On 20 November, Friday, an award ceremony for market leaders "ComNews Awards 2020: Digital Technologies vs. COVID-19" took place. This year's ComNews Awards were presented for the ninth time in a row. The year 2020 in Russia and worldwide was marked by the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19).
Stay Home with Russian Seasons won in the category "Best Online Concert during the Pandemic". Online concerts have become a new reality. Some musicians organised online concert broadcasts on YouTube, Facebook and VKontakte platforms. Operators also excelled - MTS and Rostelecom (Wink service) were able to organize the largest number of online concerts. But the best, according to ComNews, was the international cultural project "Russian Seasons".
Projects for the ComNews Awards 2020 competition could be submitted on a proactive basis to companies that implemented them or customers by filling out a formalized form on the competition website. At the same time, ComNews AG reserved the right to expand the pool of projects under consideration through dedicated initiatives, which in the course of 2020 came under the heading "Industry vs. COVID-19" on the ComNews.ru portal (https://www.comnews.ru/covid-19). The best projects were selected by a jury of editors and reviewers from the ComNews.ru portal, Digital Economy, Standard magazine and the analytical agency ComNews Research.
Criteria for selecting the winning projects: scalability, innovativeness, complexity, transparency, efficiency, significance.