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IHS Markit to Judge Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers @ IFA 2018


(NASDAQ:INFO), a world leader in critical information,
analytics and solutions, will again host and judge the Innovation Awards
at ShowStoppers® @ IFA, the media reception during IFA in Berlin,
Germany. The awards will take place on 30 August 2018 from 6:00 pm to
9:00 pm at the Messe Berlin Fairgrounds, South Hall.

About the awards

The IHS Markit Innovation Awards provide exhibitors at ShowStoppers @
IFA with an opportunity to showcase their leadership, ingenuity and
innovation to an audience of key journalists from around the globe.

"ShowStoppers continues to be the place where startups and industry
leaders break new ground in gear, gadgets, apps and devices, showcasing
highly sought-after technologies and tools for work, home and play,"
said Dave Leon, partner, ShowStoppers. "The Innovation Awards recognize
outstanding design, engineering and vision in products that will define
the future for consumer and business users."

This year's awards will recognize the most innovative products in the
following categories:

  • AR, VR and gaming
  • Fitness, wearables and health devices
  • Mobile accessories
  • Mobile computing
  • Personal entertainment
  • Robotics and drones
  • Smart home and appliances
  • Video displays and devices

Judges for the awards are renowned industry analysts at IHS Markit who
cover the gamut of technology sectors related to each ShowStoppers event:

  • Paul
    , research and analysis director, TV, consumer electronics and
  • Jusy
    , research and analysis director, smartphones
  • Daniel
    Knapp, PhD
    , senior director, media and advertising
  • Tom
    , research director, consumer, displays, media, security and
  • Ken
    , research and analysis director, TV, consumer electronics and
  • Roeen
    , senior analyst, healthcare technology
  • Gerrit
    , senior research analyst, smartphones
  • Bing
    , research and analysis director, TV, consumer electronics
    and devices

Benefits for award winners

Category winners receive an IHS Markit Innovation Award display trophy
and are featured in a news release issued by IHS Markit and ShowStoppers.

Awardees also receive a digital award badge for use on their company
website and may be featured in promotional activities during and after
IFA such as photos, celebratory comments and social media posts.

Award application process

Exhibitors at ShowStoppers can apply for an award and obtain more
detailed information by visiting

Companies may submit up to three candidate products, technologies or
services for IHS Markit Innovation Awards. IHS Markit and ShowStoppers
have agreed to an embargo on any announcements that should not be made
public prior to the awards.

About IHS Markit (

IHS Markit (NASDAQ:INFO) is a world leader in critical information,
analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive
economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information,
analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and
government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep
insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has
more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent
of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions.

IHS Markit is a registered trademark of IHS Markit Ltd. and/or its
affiliates. All other company and product names may be trademarks of
their respective owners © 2018 IHS Markit Ltd. All rights reserved.

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