The New Normal of Digital Economy After COVID-19 — ECI Awards 2020 is Calling for Entries!
About ECI Awards:
Honoring the innovation that defines future!
ECI Awards, founded by IECIA (International Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Innovators Association) in the United States in 2014, is the first global award in the digital economy that uses “effectiveness of innovation” as its evaluation criteria.
It recognizes the most innovative achievements in the categories of business model, product, service, technology, marketing and management, as well as individuals and organizations, to encourage and inspire innovation applied in commercial and creative industries around the world.
IECIA has established partnerships with 23 countries and regions in the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Singapore, India and so on.
Over 1000 CEOs of innovative enterprises, over 2000 high-level experts in the fields of marketing, technology and investment as well as more than 200 listed internet companies have participated in various ECI Awards events. Currently, ECI Awards is working closely with more than 10,000 business innovation projects and more than 300 innovation industrial parks. Over 300 media have covered its programs and activities.
Over the past few years, ECI Awards has given out Innovative Leaders of the Year Award to Travis Kalanick, Uber’s co-founder and former CEO, Jun Lei, co-founder and chairman of Xiaomi, as well as Franklin Urteaga, former innovation advisor to the White House and co-founder of OIGETIT Instant News, among others.
At ECI Awards 2019, we invited industry experts from different countries and regions, including Donna Smith, the United States Film Ambassador to China, Marilyn Librers, President of China Silicon Valley and George Gilder, American investor, writer, economist and co-founder of the Discovery Institute as the VIP guests.
Benefits to ECI Awards Participants:
To improve your brand favorability in the industry and among the consumers with the label of innovation.
To increase your brand awareness through ECI Awards self-media, mainstream media as well as the extensive network of relationships with the ECI Awards experts and judges.
To attract more clients and partners by taking the opportunity of award winning as an event marketing strategy.
To win the attention from individual and institutional investors and bring about better innovation assessment results.
To get connected with the experts, judges, speakers and international guests from the ECI Awards platform.
To get empowered from thousands of winning cases of ECI Awards, innovative ideas at ECI Forums, training courses offered by ECI Academy and the reports on industry trends in ECI Festival.
Eligibility and Entry Categories:
All innovation efforts in digital business that were operating between January 1, 2019 and May 1, 2020. The entry could be a completed work, an ongoing work or a business plan. The enterprise can be brick-and-mortar establishment using digital means or by internet enterprises.
Participants can submit their entries in the following categories:
- a) Model Innovation;
- b) Product Innovation;
- c) Marketing Innovation:
- d) Specialty Category1 – AI Innovation;
- e) Specialty Category2 – Management Innovation;
*Specialty 2020 – Public Interest Innovation.
Deadlines and Fees:
Early-bird Entry Deadline: July 31, 2020 / $ 250 USD per entry
Final Deadline: August 31, 2020 / $ 400 USD per entry
Preliminary Judging (Online): August 2020
Final Judging (Offline): September 2020
ECI Awards Gala & 2020 ECI Festival: December 2020 in Macau (Tentative Location)
Partial List of ECI Awards 2020 Participants:
Adidas, Alibaba Group, BMW China, Cadillac, Chevrolet, China Construction Bank, China Mobile, China Telecom, Country Garden, Gu Jing Gong Liquor, Hisense, Honda, Huawei, Infiniti, JDE, L’Oréal Paris, LUZHOULAOJIAO, Mercedes-Benz China, OLAY, SAIC VOLKSWAGEN, Sephora, Shiseido, Shu Uemura, Samsung, Tencent Music (TME), Toyota, Yili, YumChina, Zespri Kiwifruit
Baidu Inc., BanmaNetwork Technology Co.,Ltd., Beijing Sohu New Media Information Technology Co., Ltd., Bosim, Dentsu Taiwan Inc., iFORCE Beijing Interactive Co., Ltd., QWOM Digital Technology, Weibo.com, SINA Corporation, Zhihu.com
Official Website: www.eciawards.org
Inquiries about Competition:
Name: Owen Jia
Name: Yudan Wang