Sao Khue Awards 2019 kicked off

Friday, Jan 04, 2019 15:45

The Sao Khue award ceremony 2018. — Photo

The Viet Nam Software Association (VINASA) launched the Sao Khue Awards 2019, the most prestigious honours for the Vietnamese IT and software industry, on Thursday.

This year is the sixteenth year of the event. Over 15 years, the programme has honoured and awarded titles to 530 outstanding Vietnamese IT products, software solutions and services.

Sao Khue has become the most prestigious title for the Vietnamese IT industry, which is trusted and appreciated by the Vietnamese IT business community and market.

This year is also the first year that the country hosted Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) awards. Therefore, this year’s Sao Khue programme will have changes in evaluation and voting criteria.

Under the plan, businesses can register products, services and solutions to join the programme from now to March 5.

The voting will take place in March and the award ceremony will be held in Ha Noi in April.

Participants can register online at

Truong Gia Binh, VINASA chairman, head of the organising committee, said that in the context of the fourth industrial revolution, digital transformation played an important role for agencies, organisations and enterprises.

The Sao Khue Awards would take the leading role in promoting digital transformation, he said.

The changes in organisation and implementation this year, especially the expansion of the start-up category, and the connection with the international awards APICTA would help Viet Nam gain a higher position on the world technology map, the chairman added. — VNS

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