2015 Excellence Awards

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Have your projects and campaigns made a significant impact on the satellite industry? Has your organization proven itself to be one of the best in the industry? Are you developing new technologies, solutions, or strategies to help propel satellite into the future?

The 2015 Via Satellite Excellence Awards want to hear from you! Enter your projects, people, campaigns, products, and companies into the 2015 Via Satellite Excellence Awards for the chance to be honored and recognized by Via Satellite as the best of the best in the industry.


Company Awards Categories

Technology Company of the Year

For the satellite industry to maintain and grow its role in the overall communications and entertainment ecosystem, technology companies are going to have to continue pushing the boundaries in order for satellite to complement and compete with other terrestrial technologies. This award recognizes a company that has raised the bar in 2014 in terms of satellite technology.

Humanitarian Award

We live in a time where natural disasters appear to be on the increase and it’s ever more evident that all player in society need to reach out to benefit those in need. This award recognizes a satellite company that has taken a lead role in humanitarian projects that benefit disadvantaged or distressed communities around the world.

Social Media Campaign of the Year

Most companies now are looking to ramp up their social media presence and use this platform as way of engaging with customers. With this award, Via Satellite recognizes a satellite company that has been particularly innovative in their social media efforts.

Vertical Impact Award

Broadcasting, In-Flight Connectivity (IFC), oil and gas, and military are vital verticals for the satellite industry with many operators expanding their markets to strengthen these business areas. This award recognizes the satellite company that has performed most strongly in an industry vertical.

Operator of the Year

Satellite operators are the heartbeat and pulse of our industry, and their success flows throughout the entire value chain. Via Satellite wants to recognize the operator that had a major impact in 2014 and played a key role in keeping the whole industry thriving.

Individual Awards Categories

Lifetime Achievement

While the flagship Satellite Executive of the Year Award recognizes excellence over a 12-month period, many executives dedicate their lives to this industry. Via Satellite recognizes and rewards individuals who have worked tirelessly in this industry over a number of years.

Rising Engineer of the Year

One of the key issues facing the satellite industry is its ability to attract young talent that will lead and shape the industry for decades to come. With this award, Via Satellite acknowledges the engineers making a difference in our industry, and will be the leaders of tomorrow.

Winners will be announced at an awards event at SATELLITE 2016.

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