2020 Shortlist


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Retail

Cedarwood Digital & Watches2U – Driving Online Growth Through PPC
Circus PPC & Miele – Immer Besser, Forever Better
Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – ‘Be Our Guest – Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE’
Cool Blue Brand Communications & Sleepeezee – Everything’s easy, when you Sleepeezee
Evolved Search & River Island – Building results with on–trend digital strategy
Intermarketing Agency & adidas – Copa 19, Creators Unite
Luxury Flooring & Furnishings – Generating a 1300% return and £1m in revenue through an agile Paid Search strategy
Verizon Media, Mediacom Edinburgh & Subway – Xbox Scratch Card: Play to Win

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Finance

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CandidSky & Evolution Money – Blended Digital Campaign
Code Computerlove/Mediacom North & Equity Release Supermarket – Capitalising on the value of a brilliant customer experience
Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR
Evolved Search & Money Guru – How much is your Data worth?
MediaCom North & Skipton Building Society – Lifetime ISA PPC
MountDigital & UKDS – Using data and efficiency to deliver rocket fuelled growth
Skipton Building Society – Facebook Live ISA Specialists Campaign
Worship & Aldermore Bank – Callback Form Optimisation

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Travel / Leisure

Arriva Rail North / Northern – Flash Sale
Ginger Juice for South African Tourism – ‘Discover Your South Africa’ Campaign
Mabo & Bannatyne’s – Bannatyne Health Club Got Their Google Ads Fighting Fit with Mabo
Marketing Manchester & Manchester BID – Halloween in the City
Route Agency & First Leeds – Leedscity Bus / Getting there for you
Trunk & 32Red – A series of legends
Trunk & Greene King – Winning loyal fans during the summer of sport
Wavemaker North & Great Western Railway – Arrive Ready

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Third Sector

The judges chose not to release a shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on the night.

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Entertainment / Sports

Blueclaw & ProTipster – VAR from Perfect
Evolved Search & tombola – Taking a bet on a content–led approach
Grapple Agency & Hisense – TVs / Incredible Moments
Mabo & UK Tactical – Mabo Combat PPC For Military Equipment Provider
Sheffield United Football Club – #WeAreBlades Sheffield United 19/20 Season Ticket campaign
Trunk & 32Red – A series of legends
Trunk & Greene King – Winning loyal fans during the summer of sport
twentysix & Free Super Tips – The ‘Premier League Pie Taster’ competition

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Public Sector

Bradford College, Forward & Thinking and Media Partnership – Ready When You Are Campaign
Republic of Media & The Scottish Government – Changing Risky Driving Behaviours
University of Central Lancashire, Mediacom North & Access – Together Undergraduate Student Recruitment Campaign

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Health & Beauty

Lifeways – Homes Not Voids
Tailor-Made Media & VÖOST – #LittleChanges

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – FMCG

9xb.com – Freee by Doves Farm Foods
Intermarketing Agency, Mediacom & KIND® Snacks – ‘The Whole Package’ Paid Social Campaign
Kagool – FMCG Digital Census Campaign
Mosquito & Horlicks – #MyHorlicksMoment
twentysix & Yorkshire Tea – Campaigning for a proper #teamoji

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – B2B

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Don’t be Shy & Escape Hunt – Escape the Office
Don’t be Shy & Promethean – The State of Technology in Education 2019/20
Evoluted  Evoluted Drive SEO Success for Peak Indicators
Evolved Search – Lending an expert hand to ABC Finance
Six & Flow & AdRoll – Conversational Marketing
Six & Flow & Airswift – Inbound Marketing
Six & Flow & Drift – Digital and physical event marketing and community building
Stein IAS with Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – Smart Marketing, Marketing Smart

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – B2C

Bind & TyresOnTheDrive.com – Using digital marketing to sell more tyres & save the planet
Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – ‘Be Our Guest – Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE’
connective3 & thortful – Building links and inspiring purchases through Strategic Creativity
Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers
Evolved Search – Driving Select Car Leasing’s performance to Pole Position
Evolved Search & Tombola – Taking a bet on a content–led approach
Republic of Media & The Scottish Government – Changing Risky Driving Behaviours
Trunk & Greene King – Winning loyal fans during the summer of sport

Best Affiliate Campaign

twentysix for Fortnum & Mason – Innovating to drive scalable growth
We Influence & Winfields Outdoors

Best Low Budget Campaign

Acquiro Digital & I Love Wallpaper – Filtered Homes
BrightRED Digital & Sutton and Co. – Telemarketing Stress to Online Success
Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers
JBH The Content Agency & FOOTY.com – Ranking Sports Stadiums by Fan Experience
Route Agency & Premier Kitchens – Spending Smart
Salesfire
Thrive Creative & Cheshire East – Connecting Cheshire

Best Integrated Campaign

Arriva Rail North / Northern – Let’s Go, 2019 Brand Campaign
Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – ‘Be Our Guest – Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE’
Cool Blue Brand Communications & Sleepeezee – Everything’s easy, when you Sleepeezee
Intermarketing Agency & adidas – Ultraboost / Ultraboost 19 Foot Locker
iProspect Leeds & Parkdean Resorts – Bridging the Online Offline Divide
Kagool – FMCG Digital Census Campaign
The SEO Works help Rab Scale new Heights
Thrive Creative & Cheshire East – Connecting Cheshire
University of Central Lancashire, Mediacom North & Access – Together Undergraduate Student Recruitment Campaign

Best Use of Video

Activity Alliance – Who says?
INIT Creative – #Nomoreknives video
Local TV – Northumbrian Water Group Innovation Festival
Marketing Manchester and Manchester Histories with One Smart Cookie – Peterloo Visitor Film
MediaCom North & Skipton Building Society – Captify Brand Video Test
Republic of Media & The Scottish Government – Breathtaking Roads for Scotland’s Bikers
Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – The SafeTug 360º Experience
Trunk & 32Red – A series of legends

Influencer/Outreach Campaign

Media Agency Group & Qatar 2022
Mosquito & Zoflora – Crufts 2019
Turtle Wax & Mosquito – Digital Road Map

Best Website

Don’t be Shy & Promethean – Atlas
Don’t be Shy & Promethean – ResourcEd
JEKBEE & VEKA – Combining SEO & UX for Ultimate Performance
META & Chapter 8 Shop ecommerce redesign grows B2B sales of chevrons
Parallax & Leeds Bradford Airport – Website Overhaul
Propeller Digital & Bistrot Pierre – New Website 2019
Ryze Agency & Datum360 – Brand Experience & Marketing Website
Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – The SafeTug 360º Experience

Best App

Cantarus & College of Optometrists – MemConnect Mobile App
Shout Digital – Great Exhibition of the North App
Shout Digital – ‘Imagine an airport experience your customers will love’, Newcastle International Airport
Sykes Holiday Cottages – Sykes App

Best PPC Campaign

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Bind & TyresOnTheDrive.com – Using PPC to sell more tyres & save the planet
Circus PPC Agency & Miele – Immer Besser, Forever Better
Custard Online Marketing Ltd & Opie Oils – Granular Targeting Fuels 1913% ROI
Hillsgreen & Nourish Fit Food – Diverse Audience Acquisition
Mabo & Bannatyne’s – Bannatyne Health Club Got Their Google Ads Fighting Fit with Mabo
Mabo & UK Tactical – Mabo Combat PPC For Military Equipment Provider
The SEO Works & Denby – Serving A Dish Full of Success
UK Trade Furnishings Ltd t/a Luxury Flooring & Furnishings – Generating a 1300% return and ¬1m in revenue through an agile Paid Search strategy.

Best SEO Campaign

Sponsored by

Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – ‘Be Our Guest – Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE’
Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR
Evolved Search – Driving Select Car Leasing’s SEO performance to Pole Position
Evolved Search & Money Guru – How much is your Data worth?
Evolved Search & Tombola – Taking a bet on a content–led approach
Turtle Wax & Mosquito – Digital Road Map
twentysix & Free Super Tips – Achieving the top spot through integrated SEO
Wavemaker North & TPE – How Northern Cities Got Their Names

Best Use of Social Media

Big Brand Ideas & Nextbase – Connecting with Christmas shoppers for Nextbase
Bray Leino LTD & Covonia – Feel the Power/ ‘Grow a pair’
Havas Media UK, Socialyse & BBC – BBC One’s Line of Duty
icelolly.com – Show Us Your ROAS
Jam_ & Argos Pet Insurance – The ‘pawfect’ companion for pet lovers
Mosquito & Zoflora – Crufts 2019
Pole Star Digital & Patient Claim Line – Scaling Social Media for Massive Real–World Returns
Skipton Building Society – Facebook Live ISA Specialists Campaign

Best Martech

Adzooma – Simplify, Automate and Improve Your Online Advertising
Partnerize – Partnerize Partner Automation Platform

Best eCommerce Website

Sponsored by

Aware Digital & Nemesis Now – Magento 1 to Magento 2 Migration
IGOO & Peaches and Cream – Shopify Migration
META & R&R Country grow equestrian business with bespoke Shopify deployment
The Bigger Boat & Little Tikes
Visualsoft & Simon Jersey

Best Digital Tool or Software

Adzooma – Simplify, Automate and Improve Your Online Advertising
Blue Mantis – My Penstripe
PureClarity – Intelligent Ecommerce Personalisation Platform
RapidSpike – Monitor, Protect & Improve Your Website
Salesfire
Shout Digital – Newcastle United Stadium Tour
SmartSearch – one-stop Anti Money Laundering (AML) platform
Stein IAS – Digital Marketing Transformation Framework
Tribus Digital & Willmott Dixon – mi|pre–enrolment

Search Agency of the Year

Blueclaw
Cedarwood Digital
Circus PPC Agency
Click Consult
Digitaloft
Evolved Search
Mabo

Integrated Agency of the Year

Click Consult
Don’t be Shy
Intermarketing Agency
Media Agency Group
Mosquito
Venture Stream
Wish

Social Media Agency of the Year

Mosquito
MountDigital

CRO Agency of the Year

Endless Gain
Salesfire
Worship

Small Digital Agency of the Year

Sponsored by

Cedarwood Digital
Digitaloft
Don’t be Shy
KascAid
The Bigger Boat
Thrive Creative
Trio Media

Large Digital Agency of the Year

Sponsored by

Cantarus
CDS
Click Consult
Endless Gain
Evoluted
Mosquito
Shout Digital
Stein IAS – The Post–Modern Marketing Agency
twentysix

Young Digital Marketer of the Year

Sponsored by

Don’t be Shy – Jake Patrick
Louis Hunt – MountDigital
Mabo – Matthew Soakell
The Bigger Boat – Mark Jenkins
Wish – Danielle Wright