Judging Criteria

Judges read and pre-score all entry forms, considering the structure, presentation and clarity of each section and the supporting materials submitted. Judges score each section on the entry form and these scores will be combined to give an overall score for each entry. All judges pre-scores will be combined, and the highest-scoring entries will determine the shortlist.

Winners are determined at a Judge session, where judges will discuss the shortlist and agree on a winner for each category.

WEBSITE AWARDS CRITERIA

The judges will be rewarding exceptional website builds, relaunches and refreshes. The judges will be looking at the user experience, creativity, functionality, conversion and innovation of the website. Judges will also consider both back-end and front-end design and development.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

  • Website Overview & Strategy(1-10 points)
  • Examples of implementation, innovation, conversion & creativity(1-10 points)
  • Results & evaluation(1-10 points)
  • Why you should win this category

CAMPAIGN AWARDS CRITERIA

The judges will be looking for clear objectives, creative and effective implementation and tangible and demonstrable results in the campaign award categories.

Each entry must include information under the following headings

  • Objectives & Budget
  • Target audience & strategy
  • Implementation & creativity
  • Details of any challenges faced and how these were overcome
  • Results & evaluation
  • Why should your campaign win?

APPLICATION OF TOOLS OR DATA AWARDS CRITERIA

The judges will be looking for clear objectives, creative and effective implementation and tangible and demonstrable results in the campaign award categories.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

  • Objectives & Budget
  • Target audience & strategy
  • Implementation & creativity
  • Details of any challenges faced and how these were overcome
  • Results & evaluation
  • Why should your entry win?

TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES AWARDS CRITERIA

The judges will be looking for a clear description of an outstanding platform, technology, or tool. Judges will be looking for new features/tools added in the last twelve months for the software awards.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

Overview of Platform / Technology / Tool

Total budget

Existing problems & target audience

USP & Features

Key Metrics

Why should your Platform, Technology or Tool win?

We also ask you to send a log in to allow judges to be able to test and evaluate your product if they feel necessary. Please note judging is based on the application form and the judges’ industry knowledge of tools. They are a highly experienced judging panel with in-depth industry knowledge so the tool log ins requested are for any judges who feel that want to delve deeper into any claims / functionality detailed in the entry.

Please note if you’re unable to provide a login, please contact awards@dontpanicprojects.com.

AGENCY / TEAM / INDIVIDUAL AWARDS CRITERIA

Judges will be looking for agencies, teams or individuals that can demonstrate an ongoing and sustained commitment to delivering best practice while showing a creative and innovative approach to search

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

  • Overview of the Agency / Team / Individual Nomination
  • Agency / Team / Individual objectives
    Recent work example(s)
  • Details of any recent achievements
  • Details of any challenges faced and how these were overcome

Why should your Agency / Team / Individual win?

 

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Testimonials

Winning our first award would be a real milestone moment, and something we will always remember. It’s a great testament to the hard work and energy that the team has put into Hookflash since it’s inception, and something we’d add to our new office mantelpiece with pride!
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Knowing the joint effort behind the scenes that goes into each and every single piece of content that comes out of Spinnaker, and then seeing this validated with an award nomination is hugely rewarding. A true recognition of the hard work of many strategists, creatives, producers and account handlers.
Spinnaker
Having this fantastic yet unusual project recognised by the UK Digital Excellence Awards means so much to us and Satellogic. Not only does it demonstrate the brilliant results that are possible if you apply the right strategy with the right creative, but it showcases how diverse digital advertising can be. It’s not just for the big retailers. Any business can thrive from it. We’d like to thank the UK Digital Excellence Awards for shortlisting us. We already feel like winners.
Fluid Ads
Team Flip are delighted that our all-in-one employee app has been shortlisted for Best Platform at the UK Digital Excellence Awards. This recognition is a real milestone in our ongoing journey as we scale Flip’s huge successes to the UK and beyond.
Flip
Being nominated for this prestigious award is a profound honour that highlights our team’s unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in digital transformation. It serves as a powerful validation of our strategic vision to seamlessly integrate digital technologies across borders, making a tangible difference in the way businesses operate globally.
Hubpy.co
We’re honoured to have won ‘Agency of the Year’ at the UK Digital Excellence Award. To me, this achievement is a testament to the combined efforts of our incredible team to continue making Bind Media a fantastic place to grow your career and deliver exceptional results for our clients.
Bind Media