Winning Creative and Digital Awards

The Creative and Digital industries are extremely competitive. Agencies are in fierce competition to win new clients and contracts, and the best way to differentiate yourself from your competitors and stand out from the crowd is to win awards for your services.

You have to be innovative to stay in front of the competition. And what better way to prove that you are the best, than having an award to show for your amazing work?

Why should I enter awards?

There are several great reasons to enter awards, the most poignant being award-winning companies are 63% more profitable than their non-award-winning competitors. Winning awards are also a great way to build team morale and recognise and reward your team for all their hard work.

So if your business has a fantastic team, has completed a great project or is excelling in your sector, then you need to be entering awards and getting recognition for the fantastic work you are doing.

Entering awards requires time and attention to detail, so having an awards strategy can often be a great place to start. Knowing when a deadline is and what you need to meet the criteria can make entering an award easier and smoother.

How to win Creative and Digital Awards

We’ve picked some of the best Creative and Digital Awards for you to enter or add to your awards strategy, have a look at the awards below and explore the categories you could be entering for your business:

Designer Awards

The Designer Awards celebrate residential and commercial kitchen, bathroom and architectural design projects in the UK and worldwide. Now in its 19th year, this established event attracts world-renowned designers and architects, as well as senior professionals within the design industry.

UK Graphic Awards

The UK Graphic Awards are open to all producers of wide-format print in the UK. They are an opportunity for the wide-format print industry to come together to celebrate and recognise the talent and hard work that goes into producing the UK’s most exceptional visual projects. They also highlight the impact these have on the wider commercial and social community.

Cresta Awards

The Cresta Awards inspire, recognise and reward great creativity in communication as they showcase and benchmark the world’s best creative work from across the world.

International Design Awards

The International Design Awards (IDA) recognise, celebrate and promote exceptional design visionaries and discover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic, and Fashion Design worldwide.

Digital Top 50 Awards

Since 2016, the Digital Top 50 Awards have recognised Europe’s top entrepreneurial talent, endorsing the continent’s thriving tech scene. The Awards cover the full spectrum of the business and technology landscape.

The Go:Tech Awards

The Go:Tech Awards celebrate businesses and entrepreneurs leading the way in technology and innovation across the UK. They collaborate with some of the country’s leading university technology departments, business incubators, and independent tech associations.

There's no time like the present!

Interested in winning some great awards? Make sure you allow plenty of time to create a compelling award nomination.

All awards have their own rigorous entry requirements, and entries could be anything which from 1000 to 5000 words. Read here on how to write an award-winning award entry. Some awards will also expect you to make a face-to-face presentation to the judges, so you’ll need plenty of time to prepare.

We help businesses win awards daily – we eat, sleep and breath awards! So if you’re striving to stand out from your competitors, we can help you win the awards you deserve.

Contact us today for your free consultation with Awards Expert Donna O’Toole and get ready for a very exciting journey!


“I have been working with Donna over the last few years and I have to say, I have found her to be the consummate professional, always keeping her promises, a great marketer and PR guru.”

Neil Skehel, CEO, Awards International

“Donna helped us to understand all the different elements of the Queen’s Award application process. She took the stress away and helped us to see how what we considered business as usual was, in fact, incredibly important to our application.”

Simon Murie, CEO, SwimTrek, The Queen's Awards for Enterprise Winner 2017

“Donna’s masterclass gave me a fantastic insight into what it takes to win awards. I found the training extremely useful, as this is something that can be carried forward and used on a day-to-day basis.”

Pauline Saunders, Head of Events, The Learning & Performance Institute

“Donna’s unique skill-set and naturally engaging advice have transcended these award wins, ultimately helping us to identify and shape the USPs of the business, thus influencing our strategy, proposition, and marketing.”

Alex Marsh, Close Brothers Retail Finance

“Donna’s guidance and advice was invaluable when preparing our submission for several awards this year. She helped us to lay out the detail in a way that ensured judges could clearly see compelling evidence aligned to judging criteria, challenged our thinking and helped us to ensure that nothing was left to chance. Time spent with Donna is time very well invested!”

Moyra Smith, Strategic Business Manager, Mercuri International


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