Celebrating the confluence of connectivity and mobility, News18.com, one the fastest-growing digital news destinations of India today announces the highly-anticipated third edition of its annual marquee Tech & Auto Awards 2019. Riding on the success of a stupendous first two editions, the award ceremony will celebrate and honour the Technology and Automotive products and innovations that have set the bar high in the respective sectors.
Slated to take place in New Delhi on December 10, 2019, the evening will salute the best of Technology and Automotive innovations in 2019 as it felicitates the innovators, the path-breakers and high-achievers in their respective industries.
Categories under Tech and Auto Awards
|Tech Awards Categories||Auto Awards Categories|
|Smartphone of The Year||Hatchback Of The Year|
|Camera Phone of The Year||Electric Vehicle of The Year|
|Budget Phone Of The Year||SUV / MPV of The Year|
|Gadget Of The Year||Luxury Car of The Year|
|Smart TV of The Year||Performance Car of The Year|
|Computing Device Of The Year||Premium Two Wheeler Of The Year|
|Gaming Laptop of The Year||Two Wheeler Of The Year|
|Gaming Phone of The Year||Design Of The Year|
Based on the theme of ‘Sustainable Mobility’ and ‘Cyber Security’ the high-brow award evening will have Lt. Gen. Deependra Singh Hooda – (Retd. General Officer Commander-in-Chief, Northern Command, Indian Army) giving the keynote address on India’s Next Battlefield Would Be Cyberspace: Are We Ready?. The unique award property will have a total of 20 categories across the technology and automotive sectors with a special focus on the award category for ‘Electric Vehicle of the Year’. The winners under each will be selected by members of a distinguished jury and audience votes.
The eminent jury for the tech awards consists:
- Ershad Kaleebullah- Editor-In-Chief – TheMrPhone
- Deepak Dhingra- Editor-In-Chief – 91Mobiles
- Ashish Bhatia- Editorial Consultant & Industry Veteran
- Nimish Dubey- Freelance Tech Journalist & Industry Veteran
- Nishant Padhiar- Editor – Stuff & What Hi-Fi.
The auto awards jury comprises:
- Ronojoy Mukerji- Ex-SIAM Dy Director & Auto Journalist
- Jatin Ahuja- Founder & MD – Big Boy Toyz
- Tutu Dhawan- Industry Veteran
- Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick- Record Holder Biker & Businesswoman
- Kunal Kelkar- Automotive Photographer, Founder – The Autofocus
Speaking about the awards, Puneet Singhvi, President – Digital and Corporate Strategy, Network18 said, “On the back of two very successful editions, the Tech and Auto Awards is geared up for yet another marquee event that lauds the game changers in above-mentioned sectors. This year, the highly-anticipated event sheds light on sustainable initiatives, how cybersecurity is going to form a crucial part of our lives in this digital age of information, and, lastly, the future of electric vehicles.
Firmly believing that change begins with us, adopting such practices can lead to pollution levels decreasing as well as citizens using smarter modes of commute. Technology and automobiles are a potent tool that if used together, and effectively, can go on to make for a better ecosystem that we aim to achieve. We feel privileged to host such stalwarts from the industry in an evening that will bring the best of the ‘technology’ and ‘automobile’ industry under one roof.”
Praveen Thampi, Editor – News18.com said, “The Tech and Auto Awards is back for the third year and it brings something of value to every tech, auto and gadget aficionado out there. The award salutes the innovation that has made technology & mobility inseparable from each other. The property is a platform to inform and educate the audience about the gold standards of the industry.”
Associating with the News18 Tech & Auto Awards 2019 as an AI partner, MITRA Robot by Invento Robotics will be present at the event for a special meet and greet with the distinguished guests. While Overdrive is on-board as print partners, the radio partner for the gala event is Radio City with the outdoor partner being JR Advertising. Gifting partner for the unique award night is Gizmore, Lifestyle partner is Kohler and Insurance partner is Life Insurance Corporation of India.
The nominations for the awards are considered for products that have been launched between 1st November 2018 to 31st October 2019. The audience can cast their votes through these links:
Tech Awards & Auto Awards Nominations & Voting: www.news18.com/vote