Annual President’s Awards 2023

Please note that Nominations for 2023 have closed

Annual President’s Awards Criteria & Nominations


IT Personality Award 

  • A person who has made a positive impact on the SA ICT industry over the past year
  • A person who has been successful in building a highly-respected IT organisation or business
  • A person who has made a major contribution to the IT profession over a number of years
  • A person who has made a significant technical or academic contribution to the IT industry
  • A person who has aided the development needs of the community


Visionary CIO Award

  • A person with overall responsibility for IT strategy and application of IT in an organisation
  • A person who has demonstrated visionary leadership in using IT to support, grow and transform business
  • CIO, ICT executive or strategist who has established best practice in implementing technology solutions in an organisation


Technology Excellence Award

  • A person / team who has made exceptional / innovative use of information technology, or designed an innovative new technology, for an organization.
  • A person / team who has exhibited technological excellence that has delivered measurable benefit for business / the SA Economy


Social Responsibility / Community Award

  • A person / team / project delivering the benefits of IT on a not-for-profit basis into the community / or bringing the community into the IT space (addressing the digital divide)


Dynamism in ICT Youth Award (Note: This is a Youth Award, specifically for people under the age of 25 years)

  • A person who has demonstrated exceptional potential or achievement in ICT over the past 2 – 5 years. (Judges may request supporting evidence in respect of your nomination)
  • A person who has demonstrated dynamism in ICT and exhibited the characteristics of a positive and inspirational role model for young people in, or seeking to enter, the ICT profession