1. Background

Taiwan is the center of global ICT supply chain and COMPUTEX TAIPEI offers the largest number of Taiwanese suppliers; offering complete product supply chain, diverse categories, and high originality. These features are why international buyers attend COMPUTEX TAIPEI and also, what Best Choice Award (BC Award) values the most. In order for overseas buyers to find the most outstanding ICT products quickly in a one-stop platform, the organizers established the BC Award in 2002. The Award also serves as a stimulant for creativity while at the same time assisting the ICT industry expand to international markets. The award-winning products are announced as the “Best of COMPUTEX” and will receive increased publicity, promotional activities and ceremonies.

2. Election Process

■ 2023 Schedule

Date Schedule Details
12/05 ~ 03/28
RegistrationRegistration must be completed before 3:00 pm on 28th Mar. 2023 (Taipei local time, GMT+08:00).
03/29
Qualification Review The organizer will review applicants' qualifications, and adjust their product category if necessary.
04/11
Primary Assessment Applicants' materials will be evaluated online, and only qualified applicants will receive notification for Final Assessment.
04/14

Final Assessment Companies that pass the Preliminary Assessment have to present their product attributes and demonstrate their product. Referring to the results of the Preliminary and Final Assessment, the jury members will vote on the winners.
05/23

Press Conference (Tentative)Announcement of the Winners.
05/30

Award CeremonyWinner Award Ceremony and Announcement of the“Best Choice of the Year”winner.
05/30 ~ 06/02

Award Exhibition Awarded products displayed at Nangang Exhibition Hall.

《The above schedule may change without prior notice, please refer to the official site for the latest information》

3. Qualification

Applicants must be exhibitors of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2023 or COMPUTEX CYBERWORLD 2023 Level A.

A company may register up to five products for free. If the participating company wishes to enter more products into the BC Award, they will need to pay a fee of NTD 1,000 (before tax) per product.

(1)Applications will not be accepted if the exhibitors withdraw their applications or were not allocated a booth.

(2) If the applicant withdraws or being denied participation from  COMPUTEX TAIPEI or COMPUTEX CYBERWORLD after submission, their submission will be automatically regarded as forfeit, and documents will not be returned.

(3) All information submitted must be legitimate and true, any false information submitted will affect eligibility. Any information submitted by the applicant found in infringement of rights, the applicant will be solely be responsible for and legal prosecution.

(4) If the applicants fail to participation in the registration process or follow-up requirements. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the registrations, and subsequently, the award qualifications.


Registered Products:

  • Registered products must be a completed product in terms of development and launched to the global market before 29th May 2023.
  • Winning products must present at the COMPUTEX TAIPEI or COMPUTEX CYBERWORLD promotional activities. If the winners cannot participate in the promotional activities, the organizers reserve the right to cancel their award and grant the honor to the sequential placement.
  • Registered products must be guaranteed not to infringe on any intellectual property rights. Applicants must bear all legal liabilities or responsibilities for any lawsuits or legal disputes which may occur. The organizers have the right to cancel the show and the applicants must return the trophies and certificates.

4. Application

 2023 Best Choice Award covers 15 categories. After assessment, Best Choice Award will select Category  winners、Golden Awards and the winner   of “Best Choice of the Year.”
 To view all the categories details please click on the following link 2023 Award Categories & Products
01. Cyber Security 
09. Smart City (public service)
02. AI, Big Data, Cloud Computing 
10. Vehicle Technology & Smart Cockpit
03. Networking  Communication 11. Smart Retail Busines&s Solution & IPC Embedded Products 
04. Other Applications 12. Peripherals & Accessories 
05. Gaming & Entertainment 13. Computer & System
06. Metaverse & XR Application
14. Sports Technology
07. IC & Components  15. Epidemic Prevention Technology
08. IoT Applications  


5. Evaluation criteria

 The three major highlights of this award are: Functionality, Innovation, and Market Potential. Applicants should select and apply to the corresponding category according to the product's attribute.

 Each product is limited to apply to a single category.

6. Registration

 A company may register up to five products for free. If the participating company with to enter more products into BC Award, they will need to pay a fee of NTD1,000(before tax) per product. Each product may only apply for one category and no co-registration between many companies is allowed.

 Any information provided by the applicants will be handled in strict confidentiality. Application documentations will not be returned, and will be disposed by the organizer upon completion of purpose.

  If applicants fail to meet the eligibility criteria and insist on sending their materials, the application material will not be returned, and the organizers will cancel the application.

 All applicants must fill in the required information online, and input content details accurately. Primary assessment is the validation of these materials and any insufficient or incomplete information will negatively affect the results of the assessment.

 The organizer remains the right to adjust the categories of products in the competition.

 The organizers reserves the right to amend any rules if necessary.

6.1 Registration Process

【The following steps must be completed before 3:00 pm on 28th Mar. 2023, failure to complete the process before the deadline will result in immediate disqualification.】

Step 1
Online Login
  • For new applicants, please register on the Best Choice Award website .
  • Registered companies, please login in with the previous account password.
Step 2
Confirm Information
  • After login, the system will show company basic information. Please confirm the listed information.
Step 3
Add New Product
Please refer to section 6.2 for uploading instructions.
  • Input the new Products(basic introduction, size specifications, award categories...,etc).
  • Each company can add five products, each product will automatically generate a registration ID.
  • Each product uploaded must include the Application form and Consent Form.
  • Each product's application form must be completed before 3:00 pm on 28th Mar. 2023.
  • Any changes to product Name, the Applied Category must be made before 3:00 pm on 28th Mar. 2023. No amendments will be allowed after registration closes.
  • After uploading and confirming all materials, applicants must print out the "Consent Form" and upload it to the registration website by 3:00 pm on 28th Mar. 2023.
  • If there are more than one attachment files, please merge them into one file before uploading. Please refer to section 6.2 for uploading instructions.

6.2 Instructions For Uploading

 Each product registration must be accompanied by a completed application form. Please note the required information:

(1) Product information (Required)

(2) product picture (Required)

◎ For assessment purposes and online promotion. Please do not upload multiple products within one photo.

◎ File size is limited to 2 MB. JPEG file format and dimensions:300x250 pixels. Background must be white or removed.

(3) Reference document

◎ Reference documents include product patent letter, certificate, test report, award certificate or other supplementary documents.

◎ Please upload all documents in a single file. The file size is limited to 4MB in PDF format.

7. Assessment Notification

 Members of Jury of Best Choice Award (hereinafter referred to as the jury) are selected by the organizers from government and academic experts to take charge of the related work such as selection and review.

 Stages of assessment:

(1) Qualification Review: The organizer will review applicants' qualifications, and adjust their product category if necessary.

(2) Primary Assessment: The judges will review and assess the registration materials.

(3) Final Assessment: Companies that pass the Preliminary Assessment have to present their product attributes and demonstrate their product. Referring to the results of the Preliminary and Final Assessment, the jury members will vote on the winners.

 Results of the three-stage assessment will be announced online, officials will notify finalists to participate in the next stage assessment. The applicants should pay attention to the announcement and schedule of the activities in order to facilitate adequate preparation.

 If the registered products proceed to the Final Assessment but fail to participate in the assessment briefings or follow-up requirements, the organizer will suspend the company from entering the competition for one year.

8. Application Fee

■ Application Fee:

 All company may register up to five products for free. If the participating company wishes to enter more products into the BC Award, they will need to pay a fee of NTD1,000(before tax) per product.

■ Promotional fee for winners:30,000 NTD per product (before tax)

All winners must pay a promotional fee , as well as cooperate with the organizer to submit promotion document. Promotional fees are used in activities such as the promotional activities, Details are as follows:

(1)A company may register up to five products for free. If the participating company wishes to enter more products into the BC Award, they will need to pay a fee of NTD1,000(before tax) per product.

(2) Those who do not pay the promotion fee will not be able promote themselves in any promotional activities or broadcasts held by the organizer. The organizer reserves the right to cancel their award, qualifications, and registrations and award the second winner instead.

(3)Payment deadline: Please complete the payment processes within 5 business days after receiving the payment notice.

(3)Payment information

Account name: Taipei Computer Association
Bank name and branch: Cathay United Bank (013), Dunnan branch (0534)
Bank Account (14 digits): 824033 + Company registration number (8 digits)
Note: any bank fees incurred will be paid by the applicants, including the bank charges.