MobileTrax Issues 2011 Mobility Awards Call for Nominations


Committee of leading press and analysts will select Mobility Award winners. Mobility Awards to be announced at the Wireless Innovators dinner during CTIA Wireless 2011 on March 22

MobileTrax (, an industry research firm covering the mobile and wireless market, announced today a call for nominations for the 2011 Mobility Awards.  Nominations are being accepted in 13 technology categories plus three special award categories – Rookie of the Year, Most Important M&A Transaction, and Product of the year.

“Over the past 15 years, the Mobility Awards have recognized the finest mobile and wireless products and services that have shaped the way we work and live,” said Dr. J. Gerry Purdy, principal analyst with MobileTrax. “With the incredible growth and innovation the mobile and wireless space enjoyed in 2010, the award selection committee faces quite a challenge in deciding this year’s winners from a growing pool of highly qualified companies.”

Winners of the 2011 Mobility Awards will be announced at the Wireless Innovators Dinner, co-located this spring with CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  Emceed by Dr. Purdy, the dinner will be held Tuesday, March 22 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando.  The dinner will be attended by senior executives representing wireless operators, handset makers, wireless device manufacturers, software and service providers, venture capitalists, investment bankers, industry analysts, and select members of the press.

Nominations for the 2011 Mobility Awards are currently being accepted via email in the following 16 categories: Tablets, Smartphones, eBook Readers, Technology Innovation, Voice Processing, Wireless Communications, Software, Enterprise Mobility, Messaging & Alerts, Security, Services, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Commerce, Rookie of the Year, Most Important M&A Transaction of the year, and Product of the year.

Companies interested in nominating a technology product or service for a Mobility Award should contact Gerry Purdy at Please use the subject line “2011 Mobility Award Nomination,” followed by the company name, and include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Award category
  • Company name
  • Nominated product /Service name
  • Brief (300 words or less) product/service description
  • Company contact for more information

The Mobility Award selection committee, made up of mobile and wireless industry analysts, editors and bloggers, will judge nominated companies to determine a winner in each of the categories.  There is no charge to be nominated or selected, and all winners will be included in a press release issued after the Wireless Innovators Dinner on March 22.  Winning companies also have the option to purchase a leaded crystal 2011 Mobility Award vase and/or license the use of the 2011 Mobility Awards logo and brand for their use online and in marketing programs.

Dr. Purdy will be evaluating companies at the ShowStoppers CES press event on Wednesday, January 6 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.   He will also evaluate companies at the  ShowStoppers press event held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress press event on February 13th in Barcelona.

MobileTrax has forged a strategic alliance with ShowStoppers, the global leader in producing press-only events. Through this alliance companies participating in ShowStoppers at CTIA are given special consideration and pricing for participating in the Wireless Innovators Dinner. Companies exhibiting at ShowStoppers CTIA will enjoy a single point of contact for their vendor exhibits at both ShowStoppers and Wireless Innovators, resulting in maximum exposure with minimal cost.  For more information on ShowStoppers please contact Dave Leon, 845-638-3527 or

All those interested in demonstrating, speaking, sponsoring or attending the Wireless Innovators Dinner should contact Alana Berlin at or call at 404-667-9453.

About MobileTrax

MobileTrax is a leading market research firm that focuses on the mobile and wireless market. Dr. Purdy writes and publishes Inside Mobile weekly that is read by over 130,000 people. MobileTrax also produces Strategic Insights, a quarterly market research service that surveys 500+ mobile users and determines paradigm shifts, speed bumps and inflection points in the mobile and wireless market. MobileTrax conducts proprietary consulting services such as writing white papers, making strategic introductions and assisting clients with strategic planning. Finally, MobileTrax produces Wireless Innovators Dinner twice a year for leaders in the mobile and wireless market. More information can be found at

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