Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Innovation Award for App: Citibank

The MEF Minute editorial team has been taking a look back at some of the winners from 2012 - here Meffys Judge Tim Green collects the Innovation Award for an App on behalf of Citibank, who won the award for their mobile banking tablet app. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe. To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of Silicon … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Consumer Trust Award: Lookout

With just a few days to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012. Here Cristina Whittington picks up the Content Service Award for Lookout Mobile Security. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of Silicon Valley, San … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – m-commerce Award Winners: Barclays Bank

With less than one week to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here Ian Sayers, Sean Gilchrist and Darren Foulds from Barclays collect the m-commerce Award for the Pingit service. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Innovation Award for Monetization: Getjar

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here  James Mooney picks up the Innovation Award for Monetization for GetJar's Gold Virtual Currency.  Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Innovation Award for Technology: Calltrunk

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here Angela Clarke explains the amazing tech behind Calltrunk, the winner of the Innovation Award for Technology Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Publisher on Mobile Award: Financial Times

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012. MB Christie and Chris Smith from the Financial Times celebrate their Best Publisher on Mobile accolade for the FT's mobile web app. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London … [Read more...]

MEFTV Meets the 2012 Meffys Winners

MEFTV was waiting in the wings at last month's Meffys award celebrations, ready to speak to the winners as they left the stage. The 9th annual Meffys Gala Dinner was attended by an international audience of top industry executives and media. Widely recognised as being the benchmark for measuring success and rewarding innovation, the awards honour the industry’s most influential global players. One of the most keenly anticipated awards was the CEO Summit award for Innovation - the winner of which, Bardowl, was voted for by the attending CEOs and executives at MEF's CEO Summit held in City … [Read more...]

Who is Paddy Cullivan?!

MEF continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation and start-up talent by getting a completely unknown Irish Musical Comedian to host this year's Meffys awards. Though relatively popular in his home country, Paddy Cullivan was spotted by the Meffys talent scouts at the London Web Summit and they hired him on the spot to present the 9th Annual Meffys awards, along with his own start-up business, the Camembert Quartet. Paddy assures us he is very committed to the Mobile phone industry, citing the loss of at least four phones a year in nightclubs since the smartphone was invented. He … [Read more...]

Record level of entrants for 2012 Meffys as finalists announced

This week, the finalists for the 2012 Meffys were revealed, with MEF noting that that entries were from 35 countries with 25% of them coming from start up companies. Amongst the lucky finalists, shortlisted by an international panel of over 30 journalists, academics, analysts and VCs, are entrants in six new categories including Consumer Trust and Social Responsibility & Development Awards. Other new categories this year include Publisher on Mobile, Life Tools App, Discovery and Engagement and Social Entertainment App. The winners of the 2012 Meffys are set to be announced on 12th … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 – Just 2 weeks to go to enter!

With less than two weeks to go to submit entries for the 9th annual Meffys awards, MEFTV took to the streets of London to find out what consumers are doing with their phones, and what they think is best in mobile content and commerce.How will these views compare with those of the Meffys’ international panel of journalists, analysts and other independent industry experts? Will it be your company everyone is talking about on September 12th at the Meffys Gala Awards Dinner?Find out more about the 2012 Meffys Award Categories and how to enter today - Deadline for entries is Monday the 9th of July … [Read more...]

Mobile Entertainment & Media Industry’s Global Awards 2010 ‘Meffys’ open for entries

The 7th Mobile Entertainment Awards, known as the ‘Meffys’, are now open for entries. The Meffys span the entire mobile entertainment & media industry, from apps to social media. As the industry’s recognised global benchmark for measuring success and rewarding innovation, the Meffys honour the most influential players from around the world. Entries will be judged by leading journalists, analysts and VCs. The winners will be announced at a Gala dinner attended by the industry's most influential players on the evening before MeM on 21st June at The Grand Connaught Rooms in the famous Covent … [Read more...]