30.1.2012 – PRESS RELEASE, Barcelona, Spain: “The top 20 global apps from the AppCircus2011 World Tour have today been announced to pitch live for Best App of the Year at the 6th Annual Mobile Premier Awards on February 27th, in Barcelona – coinciding with the Mobile World Congress.
The twenty AppCircus finalists were selected by an international jury of mobile industry heavyweights, including experts from Facebook, Twitter and Mozilla out of 47 other AppCircus World Tour winners from 26 countries world-wide. All finalists selected to pitch at the Mobile Premier Awards were winners of their respective countries during the AppCircus world tour in 2011; (please see Editor’s notes for full list of App finalists).
Amongst the finalists, were emerging and established app developers from Brazil, Germany, Kenya, Romania, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States. Each finalist has created a winning App that represents the rapid growth and popularity of Apps the world over.
Rudy De Waele, Mobile Strategist and Co-founder of AppCircus explains; “Apps are so popular because they engage us more creatively, empower our global communication needs, and save us valuable time – a couple of years ago the power in mobile was all about the device (hardware), then it was about the OS, now it’s all about the…read on.”