Asia Smart Apps Awards 2018/2019 Looking for Korean Apps

Call for entries open till 15th April

In recognition of the innovation and excellence of smart applications and the continued development of the industry, the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) organized the Asia Smart App Awards 2018/2019 

The Asia Smart App Awards (ASA) recognizes the best mobile apps and their developers in Asia. In addition, the aim is to provide valuable opportunities for app practitioners and professionals in further understanding the latest trends and business potentials.

A Salute of Innovation and Exchange of Ideas

The ASA is now calling for applications in Korea! WTIA and Create Hong Kong of the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have organized ASA. The event aims to recognize excellent smart apps in Asia. Furthermore, it aims to provide an outstanding international platform for the exchange of ideas among industry practitioners.

With the great support of co-organizers in thirteen Asian countries and regions, namely the Mainland, Israel, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Korea. ASA is one of the most reputable award schemes for smart apps.

WTIA Korea

Mr. Roy Law, Chairman of WTIA, sees app innovation having a significant impact on the global economy and people’s daily lives. ASA aims to promote the sustainable development of the app industry in Hong Kong.

“Global app’s industry size is expanding at a stunning speed. The turnover of global app store sales is anticipated to reach US$122 billion in 2019. Hong Kong provides an excellent platform for the development of the app business. We hope to embrace the global opportunities together with the local practitioners by holding ASA,” he said.

Apply NOW!

WTIA is accepting entries for “Asia Smart App Awards 2018/2019”. In addition, it is open to all app brand owners, software developers and content providers based in Korea as well as other Asian regions. Furthermore, the deadline for enrolment is 15 April 15th, 2019. (Monday).

For further information and application form, please visit

About Asia Smart App Awards

Asia Smart App Awards

The Asia Smart App Awards (formerly known as the “Asian Smartphone App Contest”) were first held in 2012. They have five editions so far. In addition, it aims to recognize the excellence of innovative smart app development. Furthermore, it is looking to provide a platform for top smart app professionals in the region to meet, share, collaborate and learn from each other.

The 2018/2019 awards categories include:

  • Public Sector Distinction Category
  • Business and Commercial Category
  • Lifestyle
  • Social and Entertainment Category

Each award category has gold, silver, and copper merit awards.

Winners would have the opportunity to develop and establish business partnerships with smart application agents in the local and Asian regions at the different events of the awards. Therefore, entrants from outside Hong Kong who are selected as the top three finalists of each category will be entitled to a set of four-day three-night round trip air tickets and accommodation to attend the grand award presentation ceremony of the Asia Smart Awards in Hong Kong.

About Create Hong Kong

Create Hong Kong

Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) is a dedicated office set up by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to spearhead the development of Hong Kong’s creative industries.  Set up in June 2009, CreateHK co-ordinates the Government policy regarding creative industries, focuses Government’s resources catering for the promotion and speeding up of the development of creative industries in Hong Kong. Furthermore, they work closely with the trade to boost the development of creative industries. In addition, CreateHK sponsors the Asia Smart App Awards (formerly known as the Asia Smartphone Apps Contest) since its inception in 2012. CreateHK website: