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Techtrends Zambia Hosts Its Annual Innovation And Technology Awards For The Year 2022

Techtrends Zambia, a leading technology media platform, is pleased to host its third edition of the Techtrends Zambia Awards. The awards aim to recognize and celebrate Zambia’s most innovative and influential technology companies, products and personalities under the year in review – 2022.

The Techtrends Zambia Awards is an annual event that seeks to celebrate noteworthy innovations in technology that further business and information technology. The Awards also showcase advances in the productivity and potential of business applications as well as technology that contributes significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of an organisation. This year, the Techtrends Awards held at Lusaka’s Radisson Blu Hotel has multiple categories which include; Best Telco App, Tech Star of the Year, Tech Woman of the Year, Best Mobile Service Provider and Tech Start-up of the Year among others.

Speaking during the Award ceremony, Ms Sandi Chimpala, Chief Executive Officer at Techtrends Zambia, said: “Our goal is to recognize companies, products and individuals who are making a positive impact on the industry and driving technological progress in Zambia.”

The Techtrends Zambia Awards 2022 would not be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors. Techtrends Zambia would like to thank our partners and sponsors, such as Standard Chartered Bank Zambia, MTN Zambia, FNB Zambia, Professional Insurance Corporation PLC, Airtel Networks Zambia, Absa Bank Zambia PLC, Premier Credit Zambia, Infratel and Lupiya.

“We are very grateful for the support of our partners and sponsors who share the same commitment to advancing Zambia’s technology industry. We are able to recognise companies and products that are unique to us, and we wouldn’t be able to do this without our esteemed partners and sponsors,” said Sandi Chimpala.

Last year was yet another exciting year that saw a number of innovation and technological advancement across many sectors in Zambia. The voting came to a close on Sunday, 26 February 2023, where a committee of tech judges came together to consolidate the votes and subsequently award 27 personalities, products and corporates that have gone over and above in the use of technology and innovation in Zambia under the year in review. The following are the recipients of the 2022 Techtrends Awards in various categories based on the votes received by the general public;

 

CATEGORY AWARD WINNER
Best TelCo App MyAirtel App
Best Healthtech Innovation Teledoctor Zambia
Best Agritech Innovation SeedCo Agronomy App
Best eCommerce Company AfriDelivery
Manufacturing Tech Disruptor Trade Kings Group
Best Mobility App Yango Zambia
Edutech Company of The Year Mwabu
Tech Deal of The Year Standard Chartered & Smart Zambia (digital payments for all government services)
Tech Campaign of The Year Winamo Muli 1Million na MoMo
Tech (PR) Team of The Year Blink Marketing
Tech For Good Award GIZ – LegalTech ENACT
Tech For Climate Change Award WWF & MTN Zambia – Pachipanda Innovation Challenge
Diversity And Inclusion Company Award Absa Bank Zambia PLC
Cloud Technology Provider of The Year Infratel Zambia
Tech Startup of The Year Global Connect Zambia
Tech Star of The Year Owen Malambo
Tech Woman of The Year Mara Zhanet Michelo
Fintech Company of The Year Premier Credit Zambia
Best Digital Insurer Professional Insurance Corporation Zambia
Cybersecurity Company of The Year Paratus Zambia
Best Technology Hub BongoHive
Best Tech-For-Women Initiative SC Women In Tech
Best Internet Service Provider Zamtel – Velocity
Best Payments Aggregator Tingg
Best Money App FNB Zambia
Best Mobile Service Provider Airtel Zambia
Best Technology Infrastructure Company IHS Towers

As the world of business continues to advance in the innovation and technology space, innovation continues to play a key role in introducing novelty to existing product lines or processes, leading to increased market share, revenue, and customer satisfaction. Sometimes innovation is used to upgrade the business’s operating systems or introduce modern technologies for automation.

Techtrends Zambia continues to be your leading premier news blog focusing on technology, based and focused on Zambia. The platform has been in existence since 2013 have has pioneered the Techtrends Zambia Awards and the Zambia Tech-Xpo as a way to celebrate the many innovations and technological advancement achieved in Zambia and across the world.

About Techtrends Zambia:

Techtrends Zambia is the leading technology media platform for the latest news, insights and analysis on Zambia’s technology industry. Techtrends Zambia is dedicated to informing, educating and inspiring audiences about the possibilities of technology in Zambia through its website www.techtrends.co.zm and social media channels.