Our judging committees are composed of industry leaders, experts, and influencers in their respective fields. Each submittal is judged by these committees using both their own knowledge and information submitted on the iAwards nomination forms.


To qualify as a nominee:

  • Be a for-profit business or not-for-profit organization, with headquarters or operations in Alameda or Contra Costa Counties.

  • Have achieved an innovation in the East Bay that is being used for new and improved products, processes, services, systems or methods.