The Digiday Publishing Awards recognize the best digital publishing innovation by publishers, brands, agencies and technology platforms in the European market. Distinct from our US awards programs, these categories recognize campaigns and innovations targeted for European audiences.

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Early Deadline: March 17, 2017 - $395 per entry
Regular Deadline: April 14, 2017 - $495 per entry
Last chance Deadline:  April 26, 2017 - $695 per entry
*Extended Deadline: June 16, 2017 - $695 per entry*

Awards Gala | September, 2017 | London, England


  • Best New Brand/Vertical

    Built from the ground up or born from an existing entity - that has displayed the most impressive performance in terms of approach, editorial quality and growth.

  • Best Use of Snapchat

    Most effective use of Snapchat for overall storytelling, live coverage and use of features, including the Discover channel.

  • Best Use of Instagram

    Most engaging use of Instagram features, including Stories, in social storytelling.

  • Best Use of Facebook Live

    Best translation of a publishing brand’s editorial mission to the live video format.

  • Best Use of a Podcast

    As a medium and marketing tool to enhance the brand, product or message while growing its audio audience.

  • Best Use of a Messenger Bot

    Best use of bot messaging services (ex: Facebook, Kik) to deliver news to readers, etc.

  • Best Use of VR/AR

    Best use of virtual and/or augmented reality for storytelling.

  • Best Live Event

    Best execution of a live event as an extension of the publisher's editorial brand, determined by number of tickets sold, social reach, outside press coverage and overall experience factor.

  • Best Use of Technology

    To distribute content, enhance user experience and propel overall growth.

  • Best Email Newsletter

    Most effective use of an email newsletter to forge a direct connection with readers.

  • Best Video Series

    Presented to the publisher that has best used video to consistently deliver quality content and storytelling.

  • Best Overall Design

    Most effective design in order to deliver content and advertising across devices.

  • Best E-Commerce Strategy

    Best use of e-commerce to drive additional revenue to the publisher that’s seamless with the editorial content.

  • Best Branded Content Program

    Across platforms in order to engage an audience and promote a brand, product or service.

  • Best Mobile Innovation

    To deliver content while providing a rich user experience.

  • Best Brand Partnership

    Between a brand and a publisher in order to strategically promote a brand, product or service through the publisher’s channels.

  • Best Custom Advertising

    Non-standard ad options for brands that fit seamlessly in the user experience.

  • Best Content Studio

    In-house content marketing team that has consistently produced and distributed compelling, innovative and effective content for clients.

  • Most Effective Sales Team

    Awarded to the sales team that has produced consistent results and driven revenue with both new and existing clients.

  • Publishing Executive of the Year

    Awarded to the senior publishing executive who has shown impressive, consistent vision for their company and its growth.

Entry Process

  • 1

    Choose one category or categories you wish to enter.

  • 2

    Enter campaign details, answer a few short questions.

  • 3

    Upload any supporting photos, renderings and/or video.

  • 4

    Submit your entry fee payment online.

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