NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the first annual Baby Tech Showcase at CES® 2016, Living in Digital Times, in partnership with The Bump, the fastest-growing pregnancy and parenting resource for millennials, has opened registration for the first annual The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards. This worldwide competition will recognize outstanding achievements in fertility, pregnancy and baby technology. Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their tech products at CES, allowing them to receive industry-wide exposure and meet buyers, distributors, healthcare providers, venture capitalists, industry leaders and innovators from around the globe.
Do you have a great tech solution deserving of The Bump Best of Baby Tech Award? The call for entries is now open until November 20, 2015 at 5:00pm EST.It is free to enter at The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards and submissions will be accepted in the following categories:
"Baby tech visionaries are reshaping everything from the way babies are conceived to the way they thrive," said Julia Wang, site director of The Bump. "As a leader in pregnancy and parenting for millennials, we're thrilled to bring our annual Best of Baby awards program to CES to honor those products that truly excel in innovative technology."
The competition is intended to highlight not only the breath of technological breakthroughs but to spark consumer interest, facilitate discussion and provide networking opportunities," stated Jill Gilbert, producer of the Baby Tech Showcase. "Many of these market-ready products have the potential to tackle tomorrow's problems today."
The judging panel will consist of expert innovators in healthcare, retail, media, technology, parenting and design.
For more information, go to http://awards.babytechsummit.com/application.
Method of Selection:
The judges will review all entries to select three finalists for each of six categories. The eighteen finalists will be announced on December 3, 2015 at http://awardsbabysummit.com. Finalists will be notified via email. The same day online audience voting begins and will remain open until January 6, 2016, 11:00pm EST. The winner from each category will be selected through a combination of expert judges, online audience and onsite votes. There will be an additional Audience Favorite award given to one of the eighteen finalists that will be selected from 100 percent of the online audience and onsite votes. The category winners and the Audience Favorite will be announced on stage January 7, 2016, during a special event at the Baby Tech Showcase in Las Vegas as part of CES.
For updates on The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards competition, follow @BabyTechCES, @TheBump, and #TheBumpBabyTech on Twitter.
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About The Bump:
The Bump is the only multiplatform resource giving parents the inside scoop on fertility, pregnancy and, new parenthood, reaching millions of moms and dads each year through TheBump.com, The Bump app, and The Bump local guide. The Bump provides new parents stage-by-stage advice, stylish ideas, local resources, interactive tools and an active online community. The Bump is part of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO), the premier consumer internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. Follow The Bump on social media @thebump.
About Living in Digital Times
Founded by veteran technology journalist Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times brings together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations impacting both technology and lifestyle. It helps companies identify and act on emerging trends, create compelling company narratives, and do better business through strong network connections. Living in Digital Times produces technology conferences, exhibits and events at CES and other locations throughout the year by lifestyle verticals. Core brands include Digital Health Summit, Fitness Tech, Baby Tech, Kids@Play, Family Tech Summit, TransformingEDU, MommyTech TV, Beauty Tech, Wearables and FashionWare runway show, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, Robots on the Runway and the KAPi Awards. The company also works with various foundations and manages the Appreneur Scholar awards program for budding mobile entrepreneurs, as well as the 10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch awards recognizing student STEAM innovations in New York City. For more information, visit www.LivinginDigitalTimes.com and keep up with our latest news on Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook.
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