The excitement surrounding the Inter Tertiary Excellence Awards (ITEA) has doubled as Showbiz Network Ghana, the organizers of the awards have announced the nominees for the maiden edition of the awards, today, Saturday September 15, 2018.
The award which is aimed at ensuring positive student attitude while identifying and honoring deserving Tertiary Students across the nation who have achieved certain enviable heights, is an annual event with its maiden event to be staged later this December.
According to Mr. Afunya Kofi Daniel (AKD), the events manager of SBN, there were a total of 2,744 nominations filed in this year’s edition of the award. Despite the tough competition for each category, the Faculty responsible for the event came out with a final list of 208 nominees to be voted for. The breakdown for the various categories goes as follows:
Social Category – 117 nominees
Arts Category – 62 Nominees
Honorary Category – 29 Nominees
Voting for the various nominees begins on 1stOctober, 2018 through to 17th December, 2018. The process involves six major mediums. The breakdown of these mediums, percentagewise is given below:
USSD – 50%.
This will involve using an USSD code (OUT SOON) and following a prompt to vote. The code will be provided on 1ST October, 2018.
All nominees will be tasked to gain 1000 and more votes by this means. The total income generated from the extra votes (any vote after the 1000 votes) will be split into two, where 70% will be allocated to SBN for the progress of the award and 30% to the Nominee.
YOUTUBE – 15% (LIKES+ SHARES)
This involves viewing Nominees’ Vlogs (Tasked Videos) and liking respective videos of the nominees if he/she has best convinced you about the project. Viewers are required to share links to other platforms. Each nominee is required to have a minimum of 1.5K likes and shares combined + 1.5K views.
FACEBOOK – 5% (LIKES + SHARES)
This involves liking and sharing respective flyers and Project photographs of the nominees with hashtag #ITEA2018 to trend the event. Each nominee is required to have a minimum of 1K likes and shares combined within the period.
INSTAGRAM – 5% (LIKES).
This involves liking respective flyers and Project photographs of the nominees and commenting with a hashtag #ITEA2018 to trend the event. Each nominee is required to attain a minimum of 1K likes within the period.
TWITTER – 10% (RETWEETS).
This involves retweeting respective flyers and Project Photographs of the nominees with hashtag #ITEA2018 to trend the event. Each nominee is required to attain a minimum of 1K retweets within the period.
WEBSITE – 15% (POLLS).
This involves voting via our website page. A link will be provided for individuals to be able to cast their votes for their favorite nominees. Progress of votes would be indicated by a bar chart visible to all. Total votes accrued by each nominee would be used in finding scores for this category.
The above stated percentages give a total of 100 %. Analytical report of these will be provided to the general public.
The main event is scheduled for 22nd December, 2018. To see the full list of nominees, click on the documents:
NB: Nominees List For Academia Category to be released on 1st October,2018.
For further information about the ITEA, visit the official page: https://showbizgh.net/itea2018nominees
By: Gabla Godwin/ Showbiz Network Ghana
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