You’ve found the problem and you’ve developed the solution, now it’s time to reap the rewards. Enter your solution into the 2019 IoT Awards to claim your place among Africa’s top IoT developers, as well as some incredible prizes and recognition for yourself, your company and your solution.

Since 2015, these awards have set the benchmark for M2M innovation in South Africa. Now in its third year, the 2019 event is bigger, better, and bolder than ever before, incorporating both the awards component and a new IoT conference that promotes knowledge and best practice or developers and buyers in this market.

We are looking for exciting solutions that use IoT applications and technology to solve business problems in the following areas:


The Best Commercial IoT Solution

An existing solution that’s already made its way into the marketplace, and is commercially viable.

The Most Disruptive IoT Solution

A solution that has changed the way things are done in the market, or has the potential to revolutionise industries.

Best Enterprise Development Solution

The best solution developed by an ED beneficiary or developer that has gone through an incubation programme.

Innovative Hardware in IoT

An IoT hardware solution, originating from an established business or organisation.

Best Industry 4.0 Solution

A solution that transforms data gathering and analysis into actionable, real-time, insightful information. This supports the connection of global operations to the enterprise and extended business systems, allowing for better collaboration, faster problem-solving and improved innovation.


All entrants will stand the chance to be trained on the MTN IoT platform and given access to free software and hardware during the conception phase of the competition. There is an exciting bouquet of prizes up for grabs, as well as the press coverage and media interest that goes hand-in-hand with an event of this magnitude.


Each entry will cost R250 (excluding VAT).
Submission deadline: 2 October 2020