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CHAMPIONS AWARDS – 2024 WINNERS

The prolific north champions awards recognise the organisations, teams and individuals putting the north on the map in the creative and digital sectors.

The 2024 winners were revealed at our live ceremony on 9 May at The Point, Emirates Old Trafford. Scroll down for the full list! Congratulations to all our shortlisted and winning entires! 

Recognising Agencies, Production & Creatives

INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Manifest

Large Independent Agency of the Year - Sponsored by Waypoint Partners

WINNER: Evoluted

Integrated Agency of the Year

WINNER: Manifest

Small Integrated Agency of the Year

WINNER: EXP

PR Agency of the Year - sponsored by the eastern blok

WINNER: Smoking Gun

Digital Agency of the Year - sponsored by sedulo

WINNER: Evoluted

Large Digital Agency of the Year

WINNER: Tangent

New Agency to Watch

WINNER: Matter

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Simul Digital

Production Company to Watch

WINNER: New Take Films

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jen Spence Production

Creative Studio of the Year

WINNER: THG Studios

Recognising Campaigns & Innovations

B2B Marketing Campaign of the Year - sponsored by bubble design & marketing limited

WINNER: Bonded Agency, Cravens & CEF: Sparking Excitement for CEF Live!

B2C Marketing Campaign of the Year

WINNER: Theodore Communications & Quickline – Don’t settle for second best

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rhino Group Events: Mercedes-Benz Sales Event Campaign

B2B PR Campaign of the Year

WINNER: Smoking Gun & Reapp (Dee Set Group) – Taking Reapp to Retail Fame

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lesniak Swann & Finning UK & Ireland РDriving a £multimillion uplift in Finning rebuild leads

B2C PR Campaign of the Year

WINNER: Manifest & Tommee Tippee – The Social Feed

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Smoking Gun & Alton Towers Resort – The Curse at Alton Manor: She Just Wants To Play

Marketing Campaign of the Year - Culture

WINNER: Leeds Culture Trust – LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture: Letting Culture Loose

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Havas Media Manchester & BBC – Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Special: Saving a cultural icon

Marketing Campaign of the Year - Social Impact - sponsored by university academy 92 (UA92)

WINNER: Headstock – Remembering Ian Curtis: in aid of Shout

Not-for-Profit Campaign of the Year

WINNER: Transport for Greater Manchester – Bee Network: Say Yellow

Innovation of the Year - sponsored by powerhouse

WINNER: Maxwellia & LoviOne – breaking down barriers to emergency contraception

Recognising Tech Driven Companies or Work

Tech Company of the Year

WINNER: BrightHR

HIGHLY COMMENDED: FourJaw Manufacturing Analytics

Tech for Good Award

WINNER: Bolser & The Football Foundation – PitchPower app

Tech Platform of the Year

WINNER: Hotaly – Seamless Event Planning

Web/Product Development Agency of the Year

WINNER: Soap Media

Recognising Organisations & Teams

Best Client Services Team

WINNER: Initiative Health

Best In-house Marketing Team - sponsored by hub

WINNER: eStar Truck & Van Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Transport for Greater Manchester

New Brand to Watch

WINNER: Maxwellia – LoviOne – a new brand of accessible emergency contraception

Made in the North & Making Global Waves

WINNER: Sun Branding – The rise of Sun Branding: Innovation, creativity, and Yorkshire grit.

Best Workplace Award

WINNER: Brazen

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Digitaloft

Recognising Individuals

Prolific Leader of the Year

WINNER: Abigail Scott Paul – Leeds Culture Trust

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rachel Mcelroy – Axiologik

Prolific Rising Star of the Year

WINNER: Sam Teale – Sam Teale Productions

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Nile Henry – The Blair Project

Our Sponsors

Waypoint Partners

University Academy 92

Bubble Design

Powerhouse

The Eastern Blok

HUB