Technological innovation and impact has always been a key focus of BEYOND Expo to bring together the global innovation ecosystem and promote cross-border cooperation across various industries. As the conference is focused on showcasing cutting-edge innovation and facilitating discussions between innovators and investors, the organizing committee is launching BEYOND Awards to recognize founders and entrepreneurs in tech. This year, there are 2 categories: BEYOND Impact Awards and BEYOND Innovation Awards.

Since launch, over 300 projects have been nominated for the BEYOND Innovation Awards. The BEYOND Awards Committee is currently reviewing projects for 2nd round selections. After all three stages of a virtual roadshow, offline roadshow, and video submission review, 90 companies will be selected to move on for the final round.

Second Round Selection Timeline

Second round selection roadshows will be held from August 5th-29th, and results will be released between August 25-31.

Virtual Roadshow (August 15-29)
1. Using virtual conferencing software, the Organizing Committee will host several virtual roadshow sessions, with 10-15 projects in each to showcase their presentations.
2. Presentations shall not exceed 10 minutes.
3. 10 judges will be invited to attend each competition.
4. BEYOND Awards partners are welcome to refer judges for the virtual roadshow, who must be approved by the Organizing Committee. Judges will review final feedback after all sessions have ended to make a unified decision.


Offline Roadshow (August 5-29)
Offline roadshows are hosted by BEYOND Awards partners and finalists will be selected according to the Awards Selection Criteria. Details regarding time, location, judging arrangementa and other logistical matters are confirmed by partners through consultation with the Organizing Committee.


Video Submission Review (August 20-31)
Each project can submit a video presentation with a duration of no more than 10 minutes. Starting August 20th, the Organizing Committee will invite judges to conduct reviews according to the Awards Selection Criteria.


Second Round Selection Criteria

Industry Influence:
The company is exerting positive social via technological innovation, and has a strong sense of corporate social responsibility. The project should have high technical feasibility and access to the market, have formed a sustainable business model and generated income, and have a foundation for market expansion.

Disruptive Innovation:
Innovative companies and innovative products with breakthrough technologies and industry-leading solutions that contribute to sustainable human development and enhance human well-being. Putting scientific and technological innovation as the forefront to innovate and upgrade traditional industry practices.

Team and Management:
Have a strong corporate culture, company mission and values, take into account both globalization and innovation. Full understanding of target customers and the industry they belong to, and be able to solve related problems through innovation. Ability to seize future market opportunities. Scalability and ability to look into the potential of future developments while identifying areas for long-term value creation.

Updates regarding the second round selection will be announced shortly, stay tuned!


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关于 BEYOND Expo 2022 | About BEYOND Expo 2022
This year, BEYOND Expo 2022 will be held in the metaverse from September 21-27th. The week-long conference will focus on the three newly-launched sub-brands: BEYOND Healthcare, BEYOND Sustainability, and BEYOND ConsumerTech, attracting 20,000+ tech innovation enthusiasts and 500+ exhibitors from around the globe to the BEYOND Metaverse. Concurrently, BEYOND Expo 2022 will host five summits to discuss key topics around Healthcare, Sustainability, ConsumerTech, Investment, and Web3, inviting tech leaders and industry experts to discuss the future development and growing trends within each sector. Events like Startup Roadshows, Fund at First Pitch (VC meetups) and more than 120 networking events will also be organized in the metaverse to enhance interaction among the global ecosystem players, such as corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, experts, and government representatives.

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