GVF Quarter Century of Excellence Award


GVF is the only global trade association representing the entire satellite ecosystem and in 2022 GVF is celebrating its 25th anniversary year. To mark both GVF’s 25th anniversary and the achievements of the satellite communications ecosystem during the last quarter century, GVF will confer the GVF Quarter Century of Excellence Award.

The Award will be conferred upon the GVF member which is deemed by a panel of independent industry experts to have made the most significant aggregate contribution to the industry over the last 25 years. The winner will be announced, and the Award given, on 14 September 2022 at Euroconsult’s World Satellite Business Week conference which is also celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The Award criteria includes evaluation of:

  • The beneficial impact on society of the nominated organisations’ achievements and contribution
  • The beneficial impact on the broad telecommunications sector
  • The organisations’ contributions to its financial bottom line In considering these criteria, preference will be given to revolutionary rather than evolutionary developments across 25-years.

The five finalists for the GVF Quarter Century of Excellence Award following a public nomination process:

Hughes Network Systems

The five finalists have a long history of leading the industry in advances and the winner will be selected by a group of independent jurors who will base their decision on which company’s advances have had the greatest beneficial impact on society, the broad telecommunications sector and the company’s financial bottom line.

Each company’s candidacy was presented during a virtual event on 6 July. You can watch it here