Now in its sixth (annual-ish) yr, the nomination window for the 2022 Girls and Drones Awards is now open. And identical to final yr, the awards present is about for a fairly epic time and place: CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada .
The 2022 Girls And Drones Awards are literally being barely rebranded this yr to the Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Awards. That opens the awards as much as a wider pool of girls who may be working in different facets of aviation, crewed or uncrewed. Previously 5 years, the award ceremony was known as the Girls to Watch In Drones Awards.
“The change displays efforts to broaden the aim of celebrating people and corporations throughout the complete rising aviation applied sciences system. Along with drones or Uncrewed Aerial Programs (UAS), rising aviation contains advances in electrical vertical take-off and touchdown (eVTOL) automobiles in addition to Superior Air Mobility (AAM) which is the sector of the business centered on integrating excessive volumes of uncrewed plane safely into the airspace,” in line with a press release from Girls and Drones.
The awards ceremony has been occurring for six years, solely thrown off in 2020 as a result of, nicely, you recognize why. After many COVID-19-related disruptions, together with the calling off of its former ceremony location fully (that was slated for the now-defunct Interdrone convention), Girls and Drones landed a big-time spot on the CES 2022 convention. Apparently CES was impressed, as a result of the crew was invited again for one more yr.
What adjustments with this yr’s Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Awards?
Past a contemporary title change comes so contemporary nomination classes. Particular person Honorees might be chosen in ten completely different Girls To Watch in Rising Aviation Applied sciences classes. They’re:
- Geographic Info System (GIS)
- Visible Arts
- Public Security/Public Service
- Sustainable Aviation Propulsion Know-how
- Drone Sports activities
Then there are crew, or firm awards, that may be gained by a single group of a number of folks. They’re:
- Innovation – Rising Aviation Applied sciences Award
- The Highlight on Drones for Good Award
Then there are additionally two new awards: a Corridor of Fame – Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences Award, which is about to incorporate a number of honorees; and the High Corporations for Girls in Rising Aviation Applied sciences award. If you happen to win a Corridor of Fame award, anticipate a Corridor of Fame Trophy, a function in a Corridor of Fame video, a function on the Corridor of Fame webpage, a section in Girls and Drone’s UAS/AAM documentary mission, plus a celebration at a personal business recognition occasion instantly following the awards ceremony. You possibly can nominate people to the Corridor of Fame right here and nominate firms right here.
The massive ceremony is about for Friday, January 6, 2023 at CES in Las Vegas, NV.
If you wish to nominate somebody, you must transfer quick. The nomination window for all of the classes is open now and closes on October 25, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. And sure, even self-nominations are accepted.
So far as the competitors, right here’s a have a look at the 2021 Girls To Watch honorees, to offer you an concept of the ladies who’ve paved the best way in previous years.