The phone rings and they ask for our email address, Miguel gives them our mail address and *click*
So I pop open Thunderbird and…
You have been nominated in the following category: Top ICT Youth Innovator in Africa.
To complete the CV for the on-line adjudication, please go to http://www.forgeahead.co.za/achievers/noms_cv.htm
Nominations will close on 14 July 2006. On-line adjudication will start on 15 July 2006 and will close on 1 September 2006. Names of the three finalists in each category will be forwarded to our offices by 5 September and ForgeAhead will invite finalists to take part in face-to-face
interviews starting on 26 September until 6 October.
Finalists who can not attend the face-to-face interviews will have video-conferencing with judges.
The interviews will take place at AXIZ offices in Midrand, Gauteng. At the interview sessions, the marketing department of ForgeAhead will conduct video interviews with all finalists for media purposes. Please ensure that you are available after your interview for the video interviews. A
photographer will be at the interviews to take your photograph for the Commemorative Publication. All finalistsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ profiles will be published in the Commemorative Publication.
Below, the interview schedule for the different categories. Please ensure that you open your diary for the times indicated. We will keep you updated on the progress of the programme. The interview session will be 30 minutes and judges will use your CV and the criteria as a guide for questions.
Nominees should ensure that all requested information is forwarded or faxed to ForgeAhead. KPMG, official auditors, might do follow-ups on information.
Finalists will be announced to the media at the Finalist Breakfast on 11 October 2006. At this event, certificates signed by the Minister of the Department of Communications will be handed over to all finalists.
Winners will be announced at the Banquet in November 2006. All finalists will receive formal invitations to the banquet. A trophy and certificate will be handed over by the sponsors of the category at the banquet. The Banquet is planned for 18 November 2006 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Ballroom. We will keep you updated on the progress of the main events.
In 2007, ForgeAhead hosts a Golf Day for all partners and finalists. We will send a formal invitation to you to join us for a day of golf and to launch the 2007 programme. The Golf Day is scheduled for February 2007.
Thank you for the nomination whoever nominated us 🙂