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To help plan your award entries, we’ve compiled this comprehensive list of marketing awards out there, organised by event name, entry deadlines and cost to enter. Click on the award name for even more information.
Advertising awards are honours and recognitions given to exceptional advertising campaigns, creative executions, and marketing strategies. They celebrate excellence and innovation in the advertising industry. Advertising awards are typically organised by professional organisations, industry associations, or advertising publications to acknowledge the achievements of agencies, advertisers, and creative professionals.
Agencies that specialize in advertising are invited to submit their entries. The judging panel will assess entries based on clear team objectives, recent campaigns or new business wins, recent achievements, challenges faced, and the reasons why the team deserves to win the award. Open to agencies with 25 or fewer employees (small) and 26 or more employees (large).
The Cresta Award is a highly esteemed global recognition for creativity. With participation from over 70 countries and renowned creative companies, the annual online festival showcases a diverse range of skills, from cutting-edge digital communications to traditional advertising and design. A distinguished panel of over 120 industry leaders independently votes online to set global creative benchmarks. Unlike other awards, Cresta prioritises long-term value over lavish events, offering accessible entry fees, fair judging, post-awards publicity, rankings, and an international benchmark to attract clients and top talent. It celebrates the significance of creative standards in effective marketing communications.
The Channel 4 Diversity In Advertising Award grants a yearly £1 million airtime prize to the brand that best addresses our creative brief, promoting increased diversity representation in advertising. It’s an established industry initiative to foster genuine portrayal of diverse UK communities in mainstream television ads.
For more than four decades, British Arrows has been at the forefront of advocating, acknowledging, and commemorating the inventive, courageous, and artistic qualities found in moving image advertising. Despite the remarkable advancements in technology and media over this period, the essential aspects of skillful craftsmanship have remained unswerving. Talent, commitment, innovation, and professionalism have stood the test of time, and it is these proficiencies that we will concentrate on, celebrate, and provide backing for throughout the year.
Open to all brands, agencies, publishers, and technology providers, the event celebrates excellence in video and Connected TV (CTV) advertising. It welcomes entries from international companies operating within Europe.
D&AD’s purpose is to inspire, empower, and recognise outstanding creative excellence in design and advertising. Regarded by numerous as the global standard of excellence in commercial creativity, the D&AD Pencil symbolizes meticulousness and integrity, embodying all the elements necessary to create exceptional creative work.
Marketing agency awards are accolades given to recognise and celebrate the achievements and successes of marketing agencies. These awards honour agencies that have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, and effectiveness in their marketing campaigns and strategies.
Since the 1990s, Campaign’s Agency of the Year awards recognise leadership, excellence, performance, and achievements in advertising and brand communications. Open to media, advertising, creative, digital, PR, independent, and specialist agencies in the Asia Pacific region, the UK, and EMEA, their Global scheme allows agencies worldwide to compete.
The UK Agency Awards reward creative, design, digital, marketing, advertising, media, and PR agencies that are based in the UK.
B2B marketing awards are honours bestowed to recognise and celebrate excellence in business-to-business (B2B) marketing. These awards specifically acknowledge the achievements and successes of companies, agencies, and professionals involved in B2B marketing strategies and campaigns.
These awards are a recognition of outstanding work in the B2B marketing sector.
This awards programme exists as the true benchmark of the employer brand management process. Metrics such as retention and cost per hire go far, but, until now, there has not been an awards programme that compares and contrasts the different aspects of successful employer branding.
The Construction Marketing Awards highlight the creativity, innovation, and marketing effectiveness within the construction industry.
Content marketing awards are accolades given to individuals, teams, or organisations for exceptional achievement and creativity in content marketing. These awards recognise outstanding content creation and strategy that effectively engages audiences and achieves business or marketing objectives. The criteria for these awards often include the quality, innovation, and effectiveness of content campaigns, encompassing various formats such as articles, videos, infographics, and social media posts.
The UK Content Awards recognise outstanding content marketing across the UK, celebrating those who excel in crafting and managing content that captivates and retains customers. Open to agencies, in-house teams, and individuals, the awards honour innovative and impactful content across various mediums. With a panel of global tech experts ensuring a transparent and fair judging process, participants not only compete for recognition but also receive valuable feedback on their submissions.
Creative awards are accolades given to recognise and celebrate excellence in creative fields such as advertising, design, film, music, literature, and other artistic endeavors. These awards honour individuals, teams, or organizations that have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, and artistic talent in their respective industries.
The Campaign Experience Awards highlight the standout work that agencies and brands have done to create experiences that engage audiences and communicate a brand’s values.
The Roses Awards celebrate the fact that the best work need not come from the biggest cities. They emphasise that many of the UK’s most talented creatives work in its regions, as opposed to its capital city. Brands are keen to look off the beaten track to find the best thinking. By celebrating work many London-centric organisations miss, the Roses help them do just that.
The awards are open for entry for advertising agencies, design consultancies, digital agencies, creative agencies, direct mail companies, production companies, marketing agencies, pr consultancies, in-house creative teams, in-house marketing teams, media buying agencies, freelancers, etc.
The Data & Marketing Association awards serve as the catalyst behind smart marketing strategies, embodying a customer-centric approach.
Digital marketing awards are honours given to recognise and celebrate excellence in the field of digital marketing. These awards specifically acknowledge the achievements and successes of companies, agencies, and professionals involved in leveraging digital channels and strategies to achieve marketing goals.
The UFI Digital Innovation Award recognises outstanding initiatives in the exhibition industry that relate to digital innovation, aligned with the current competition theme. It provides a platform for exhibition professionals to share and exchange innovative ideas, concepts, techniques, and knowledge pertaining to digital innovation. Additionally, it celebrates individuals within the exhibition industry who have effectively implemented creative and impactful initiatives.
The Search Engine Land Awards honour individuals, agencies, and in-house teams across 19 categories in the search marketing community, showcasing their excellence in executing both organic and paid search marketing campaigns.
The UK Search Awards acknowledge excellence in Search throughout England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. These prestigious honours are widely respected in the industry and represent the highest recognition for UK Search agencies, teams, and software providers.
Northern Digital Awards, celebrates and honours the flourishing digital sector in the North. These awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in digital marketing campaigns, websites, apps, software, and the trailblazing agencies and teams driving them. Participating allows you to display Northern digital prowess, allure clients and talent nationwide, bolster credibility through third-party validation, elevate team spirit, and cultivate a culture of excellence.
Education Marketing Awards honour outstanding achievements in education sector marketing, highlighting innovative campaigns and strategies. These accolades recognise excellence in student recruitment, branding, and digital marketing efforts, showcasing industry best practices and successes.
The FE First Awards honour marketing achievements in colleges and sixth forms nationwide. It exclusively celebrates marketing in further education. These awards are accessible to all colleges and sixth forms, regardless of College Marketing Network membership.
Global marketing awards are accolades given to recognise and celebrate excellence in marketing on a global scale. These awards specifically honour the achievements and successes of companies, agencies, and professionals involved in global marketing campaigns and strategies.
The Wires Awards is a global digital marketing awards programme that recognises the very best use of digital media, marketing and commerce. These awards have a focus on ad tech and martech, across all aspects of media sales and media buying.
Entry submissions are accepted from all companies in the digital marketing industry, including technology suppliers, marketers, media agencies, digital agencies, publishers and media owners, operating globally.
The CIM Global Marketing Excellence Awards are a great way to recognize and celebrate outstanding global marketing achievements by individuals, teams, and organizations. These awards honour the hard work and dedication of marketers who strive to maintain high standards of quality and integrity in their profession. At the same time, they acknowledge the innovative and creative efforts of those who push the boundaries of marketing and keep it moving forward.
The Global Performance Marketing Awards recognises exceptional projects worldwide, spanning North America, MENA, APAC, LATAM, and Europe. This event offers networking opportunities for industry leaders and celebrates the best work of the past year.
International marketing awards are prestigious accolades that celebrate excellence in marketing campaigns and strategies on a global scale. These awards recognise and honour the achievements of companies, agencies, and professionals involved in international marketing efforts.
The London International Awards (LIA) stands as a champion of the creative process, creatives themselves, and of course, fantastic creative work.
The Best Business Awards aim to highlight and reward excellence across private and public sector businesses. These awards attract a wide range of entries from across all sectors from large international PLCs and public sector organisations to dynamic and innovative SMEs. There are four rounds each year with quarterly deadlines and winners for each round hold their title for twelve months.
MARCOM Awards acknowledges outstanding achievements in marketing and communication across 4 categories, simultaneously applauding the creativity, dedication, and benevolence of industry experts.
The 2024 Marketer of the Year offers exciting challenges for pharma marketing talent. Candidates can showcase their knowledge, creativity, and passion to industry experts and receive valuable feedback. From aspiring marketers to experienced professionals, everyone has a chance to participate and elevate their skills and company’s reputation.
The Women in Marketing Awards celebrate impactful industry work worldwide. Winning or being shortlisted showcases your commitment to marketing’s future. The Global Awards event takes place in Central London this November.
Ragan’s Top Women in Communications Awards provides you with the opportunity to acknowledge exceptional women who have reshaped the limits of the communications field. This year’s program is open to any work executed between March 1, 2023, and March 15, 2024, inclusive.
The Inspiring Women Awards UK champion women who are consistently pushing the boundaries and challenge the status-quo within the UK marketing, advertising, media and technology industries.
Marketing excellence awards are prestigious accolades that recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in the field of marketing. These awards honour companies, agencies, and professionals who have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, strategic thinking, and measurable results in their marketing efforts.
Recognising PR firms and Marketing agencies who have driven substantial growth for brands around the world.
The Third Sector Awards provide an opportunity for voluntary organisations of all sizes, and the people who work for them, to celebrate their work and the real difference they make to society.
The CIPR Excellence Awards are firmly established as the most prestigious awards in the PR industry and truly reflect best practice in communications. They are open to any organisation, company or individual connected to, or working within, the PR or communications industries.
The Money Marketing Awards acknowledge the finest advisers and providers within the industry. These prestigious accolades are not bestowed casually. A series of shortlisting rounds precede a thorough review by the judges, who meticulously assess each entry before determining a winner. The culmination of dedicated work and effort throughout the preceding year, coupled with the stringent judging process inherent to the Awards, guarantees that achieving success in one of the 27 categories truly represents a distinguished level of excellence.
National marketing awards are prestigious accolades that celebrate excellence in marketing campaigns and strategies on a national level. These awards specifically recognise and honour the achievements of companies, agencies, and professionals involved in marketing efforts within a particular country.
The Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards, hosted by the Department for Business and Trade, have opened up for submissions until 23:59 on Sunday, 14 January 2024.
From iconic clothing to ice cream makers, assistive dyslexia software, and world-class consultancy, the UK has a track record of producing outstanding products and services that find success worldwide.
These awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of small businesses engaged in international trade across the UK. Notable businesses from 2023 showcased exceptional success in global markets, and their achievements have been continuously celebrated. Could your business be among the winners for 2024?
Successful businesses will be honoured with a 2024 winner’s trophy, certificate, and digital badge. Additionally, they will receive a year of complimentary membership to the Institute of Exports and International Trade (IoEIT) and the chance to attend a winners’ reception in Parliament. A professional photoshoot will be arranged, and extensive promotion across DBT channels will follow.
The IoIC National Awards identify and reward the outstanding internal communication work by organisations, individuals, and teams across the World.
PR & media awards are prestigious honours that celebrate excellence in the fields of public relations and media. These awards recognise and acknowledge the achievements of individuals, agencies, and organisations that have demonstrated exceptional skills, creativity, and effectiveness in public relations and media campaigns.
The PRide Awards is a regional PR award celebrating outstanding work in vibrant PR communities across nine UK regions. Whether in-house, agency, or independent, various categories recognise campaigns, projects, and people.
The PR Week Awards are widely accepted as the most prestigious awards in the PR and communications sector. The Awards showcase and reward the industry’s very best talent and work via its famously robust and rigorous judging process.
The PR Moments Awards celebrate excellence and recognise and reward outstanding campaigns and exceptional talent in the UK PR and Communications sector.
The PRCA promotes all aspects of PR and communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations. These awards provide an opportunity to display and celebrate outstanding work recognised by the world’s largest PR and communications professional body.
The Awards are open for entry to all parties involved in the use of PR and communications around the world including PR consultancies, freelancers, in-house communications departments, digital agencies, and media owners.
The PRCA DARE Awards seek out and reward the very best PR and communications professionals across the UK, decided by a panel of highly respected industry experts across eight regions. The awards are open to all parties involved in the use of PR for communications purposes across the UK including PR consultancies, in-house communications teams, digital agencies, marketing teams, and media owners.
These awards recognise agencies and media owners for their innovation, creativity, and business impact. They are one of the most highly prized awards in UK commercial media.
Performance marketing awards are prestigious accolades that recognise and celebrate excellence in performance-based marketing campaigns and strategies. These awards specifically acknowledge the achievements of companies, agencies, and professionals who have demonstrated exceptional results and effectiveness in driving measurable outcomes through their marketing efforts.
Performance marketing are one of the most prestigious marketing awards. These awards are for advertisers, publishers, media owners, agencies, networks, start-ups, technology providers or individuals who operate in the performance marketing sector. They showcase the most innovative and ground breaking marketing campaigns, teams and companies.
Ever since its inception in 1980, The Recruitment Marketing Awards have been consistently honouring excellence and professionalism in recruitment marketing and talent management.
The Drum Awards for Marketing now has three regional competitions covering the Americas, EMEA and APAC which will allow The Drum to give each region the focus it deserves.
The Lincolnshire Marketing Awards recognise the achievements and progress of businesses within Lincolnshire county. You can submit a nomination for yourself or your business, and each business can nominate themselves for up to three awards. Additionally, certain categories allow you to nominate a deserving business or individual, including colleagues or associates you collaborate with.
Sales and marketing awards are recognitions given to individuals, teams, or companies to acknowledge their excellence and achievements in the fields of sales and marketing. These awards can be presented by various organisations, including industry associations, trade groups, and business publications. The criteria for these awards typically revolve around successful sales records, innovative marketing strategies, effective customer engagement, and outstanding contributions to revenue growth and brand development. Receiving such an award can not only validate the recipient’s hard work and success but also enhance their reputation, provide networking opportunities, and potentially lead to new business opportunities. The types of awards vary widely, ranging from local and regional recognitions to international accolades.
The CRN Sales & Marketing Awards honour excellence in the UK IT channel. Celebrating the pivotal role of sales and marketing teams in successful channel businesses, these distinguished awards spotlight significant contributions. Emphasising innovation, teamwork, and continuous growth, the event recognises the efforts of vendors, distributors, and resellers in propelling the industry forward.
Social media awards are prestigious accolades that celebrate excellence in social media marketing and strategy. These awards specifically recognise and honour the achievements of individuals, brands, agencies, and organisations that have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, and effectiveness in leveraging social media platforms to engage and connect with audiences.
The UK Social Media Awards recognise the creativity and innovation that is involved in achieving outstanding social media campaigns.
There are multiple award categories which are open to all corporate, creative, design, digital, marketing, advertising, media, and PR organisations that are based or working in the UK.
These are global awards that reward best practices in social media marketing in several categories.
This award aims to honour and celebrate organisations that are innovatively and effectively utilising data to enhance their exhibitions and venues’ revenue. It seeks submissions from organisations that have successfully used data to increase ticket sales, create new revenue streams, and expand their businesses. Entrants are encouraged to share their stories for the UFI Marketing Award 2024, offering a valuable chance to highlight their success within the industry and gain recognition for their leadership in data-driven marketing.
The Prolific North Creative awards celebrate and recognise exceptional creative work from across the North.
The Prolific North Champions Awards recognise the organisations, teams and individuals putting the North on the map in the creative and digital sectors.
The Lens Awards reward those organisations using film and video by setting the standard for excellence in visual communications. Whether it is through animation, infographics, social video, documentary, narrative or other formats, film plays a crucial role in communicating with an organisation’s key audiences.
This is the largest event of its kind in the small business calendar and an opportunity for widespread recognition. There are multiple award categories for businesses across 12 regions of the UK. Find out all about the awards taking place near you, including details of the speakers, the venues, and the local sponsors by clicking the above linked award title.
The Manchester Young Talent Awards (MYTAs) acknowledge and honour exceptional individuals and organizations in Greater Manchester. JCI Manchester, a voluntary organization, coordinates the awards annually, showcasing talent from diverse sectors and targeting individuals aged 18 to 40. The awards spotlight the remarkable contributions of teams and individuals in their respective professions and communities.
The awards are across different categories, one of which is in Marketing.
The Marketing Society Excellence Awards set the standard for marketing excellence in the UK and have been widely recognised as the leading marketing awards. The awards recognise the work of brands and agencies who can demonstrate marketing excellence in their businesses which has enabled demonstrable growth and ROI.
The Channel Champions Awards recognise and reward the impressive achievements across all functions of channel businesses including Sales & Account Management, Marketing, Tech Support and Engineering, HR, People & Culture, Billing & Finance and Executive Leadership.
Marketing Week Awards (previously known as Marketing Week Engage Awards) recognises best-practice marketing within multiple channels and sectors. Marketing Week awards the work that combines creativity and innovation with eﬀectiveness – setting new standards for the industry. The awards offer an opportunity to have work showcased to the global marketing community as an example of best-practice marketing within your channel and sector.
These awards recognise outstanding marketing communications (MarCom) in the automotive industry in the UK.
Successful marketing plays a pivotal role in the achievement of any organisation, and this holds particularly true in the realm of school catering. Marketing strategies can aid school caterers in several aspects – highlighting the school meals service, promoting healthy eating habits and active lifestyles in an enjoyable manner, and, naturally, boosting the uptake of school meals.
Marketing awards are important because they recognise and reward exceptional marketing campaigns and strategies. Winning an award can bring positive attention and credibility to a company or individual, which can lead to increased business opportunities and revenue. Additionally, being recognised for excellence in marketing can boost morale and motivation within a marketing team.
We are experts in B2B PR and marketing and would love to help you compile an impressive entry for your outstanding marketing campaign. If you run PR & marketing excellence awards and would like to be included in our guide, please contact our team.