The awards are part of the 2012 Digital Asia Festival, which will take place in Beijing on 7 and 8 November.
On the shortlist, China has the highest number of entries, followed by Australia and Singapore, both with 13. India takes third place with 10 entries. The full shortlist can be found on the Digital Asia Festival website.
The 12-member jury, led by jury president Matias Palm-Jensen, European chief innovation officer, McCann Erickson, will now head for the final stage of judging at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Beijing to decide on and award the best of digital in Asia-Pacific.