SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence is ready to commence with an exciting experience. The award ceremony which started as the first ever such event to recognize and reward those who have brought in innovations to the betterment and enhancement of the field of digital technology will be held in a gala manner.

The leading digital service provider, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), is holding the ‘SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence’ this year for the third consecutive year.

SLT proudly announces that all the requirements for the awards ceremony, including the judging process, have now reached the final stage.

The “SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence” aims to inspire organizations, individuals and brands that are striving for excellence in various aspects of digital technology and introduce more innovations to the area by recognizing and rewarding their contributions.

Applications have been called for this from November 20, 2019 and the deadline was on January 15, 2020. SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence seeks to reward 168 excelled in digital tool design or service development across nine industries under six categories

The laureates will be selected by a panel of 20 Sri Lankan and foreign judges who have excelled with expertise in their respective fields both locally and internationally.

The awards are expected to be presented in the categories of Financial, Information Industry, Travel & Leisure, Media & Publishing, Health Care & Personal Services, Professional Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Transportation, Storage and Logistic, Government Institutions and NGOs and Individuals.

The awards are presented in six categories: Best Digital Enabled Product / Service, Best Digital Integrated Campaign, Best Community Empowerment Program, Best Digital Media Agency, Best Website or Microsite and Best Use of Mobile.

There will also be three individual awards in the categories of Social Media Personality of the Year, Best Use of Digital Media by a Public Image / Celebrity and Best Software / Application Development.

A special Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to an individual who has immensely contributed to the development of digital technology at this year’s ceremony. With this, the total of 174 awards will be presented at the SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence.

The SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence will be held on March 4, 2020 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.