Awards Gala | November, 2018 | NYC
The Digiday Awards honor the people and companies modernizing the media and marketing industries. As Digiday’s penultimate awards program, the Digiday Awards recognize the top work across the industry from campaigns and creative to the innovative brands, agencies and publishers. The Digiday Awards honor the best the media and marketing world has to offer.
Over the years, these awards have honored leading work from brands and agencies such as Casper, R/GA, Domino’s, The Martin Agency and more.
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Early Deadline: August 3, 2018 - $445 per entry
Regular Deadline: August 24, 2018 - $545 per entry
Last Chance Deadline: September 14, 2018 - $695 per entry
All deadlines end at 11:59PM PST
Best Branding B2B Campaign
Awarding a business-to-business digital branding campaign on at least one or more digital platforms with a purpose to build and enhance a brand's image and identity among consumers or users.
Best Product Launch
Awarding a digital campaign on at least one or more digital platforms with a purpose to launch a new brand, product or service among consumers or users.
Agency of the Year
Awarding the agency that best displays a creative approach to client briefs and excellence in client collaboration demonstrated by measurable results.+ subcategories
Brand of the Year
Awarding the brand that is leading the competition with original thinking in its marketing and advertising, cultural relevance and continued customer satisfaction. This category is divided by B2B and B2C brands.+ subcategories
Media Plan of the Year new
Honoring a company that most effectively executed a media plan that reached its stated objectives.
Digital Team of the Year new
Recognizing the in-house digital team that has harnessed the power of social and engaged with its core audience on various platforms through dynamic storytelling
Best Use of AI new
Honoring the best AI campaign, including voice-powered assistants, behavioral algorithms, facial recognition or other.
How to Enter
Choose category or categories you'd like to enter.
Enter platform details and answer a few short questions.
Upload a case study showcasing your campaign.
Submit your entry fee payment online.
The judges will be looking for companies or campaigns that can clearly demonstrate success over the past 12 months. We suggest providing evidence to substantiate your entries including, but not limited to, metrics around KPIs, creative assets, links to your work or other items you feel speak to the quality of your submission. Judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry.
Each section of the entry will be scored based on the following criteria:
- Innovative thinking
- Consumer value
- Results related to KPIs
Entries should relate to business conducted from January 2017-July 2018.
The Judging Process
1. Judges score each question within the entry form based on the outlined criteria.
2. These are then combined to create an overall score for each entry.
3. All judges' scores are totaled and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlist.
4. Judges meet to discuss the highest scoring entries and then agree on the category winner.
The shortlist will be announced in September, 2018. The winners will be announced at the awards gala held in November, 2018.
All material will remain confidential to the judges, who are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Winning case studies may be used in post-event materials to promote best practice and permission will be sought from entrants before publishing these. Judges are not allowed to judge any entries submitted on behalf of their company.
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