The 9th Women in Gaming Diversity Awards Categories 2018
The WIG Awards is open to all women within the gaming industry, nominations can be made by the individual herself or by a colleague or company.
Nominations Close 18th March 2018
B2B Excellence Award
Given to either an individual or team in the online or land based sectors, the award will recognize the superb work offered to the Business to Business industry, the successful entries will cover the overall service given to their clients in areas such as Marketing, Project Management, Account Management, Sales, Full end to end delivery, technical services or any other service company that caters for the B2B sector. Examples of the excellent service offered to clients including testimonials would be considered along with written evidence of the work carried out to show true excellence in this highly competitive market.
Best Place to Work
The Judges will award the winner of this category on a set of values that has led to a committed, effective, motivated and diverse workforce. The judges will award the highest scores to what sets your company apart from the competition and how it has benefitted the business and its people. Examples of Employee wellbeing and the company making a real cultural change within their workplace for the benefit of all will decide the winner of this very important category.
Company of the Year
The Company Diversity award recognises those businesses that demonstrate a holistic and long-term commitment to equality whether it by gender, race or sexual orientation and have delivered significant progress in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for all their employees.
Employee of the Year
This award will be given to the person who has met the following awards criteria of “VALUES”, which is for the employee to reach a high level of the following; V: Very Serviced Orientated, A: Assumes Responsibility of the work, L: Looks for new ways of innovation, U: Uses open communication, E: Everyone in the team counts, S: Supports their team above and beyond the call.
Excellence in Customer Service Award
This Award is open to any individual or team that has differentiated itself through a well-communicated customer commitment, the judges will look at the individual or team that has measurably improved its customer satisfaction rating, has excellent relationships between the CS and its customers and that these implementations have increased the efficiency and rating of their company.
Hidden Talent of the Year
This award will go to the woman whose contribution to the success of the organisation may not be obviously visible, but nonetheless invaluable and greatly appreciated. The person could be someone who supports a successful team/individual in the organisation. It could be someone who holds a position unique to your business.
Industry Achiever of the Year
Awarded to the most influential women in the industry who has made significant contribution to the success of their organization, showed dedication and commitment and influenced development of the gaming industry.
Innovator of the Year
This award will go to the woman, at any level in the organisation, who has made an innovative contribution that has transformed the business, in terms of profile, results, improvement in best practices, efficiency or operating procedures. Helping that company achieve a marked improvement.
Inspiration of the Year
This award will go to the woman whose efforts are bringing about positive cultural change for women within her organisation. This could be someone who is influencing or implementing programmes to support the development of women in the business.
Leader of the Year (iGaming)
This category is open to all female team, department and business leaders working in the iGaming industry, nominees could be Team Leaders, Managers, Directors, CEO, CFO within the iGaming business. The importance of the leader will be marked on showing a proven ability to lead in a positive environment, helping inspire and lead that team to internal or external successes.
Leader of the Year (land based)
This category is open to all female team, department and business leaders working in the Land Based industry, nominees could be Team Leaders, Managers, Directors, CEO, CFO within the Land Based business. The importance of the leader will be marked on showing a proven ability to lead in a positive environment, helping inspire and lead that team to internal or external successes.
Star of the Future
This award will go to the woman , whose energy, ambition and generosity of spirit represents the positive future of the gambling industry.
Team of the Year
Open to all – This will be awarded to the team, led by any individual that has contributed to the company’s success over the last twelve months, the award will recognise the achievements that team has achieved in that time. Open to all departments within the online or land based sectors.
Young Leader of the Year
A female under the age of 30, or who turns 30 in 2018, who has progressed rapidly though their career and demonstrated business value and innovation through their hard work and endeavour. This could include demonstrations of successfully deploying technologies; improving how a company approaches technology; delivering effective technology strategies; creating business value, efficiencies and cost savings, or improving services, driving new innovation in the industry; or furthering knowledge for the company they work in.
Industry Pride of the Year
This award will be selected by the judges from the finalists of our seven categories listed above and will go to one exceptional woman whose vision, innovative approach and success make her an outstanding role model that will inspire more women to choose a career in Land based Gaming or iGaming industry.