The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), the nation’s foremost network of Information Technology (IT) practitioners and stakeholders will again be rewarding excellence and promoting innovation in Nigeria’s technology space. The National Information Technology Merit Award (NITMA) holds in Lagos, Nigeria on December 14, 2012.
The ceremony which has been an annual event since 2009, is an avenue to appreciate and reward individuals and organizations that have made significant impact in society through Information Technology. NCS, being the leading association of IT professionals, interest groups and stakeholders in Nigeria, is committed to encouraging and promoting top and world class performance within Nigeria’s IT community.
Fellowships – Honorary and Professional
During the ceremony deserving individuals who have distinguished themselves with exceptional achievement and service that has accelerated IT development in Nigeria, will be honoured with Honorary Fellowships. In addition, IT professionals who have excelled and have achieved significantly through their work in IT will be honoured with Professional Fellow grade of the NCS. Fellow is highest grade of the NCS professional cadre. Fellows must have contributed to the advancement or application of Information Technology for significant value to society.
Awards of Excellence
To further recognize excellence, individuals and organizations will be honoured with awards in categories based on IT specialization as well as NCS standards and global best practices. A popular and prestigious category is the President’s Award for IT Personality of the Year. In 2011 Chief Leo-Stan Ekeh (Chairman/CEO of Zinox Technologies) emerged winner of the Information Technology Personality of the Year Award (the most outstanding IT contributor for 2011), while Abia State Polytechnic won the 2011 Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) Indigenous Software Entity of the Year award.
IT Community Credibility
NCS, the nation’s foremost network of Information Technology (IT) practitioners, comprises professionals and Interest Groups. It works with stakeholders that include the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), National Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS), Information Technology Industry Association of Nigeria (ITAN), Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Internet Service Providers Association of Nigeria (ISPAN), Nigerian Women in Information Technology (NIWIIT) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). NCS is committed to celebrating talent and promoting the excellence, leadership, vision, and commitment of individuals and organizations within the IT industry and community.
Partnership for Progress
Engage at NITMA with C-level executives and peers, and share knowledge about groundbreaking policies and innovation in Nigeria. The NITMA event is by invitation only. Being the most prestigious and recognized award ceremony that annually attracts top stakeholders and key decision makers of Nigeria’s IT community in the private and public sectors, NITMA offers unique partnership and sponsorship opportunities.
Join hands with NCS in promoting and appreciating excellence in IT. Identify with the NCS as it celebrates and honours the brightest and best of Nigeria’s IT community. 2012 NITMA promises to be unforgettable. Nominees’ achievements are impressive and transformatory. Top achievers in the IT industry are driving change in Nigeria – creating hope today and building a better future.
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