Accordingly, there are various awards that seek to recognize excellence in the ICT sector by rewarding professional achievements and exemplary industry practitioners. The awards include the following:

  1. The ICT Achievement award targets individuals with proven leadership skills and outstanding commitment to the beneficial use of ICT. Persons who qualify for this award will be entered into ICTAK Roll of Honour
  2. The Best use of ICT in Counties award targets County governments that have uniquely broadened the reach and impact of governance through innovative use of technology
  3. The Best use of ICT in Education award recognizes educators/institutions that have made exemplary contributions to the appropriation of ICT in teaching and Learning to nurture knowledge and skills needed to realize Vision 2030.
  4. The Social Media Star Award will be presented to entities that demonstrate resourceful use of social media.
  5. The Ministry Category -This recognizes the Ministry making the most excellent use of ICT to promote efficiency in delivery of public services
  6. The Parastatal/State Corporations Category -This recognizes innovative ICT products which are in use by parastatals and state corporations that have helped to boost service standards
  7. Digital Content Category -This consists of products which are in the form of multimedia, infotainment, immersion and interaction.
  8. Research and Development Category -This consists of ICT products that are being newly researched and created with new knowledge, processes, product and services to meet the demands of the market.
  9. Best Business Solution Award– This category aims to promote a wider appreciation of the adoption of ICT by business sectors
  10. Best Use of ICT in Media Award– awards under this category will be presented to the most innovative demonstration of creative content development in the media industry
  11. Best Digital Inclusion Award– This category aims to recognize the development of ICT products / applications / services for the disadvantaged groups of the community and also to raise the public awareness on digital inclusion.
  12. Best ICT Startup Award– This category aims to recognize ICT startups that have developed innovative and quality ICT solutions, with a view to promoting entrepreneurship and startup culture.
  13. Best Innovation Award -Awards under this category target the most innovative and quality ICT researches and invention.
  14. Best ICT Lifestyle Award -The awards under this category recognize the most outstanding applications / services / products that enable people to move towards a more convenient and enjoyable life style.
  15. Best Mobile Apps Award – This category recognizes the development of innovative mobile applications to promote Kenya as a centre of excellence of mobile applications.
  16. Best SME in ICT Award – This category recognizes the development and adoption of innovative ICT products/applications, by SMEs to improve business efficiency and productivity.
  17. Best Student Invention Award – This category aims to recognize outstanding ICT inventions and projects by
  18. University Scholar Award – recognizes distinguished faculty members for sustained excellence in research and scholarly activities.
  19. ICT Manager of the Year Award
  20. Special Category Awards –  These awards will be selected the Judging Panel