Alexa Voice Awards is a platform by Amazon to recognize excellence, and to honor the innovators contributing to the growth of the Alexa community in India. If you are a developer building for Alexa, a system integrator helping brands enter the world of voice, or a brand offering innovative voice experiences, apply for the 2019 Alexa Voice Awards.

Award Categories

Alexa Community Evangelist of the Year

Awarded to the developer in the Alexa India community who has independently contributed most to the community by conducting Alexa skills workshops, resolving fellow developer's queries, building products to simplify Alexa skill building, leading social media discussions and marketing, and more.

Alexa Star Developer of the Year

Awarded to the developer in the Alexa India community who has built the most engaging skill for Indian customers.

Alexa Skills - Agency of the Year

Awarded to the Indian developmental agency which contributed the most by pro actively engaging with brands to design and build high quality skills for Indian customers.

Alexa Student Influencer of the Year

Awarded to the Alexa Student Influencer who actively evangelized Alexa the most among campuses and positively built relations among faculty, student communities, and Amazon Alexa.

Alexa Skills - Popular Brand of the Year

Awarded to the Alexa voice-tech brand partner for conceptualizing unique Alexa skill experiences and driving voice-tech adoption among customers in India.

Alexa Skills - Smart Home Brand of the Year

Awarded to the Alexa Smart Home Brand who launched innovative smart home solutions with Alexa in India, thus driving Alexa’s reach among Indian customers.

Alexa Voice Service - Innovator of the Year

Awarded to the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) System Integrator (SI)/Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) who launched the most differentiated products for the Indian market.

Alexa Voice Service - Best Customer Experience of the Year

Awarded to the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) brand who delivered the most seamless and engaging customer experience to drive high engagement for Alexa.

Who Can Apply

  • Builders, developers, brands and/or system integrators who have built engaging Alexa skills for customers in India
  • Community influencers who have contributed towards evangelizing the Alexa Skills Kit in India by conducting Alexa skills workshops, resolving fellow developer's queries and more
  • Product manufactures who have integrated Alexa into their hardware devices using Alexa Voice Services
  • Marketing/Technical agencies who have built and marketed Alexa Skills or Alexa enabled devices for brands
  • Smart home device manufacturers who have built home automation solutions for customers with Amazon Alexa

How it Works

  • Skills/Solutions will be judged across parameters (where applicable) including number of skills published, skills rating, number of customers engaged, community engagement, Alexa features used, Alexa voice design and positioning, building solutions for customer use cases, developer community interactions, marketing campaigns to reach customers, and product launches (may vary by category)
  • Top 2 candidates will be selected basis a jury review by leaders from Alexa team
  • Finalists will pitch to a jury comprising Amazon and industry leaders on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at JW Marriot, Delhi
  • Winners will be chosen by the jury post the pitch round, and announced during the grand finale in Delhi on the same day

Alexa Voice Award Winners

Alexa Community Evangelist of the Year
Ashish Jha

Alexa Star Developer of the Year
The Oyku Team
(Shreedhar Vepencheri & Karthikraj Duraisamy)
Alexa Skills - Agency of the Year
Winimy.AI

Alexa Student Influencer of the Year
Aditya Channe

Alexa Skills - Popular Brand of the Year
IOK Labs Inc.
(Sanjeev Kapoor)
Alexa Skills - Smart Home Brand of the Year
Syska LED Lights Private Limited

Alexa Voice Service - Innovator of the Year
Sirena Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Alexa Voice Service - Best Customer Experience of the Year
Imagine Marketing Pvt. Ltd. (boAt)

Jury Members


Sandipan Chattopadhyay
Sandipan Chattopadhyay
CEO,Xelpmoc
Ashish Gupta
Ashish Gupta
CEO, Docprime.com and Tech Evangelist, Policybazaar.com
Vibhore Sharma
Vibhore Sharma
CTO, Info Edge India Limited
Kumar Rangarajan
Kumar Rangarajan
Co-Founder Slang Labs