Innovation and creativity knows no boundaries, and that has never been more evident than in this year’s Smart Service Awards winners.
The Best News Publishing Website award recognize publishing websites that have created ground-breaking digital products that engage readers while increasing online business.
IGIHE came at the top of all the other publishing websites with 37.7% of votes from the Public. IGIHE is considered by most, as perhaps one of the best digital display for news in Rwanda.
The awards were handed during a function held at Park Inn Hotel venue on 25th November. Among the different winners recognized were Bank of Kigali as the best Twitter Brand, SORAS as the Best Insurance Company, TV 1 as the Best TV Station, among others.
Smart Service Awards, which are now in their second year, focus on showcasing the hard work and commitment of the many businesses, departments and individuals across the country, who not only keep clients’ wishes at the top of their game, but also are innovation-driven and potentially, changes the environment all for the better.
The 2017 Awards covered about 30 sub-categories aligned to the tech/digital expertise areas: Social Media, hospitality, Customer care, Digital Technology, Media, Marketing and academics among others.
List of the 2017 edition of the prestigious “Smart Service Awards” winners.
Best Employment Web: Job In Rwanda
Best Online Shopping Website: Groce Wheels
Best Hub/Lab: Fab Lab
Best Radio Station: City Radio
Best Tech Company: BK Tech House
Best Mobile Application: U Plus
Best Technology Institution: UTB
Twitter Brand: Bank of Kigali
Facebook Brand: Itel
Best Bar and Restaurant: Just Chill
Best Airline: Ethiopian Airlines
Best Magazine/Journal Online: Hope Magazine
Best TV Station: TV 1
Media Personality: George Ndirangu
Best Financial Institution: BK Tech House
Best Insurance Company: SORAS
Best Internet Service Provider: Axiom
Best Fashion House: Kabash Fashion House
Best News Publishing Website: IGIHE
Best Travel Agency: Satguru Travels
Best Innovation: Yego Motos
Best Public Institution: Immigration
Best Telecommunication Company: Korean Telecom
Miss Social Media: Miss Uwase Honorine (Igisabo)
Instagram Brand: Rwanda Updates
Instagram Female Influencer: Teta Sandra
DJ Personality: DJ Bissosso
Music Personality: Safi Madiba
Young Innovator: Umunyurwa Marveille