FutureNet World Awards 2020

Join us for the inaugural FutureNet World Awards which takes place on Tuesday 22nd September at FutureNet World 2020.

These awards recognise outstanding innovations that are changing the way future networks function and operate. They are specifically looking for entries that demonstrate substantial reductions to the life cycle costs of operating a network, drive revenue/commercial growth and add new dimensions to the customer experience.


Award entries open: 31st January 2020
Award entries close: 4th September 2020
Shortlist announced: 14th September 2020


1.    Leading Solution for Network Automation/autonomous networks

  • This category evaluates a solution’s ability to deliver significant cost savings or improved performance for network operations.

2.    Most Innovative Application of AI to enhance Customer Experience

  • This category evaluates a solution’s ability to transform CX in the network and network service quality.

3.    Most Innovative Automated Service Orchestration Solution

  • This category evaluates a solution’s ability to bring together and manage a wide range of network and IT components and functions.

Entry Criteria

  1. Describe the nature of the entry and business case for network operators or the value proposition to end users.
  2. Describe what is unique, new or innovative about your product or solution.
  3. Deployments – In what demonstrable ways does your technology /solution deliver quantifiable results / empower value creation or benefits for customers, networks, partners or the broader eco-system.

Judging Panel

The FutureNet World Awards will be independently judged by our esteemed panel of industry analysts. The judges have been carefully selected as some of the industry’s leading experts and thought leaders in the field of intelligent automation.

View Judge Biographies:

Mark Newman
Anil Rao
Amy Cameron
Dimitris Mavrakis

Awards Entry Process

To enter the awards please complete the brief form below. Our intention is to make this a relatively pain-free process where we are asking a maximum of 500 words to support your entry. Should you have any questions about the awards please contact: gilescummings@futurnetworld.net 

2020 Awards Entry Form