Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Ltd hereby extends an invitation to newsmen and women, columnists and writers, to take part in the inaugural ATNS AVI Afrique Africa Innovation Awards, hereafter known as the 2015 AVI Awards.

The final date for submissions is Wednesday, 30st September 2015.

Media categories and criteria:

Your media submission can fall within the following categories:

  • Hard news in respect of innovations
  • Editorial cartoons
  • Editorial / column
  • Enterprise news
  • Feature on innovation
  • Feature photographs
  • Graphic journalism
  • Investigative journalism
  • Multi-platform stories
  • Multi-media stories
  • News photographs
  • Online submissions

Media submission will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Degree of difficulty – logistical and other challenges experienced when writing / compiling the piece
  • Comprehensiveness and quality of information
  • Creativity
  • Quality of writing / media
  • Resources used

As the driving force behind the advancement of aviation technology in South Africa, and arguably the African continent, ATNS is committed to establishing the AVI Awards as a prestigious showcase of the sharpest minds and most brilliant innovations in our industry.

Fantastic prizes are on offer. Announcement of winners will take place on 28th October 2015, at the AVI AFRIQUE Summit Cocktail Evening.