FINAL EXTENSION: enter the 2018 CommsMEA Awards by OCTOBER 11

Due to the high number of submissions, the deadline for entries has been extended one last time, until October 11.
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There's still time to enter the 2018 CommsMEA Awards.

It’s time to don your most exquisite attire and snazziest suit, book a limo, and prepare for a fabulous time out, as nominations for the leading telecoms awards in the Middle East and Africa have been extended one last time until Thursday, October 11.

This is the final extension of the entry deadline. Nominations received after October 11 will not be accepted.

The 13th edition of the CommsMEA Awards will be recognising the operators, suppliers, regulators, individuals and more in the Middle East and Africa who are doing interesting and innovative things – and, of course, it’s a chance for the industry to celebrate all its achievements in the past year while looking to the year ahead.

There are heaps of categories in this year’s Awards – meaning there are plenty of opportunities to win.

Since the 2017 edition of the event, two new award categories have been added, too, in an effort to be more inclusive and in recognisance of the fact the industry landscape is ever-changing: The Internet of Things Solution of the Year, and the 5G Trailblazer of the Year. May the best entrant win.

As always, this year’s Awards will help bring the best of the telecoms industry’s best into the limelight, showing competitors, compatriots, partners and potential customers that they’re innovative organisations doing exciting things – not to mention true authorities in their respective fields.

Taking place on Wednesday, November 14 in Dubai, the Awards – as always – are expected to attract scores of luminaries from the telco and tech industries from throughout the Middle East and Africa (and possibly beyond), including top executives, movers, shakers, shot-callers, rising stars, and more.

Entering the Awards is a fairly simple process. All one has to do is visit the dedicated Awards website, At the website, you’ll find all of the necessary information to enter or nominate someone you think should win, including all of the different awards categories and nomination instructions.

To enter, simply clock on the “Nominations” tab at the top of the Awards homepage, and then click on the “Entry Guidelines” tab on the right-hand side of the screen.

Again: entries close on Thursday, October 11. There will be no further extensions.

If you have any questions about the Awards, including the entry process and eligibility, readers are kindly requested to contact Greg Wilson at or to call +971 4 444 3000.

If still on the fence about entering, consider the following piece of advice: nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Enter the Awards here.

Check out this video of last year's Awards:

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