HbbTV association opens entries for HbbTV 2023 Awards
The global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks, HbbTV Association, has just opened entries for this year’s HbbTV Awards. As part of the 11th HbbTV Symposium and Awards, the contest will take place on November 28-29, 2023 in Naples, jointly hosted by the HbbTV Association and Comunicare Digitale, an Italian association for the development of digital television. It will be the sixth time the HbbTV Awards are held, showcasing best practices in the HbbTV community.
The providers of HbbTV applications and services are welcome to submit their entries through an online form placed at its website, where companies will find also details the terms and conditions of the free competition.
The categories for the HbbTV Awards 2023 are:
- Best use of HbbTV for advertising-based solutions
- Best tool or product for HbbTV service development or delivery
- Best technology innovation in an HbbTV product or service
- Best marketing or promotion of an HbbTV-based service
- Judges’ Award: “HbbTV newcomer of the year”
A company may enter into as many of the categories as they like. Each submission will require a separate form to be completed. The awards are free to enter. Entries will be judged on their execution, impact and innovation.
The closing date for submissions is September 30, 2023. A shortlist of finalists will be put forward to a panel of industry experts who will select the winners. The finalists will be announced by October 31, 2023 and prizes will be awarded at a ceremony on November 28 as part of the HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2023. All finalists are invited to attend the awards celebration.
The winners of the fifth HbbTV Awards, held in 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic, include TV Nova, Fincons Group, ZDF, Kineton, Cellnex/LOVEStv and Klaus Merkel (rbb/ARD).
The annual key summit of the connected TV industry will take place at the Naples Maritime Station – Angevin Pier, a congress and exhibition centre located in the port area of Naples at the Mediterranean Sea.