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Highlighting Connected E-conomy as the Driver of Indonesia's Advancement and Appreciating the Digital Creations of Indonesia

2015-10-02 15:05
-The pinnacle of Indosat IDByte 2015 is marked by the IDByte conference with Global Digital Industry Leaders and the Government of Indonesia, and ends with Bubu Awards v.09 as an appreciation of Indonesia's digital industry players

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indosat IDByte 2015 has reached its summit today in IDByte Conference with the theme of "Connected e-Conomy" and followed by Bubu Awards v.09 Awarding Night. IDByte Conference is opened by Mr. Rudiantara as Minister of Communication and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia and speakers from leading digital industry players such as Facebook, Disney, Go-Jek, as well as government leaders such as Mr. Anies Baswedan, Minister of Education and Culture of Indonesia and Mrs. Tri Rismaharani, Mayor of Surabaya. These leaders will discuss how the industry and the economy are increasingly connected with the support of digital technology and the internet can encourage the advancement of Indonesia.

Bubu Awards v.09 itself is a prestigious award for Indonesia's technology industry and digital players. This award is an appreciation that is expected to inspire them to produce works of the highest standards that can compete at an international level. The selection of winners is done through judging process by prominent figures of the digital and technology industry such as Handry Satriago (CEO of General Electric Indonesia), Rinaldi Firmansyah (Independent Commissioner of Telkom) and Svida Alisjahbana (CEO of Femina Group) as well as international figures such as Javier Olivan (VP of Growth and Analytics Facebook), James Hawkins (CEO of Dentsu Mobius), and Paul Soon (CEO of Asia Pacific POSSIBLE). Bubu Awards v.09 is tabulated by Ernst & Young.

Shinta Dhanuwardoyo, CEO of Bubu.com, as the initiator of IDByte and Bubu Awards said, "The culmination of IDByte and Bubu Awards this year are expected to trigger substantial progress in the national digital industry as well as the nation of Indonesia.  We will continue to support the development of digital ecosystem in Indonesia through IDByte and Bubu Awards, also through collaborations with other industry players."

"The progress of Digital Industry has become one of the main concerns of Indosat in contributing towards the economy and telecommunication especially in Indonesia. We support it by bringing connectivity to the people and building the digital ecosystem by supporting digital startups through programs such as IWIC and Ideabox. We want all Indonesian people to experience positive impact from the digital industry that we are building together. Therefore we are very proud to be part of Indosat IDByte's success this year," said Alexander Rusli as President Director and CEO of Indosat. IDByte this year is organized with the full support of Indosat and Ooredoo Group.

The jury of Bubu Awards v.09 have shortlisted some of the best work by Indonesia's digital industry players that are eligible for winning the awards on the closing night of Indosat IDByte 2015. Here are the nominees:

Digital Campaign

  • How Mobile Saved Indonesian Food Heritage
  • Mobile Karaoke Competition Bringing Dull Dental to Life
  • Kampanye Kisah Blusukan Jokowi (The Story of Jokowi's Impromptu Walkabout Campaign)

Mobile Apps - Utility

  • Ashalat
  • Vpresa
  • "Setipe"

Mobile Apps-Games

  • FlyWheels Car Transformer
  • Games Billionaire
  • Games Slide the Block

Website - Product/Consumer Goods

  • CIKA Point of Sales
  • Indosat
  • Garuda Indonesia

Website - E-Commerce

  • Printerous
  • Zalora Indonesia
  • Bukalapak

Website - Entertainment

  • WowShack.com
  • Vidio.com
  • Malesbanget.com

Website - Travel & Tourism

  • Journesia.com
  • Pikavia.com
  • Traveloka.com

Website - Corporate

  • Ciputra Property
  • XL
  • Telkomsel

Website - Art, Culture & Education

  • Petualangan Banyu
  • Ruangguru
  • Seribuguru

Website - Non-Profit/Awareness

  • Compfest7
  • YCAB Foundation - Child by Child We Build Our Nation
  • Wujudkan

Website - Government      

  • Kereta Api Official Corporate Web Site
  • Pemerintah Kota Bandung
  • Portal Jakarta Smart City

Website - News Portal

  • The Jakarta Post
  • Detikcom
  • Okezone

Start Up Award

  • Kakatu
  • Kurawal.com
  • Fitinline
  • Veryfund
  • Pinjam.co.id
  • MakanLuar
  • CODNusantara
  • Sasbuzz

About Indosat IDBYTE

Indosat IDByte 2015 is an event held by Bubu.com which has a concern for digital startups in Indonesia and supported by Indosat. IDByte is a biennial event by Bubu.com and was first held in 2011. IDByte previously had been successfully presenting well-known speakers from local companies such as Indosat and international companies such as Google, Facebook, Evernote, and many more.

About Bubu.com

Bubu.com was founded by Shinta Dhanuwardoyo in 1996 as a web and internet development company. Until now, Bubu.com has developed into one of the biggest digital advertising and web development companies in Indonesia, and is stated as Indonesia's Pioneer of Internet Growth. Bubu.com was awarded as one of Asia's Top 100 most Innovative Companies of Red Herring, and also won the Red Herring Asia Awards and the Global Red Herring Awards.

For more information please contact: 

Kennedy, Voice & Berliner Public Relations Firm

Aria Alifie Nurfikry, Associate Consultant
aria.nurfikry@kennedyvoice-berliner.com /  +6281513232349

Nurul Aisyah, Account Coordinator
nurul.aisyah@kennedyvoice-berliner.com /  +6281280330020

Source: Bubu.com

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