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This year Software & Support Media Group, organizers of the worldwide JAX conference series, has launched the JAX Innovation Awards.
The awards consist of a new 3-month programme designed to recognise and reward innovation within the Java Ecosystem.
From today, you can nominate in the following categories:
•Most Innovative Java Technology
•Most Innovative Java Company
•Top Java Ambassador
The JAX Innovation Awards utilizes a 3-stage nomination, shortlist and judging process. Nominations are collected from across the Java Ecosystem, with companies and individuals free to nominate the people, technologies and companies they feel most deserve recognition for their value to the world of Java.
Nominations can be made at http://jax-awards.com..., closing on May 9, 2011.
Following the nominations stage, a panel of industry experts will convene to narrow down the nominations to a shortlist of 5 finalists per category. The panel will also determine the winner of a Special Jury Award category.
Finalists will be announced on May 24, 2011, at which point final voting begins online. Worldwide Java communities, organizations, companies and individuals will be invited to cast their votes and determine the winners.
Winners will be announced on June 22 at an awards presentation hosted by JAX Conf, in San Jose, CA. www.jaxconf.com The winner in each category will receive recognition as best-in-class as determined by their industry peers, and a cash prize of $2,500 will be provided to each winner by Software & Support Media.