BirminghamLive and CoventryLive will be coming together in October to celebrate the people, businesses and organisations who are using digital innovation to drive positive change for the regional economy and its people.
The awards will recognise everything from pure-play digital start ups to traditional firms using digital innovation to transform their businesses. It will also highlight the use of digital technologies to find new ways to deliver public services and the artists, creatives and musicians using digital approaches to enhance the life and culture of the region.
The awards are open to individuals and companies based in or connected to Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire, the Black Country, Solihull and South Staffordshire. Nominations close on Friday 17th August.
Georgie Barrat is a leading technology journalist and broadcaster. Presenter of The Gadget Show, she is a regular writer for The Mirror, Tech City News and The Huffington Post. A lover of all things tech, Georgie is devoted to getting more girls into STEM careers, and to helping businesses to understand millennials.
Georgie is also ITV’s Weekend tech expert, making regular appearances on Channel 5’s The Saturday Show to comment on the latest tech stories.
Previously, Georgie co-presented alongside Matthew Wright on Channel 5's 'The Wright Stuff' and is regularly called upon to be a tech talking head on London Live.
A regular guest on the BBC’s Tech tent and talkSPORTS Breakfast Show, Georgie voices breaking developments in the tech world.