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THE TECH CAPITAL GLOBAL AWARDS 2024

The world's first truly dedicated digital infrastructure finance awards

Tickets now on sale

MAY 22 2024

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ACHIEVEMENTS OF EXCELLENCE

Welcome to the The Tech Capital Global Awards 2024, the premier stage for showcasing the brightest minds,, teams and companies in the digital infrastructure finance, development, and regulatory spheres globally.

With over 110 nominations and 21 winners to date, the 3rd edition of the accolades promises to be even more exciting and prestigious. We invite you to secure your passes - as part of IFF24 - now and join us in London, on May 23 for an unforgettable evening of celebration and recognition.

More details about The Tech Capital Global Awards 2024 will be released in Q4 2023 including this year's theme, categories open for submissions, the judges committee, and key dates.

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Judges

Investors, bankers, CFOs, lawyers, advisors... are all often invisible heroes in a sector that itself is mostly invisible. These awards are the perfect way to say thank you. - KAREN BACH, 2024 HEAD JUDGE

HEAD JUDGE

CEO, IX ACQUISITION CORP.

CFO & Non-Executive Director

& Audit Chair

SIGMA ECONOMICS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

TTC Award WINNER 2023

Vice Chairman, Newmark

HWG LLP

Partner

HSBC Bank plc

Managing Director - Investment Banking

TWIMBIT

FOUNDER & CEO

CRYSTAL PEAK ACQUISITION

CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Paul Hastings LLP

PARTNER, CO-CHAIR, ESG

CFO

Senior Industry Advisor

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Managing Director, Global Head of SI

Evercore

Senior Managing Director

PMP STRATEGY

SENIOR ADVISOR

NUVEEN

SENIOR DIRECTOR, ALTERNATIVES AND STRATEGIC TRANSACTIONS

INFRAPARTNERS LLC

MANAGING PARTNER

VIPA DIGITAL

PARTNER

Simmons & Simmons

Partner & Co-lead of Data Centres Sector

ACTEL CONSULTING

FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

PARTNERS GROUP

MANAGING DIRECTOR

TTC'S UNDER 35 WINNER 2023

VP, Aqua Comms

PACIFIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL

CEO

datacenterHawk

EMEA Regional Director

Preiskel & Co LLP

Managing Partner

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What to expect

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PRESTIGIOUS RECOGNITION

The Tech Capital Global Awards 2024 is an exceptional opportunity for digital infrastructure innovators to gain recognition for their hard work and contributions to the industry. By submitting your work, you have the chance to be recognised as a leader among peers and gain valuable exposure for your brand.

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UNMATCHED NETWORKING

The awards ceremony is the perfect place to meet and interact with other digital infrastructure creatives from around the world. By attending, you'll have the chance to connect with potential partners, investors, and collaborators, and gain valuable insights into the latest industry trends and best practices.

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CELEBRATE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS

The Tech Capital Global Awards is not just about recognising achievements; it's also about celebrating innovation, creativity, and the power of digital infrastructure to transform our world. By attending the ceremony, you'll be part of a community that shares your passion for digital infrastructure and its potential to make a positive impact on society.

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Award Categories

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DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE CFO OF THE YEAR AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE CFO OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Tech Capital Digital Infrastructure CFO of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding performance of a dedicated and committed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the digital infrastructure industry. To be eligible for this award, nominees must demonstrate exceptional performance in the past 12 months, since March 2023. When submitting an application, nominees should address the following three specific criteria:

UNDER 35 DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TALENT AWARD Category UNDER 35 DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TALENT AWARD

The Tech Capital New Talent Award acknowledges the exceptional achievements of a young professional in the digital infrastructure finance, investment, regulatory, and advisory industry. This award recognizes individuals who possess a diverse range of skills and personal attributes necessary for future leadership in the sector. To be eligible for this accolade, candidates must have been born after May 22, 1989, and may include both freelancers and in-house staff at operators, investment groups, legal houses, boutique firms, and others. When applying for this award, applicants must address three specific criteria:

RESPONSIBLE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD Category RESPONSIBLE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD *new for 2024

The responsible Digital Infrastructure Investor of the Year Award recognizes investment groups or individuals for their contributions to sustainability-focused projects within the digital infrastructure realm. When submitting an application for this award, there are three specific criteria that need to be addressed:

ADVISORY TEAM OF THE YEAR AWARD Category ADVISORY TEAM OF THE YEAR AWARD *new for 2024

The Advisory Team of the Year Award is a prestigious recognition for legal professionals and other advisory, consulting, due diligence, recruitment, and other teams that have made significant contributions to the advancement and growth of digital infrastructure deals and initiatives. To be considered for this esteemed award, nominees must meet the following three specific criteria:

SUPPORTIVE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TEAM AWARD Category SUPPORTIVE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TEAM AWARD *new for 2024

The Supportive Digital Infrastructure Investment Team Award is a prestigious recognition in the digital infrastructure industry, honouring partners or managers who have demonstrated exceptional support and commitment to their clients. To be considered for this award, nominees must meet three specific criteria:

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD Category SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD

Introducing the prestigious accolade for the digital infrastructure sector, which recognizes outstanding contributions. To apply for The Tech Capital’s Special Recognition Award, consider the following three criteria:


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DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Introducing the Tech Capital Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year Award, an esteemed accolade that celebrates exceptional accomplishments in M&A transactions or restructurings within the data centre, towers, fibre, and space sectors. This prestigious award aims to recognize companies and dealmakers who have demonstrated outstanding performance and set a benchmark for excellence in the industry. To apply for this award, submissions should focus on three specific criteria, showcasing the remarkable qualities of the deal and justifying its merits:

CAPITAL RAISE OF THE YEAR AWARD Category CAPITAL RAISE OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Tech Capital's Capital Raise of the Year Award celebrates incomparable accomplishments in securing new financing within the digital infrastructure sector. This prestigious award is bestowed upon a digital infrastructure operator who has demonstrated remarkable success in completing a closed round of capital raising during the review period. To be considered for this accolade, applicants must address three specific criteria:

PLANET FRIENDLY FINANCE AWARD Category PLANET FRIENDLY FINANCE AWARD

The Tech Capital’s Planet Friendly Finance Award recognizes the remarkable achievements of investment groups, including banks, in sustainability-focused projects within the digital infrastructure sector. To be considered for this prestigious accolade, applicants must address three specific criteria:

DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Tech Capital's Digital Infrastructure Project of the Year Award recognizes outstanding digital infrastructure projects based on their industry impact and geographic relevance, rather than their financial scale. This prestigious award is open exclusively to end-user owners, both public and private, regardless of their geographical location or specialization, such as data centers, towers, or fibre networks. To be considered for this award, applicants must meet three specific criteria:

Digital Infrastructure Energy Deal of the Year Category Digital Infrastructure Energy Deal of the Year *NEW FOR 2024

The Digital Infrastructure Energy Deal of the Year category aims to recognize and celebrate deals that showcase a powerful alliance between an operator and its investment scope and an energy provider based on the utilization of energy, renewable, and sustainable resources for powering digital infrastructure real estate. This category is open to operators, sponsors, and energy companies worldwide. The criteria for this award are as follows:


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REGIONAL DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADER AWARD Category REGIONAL DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADER AWARD

Introducing the Tech Capital Regional Digital Infrastructure Leader Award, an esteemed recognition that celebrates exceptional executives who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in driving business growth, expansion projects, and exceptional performance. This prestigious award aims to honor executives who have made significant contributions to the digital infrastructure landscape. To be considered for this award, applicants must address the following three specific criteria:

DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LOCATION AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LOCATION AWARD

The Tech Capital Digital Infrastructure Location Award is a prestigious and the only annual accolade that celebrates the attractiveness and investor-friendly environment of a particular geographic location for digital infrastructure investors and operators. This esteemed award recognizes the efforts and achievements of administrative divisions within a country, such as cities, metros, provinces, or states. Nominations are accepted from associations, government bodies, operators, and other relevant entities. To be considered for the award, applicants must address the following three specific criteria in their submission:

DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE BREAKOUT SUCCESS AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE BREAKOUT SUCCESS AWARD *new for 2024

Introducing the Digital Infrastructure Breakout Success Award, an accolade that recognizes the outstanding achievements of a newly launched digital infrastructure platform within the review period [March 2023 to March 2024]. This award aims to honour those who have demonstrated exceptional strategy, addressed a critical market need, secured significant investment, and exhibited a clear timeline from launch to present. Additionally, the platform's future outlook and potential impact on the digital infrastructure landscape will be key considerations for the award. Submissions for this prestigious recognition are open to all types of digital infrastructure operators and their sponsors. To be eligible for the award, applicants must address three specific criteria:

DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE ACTION AWARD Category DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE ACTION AWARD

The Tech Capital Digital Infrastructure Action Award is designed to recognize and honour organisations or individuals who have displayed exceptional civic and philanthropic leadership by effectively utilising strong digital infrastructure. When submitting an application for this award, there are three specific criteria that must be addressed:

GLOBAL DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADER AWARD Category GLOBAL DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADER AWARD

The Tech Capital Global Digital Infrastructure Leader Award recognises an esteemed executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in guiding their organization through significant transactions, expansion endeavours, or remarkable achievements, setting them apart on the international platform. To qualify, the nominee must hold a global leadership position in a company that operates in at least two continents, namely Africa, APAC, Europe, LATAM, Middle East, or North America. When submitting an application, the following three specific criteria should be addressed:

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Event Location

Venue

London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, is one of the world's major financial centers. The city's financial district, known as The City, is home to numerous leading financial institutions and the London Stock Exchange, making it a hub of finance and investment. London's prominence as a financial center can be traced back to its establishment as The City of London after the Roman invasion. The Bank of England and the development of the stock exchange contributed to London's financial dominance. Over time, London borrowed financial innovations from Amsterdam and competed with Paris to become the largest financial hub. Today, London hosts The Tech Capital's flagship conference attracting delegates from more than 30 countries, representing all continents.

One Great George Street, a majestic and historic grade II listed Edwardian building, stands as an exceptional venue near prominent landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St James's Park. This iconic building is the epitome of elegance and sophistication, offering a magnificent setting for various events. With its four domes, splendid architecture, and rich history, One Great George Street provides a unique backdrop for networking, collaboration, and knowledge exchange. Attendees will relish the convenience and charm of this remarkable venue, with seamless access to conference rooms, exhibition spaces, and other amenities. One Great George Street elevates the overall experience of IFF, creating an atmosphere of grandeur and refinement for all participants.

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Register & Book Your Pass

Register now and take advantage of our special 3-for-2 group bookings offer! To benefit from this offer, simply select the Pass you prefer and enter your details below to register to attend The Tech Capital's International Finance Forum 2024 in London. You will be able to add extra attendees on the next page.

Note that there is a charge to attend this event which will be collected at the next stage.

If you wish to book a table for the awards dinner, please reach out to iffawards@thetechcapital.co.uk and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.

Business Pass

Early Bird Closes 29 Feb 2024

£750.00 Exc VAT

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Early Bird Closes 29 Feb 2024

£920.00 Exc VAT

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