March 23, 2017
40 Winners, selected from 451 nominations. This WSA once more brings you a diameter of innovation from Mexico to Bangladesh, from Qatar to Germany. The WSA Winners 2016 demonstrate the richness and diversity of mobile content globally and prove how mobile innovation can improve society.
MeetnGreetMe has become the first service from Belarus who has ever won at WSA. MeetnGreetMe is a global platform connecting international travelers and local people for getting personal concierge services and lifestyle management. From advising on local infrastructure and places to visit, to making restaurant reservations and meeting upon arrival local MeetnGreeters are ready to provide their services in more than 160 cities around the world.
“We are glad to receive the prestigious UN award in the category Culture & Tourism marking our results in the tourism and hospitality industry worldwide. At MeetnGreetMe we are continuously working to add more destinations to our platform to make sure you can travel carefree and enjoy personalized approach wherever you go”, commented Elena Shkarubo, MeetnGreetMe Founder and CEO.
The WSA winners were selected by a Jury of international ICT experts in two democratic rounds. Each UN Member State is eligible to nominate one product per category for the World Summit Award. This way any nomination results from a national pre-selection prior to the international WSA Jury and guarantees a fair and democratic process.
About the WSA
The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). WSA is the only ICT event worldwide, that reaches the mobile community in over 178 countries. WSA highlights digital content improving society and focusses on local content with global relevance.