The Digiday Technology Awards recognize the technology modernizing media and marketing. Over the years, we’ve honored industry-leading work by companies like Adobe, Chartbeat and Piano.

The shortlist has officially been announced. You can view the full list of finalists here. On Tuesday, Aug. 20 we announced the first group of this year's winners on our site. Check out the full list here.

All pre announced winners and finalists are invited to join a night of celebrating the best work the industry has to offer at the Digiday Fall Awards Gala, which will be held at The Lighthouse in New York City on Nov. 14. Tickets are available for purchase below.

The evening will proceed as follows:
6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. - Seated Dinner
8:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony hosted by Cash Levy
9:30 p.m. - Evening Concludes

Planning ahead for next year? Sign up here to receive reminders about deadlines. To access everything you'll need to join the ranks of our past winners including our entry kit, expert tips for crafting a winning entry and past coverage of this program, click here

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  • Best Video Marketing & Advertising Platform

    Recognizing the leading video platform and ad serving solution.

  • Best Content Marketing Platform

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

  • Best Influencer Marketing Platform

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

  • Best Mobile Marketing Platform

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

  • Best Marketing Automation Platform

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

  • Best Social Marketing Tools/Platform new

    Recognizing the best social advertising/marketing tools or platform that manage and scale social marketing and advertising efforts.

  • Best Email Marketing Platform

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

  • Best Marketing Analytics/Attribution Platform

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

  • Best Native Advertising Platform new

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

  • Best Display and Programmatic Advertising Platform

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

  • Best Personalization & A/B Testing Platform

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

  • Best E-Commerce for Content Platform

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

  • Best Monetization Platform for Publishers new

    Recognizing the platform that allows publishers to monetize via relevant, highly contextualized ads without compromising their editorial perspective.

  • Best Affiliate Network new

    Recognizing the best platform for advertisers or publishers looking to drive their affiliate revenues.

  • Best Sales Automation Tools & Platform

    Recognizing the best sales automation tools that help manage the sales process and minimize the manual effort.

  • Best Digital Retail Technology

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

  • Best Location Based Platform

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

  • Best Customer Data Platform new

    Honoring the top CDP in today’s industry.

  • Best Data Management Platform

    Honoring the top DMP in today’s industry.

  • Best Content Management System

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

  • Best CRM Platform

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


2018 Winners

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 2018- June 2019. Interested in being a judge? Submit your nomination here.

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.


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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