MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, has finally revealed the finalists for their 11th annual Meffys — the international awards for measuring success and rewarding innovation across the mobile ecosystem. The Meffys, which this year has attracted over 250 entries from 30 countries across the 13 award categories, is judged by an independent panel of 40 journalists, academics, analysts and VCs from around the globe. New categories for 2014 include mHealth, Mobile Education and Big Data.
Bringing together finalists representing countries from as far as Tanzania to United Arab Emirates and from Brazil to the Philippines, the 2014 Meffys winners will be unveiled in San Francisco on November 19th at a gala dinner co-located with MEF‘s annual conference, MEF Global Forum 2014, which takes place at The Westin San Francisco Market Street.
Rimma Perelmuter, MEF’s CEO said: “Building on their heritage as the established barometer for showcasing innovation and mobile excellence, the Meffys provide a unique window into the mobile trends and success stories transforming consumers’ lives around the world. We are particularly delighted to see strong representation in the new award categories of mHealth, education and big data. This year’s record number of entries truly demonstrate the power of the mobile to deliver a broad range of pioneering products and services which entertain, educate and empower consumers.”
“Congratulations to all of the Meffys finalists and thank you to the international judging panel who provided their expert insights. We wish everyone good luck and look forward to celebrating the ultimate winners at MEF Global Forum in San Francisco.”
For those interested, be sure to check out the full list of categories along with the respective finalists for each section by clicking the following link. Come here in just under a couple months, the overall winners will be announced which should be exciting and we’ll be sure to follow back up with you. Read the rest of this article ->