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It’s show time – The Appys 2011

The final touches are being put to the Mansion House for today’s awards, The Appys with Carphone Warehouse. We are looking forward to rewarding the best within the application development sector. There is an event timeline and some housekeeping details below – as well as a list of some of the companies attending.

At the end of the mail you will also get your chance to enter the two competitions currently running on Facebook from Carphone Warehouse and Sony Ericsson.

Get the Appys Apps

For Android go to the market. For Apple go here. Alternatively go to the Android Market or iTunes and search for The Appys in the Irish store to download. A big thank you to Furious Tribe for putting this together for us.

Event details

  • Dress code is smart/casual.
  • Kick off is at 7pm in the Mansion House.
  • You will be checked in on Samsung Tablets and then shown to a drinks reception and the exhibition area.
  • At 8.15pm people can make their way into the awards ceremony where each table will have a selection of hot and cold finger food (for example sushi, smoked turkey bundy, watermelon, mini-burgers and lamb kebabs).
  • At 8.30pm sharp the doors close and the awards begin.
  • At 9.30 pm the awards finish and the band Groove Boy will begin playing.
  • There is a DJ from 10.30pm until late.


The free drinks reception is sparkling wine, and red and white wine. There is also a full bar service, although you have to pay for these drinks. During the awards show itself there is table service available.

Who is attending?

Just a small selection of companies attending on the night include Nokia, Furious Tribe, Samsung, iMobile, Sony Ericsson, Redwind Software, Carphone Warehouse, Tapadoo, Vodafone, 98 FM, Communicorp, RTE,, PUCA, Paddy Power, Distilled Media, Windmill Lane, Appsie, National Irish Bank,, Axonista, TV3, Associated Newspapers, Fusio, Mobanode, EightyTwenty, Publicis QMP, Vodafone, Product World, App Sandwich, Web Reach, Flashpoint, Intuition, Arikebio, VMAD and many, many more.


There will be spot prizes on the night as well as a Blackberry Playbook for the Best Developer. Each of the winners will walk away with a coveted Appys gong. You can also enter the Carphone Warehouse People’s Choice competition and the Sony Ericsson Best Android Competition beforehand.
The band Groove Boy is brought to us by Carphone Warehouse and were part of the courtyard stage at this year’s Castlepalooza. The DJ and full bar service will run until closing.

Shortlist is available here and the hash tag for the night #CPWappys.

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