The Northern Digital Awards 2016: The Winners

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by David Prior

Here is the full list of winners from last night’s Northern Digital Awards, held at the New Dock Hall at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

Best Digital Marketing Campaign - Retail sponsored by Liquidliquid

Winner: Mosquito Digital - Mosquito & Zoflora - 'The Hidden World of Bacteria'

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Also nominated:

  • Capture - Capture - Behind the Scenes with HP at Very.co.uk
  • Home - Surprise Someone Special
  • Intermarketing Agency - Intermarketing Digital - Adidas Superstar
  • Mediaworks ltd - Mediaworks Snapping sales with Clifton Cameras
  • N21 Limited - Trading as 'Silverbean' Berghaus & Silverbean Paid Search Management
  • Reckless - The Hatchbag Company Digital Marketing Campaign
  • Search Laboratory - Search Laboratory & Viking In an Office Far Far Away
  • Visualsoft - Growing site presence and online sales using AdWords - increases paid search website sessions by 851% and transactions by 872%

Best Digital Marketing Campaign - Finance

Winner: Democracy - CORGI HomePlan & a crisis for the digital age

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Also nominated:

  • Cuckoo Design - Experian - Brand & Tactical 'I Never Knew That' Online Display Campaign
  • Entyce Creative - Entyce Creative - Exchequer Solutions
  • Home - Bizarre Taxes
  • MEC Manchester - Extra Easy Content
  • Mediaworks ltd - Mediaworks Capturing continental conversions with CurrencyFair
  • Quba - Quba & Westfield Health Health Cash Plans SEO Campaign

Best digital marketing campaign - Travel/Leisure

Winner: Venn Digital - The Great JW Lees Beer Hop by Venn Digital

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Also nominated:

  • Clicky Media Ltd. - Darwin Escapes Evolution in the UK Travel Market
  • Expedia Media Solutions - Travel Yourself Interesting Dubai Corporation of Tourism & Commerce Marketing Emirates and Expedia Media Solutions
  • MEC Manchester - The Rise of the Silver Surfer
  • Media Agency Group - MAG & St. PeteClearwater - Digital and DOOH Marketing Campaign

Best digital marketing campaign - Entertainment/Sports

Winner: Bloom Agency - Sky Sports plmoments

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Also nominated:

  • e3creative - e3creative Like Nowhere Else Ascot Campaign
  • Intermarketing Agency - Liverpool Football Club All in Red
  • Zeal - This Girl Can - Leeds

Best digital marketing campaign - Third Sector

Winner: CTI Digital - Encouraging more young people to vote with Verto the voter advice app

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Also nominated:

  • Connect - SENDirect
  • The Encephalitis Society - World Encephalitis Day 2015 - The Encephalitis Society
  • N21 Limited - Trading as 'Silverbean' - Traidcraft & Silverbean An Ethical Digital Partnership
  • Salford Business School & The Candidate Ltd - Salford Business School & The Candidate Ltd Masters In Digital and Social Media Marketing MOOC (JEMSS project funded with support from The European Commission)
  • Studio Mashbo - PSS Person Shaped Support

Best digital marketing campaign - Public Sector

Met Marketing NDAs

Winner: Diva Creative - The Big Bike Revival

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Also nominated:

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council - East Riding Leisure Bridlington - Digital Awareness Campaign
  • Studio Mashbo - Fresh CAMHS

Best affiliate campaign

Winner: twentysix - Suit Direct Affiliate Campaign By twentysix

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Also nominated:

  • R.O.EYE - R.O.EYE and the Ebay Partner Network
  • Silverbean - ATG & Silverbean Affiliate Marketing for the Ticketing Industry
  • Twentysix - A Topsy Turvy Approach to Affiliate Marketing with Daniel Footwear by Twentysix
  • Twentysix - Twentysix for Moda In Pelle
  • Visualsoft - Visualsoft and Asda Tyres - Building A Successful Affiliate Program

Best low budget campaign - Travel / Leisure

Winner: PushON - The Perception of Colour

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Also nominated:

  • 90 Digital - User engagement drives Radiance rankings
  • Click Consult - ABTA
  • Content Soup - Spinning a web of links for Tiger Sheds The launch of the worlds first spider-proof shed
  • Glass Digital Ltd - Gearing Up for Organic Success Glass Digital & Santasalo
  • Intermarketing Agency - British Triathlon Federations - strikeapose campaign
  • Liquid Creative Agency - NoTricksJustTREATS
  • Quba - Quba & GB Posters From Panda to Podium
  • Quba - Quba & Westfield Health Health Cash Plans SEO Campaign
  • Reckless - ChloBo Digital Marketing Campaign
  • Roland Dransfield PR - International Timber Inbound Marketing Campaign

Best integrated campaign

Winner: Republic of Media - Tennent's Lager & Republic of Media - Welcome to Wellpark (with Wire PR Something Something and Bright Signals)

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Also nominated:

  • 90 Digital - Patient Claim Line - ranking by integrating
  • Bloom Agency - Sky Sports plmoments
  • Brass - Meet the Minions with Soreen
  • Gumtree the Biggest Personality Across Paid Earned & Owned Media
  • Home - Surprise Someone Special
  • Myclever Agency - Gumtrees Sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother 2015
  • PHD - PHD and AG BARR - The League of Rockstars
  • Stein IAS - Trelleborg Marine Systems - The Performance People

Best PPC campaign

Winner: MEC Manchester – The Gym Group

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Also nominated:

  • BMI Healthcare - twentysix and BMI Healthcare Northern Digital Awards
  • Click Consult - Click Consult & SHEilds Increasing conversions through PPC and remarketing
  • Epiphany - Showing the true potential of paid search
  • Genie Goals - Genie Goals & Dwell - Paid Search Optimisation
  • MEC Manchester - The Rise of the Silver Surfer
  • Silverbean - A holistic approach to PPC marketing Silverbean and Explore Worldwide
  • Visualsoft - Pushing summer stock through AdWords increases revenue by 49% YoY

Best SEO campaign

Winner: Inside Online - Inside Online & Dreams Beds - Innovative Content Led SEO

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Also nominated:

  • Click Consult - The Most Visible Online Healthcare Supplier
  • Content Soup - Spinning a web of links for Tiger Sheds The launch of the worlds first spider-proof shed
  • Epiphany - Driving online appointments in a decreasing search landscape
  • Epiphany - Putting Direct Blinds ahead of major online retailers
  • Glass Digital Ltd - Glass Digital & Rix Petroleum
  • INK Digital - INK Digital - Racks Industries SEO Stategy
  • MEC Manchester - Learning from Arnie (Earning Organic Visibility in the Finance Sector)
  • Quba - Quba & GB Posters From Panda to Podium

Best use of social media

Winner: Republic of Media - Tennent's Lager & Republic of Media - Welcome to Wellpark (with Wire PR Something Something and Bright Signals)

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Also nominated:

  • Brilliant Social Media – NewBeanies
  • ITV Studios - Coronation Street Digital Team, ITV Studios, Coronation Street Live Access All Areas
  • LateRooms.com - The Magic Making Department
  • Liquid Creative Agency - Vitafriends PKU Social Media Campaign with Simon Rimmer
  • MediaCom North - 100 Years of Fitness in 100 Seconds
  • Mosquito Digital - Mosquito & Zoflora - 'The Hidden World of Bacteria'
  • myclever Agency - Gumtrees Sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother 2015 Making Gumtree the Biggest Personality Across Paid Earned & Owned Media
  • Twentysix - Feed Your Temptation Autumn Campaign for ASK Italian 2015

Best use of video

Winner: Mocha – hudfuture

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Also nominated:

  • Diva Creative - Life on 2 Wheels
  • Editors Keys Ltd. - Editors Keys - The world's first backlit editing keyboard video project
  • ITV Studios – Coronation Street Digital Team, Coronation Street Digital Team ITV Studios, Coronation Street Live, Access All Areas
  • MAOAM - MAOAM Challenge
  • MediaCom North - 100 Years of Fitness in 100 Seconds
  • PHD - PHD & AG BARR: The League of Rockstars
  • Republic of Media - Tennent's Lager & Republic of Media - Welcome to Wellpark (with Wire PR Something Something and Bright Signals)

Best digital tool or software

Winner: ResearchBods - Kamino

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Also nominated:

  • Click Consult - TRAX
  • Documobi – documobiFUSE
  • Intermarketing Agency - RSA Oracle Project
  • Liquid Creative Agency - The Levis? Tailor Academy
  • Orange Bus - JoulesWellyDesign Digital Tool
  • R.O.EYE - R.O.EYE's social performance platform
  • Ruler Analytics - Ruler Analytics www.ruleranalytics.com Measure What Matters

Best app

Winner: MadeByPi - MadeByPi and McCain Foodservice Sales App

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Also nominated:

  • Apadmi - Apadmi developed Guardian Happy For Life App
  • Appitized – Pocket Midwife
  • Dreamr - Sole Exchange
  • Media Agency Group - Dr Now Mobile App
  • Marketing Liverpool - Its Liverpool App by Marketing Liverpool
  • Mosquito Digital - MOSQUITO & Cambridge University Press - Murphys Grammar In Use
  • Shaping Cloud - Givvit App
  • Sockmonkey Studios (Pocket Sergeant app) - Paul Cooper & Sockmonkey Studios Pocket Sergeant

Best e-commerce website sponsored by Twenty Six TwentySix-Logo-PNG

Winner: Fluid Digital - Moda Furnishings UK Launch

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Also nominated:

  • Bolser - Gin Festival
  • Fluid Digital - Bargain Max - The Toy Story
  • KMP Digitata - KMP Digitata Ltd and Home Decor GB Ltd Spaceslide.co.uk
  • One - Webbox Website redevelopment ‘understanding pets’
  • Modern English - Bohairmia
  • Nublue - The Jewel Hut Website
  • Soap Media - AA Tyres
  • Zeal - Page and Coopers

Orchard logoBEST WEBSITE - sponsored by Orchard

Winner: Epiphany - Driving hotel bookings

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Also nominated:

  • Brass - Meet the Minions with Soreen
  • Carfinance247 - @carfinance247
  • Clicky Media - Best Website
  • Extreme Creations Ltd - Made to measure, Extreme Creations and Graham Sanderson
  • Hydra Creative - The Cathedral Archer Project
  • KMP Digitata - Aberdeen International Airport
  • Parker Design Consultants Limited - N8 Research Partnership Website
  • Soap Media - AA Tyres

Bruntwood logoSmall digital agency of the year - sponsored by Bruntwood

Winner: Mosquito Digital

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Also nominated:

  • Biddible Media Ltd
  • Double Concentrate Ltd
  • Entyce Creatve
  • Elementary Digital Ltd
  • Fluid Digital
  • Pixelbuilders
  • Soap Media

Type logoLarge digital agency of the year - sponsored by Type

Winner: Apadmi

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Also nominated:

  • CTI Digital
  • Genie Goals
  • Glass Digital
  • Mando Group
  • Orange Bus
  • Silverbean
  • Stein IAS
  • Twentysix
  • Venn Digital

Young Digital Marketer of the Year

Winner: Alexandra Lever - MEC Manchester

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Also nominated:

  • Hannah Pym – Apadmi
  • Henrietta Foy - Mediaworks ltd
  • Nina Harrison - MEC Manchester
  • Tom Etherington - Silverbean
  • Simon Butterworth - Reckless