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Bridging Innovations and Recognising The Most Outstanding Government Projects in Asia

#GovMediaAwards

The GOVMEDIA CONFERENCE & AWARDS

Embark on a transformative journey at the GovMedia Conference & Awards, the pinnacle event where innovation meets recognition.

Gain unparalleled insights in panel discussions discussing the trends and best practices that are transforming the public sector in the Asia Pacific and join the award ceremony where excellence in government initiatives will take center stage.

Nominate your outstanding government project now and stand a chance to be recognised as one of the best in the Asia Pacific!

Submission Opens:
Oct 23, 2023
Submission Closes:
Mar 08, 2024
Awards Presentation Day:
May 15, 2024

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Testimonials

We are immensely grateful to have the opportunity to work with CPF Board on this very important and transformative natio...

Leong Chou Weng Managing Director, Cloud Infrastructure Engineering, Accenture Southeast Asia

Winning this year's award is a privilege for us. We've been working very hard, especially on this event, the Dubai Futur...

Bader AlAwadhi Head of Digital Marketing and Production, Dubai Future Foundation

I would like to thank the Gov Media Awards for selecting Project Nova and honouring us with the Local Correctional Servi...

Ravi Tejnani Officer(Human Resource), Hong Kong Correctional Services

It is a great honour to accept this award on behalf of HKPC and the project team. Our digital initiatives have been desi...

Vivian Lin Chief Operating Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council

Thank you for the award. We are very proud to receive it.

Datuk Dr Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman Head of External Affairs, Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)

Thank you so much for this recognition. The Tourism Promotions Board is steadfast in its mission to promote the Philippi...

Margarita Nograles Chief Operating Officer, Tourism Promotions Board Philippines

Watch videos from past winners

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Accenture

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Dubai Future Foundation

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Hong Kong Correctional Services

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Hong Kong Government

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Tourism Promotions Board Philippines

Why should you enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your winning project in a dedicated presentation session to the audience during the event.

AMPLIFY YOUR REACH

Sit on a panel along with other government leaders and experts to discuss topical issues.

ATTAIN VALUABLE EXPOSURE

Be featured in GovMedia, the premier source of news and information dedicated to governance and leadership across the globe.

JUDGES

Benjamin Chiang

Benjamin Chiang

Managing Partner, Asean Government & Public Sector Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Edwina Chin

Edwina Chin

Partner, International Development Leader, South East Asia Consulting
PwC Singapore

GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES

  • Nomination is open to:

    • government departments or agencies

    • companies or organisations working with a government body on a project

    • companies or organisations providing products, services, or solutions to government bodies

  • Eligible companies and organisations must nominate a project done by, for, or with a government body.

  • The entries will be deliberated by a panel of public sector industry experts from the region’s top accounting firms based on the judging criteria below.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company/organisation wins, you will be given your choice of conference and awards packages to maximise your participation at the conference and the award winning status through exclusive promotional entitlements.

  • All winners will be given recognition on the GovMedia website and will receive a soft copy of the certificate.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to join the awards, you must nominate a government or public sector project that was launched within the last 24 calendar months.

If launched prior, it remains eligible if recent developments, improvements, or upgrades were made.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given out on a country-level basis. Further, there will be one winner in each category per corresponding sector.

CATEGORIES

  • Administrative Reform Program of the Year
  • Campaign of the Year
  • Crisis Management of the Year
  • Cybersecurity Initiative of the Year
  • Digital Initiative of the Year
  • Digital Transformation of the Year
  • Disaster Management of the Year
  • E-Governance Project of the Year
  • Governance Project of the Year
  • Human Resource Development of the Year
  • Infrastructure Project of the Year
  • Modernization Initiative of the Year
  • Outreach Project of the Year
  • Process Optimization of the Year
  • Public Facility of the Year
  • Public Sector Initiative of the Year
  • Public-Private Partnership of the Year
  • Research & Development of the Year
  • Smart City Initiative of the Year
  • Social Equity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Stakeholder Engagement of the Year
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year
  • Training Program of the Year

SECTORS

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Audit
  • Aviation
  • Central Bank
  • Climate Change
  • Commerce
  • Communications
  • Community
  • Competition
  • Correctional Services
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Customs
  • Defence
  • Education
  • Emergency Services
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Food and Beverage
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Forestry
  • Free Zone
  • Health
  • Higher Education
  • Home Affairs
  • Housing
  • Human Services
  • Immigration
  • Info-Comms
  • Infrastructure
  • Intellectual Property & Trademarks
  • Investment
  • Islamic Affairs
  • Justice
  • Labor
  • Land
  • Local Government 
  • Maritime & Ports
  • Media
  • Medical
  • Natural Resources
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Pension
  • Regulatory
  • Science and Technology 
  • Smart Government
  • Social Services
  • Sports
  • Statutory Board
  • Tourism
  • Trade and Industry
  • Training
  • Transportation 
  • Urban Development
  • Utilities
  • Veterans
  • Youth

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

The entries will be reviewed by the judges based on the following:

  • Background - What was the inspiration behind the initiative? Who were the relevant stakeholders and how were their needs identified and understood?

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - What was especially creative or innovative about the initiative?

  • Effectiveness - What were the initiative’s objectives and targets? How were they achieved and what measures have been used to assess its success?

  • Impact - What was the initiative’s impact on the organisation and industry?

  • Dynamism - How is the initiative flexible to changes and progressive opportunities?

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Go to the online nomination form and read the nomination guidelines.

2. Fill in the required details about your organisation and contact person for the nomination.

3. Select your country, category, and sector.

4. Provide your project title, 500-word write-up, key achievements, and project photos. You may also upload supporting documents such as videos, infographics, and press releases/news clippings.

5. Check your email for the nomination confirmation email and acknowledge it once received.

Note:
-  An organisation may submit up to three (3) entries.
- Each nomination form is valid for one entry only. Fill out the form again if you will nominate another project or in another category.
- Photos are required while supporting documents are optional but will highly increase the chances of winning.

PRICING

Nomination is free. If your company/organisation wins, you will receive recognition through listing in the GovMedia website and a softcopy of the certificate. In addition, you will be offered your choice of conference and awards package to secure delegate passes and speaking opportunity and maximise your award-winning status through exclusive promotional entitlements including logo usage rights, video interview, print and online media, and shareable content including a short-form video for social media.

To learn more about the pricing and entitlements, email [email protected].

Past Winners

Accenture Pte Ltd
 •  National Digital Initiative of the Year - Singapore

Ansarada Pty Ltd
 •  Regional Transport Infrastructure of the Year - Australia
 •  National Energy Initiative of the Year - Indonesia

Bureau of Corrections in Partnership with TADECO
 •  Local Training Program of the Year - Philippines

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)
 •  National Aquaculture Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Bureau of Immigration (BI)
 •  National Digital Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering
 •  National Agriculture Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Department of Health
 •  National Health Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Department of the Interior and Local Government
 •  National Social Welfare Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Destileria Barako Corp.
 •  Local Agriculture Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Dubai Future Foundation
 •  Local Science and Technology Initiative of the Year - United Arab Emirates

Emirates Health Services
 •  National Health Initiative of the Year - United Arab Emirates

Forest Department Sarawak
 •  Regional Forestry Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

Golden Topper
 •  Local Social Welfare Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Hong Kong Correctional Services
 •  Local Correctional Services Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Productivity Council
 •  Regional Digital Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Productivity Council and The Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR
 •  Regional Engineering Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Intertec Systems
 •  National Taxation Initiative of the Year - United Arab Emirates

Land Bank of the Philippines
 •  National Campaign Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Lenovo PCCW Solutions
 •  Local Smart City Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)
 •  National Science and Technology Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

Mandaue City Public Information Office
 •  Local Tourism Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Mastercard
 •  Regional Tourism Initiative of the Year - Singapore

MWM Terminals, Inc.
 •  Regional Transportation Initiative of the Year - Philippines

National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-GIA BRITER Program)
 •  National Research Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Philippine Sports Commission
 •  National Sports Initiative of the Year - Philippines

Philippine Trade Training Center
 •  National Training Program of the Year - Philippines

PT Lemonilo Indonesia Sehat
 •  National Health Initiative of the Year - Indonesia

TechnologyOne
 •  Local Digital Initiative of the Year - Australia

Tourism Promotions Board Philippines
 •  National Tourism Initiative of the Year - Philippines

CONTACT US

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+(65) 3158 1386 ext. 217

[email protected]

JUDGES

Benjamin Chiang

Benjamin Chiang

Managing Partner, Asean Government & Public Sector Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Edwina Chin

Edwina Chin

Partner, International Development Leader, South East Asia Consulting
PwC Singapore

Testimonials

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Accenture

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Dubai Future Foundation

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Hong Kong Correctional Services

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Hong Kong Government

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)

Gov Media Awards 2023 Winner: Tourism Promotions Board Philippines

Awards Highlights

DILG's BIDA Program wins National Social Welfare Initiative of the Year at Gov Media Awards 2023

Dec 19, 2023

The BIDA Program by the Philippines’ DILG engages communities, stakeholders, and partners to raise awareness, promote wellness, and tackle the effects of illegal drug use and trade.


Illegal drugs can become a significant...

GovMedia Conference & Awards 2024 nominations are now open for exceptional government projects, initiatives

Dec 01, 2023

The deadline for submission of entries is on 8 March 2024.


Outstanding government projects and initiatives in Asia are instrumental in shaping the region's development and progress, and they have a substantial global impact...

Lenovo PCCW Solutions receives Local Smart City Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Sep 20, 2023



Enriching the lives of Hong Kong’s citizens through innovative solutions for government services. 


Lenovo PCCW Solutions has been honored with the prestigious “Local Smart City Initiative of the Year – Hong Kong” award at...

Golden Topper is awarded Local Social Welfare Initiative - Philippines at the GovMedia Awards 2023

Sep 13, 2023

The Golden Topper Group of Companies received the award for Local Social Welfare Initiative - Philippines 2023 at the Gov Media Awards for its valuable contribution in the Naga Housing Project.



This comes after Golden Topper...

Dubai Future Foundation Clinches Win at GovMedia Awards 2023

Aug 29, 2023

The award provides a global platform to honour the most outstanding government projects in Asia. 


Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), a government organisation tasked with imagining, designing, and executing Dubai’s future, won the...

Emirates Health Services bags win at GovMedia Awards 2023

Jul 27, 2023

Its Media Innovation Lab sessions covered topics on empowering youth, media systems for the health sector, amongst others.


Government healthcare organisation Emirates Health Services (EHS) clinched the National Health...

HKCSD receives Local Correctional Services Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong at GovMedia Awards 2023

Jul 25, 2023

It was honoured for its impactful initiative to support non-ethnic Chinese (NEC) youths in life planning and joining disciplinary services. 



The Hong Kong Correctional Services (HKCSD) has received the Local Correctional...

Hong Kong agencies win big at the GovMedia Awards

Jul 25, 2023

Their projects support Hong Kong enterprises and Hong Kong Government Departments to improve competitiveness and efficiency through the adoption of digitalisation.


Hong Kong agencies were recognised at the recent GovMedia...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I nominate?

You may nominate any project, product, service, or solution that was done by or for government. The project must be launched or had upgrades, in part or full, within the last 24 calendar months.

How do I nominate?

To submit a nomination, all you have to do is fill out the online nomination form with complete details about your organisation and the project that you are nominating.

Can I submit two or more entries?

You may send a maximum of three (3) entries. If you are nominating several projects, please enter them separately.

How many winners per category?

The awards will be given out on a country-level basis. In each country, there will be winners in federal, state, and local government levels per department.

Is there a cost involved?

Nomination is free. If your company/organisation wins, you will receive recognition through listing in the GovMedia website and a softcopy of the certificate, and in addition you will be offered your choice of winner’s package to maximise your award winning status through exclusive promotional benefits including usage of the logo, video and print interviews, public relations online article, and other shareable content including short-form videos for social media. To know more about the pricing and entitlements, please email [email protected].