Why Enter?

The Northern Digital Awards recognise the very best in digital marketing campaigns and talent in the region and reward websites across a number of sectors to reflect the online world that public, private and third sector organisations now inhabit, trade and communicate in. So why enter?

Just getting on our shortlist can improve brand awareness and promote your business to new clients, as well as acting as a third party endorsement for your business.

And, by entering you provide clarity on your objectives and ambitions while crucially comparing yourselves with competitors.

Here is our top 10 reasons why you should enter the Northern Digital Awards:
•  To celebrate the success of great websites, campaigns or strategies;
•  To prove or evidence to clients that your company or campaigns are the best in their sector;
•  To reward, celebrate and recognise your team;
•  If your entry is shortlisted you will receive a shortlisted badge for use on your marketing materials;
•  Award wins will help you win new business – all winners receive a winner badge for use in marketing materials;
•  The awards evening is a highlight in the digital industry calendar and provides exceptional networking opportunities with peers;
•  The awards are judged by a panel of industry experts
•  The Northern Digital Awards provides an opportunity to showcase the quality and standard of your work;
•  Award wins raise awareness of your organisation or work and create PR opportunities;
•  Being an award winning agency or organisation will help you recruit and retain talent.

Previous Winners

To view the list of winners for each year, please click the relevant button below:
2020 Winners
2019 Winners
2018 Winners
2017 Winners
2016 Winners
2015 Winners


Take a look at what our previous winners have to say about the Northern Digital Awards:



Journey Further

Robin Skidmore, CEO
"At just two years old, we were delighted to win Search Agency of the Year at the 2019 Northern Digital Awards. It’s a testament to the strength of our culture and ‘clarity at speed’ proposition. Winning the award has led to new and exciting opportunities with brands who have approached us."




Anthony Diver, Managing & Creative Director
"The Northern Digital Awards celebrates the breadth and depth of the digital prowess across the North.

We’re delighted and honoured to have received the accolade of Best Digital Marketing Campaign for Entertainment/Sports for Basketball England; a sports body that work so hard with very little funding. These awards exemplify to both new and existing business, how Mosquito is leading in the field of digital marketing. Along with demonstrating Mosquito's capability, the award has been priceless in terms of acknowledging  the team's hard work achieving the campaign's objectives and results is so rewarding."



Mount Digital

Jordan Wilson, Managing Director
"Taking the time to enter the Northern Digital Awards and celebrate our successes not only gives a nice boost to team moral but has also directly helped us to secure new business.

We’re thrilled to have been recognised as Social Media Agency of the Year 2019 by such a credible judging line-up."




Richard Singer, CEO
"icelolly.com was honoured to win ‘Best Website’ at the 2019 Northern Digital Awards. The team has worked tirelessly to reimagine our website, providing inspiration to our customers and giving them the opportunity to learn more about their destination of choice or discover new experiences and the award win is testament to this.

“Since the ceremony, we have gone onto launch and secure numerous high-profile campaigns which fully leveraged the metasearch, deals and media platform, with no signs of slowing down."




David Beharall, Managing Director
"It’s important for us to enter awards that attract the very best competition as this has a far bigger impact on growing our agency. The Northern Digital Awards bring together the very best campaigns and talent from across the North so to winning one means far more to our team and clients. Being part of these awards also helps build partnerships with other agencies and highlights just how many quality agencies there are in the North."




Martin Calvert, Marketing Director
"Everyone knows how strong the North is when it comes to digital talent, so winning at the Northern Digital Awards is a huge achievement for any agency.

In our best year ever for award wins, we're particularly proud of our Northern Digital Awards -  it's an award that is recognised by clients and competitors throughout the industry, and has opened up new client relationships, and reconfirmed the quality of our work to local, national and international audiences."



Click Consult

Matt Bullas, CEO & Founder
"The Northern Digital Awards offers businesses and brands the chance to cement their position at the forefront of the digital market. We were delighted to pick up Search Agency of the Year in 2018 and it proves that the work we are doing on behalf of our clients is effective. Our industry is more than just London-centric and these awards showcase the very best in the North."




Nicola Tiffany, Managing Director
“There is a huge amount of digital talent in the North which is why we were honoured to be victorious in both the ‘Best App’ and ‘Best eCommerce’ categories at the 2018 Awards - against some very illustrious competition.  This external, independent recognition of our work has had a positive impact internally but has also reaffirmed our capability and creativity to existing clients and new prospects and delivered a number of PR opportunities that has raised our profile at a national level.”



Republic of Media

Simon Watson, Head of Digital
"Being awarded the Best Use of Video and the Best Public Sector Digital Marketing Campaign at the Northern Digital Awards 2018 was recognition of our dedication in delivering excellent campaigns for our clients. Receiving awards like these prove we can punch above the rest and help showcase that Republic of Media have a strong, ambitious and dedicated digital offering. We’re proud to showcase this to existing clients, potential new clients and the rest of the industry."



The Co-op

Jordan McDowell, Senior Digital Engagement Manager
"The cherry on top of a great moment for the team and I as well as welcome validation to aid us in proving our worth and our expertise."



The SEO Works

Ben Foster, Managing Director
“It’s fantastic for The SEO Works to be recognised as a leading agency in the North. Winning Best PPC Campaign has really helped raise awareness of the range of services we offer, boosted staff morale, and generated a tangible difference in new business enquiries to us."



Stein IAS

Rob Morrice, Global CEO
"As an agency we find there is no better way to cement client relationships and build staff morale than to win awards. Entering awards is a great way to benchmark your work against others, and winning, or even just being nominated, is an excellent promotional tool. Specifically, winning the Northern Digital Awards on our home patch makes us feel amazing and motivates us to keep producing great work for our clients, particularly in the field of Marketing Technology, which is our sweet spot."




JJ Grice, Senior Search Strategist
"As an agency we’ve always been proud of our northern heritage which makes it all the more sweeter to be recognised at such an industry-leading event in the Northern Digital Awards. SEO is very much at our core as a business, so to pick up the award for the Best SEO Campaign at last year’s event was a fantastic achievement for us and it was a real testament of our results-driven approach when it comes to delivering success online."




James Brockbank, Managing Director
"At the time of our wins, Best Low Budget Campaign and Small Digital Agency of the Year, at the 2017 Northern Digital Awards, Digitaloft as an agency was less than 12 months old.

It's not just the long-established big name agencies who win; it's based on producing quality, successful campaigns for clients. It proved to us that it's what you're capable of delivering for clients that wins awards!

8 months on and we're still generating leads and winning business off the back of the awards, with an enquiry this week from a large multinational citing our win at the NDA 2017 as how they discovered us."




Alex Heywood, Marketing & Business Development Director
“MEC Manchester are multi-occasion entrants, attendees - and we’re happy to say – winners at the annual Northern Digital Awards. The NDAs get the year off to a great start by generating some real momentum for the business. Our wins have enabled us to showcase our success throughout the year. And it goes without saying…it’s great to celebrate with the very best digital talent that the North has to offer!”




Mike Parker, CTO
"Winning the 'Large Agency of the Year' award really announced Orange Bus' presence as one of the most successful agencies in the UK. 2017 was a massive year for us and awards like this symbolise exactly what it is we've achieved.  The fact that our industry peers recognised the scale and quality of our recent work assures clients that we're a safe pair of hands, with the depth of talent and commercial experience to deliver consistent high standards."




Shane Parkins, Digital Marketing Manager
"It’s so very easy as marketers to get caught up in the day to day tasks that you don’t fully appreciate how much progress the team has actually made. The Northern Digital Awards is one of those brief opportunities of looking back and reflecting on just how amazing the last year has been, boosting morale in the team while also giving us the challenge of doing even better the following year!"