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About Best of CTIS Innovation Awards
The Consumer Technology & Innovation Show (CTIS) holds the Best of CTIS Innovation Awards to honor ground-breaking products, services, and technologies that define the future of the consumer technology industry. The final winners will be selected by ZOL, China’s leading information technology portal, based on its in-depth industry observation throughout the year. A total of 16 award categories will highlight products standing out in terms of design, technology and feature innovation, and application prospect.
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Judging criteria
The Best of CTIS Innovation Awards recognize innovative and cutting-edge products with promising applications and market prospects. Aside from being marketable and reliable, a winning product should possess unique advantages in the following aspects:
Design
Excellent in design concept, aesthetics, and functionality
Technology
Featuring innovative technologies that drive market trends, winning trust and praise from customers
Features
Making major improvements on or breakthroughs beyond previous products by introducing innovative features that receive plaudits in the market
Application prospects
Demonstrating great market potential with user-friendly design and features
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Award categories
Best of CTIS Innovation Awards winners are named in the following categories:
1
CTIS Best AI Award
 
2
CTIS Best Audio Award
 
3
CTIS Best Wearable Product Award
 
4
CTIS Best Health & Fitness Product Award
 
5
CTIS Best Video Product Award
 
6
CTIS Best Smart Home Product Award
 
7
CTIS Best Mobile Device Award
 
8
CTIS Best PC Award
 
9
CTIS Best Gaming Product Award
 
10
CTIS Best Robotics & Drones Award
 
11
CTIS Best VR/AR Award
 
12
CTIS Best Digital Accessories Award
 
13
CTIS Best Innovation Award
 
14
CTIS Best Design Award
 
15
CTIS Best Green Technologies Award
 
16
CTIS Best Trendy Product Award
 
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Timeline
Date Item
March 10 – April 23 Online submission open for entries
May 1 - 10 Preliminary selection by CTIS
May 11 - 20 Expert review by ZOL
May 21 Shortlist of final winners from CTIS and ZOL
June 9 Final winners announced at the Best of CTIS Innovation Awards ceremony
The winners will be announced via the official CTIS website, the CTIS section on zol.com.cn, and other partner media platforms.
Award-winning products will be displayed with their certificates and trophies in a dedicated area at the show.
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Eligibility
· Participants must be registered exhibitors of CTIS 2021. Companies that have not secured a booth are not eligible to submit entries.
· Entry products must be available in China or the global market before May 31, 2021.
· Exhibitors can only apply for the first 12 award categories. Winners of the last 4 awards will be selected by the judging panel from all the entries.
· Each exhibitor can submit three entries at most. Each product may only be entered in one category.
· An entry product must be owned by one exhibitor. The same product cannot be submitted by multiple exhibitors.
· Entries must be submitted within the submission period. Products will not be accepted after the specified deadline.
· Product profiles and images in the portfolios submitted by exhibitors will be used for product demonstration. Other information will be kept confidential.
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Judging panel
The judging panel is composed of professional editors of ZOL.
Xiaochun Jiang
Editor in Chief, Intelligent Marketing Business Group, ZOL
Li Wang
Director of Mobile Business Group, ZOL
Mengqi Yu
Director of Digital Audio Business Group, ZOL
Yong Yang
Director of DIY Business Group, ZOL
Nuo Li
Director of Computer and Enterprise Business Group, ZOL
Xu Deng
Director of Health Life Appliance Business Group, ZOL
Bo Li
Director of Video Technology Business Group, ZOL
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Contact
CTIS
Mr. Zhengzhong Kang
+86-755-82827755
michaelkang@globalsources.com
ZOL
Ms. Yan Qian
+86-13521134047
qianyan@zol.com.cn
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