Applauding all those around the world
who helped make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic shifted how we communicate, collaborate and share information, most likely permanently. An incredible array of social media users came forward – all influencers in their own context – to share information and insights, and help drive exchange of views around the pandemic. The 2022 Illuminate Social Media Awards shine a spotlight on the enormous contributions these new 'COVID-19 influencers' have made to pandemic responses around the world.

because everybody needs a little motivation

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Key dates

79 - Days until the 2022 Awards start!
OCT - Launch event
2–29 NOV - Nominations and voting
DEC - Awards ceremony
A team of over 500 people from 40 countries
Collaborations in more than 60 countries
600 scientific papers published every year
15 patents/software registrations
Over 700 professionals trained every year