Airwards 2022 seeks to name global drone leaders, nominations open today

Airwards 2022 seeks to name global drone leaders, nominations open today


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The second annual Airwards 2022 awards are right here, and the nomination interval to discover a winner opens as we speak.

Airwards launched final yr as a worldwide drone awards program, in search of to acknowledge the breadth of drone work being carried out around the globe. In its inaugural yr, Airwards final yr collected almost 200 entries from 23 nations.

Winners are decided in each Individuals’s Selection classes in addition to judged classes. This yr’s judges will embrace Dr. Catherine Ball, who's a enterprise pioneer, advisor, speaker (check out her Ted talk) and creator of the World of Drones Congress in Australia. Different judges embrace professor Mark Watson of NATS; Tautvydas Juskauskas of UNICEF; Julie Garland, who's the CEO of Avtrain and one among final yr’s winners; and Ramón Roche, who's Program Supervisor at Dronecode Basis and can also be certainly one of final yr’s winners.

So far as Individuals’s Selection: that’s in your energy. Airwards stated that it noticed greater than 10,000 Individuals’s Selection votes final yr.

Among the many classes up for nomination: Know-how, Providers, Business and Giving Again. New to this yr are some recent Individuals’s Selection classes, together with greatest media retailers, prime individual in drones underneath 30, prime pilot, and prime government.

The Airwards award program is placed on by its namesake Airwards, a not-for-profit devoted to recognizing constructive use instances and championing international greatest apply situations.

Whereas there are not any money or tangible prizes on the desk, you do get a flowery title in your resume and large bragging rights.

The right way to enter Airwards 2022

Entries are free (you’ll need to register here), and the submission window opens on Dec. 1, 2021 and runs by means of Jan. 20, 2022. The entry course of features a quick-fire qualifying spherical and a second spherical to find out a shortlist. Nominations are open to anybody, from small enterprise to main firm. Simply remember when submitting nominees: ensure you are submitting a drone use case and never an organization profile.

Winners might be introduced throughout Airwards’ Winners Week in Might.

See the 2021 Airwards winners here.

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