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CompTIA Spotlight Awards Announced, Celebrating Excellence in Technology Industry

The CompTIA Spotlight Awards, aimed at recognizing thought leadership, excellence, and innovation within the technology industry, have been announced. As a not-for-profit trade association, CompTIA seeks to honour both companies and individuals who reflect their commitment to excellence and industry standards.

Awards Categories and Criteria

The awards feature several distinct categories:

  1. ANZ Future Leader Spotlight Award: For young professionals with a minimum of five years in the industry, 40 or younger as of October 25, 2023, who are making significant impacts within a CompTIA member company or as entrepreneurs.

  2. ANZ Advancing Women in Technology Leadership Spotlight Award: For women who actively lead and advocate in the technology industry, serving as role models and making significant contributions.

  3. ANZ Community Leadership Spotlight Award: Recognizing an individual who has shown outstanding service, commitment, passion, and leadership in assisting CompTIA.

  4. ANZ Cybersecurity Leadership Spotlight Award: Honours a CompTIA community member for leadership in cybersecurity resilience over the past 12 months.

  5. ANZ Advancing Diversity in Technology Leadership Spotlight Award: Awarded to a member organization that is actively advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  6. ANZ Solution Provider Spotlight Award: Recognizes a member company for leadership, excellence, and innovation in the technology sector.

  7. ANZ Innovative Vendor Spotlight Award: Honours a member Vendor for innovation that has transformed their organization or the industry.

  8. ANZ Innovative Distributor Spotlight Award: Recognizes a member Distributor for significant innovation impacting their organization, clients, or the industry.

Application Process

Applications for the awards are now open, and entries close on Friday, August 18. Those interested in applying or seeking further details about the categories and entry process can contact Moheb Moses at

The CompTIA Spotlight Awards are an exciting opportunity for peer-to-peer recognition, allowing the brightest and most innovative minds in the technology sector to shine. The awards underline CompTIA's dedication to fostering talent and leadership across the tech industry, making them a highly anticipated event in the technology calendar.