The SIME Awards were founded in 1996.Over the years the competition has grown in scope and size. This year we expect over 300 entries from all the Scandinavian countries. This year’s jury, under the chair of Pontus Schultz, Editor-in-Chief for Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer, will look more closely at the strategic level of the entries.
The purpose of the awards, which have nine categories, is to highlight and honor excellence in online communication, business practice and technology. Many of the entries are business critical multimillion investments, but you can also find the rising stars of tomorrow, who are using the web in new and creative ways. ”Perhaps we will find the next Skype among the participating companies”, says Hjalmar Winbladh, founder and CEO of Rebtel and chairman of the technical jury.
This year’s jury is divided into three different teams; technology, communication and business strategy. Chairmen of the different jury teams are:
- Hjalmar Winbladh, founder and CEO of Rebtel (Technology)
- Göran Garberg, marketing-guru and CEO of Corporate Missions (Communication)
- Jette Jörgensen, CEO of MTG Denmark (Strategy)
Among the other jury members are: Osma Ahvenlampi, Sulake (producers of Habbo Hotel), Daniele Palmucci, Ericsson, Sofia Svantesson, Ocean Observations, Martin Tivéus, VD Glocalnet, Anna O. Lindgren, vVD SvD Nya Medier och Vetle Sovik, Startsiden i Norge.