Following an exciting and highly competitive first year,Â The BumpÂ Best of Baby Tech Awards is returning for a second year to the Baby Tech Summit atÂ CESÂ 2017.Â The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents, in partnership withÂ Living in Digital TimesÂ (LIDT), producers of the new Baby Tech Summit at CES, today announced the call for entries forÂ The BumpÂ Best of Baby Tech AwardsÂ at CESÂ®Â 2017. The one-of-a-kind competition recognizes the best-of-the-best in fertility, pregnancy and baby technology and products. TheÂ Baby Tech SummitÂ featuring three days of panel discussions, will be held on the LIDT stage, sponsored by Philips, located at Tech West, Sands, Level 2, Hall C, Booth # 43106.
Do you have a stand-out tech product for parents or babies? The call for entries is now openÂ hereÂ (http://awards.babytechsummit.com/application/). Submissions will be accepted in the following categories:
- Baby Eats
- Baby LearnÂ & Play
- Baby On-the-Go
- Baby Safety
- Fertility & Pregnancy
- Healthy Baby
“With this generation of digital native millennial parents, it’s no surprise there is a technology boom for their parenting needs. There are now so many innovative products and services looking to make the lives of parents easier and less stressful,” saidÂ Julia Wang, Head of Digital Content forÂ The Bump. “This will be the fifth year thatÂ The BumpÂ has honored excellent achievement in fertility, pregnancy and parenting products through our prestigious Best of Baby Awards, and we are thrilled to showcase the tech category at CES for a second year.”
“CES is the ideal place to showcase the products and innovations that are pushing the baby tech industry forward,” saidÂ Jill Gilbert, producer of the Baby Tech Summit and Marketplace.Â “With the vast array of products being developed, this competition helps to highlight those that have sparked the greatest interest from both new parents and leading experts in the industry.”
The 18 finalists will be announced onÂ November 28, 2016, atÂ http://awards.babytechsummit.com. Online audience voting will also beginÂ November 28 through 11 PM ESTÂ January 2, 2017. The winner from each category will be selected through a combination of expert judges and online audience with an additional Audience Favorite award given to one of the 18 finalists selected from the online audience votes.Â The category winners and the Audience Favorite will be announced at CES onÂ January 5, live on the LIDT stage.
The Baby Tech Marketplace will run all show days of CES,Â January 5-8, offering a worldwide audience of tech innovators as well as buyers, distributors, healthcare providers and venture capitalists an opportunity to see a bevy of leading tech innovations and products in the baby space.Â The Baby Tech Marketplace is located at Tech West, Venetian Ballroom G.
The awards program is back by popular demand after a successful and remarkable number of entries in its inaugural year in 2016. Â From thermometers to connected nursery monitors, the impressive list of 2016 winners can be seen here:Â http://awards.babytechsummit.com/category/winners2016/
Deadline & Judging
The deadline to enter isÂ 8 PM ESTÂ November 16, 2016.Â An expert panel of judges comprised of innovators in healthcare, retail, media, technology, parenting and design, will select three finalists for each of the six categories.Â Review the selection criteria.
For updates onÂ The BumpÂ Best of Baby Tech Awards competition, follow @BabyTechCES, @TheBump, and #TheBumpBabyTech on social media.
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