[AUSAPPS14]

2014 Australian Mobile & App Awards

mobile, web, IoT, desktop, connected devices
design champion, best studio, best start-up & IoT
plus 20 specialist nomination categories

demand design, celebrate courage

Category Listing

App Design Champion - Chairman's Awards

The App Design Champion - Chairman's Award celebrates the organisation who has consistently commissioned excellent development and applications thereby providing instrumental support and growth for the wider mobile community.  The winner will be awarded according to the body of work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score.

All eligible entries will be automatically submitted into this category and no entry fee is required.
  

 

Best Mobile or App Startup

This category relates to Startups working on a Mobile project or an App. The project could be for smartphones, tablet, web, game console or api apps.  Startup projects need to be newly emerging, less than 5 million users and less than 3 years old.

  

 

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

This category recognises migration of an audience from a traditional media to a mobile platform.  

 

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

This category recognises the best expanded mobile service or application.   

 

Best New Service or Application

This category recognises the best new service or application on a mobile platform.  

 

Best Connected Device and Wearable Tech

This category recognises the best Connected Device and Wearable Tech  

 

Best Platform

The current pick of the crop apps have moved from roll your own to accelerating by using platforms, platforms like yours. The winner of this category will be a platform or service that makes the App life cycle go easier than other alternatives, it will power features that would have taken years to bring to market and allow App Designers to run and jump where if they had to do it themselves they would just be imagining their solution

  

 

Best Studio - Small

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees. 

All eligible entrants will be automatically submitted for this award.  No entry fee is applicable.  

 

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

This category recognises campaigns that use elements such as competitions, promotions & messaging to engage customers on the mobile channel exclusively.  

 

Best Studio - Medium

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees. 

All eligible entrants will be automatically submitted for this award.  No entry fee is applicable.

  

 

Government Services

This category recognises applications developed for all levels of government services.  

 

Not For Profit

This category recognises applications developed for Not-For-Profit organisations and charities.   

 

Education

This category recognises education themed apps across all education sectors.   

 

Best Studio - Large

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees. 

All eligible entrants will be automatically submitted for this award.  No entry fee is applicable.  

 

Mobile Payments

The category relates to applications developed to facilitate the transfer of funds over the mobile platform.  

 

Sales Force

This category relates to applications that are design to aid a sales force become more productive.  

 

Line of Business

The category relates to applications that aid productivity in Line of Business.  

 

Project Management

The category relates to applications themed around project management.  

 

In Field Services

This category relates to applications developed in order to aid and facilitate organisations requiring mobility whilst out of the office.  

 

Mobile Trading Platforms

This category recognises applications that provide market trading platforms on the mobile platform.  

 

Financial Information & Tools

This category relates to applications that provide financial information and tools.   

 

Productivity Apps

This category recognises applications that aid and facilitate productivity such as notes, diaries, schedulers, data entry and spreadsheet apps.   

 

Online Shopping

This category relates to applications that facilitate retail purchase via the mobile platform.  

 

Weather

This category relates to applications themed around informing users on the weather. It includes general weather applications as well as specifics such as surf/snow reports and tools such barometers.   

 

Utilities

This category relates to utility applications such as text edit, diary, translator, document viewer, industry directory.  

 

Directories & guides

This category is suitable for applications providing directory listings or information guides bringing all the relevant information and tips together in one app e.g.industry listings, trade directories, planners

  

 

Games

This category relates to games including Action & Adventure, sport simulation, educational, board, card and dice developed for the mobile platform.  

 

Sport

Applicable to all sport themed Apps inlcuding games, instructional, live broadcast, interactive, event, club and fan based applications.  

 

Food & Drink

This category relates to applications themed around food and drink. Restaurant and bar reviews and guides would enter here.   

 

Television/Movies

This category relates to applications that promote television and the digital living room.  

 

Education & Family

This category relates to applications associated with family activities and entertainment, childhood development and education.  

 

Music & Performance

This category relates to applications that are themed around music and performance.

This should be a gloves off battle between streaming services, algorithims, and human curated content creation.  Time to enter your app and see whose app reigns supreme.
  

 

Home & Garden

This category relates to applications that have been developed for the home and garden, such as DIY, energy and water saving, building, furnishing, home improvements, gardens and outdoor living

 

  

 

Retail & Shopping

This category relates to applications that have been developed to promote retail shopping.   

 

Fashion

This category relates to fashion themed applications.   

 

Cooking

This category relates to applications concerning cooking information and recipes.   

 

Travel & Tourism

This category relates to applications dedicated to travel and tourism services and information.  

 

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Applicable to all Apps themed around fitness activities, nutrition and diet including services, instructional, trackers, counters, guides and workouts.   

 

Medical

This category relates to applications that provide or promote a medical service or information.