Entries now open for 2022 Rise Awards
Wednesday, 6 July 2022
rise-awards-2022-general-twittercard-openingSubmissions and nominations are encouraged from across the global broadcast media technology audience
UK - Rise, the advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, has announced that entries are open for its annual Rise Awards with the introduction of two new categories, Ally of the Year that honours men who have been supportive of striving to achieve gender diversity, and Business Operations of the Year, celebrating an individual who excels at making sure the workforce and clients are happy and the business is reaching its targets.
Submissions and nominations are encouraged from across the global broadcast media technology audience to showcase talent across the industry whether in a manufacturer, service provider, engineer or broadcaster role.
The awards are free to enter and nominations will close on 18 August, with a drinks events at IBC to announce the shortlist. The awards will be held in partnership with BT Sport and Timeline on 10 November at BT Sport Studio, with graphics being provided by Moov and drinks by EMG.
Entrants can be nominated, or they can nominate themselves. All applications will require statements on the nominee and why they are relevant for the award. The judges, across the categories, are looking for the best demonstration of exceptional achievement, innovation, positive impact, and the ability to fulfil the criteria.
For more information about the Awards and to submit nominee applications, please visit: www.risewib.com/awards
The categories include R&D Engineer (sponsored by Ateliere Creative Technologies), Woman of the Year (sponsored by Zixi), Rising Star (sponsored by Avid), Product Innovation (sponsored by Clear-Com) and Technical Operations (sponsored by Ross Video).
Carrie Wootten, managing director of Rise, said: “We’re delighted to launch the 2022 edition of the Rise Awards. This is the fourth year running we have held the Awards, a core part of Rise that plays such a fundamental role in celebrating inspirational women in our exciting industry.
“I would thank our sponsors for their generosity and for supporting the Rise Awards. We are looking forward to hosting the awards in partnership with BT Sport and Timeline and most importantly congratulating the winners and all of the nominees in-person.”

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