MundoGEO#Connect 2013 Awards announces Top 3

Check out who were the three most voted in each category of MundoGEO#Connect 2013 Awards

Curitiba, June 07, 2013 - The largest geospatial event in Latin America will recognize professionals, institutions, companies and brands that stand out in geosparial industry. The ceremony of MundoGEO#Connect 2013 Awards will be held on June 19 at 6pm, as part of MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2013, Conference and Trade Fair of Geomatics and Geospatial Solutions (, which takes place at the Frei Caneca Convention Center, in Sao Paulo (SP).

The 2nd round of voting determined the winners among all the finalists. Now, you can check out the 3 most voted ( in each of the 24 award categories. During the ceremony, on June 19, it will be unveiled the first one of each category that will receive the award.

“In 2013 edition we received many suggestions from the community and then we canceled some categories and created other ones, such as ‘Best Facebook Page’, for example,” said Eduardo Freitas, technical coordinator of MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2013. “From there we invite everyone to vote in the five finalists, so we got the results that will be unveiled on June 19, after Brazil and Mexico soccer game. Certainly it will be a day of celebration for the geospatial community.”

“This year we had a significant number of international votes in  ‘the most memorable global brands’ category, resulting in Argentina and Mexico among the Top 3, which compete with Brazil in the ‘Best SDI Initiative in Latin America’ category,” said Emerson Granemann, CEO of MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica.

See who were the three most voted by the geospatial community in some of the categories of the Award, which is sponsored by Garmin, global manufacturer of GPS navigators:

Person of the Year – Public Sector
Gilberto Câmara (Inpe)
Moema José de Carvalho Augusto (IBGE)
Roberto Tadeu Teixeira (Incra)

Best Facebook Page about Geospatial Technologies
Alezi Teodolini
CPE Tecnologia

Best Maps Provider

Best SDI Initiative in Latin America
Idera Argentina
Inde Brasil
Idemex México

Registration for the activities of MundoGEO#Connect are open. The 2013 edition will include courses, seminars, forums and workshops. For more information, check out the complete schedule and the registration options (

About MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica

MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica - Conference and Trade Fair on Geomatics and Geospatial Solutions - is the largest and most important event in Latin America in the geoinformation sector. The third edition will be held from June 18 to 20 of 2013 in the Frei Caneca Convention Center, in Sao Paulo (SP), Brazil, with the main purpose to provide a new type of interactive experience between experts, researchers, end-users and industry operators using innovative models of dynamic models of debates and lectures, which favors the exchange of ideas and interaction among participants and panelists.

About MundoGEO

MundoGEO, founded in 1998, is leader in Latin America in integrated solutions for media and communication for the geospatial and LBS sectors. The connection platform generates content in portuguese, spanish and english for more than 100,000 professionals registered in the magazine, web portal, social nets, webinars and events, such as MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica. This annual event is held in Sao Paulo, and in the previous edition gathered together more than 3,350 attendees, from 27 countries, and 70 global brands in the trade fair.


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