The Accenture ConsumerTech Awards recognize and reward early-stage innovators that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Retail and Travel industries.
The awards will be announced at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in London, England on May 4th, 2017, where Accenture is the title sponsor.
With the explosion of new technologies emerging across consumer industries, the awards will recognize excellence in customer experience and personalization, and innovative ways to increase sales revenue, improve product sourcing and delivery or enable a more digital workforce.
The awards are open to start-ups and emerging companies anywhere in the world that meet any one of the following criteria:
Less than 3 years old
Angel funded, venture funded or pre revenue
In the beta product phase
We are looking for new brands, cool technologies, marketing tools, e-commerce platforms and B2B/B2B2C start-ups that are leading the way in helping organizations to better engage with the millennial consumer, and which tap into one of the award categories outlined below.
Applications Close: April 7th, 2017
The Awards Ceremony: May 4th, 2017
This is a fantastic opportunity to get access to not only Accenture executives, but also industry influencers, our clients, venture capitalists and the media. Thirty judges will review the applications. Previous judges have included directors and c-suite executives from our clients, venture capitalists and industry influencers.
As a finalist, you are invited to present your story to the panel of judges. There will be a networking dinner at the conclusion of the day for the finalists and judges.
Attend the summit:
Get exposure to 250+ speakers and 4,000+ executives from leading brands, influencers and investors from across the auto, retail, consumer goods and travel industries, including many of Accenture's clients, who will also be in attendance.
The finalists will be announced on stage at the ConsumerTech Awards ceremony at the conclusion of the Millennial 20/20 summit.
Media will be present. Forbes, CNBC, Financial Times, Campaign, Time Out and The Economist are official partners of the event. In addition, over 250 representatives from the media will be in attendance including Bloomberg, BBC, ITV, Sky News and more. The winner will receive access to executives from Accenture and potential introductions to Accenture clients and partners.
Solutions that provide better understanding of consumer behavior and demands; improve product design, distribution, stock management, and logistics or increase footfall, sales, and product offerings—both online and offline.
Solutions that target and attract consumers to a brand, retain customers and increase their spend; customize and personalize brand experiences; or can provide flexibility and choice to match consumer lifestyles.
Solutions that improve travel and hospitality experiences, reduce operating costs, or increase choice and improve customer service.
Solutions that help drivers reduce their environmental impact, improve retail and after-sales experiences for cars and their ecosystem, or increase driver and in-car productivity and data connectivity.