The Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase event has ended in Accra at the Kofi Annan ICT Centre. The event was organized by a group of Ghanaian mobile enthusiasts passionate about promoting Ghanaian Mobile Developers as well as educating the greater public on some of the mobile services in Ghana.
Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase included a workshop to train and inspire other Mobile Solution Developers in Ghana whilst recognizing the achievements of those who have excelled in the industry.
As part of the event, 10 mobile applications were chosen to participate in Appcircus Accra to battle for an iPad and a cash prize of thousand four hundred dollars($1400). AppCircus is a unique global traveling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web.
Saya-a mobile group chat app still in stealth mode won the top honors.The team received an iPad and a $1400 cash prize.
Infoline Business Directory– a mobile business directory by Nandimobile won the second prize- a notebook and a $700 cash prize. With over 18,000 listings, Nandimobile seeks to make the Infoline business directory the first option for mobile users in Ghana.
Smstweetbox– an app that allows mobile users to tweet via sms was awarded the third prize- a notebook and a $350 cash prize.
AppCircus Accra winners will make it to the big stage: they will be nominated for the pool of apps from which the 20 finalists for the Mobile Premier Awards 2012 will be selected.