The Digiday Technology Awards, formerly the Digiday Signal Awards, recognizes the technology platforms that are bringing efficiency, effectiveness and creativity to the media and marketing processes for brands, agencies and publishers across the world. Over the years, the awards have honored industry-leading work from companies like Saatchi & Saatchi LA, xAd and 33Across.

The deadlines have now passed and judging is underway. The winners will be announced online August 7 and will be honored at an awards gala in NYC this upcoming November.

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  • Best Audience Measurement Platform

    Recognizing the most outstanding audience measurement data platform and solution.

  • Best Cloud Data Integration Platform

    Recognizing the leading platform in cloud and data integration and tag management.

  • Best Data Management Platform

    Honoring the top DMP in today’s industry.

  • Best Marketing Analytics/Attribution Platform

    Honoring the leading analytics tools and platform that measures the entire marketing funnel.

  • Best Marketing Dashboard Software

    Honoring the best dashboard platform for marketing and data visualization.

  • Best Mobile (& Web) Analytics Platform

    Recognizing the top platform for mobile app analytics.

  • Best CMS and Web Content Management Platform

    Recognizing the top CMS platform that hosts and displays data across the web.

  • Best Content Marketing Platform

    Recognizing the best content marketing software for content creation, management, distribution and beyond.

  • Best Email Marketing Platform

    Recognizing the best email service provider that delivers personalized communications and drives customer engagement.

  • Best Interactive Content Platform

    Recognizing the best survey and feedback platform that maximizes user interactivity.

  • Best Marketing Automation Platform

    Recognizing the top technology platform that promotes effective marketing across multiple channels.

    2017 Winner: Koddi
  • Best Mobile App Platform

    Recognizing the best mobile app development platform.

  • Best Testing & Personalization Platform

    Recognizing the best all-in-one optimization, personalization and testing platform.

  • Best Location-Based Platform

    Honoring the best location-based services technology platform for consumer marketing.

  • Best Sales Automation Tools & Platform

    Recognizing the best sales automation tools that turn leads into customers and minimize the manual effort.

  • Best Video Marketing & Advertising Platform

    Recognizing the leading video platform and ad serving solution.

  • Best Influencer Marketing Platform

    Recognizing the best influencer marketing platform used to amplify content across appropriate platforms to amplify brand objectives.

  • Best Social Advertising Platform

    Recognizing the best social advertising platforms that automate advertisement placement for social networking sites.

  • Best Native/Content Advertising Platform

    Recognizing the leading recommendation and native advertising platform that boosts ad revenue and higher engagement.

  • Best Mobile Marketing Platform

    Recognizing the technology platform that provides the best cross-device solutions for optimal mobile marketing.

  • Best Display & Programmatic Advertising Platform

    Recognizing the top supply and demand side platforms in today’s programmatic advertising ecosystem.

  • Best Retail Technology

    Recognizing the technology most enhancing the shopping experience, online or offline.

  • Best CRM Platform

    Recognizing the best CRM software and tools for managing customer data, interactions and relationships.

  • Best Social Media Marketing Platform

    Recognizing the best social media marketing tools, platform and services that manage and scale online marketing efforts.

  • Best Ad Fraud Platform new

    Honoring the best ad fraud platform that works with publishers and brands to guarantee clean traffic, viewability and quality, human views.

  • Best Display/Video Programmatic Platform new

    Honoring the best display/video programmatic platform that focuses on header bidding wrappers/solutions.

  • Best Conversational Marketing Platform new

    Recognizing the best conversational marketing platform and AI chatbot service to automate and scale marketing and sales efforts and create lasting customer relationships.

  • Best E-commerce for Content Platform  new

    Recognizing the best platform for media companies to drive engagement, subscriptions, loyalty and revenue while managing all aspects of the e-commerce lifecycle.


How to Enter

  • 1
    Select Category

    Choose category or categories you'd like to enter.

  • 2
    Add Description

    Enter platform details and answer a few short questions.

  • 3
    Upload Work

    Upload a case study showcasing your campaign.

  • 4

    Submit your entry fee payment online.

Judging Criteria

The judges will be looking for companies and platforms 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, case study 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:

- Creativity

- Innovative thinking

- Consumer value

- Results related to KPIs

Entries should relate to business conducted from June 2017-May 2018. Interested in being a judge? Email us at

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.

Winners will be announced at the end of July, 2018. We will then recognize the winners at the Digiday Awards gala this upcoming 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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