The Digiday Technology Awards, formerly known as the Digiday Signal Awards, recognize the technology platforms that are bringing efficiency, effectiveness and creativity to the media and marketing processes for brands, agencies and publishers. Over the years, the awards have honored industry-leading work from companies like Saatchi & Saatchi LA, xAd and 33Across. Winners will be honored at the Digiday Awards gala this upcoming November.
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Early Deadline: June 1, 2018 - $445 per entry
Regular Deadline: June 15, 2018 - $545 per entry
Final Deadline: June 29, 2018 - $695 per entry
All deadlines end at 11:59PM PST
Best Audience Measurement Platform
Recognizing the most outstanding audience measurement data platform and solution.
Finalists2017 Winner: iQ Media
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.
Finalists2017 Winner: Adobe - Adobe Analytics
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.
Finalists2017 Winner: Epsilon - Agility Harmony
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.
Finalists2017 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.
Finalists2017 Winner: SweetIQ
Best Sales Automation Tools & Platform
Recognizing the best sales automation tools that turn leads into customers and minimize the manual effort.
Finalists2017 Winner: Gong - Gong.io
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.
Finalists2017 Winner: Taptica
Best Native/Content Advertising Platform
Recognizing the leading recommendation and native advertising platform that boosts ad revenue and higher engagement.
Finalists2017 Winner: Narrativ
Best Mobile Marketing Platform
Recognizing the technology platform that provides the best cross-device solutions for optimal mobile marketing.
Finalists2017 Winner: Cheetah Ads
Best Display & Programmatic Advertising Platform
Recognizing the top supply and demand side platforms in today’s programmatic advertising ecosystem.
Finalists2017 Winner: 365 Connect
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.
Finalists2017 Winner: True Anthem
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 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:
- Innovative thinking
- Consumer value
- Results related to KPIs
Entries should relate to business conducted from April 2017-June 2018. Interested in being a judge? Email us at email@example.com
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 the first week of July, 2017. The winners will be announced this upcoming fall, 2017.
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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