Have you entered the AGI Awards yet?

AGI Awards imageWith just under a month until the deadline (30 September 2014), there is still time to submit your entry to the AGI’s prestigious annual awards ceremony recognising the very best achievements in the field of Geographic Information throughout the year. This year sees a new format and ten new awards showcasing high impact projects, innovation and commitment to the GI industry and in GI Education.

Along with Ordnance Survey, other key industry players such as ESRI, 1spatial, Informed Solutions and GIStandards are sponsoring awards to help recognise excellence, innovation and best practice within the sector.

Ordnance Survey is delighted to be sponsoring the AGI Award for the Best Use of Geospatial for Business Benefit and we are looking forward to seeing entries illustrating how geospatial has become a core tool in the business arena helping to improve decision making, making cost savings and support efficiencies. With this award, we hope that examples of geospatial being used as a mainstream business tool to deliver intelligence can lead the way for future business and economic growth.

As well as obtaining recognition of the businesses success amongst industry peers and showcasing the organisation at the UKs biggest gathering of GI professionals, the awards help to raise the winner’s profile amongst the most renowned names in the industry and provide an opportunity to prove that you are at the forefront of the GI market.

The award categories are:

  • The AGI Award for Excellence in Education
  • The AGI Award for Best Geospatial Data Visualisation
  • The AGI Award for Excellence in Research & Development
  • The AGI Award for Excellence with Impact
  • The AGI Award for Best Use of Geospatial for Business Benefit
  • The AGI Student of the Year
  • The AGI  Award for Exceptional Service
  • The Industry Award for Career Achievement in GI

Winners will be announced after the final day of the AGI’s annual two day Geocom conference which is being held this year at the Chesford Grange Hotel, nr Kenilworth.

To nominate an organisation or project for an award simply fill out a short registration form including some project information and 200 words explaining why the project deserves to win!

Enter the awards here.

Good luck!

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