NEWi Awards

2018 NEWi Award Winners Announced

Leading innovators, creatives and technologies transforming our regional economy gathered at Foghorn Brewhouse for the 2018 NEWi Awards for Digital Creativity on Thursday, September 27th, 2018.

Fifteen award winners were chosen from more than 100 entries across 13 digital and creative categories and 2 merit awards, reflecting the fantastic and outstanding talent in regional Australia.


  • Best Smart City Solution: Newie Ventures
  • Best Tech Startup: Look Who’s Charging
  • Best International Tech Startup: Camplify
  • Best Tech Startup [Pre-Revenue]: AusSi Systems
  • Best Mobile Application: Parkrun Volunteer App – Newism
  • Best Health Solution: Compeat Nutrition
  • Best Tourism Solution: Camplify
  • Best Cloud Solution: Liftango
  • Best Online Video: Branding: Find yourself at home – Enigma/McDonald Jones Homes
  • Best Online Video: Community or Innovation: Newcastle Foreshore Tower – Out of the Square
  • Best Government Solution: CoastConnect – Liftango
  • Best Digital Agency: Enigma
  • Best Website: Out of the Square
  • Creative of the Year: Kyle Fuhrmann
  • The Joe Award: Brian Hill


Thanks to our brilliant sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors, without whom our Awards program would not be possible.

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The Business Centre
University of Newcastle
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