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2014 Connected World Conference Nominations Now Open for Connected Car, Connected Devices, and Entrepreneur Award Programs


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Connected World Conference 2014 2014 Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO--September 23, 2013: The new Connected World Conference, co-located within the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, invites manufacturers, vendors, technologists and the general public to nominate their choices for three awards programs: The Connected Car of the Year, the Connected World Awards, and the ConnectED Awards.

The Connected Car of the Year awards celebrate the most technologically sophisticated communications-rich automobiles currently on the road. Some of last year’s winners include Cadillac, Ford, and Audi. The Connected World Awards are a new program honoring connected technologies in home, health/fitness, energy, transportation, retail, and more. The ConnectED awards honor entrepreneurs and startups that are making waves in the connected technology space.

The Connected World Conference will be located within a 35,000-sq.ft. pavilion on the floor of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show (Chicago Auto Show). It is literally a show within a show.

The Connected World Conference will feature multiple exhibition pavilions including the connected car, connected energy, connected health/fitness, and a special start-up pavilion where the innovations of the future will hope to find funding.

Connected Car of the Year:

The Connected Car of the Year awards honor those models that successfully strike the right balance of safety, convenience, and infotainment. Deadline: Oct. 15, 2013 Submissions: hwashkowiak@specialtypub.com

Connected World Awards

The Connected World Awards honor the companies that have successfully leveraged M2M in order to solve a critical pain point within their business, all with quantifiable results. Those eligible to submit are corporate adopters. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2013 Entries: Conference Awards

ConnectED Awards

The Connected World ConnectED Awards honor individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who have applied innovation and vision to successfully develop unique and successful connected devices. Deadline Nov.1, 2013 (Conference Awards )