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Guest Times announces third edition of Tech & Auto Awards 2019 on December 10

With the theme of ‘Sustainable Mobility’ and ‘Cyber Security’, the event will laud winners who have set high standards with their products and innovations

Celebrating the confluence of connectivity and mobility,, the digital destination of CNN News18, has announced the third edition of its annual marquee Tech & Auto Awards 2019.

Riding on the success of the first two editions, the award ceremony will celebrate and honour the technology and automotive products and innovations that have set the bar high in the respective sectors.

Slated to take place in New Delhi on December 10, the evening will salute the best of technology and automotive innovations in 2019 as it felicitates the innovators, the path-breakers and high-achievers in their respective industries.

Based on the theme of ‘Sustainable Mobility’ and ‘Cyber Security’ the award evening will have Lt. Gen. Deependra Singh Hooda, (Retd. General Officer Commander-in-Chief, Northern Command, Indian Army), giving the keynote address on ‘India’s Next Battlefield Would Be Cyberspace: Are We Ready?’

The award property will have a total of 20 categories across the technology and automotive sectors with a special focus on the award category for ‘Electric Vehicle of the Year’. The winners under each will be selected by members of a distinguished jury and audience votes.

The jury for the tech awards consists of Ershad Kaleebullah, Editor-In-Chief, TheMrPhone; Deepak Dhingra, Editor-In-Chief, 91Mobiles; Ashish Bhatia, Editorial Consultant; Nimish Dubey, freelance tech journalist; Nishant Padhiar and Editor, Stuff and What Hi-Fi. The auto awards jury comprises Ronojoy Mukerji, Ex-SIAM Dy Director and auto journalist; Jatin Ahuja, Founder and MD, Big Boy Toyz; Tutu Dhawan, industry veteran; Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick, record holder biker and businesswoman and Kunal Kelkar, automotive photographer, Founder, The Autofocus.

Puneet Singhvi, President, Digital and Corporate Strategy, Network18, said, “On the back of two very successful editions, the Tech and Auto Awards is geared up for yet another marquee event that lauds the game changers in the above-mentioned sectors. This year, the highly-anticipated event sheds light on sustainable initiatives, how cyber security is going to form a crucial part of our lives in this digital age of information, and, lastly, the future of electric vehicles. Firmly believing that change begins with us, adopting such practices can lead to pollution levels decreasing as well as citizens using smarter modes of commute. Technology and automobiles are a potent tool that if used together, and effectively, can go on to make for a better ecosystem that we aim to achieve. We feel privileged to host such stalwarts from the industry in an evening that will bring the best of the 'technology' and 'automobile' industry under one roof.”

Praveen Thampi, Editor,, said, “The Tech and Auto Awards is back for the third year and it brings something of value to every tech, auto and gadget aficionado out there. The award salutes the innovation that has made technology and mobility inseparable from each other. The property is a platform to inform and educate the audience about the gold standards of the industry.”

Associating with the News18 Tech & Auto Awards 2019 as AI partner, MITRA Robot by Invento Robotics will be present at the event for a special meet and greet with the distinguished guests. While Overdrive is on-board as print partners, the radio partner for the gala event is Radio City with the outdoor partner being JR Advertising. Gifting partner for the unique award night is Gizmore, Lifestyle partner is Kohler and Insurance partner is Life Insurance Corporation of India.

The nominations for the awards are considered for products that have been launched between November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2019. Audience can cast their votes through the link:

Categories under Tech and Auto Awards

Tech Awards Categories

Auto Awards Categories

Smartphone of The Year

Hatchback Of The Year

Camera Phone of The Year

Electric Vehicle of The Year

Budget Phone Of The Year

SUV / MPV of The Year

Gadget Of The Year

Luxury Car of The Year

Smart TV of The Year

Performance Car of The Year

Computing Device Of The Year

Premium Two Wheeler Of The Year

Gaming Laptop of The Year

Two Wheeler Of The Year

Gaming Phone of The Year

Design Of The Year

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