Known as the media industry’s stamp of trust, ABC sets industry-agreed standards for media brand measurement across print, digital and events, verifying data, processes and good practice to industry-agreed standards. Its role within the I-COM Global Summit will be to audit all the steps of the judging process and independently crosscheck and verify the results of each round of judging for the three competitions. A measure that I-COM proudly implemented last year in order to guarantee and provide additional transparency and accuracy to the final results.

According to I-COM Chairman, Andreas Cohen, "I-COM Global is committed to excellence in everything we do and because of that we are once again teaming up with the media industry’s well known independent certifier - ABC UK, to ensure our participants that the results of the Data Creativity Awards, the Data Science Hackathon and the Smart Data Awards competitions are verified and accurate”.

The 6th edition of the I-COM Data Creativity Awards is now open for entries and it comprises ten award categories and twelve awards -

For more information about the I-COM Global Summit 2018 and about the I-COM Data Creativity Awards, Data Science Hackathon and Smart Data Awards, please visit http://