2013 ICMA Classified Media Innovation Award

Innovation is a new way of doing something or “new stuff that is made useful.” It may refer to incremental and emergent or radical and revolutionary changes in thinking, products, processes, or organizations.” Source: Wikipedia

The International Classified Media Association (ICMA) along with Vaimbu Ltd. are pleased to announce the 2013 ICMA Classified Media Innovation Award winners as follows:

“Best Classified Media Innovation” Junk Mail Publishing, South Africa

“Show Me the Money” Kalaydo, Germany

“Quick Implementation” Oikotie Jobs, Finland

“Technology” Oikotie Real Estate, Finland

Please read on for the top 8 shortlisted applicants listed as follows in alphabetical order:

1.    Hakema, Finland
2.    Homegate, Switzerland
3.    Inform Media, Hungary
4.    Junk Mail Publishing, South Africa
5.    Kalaydo, Germany
6.    Polskapresse, Poland
7.    Oikotie Jobs , Finland
8.    Oikotie Real Estate, Finland

The applications were judged on novelty, creativity, results, sustainability and presentation by the ICMA Board Members  Due to the high quality of the applications received, it was decided there would be 8 applicants short-listed.  The 8 short-listed applicants  presented their innovation during the Innovation Session on Saturday 20 April and the award winners were announced during the ICMA Innovation Awards Gala Party on Saturday 20 April 2013 in Cologne, Germany.

Vaimbu Ltd., who proposed and project lead the award, have put together a summary of the top eight short-listed innovations for 2013.