduced innovative technologies that changed the way consumers interact with businesses.
Other award categories include wearable technology, best mobile product, gaming, entertainment-related marketing campaign, original content, branded experience, payments and commerce, analytics and big data, user experience, connected daily lifestyle, delivery platform, live streaming video, multinational company, innovator, start-up, music, entertainment apps, sports, augmented reality, virtual reality, technology breakthrough and artificial intelligence.