The Northern Marketing Awards 2019: The Shortlist

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Today, we can proudly announce which companies and campaigns have made the shortlist for this year's Northern Marketing Awards.

The Northern Marketing Awards celebrate the best of creativity and excellence in the region's burgeoning marketing scene, and come to Manchester on November 21st at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Ground.

More than 400 marketers will gather at the venue to see who takes home one of the awards, chosen by our illustrious panel of judges - which draws on creative talent from across the board. Hosted by Don't Panic Events and Prolific North, the Northern Marketing Awards are an unmissable date in the marketing professional's diary.

On the night, there will be a drinks reception and three-course dinner with half-bottle of wine for all guests, before the presentation of the awards. There will also be an opportunity to network and celebrate with your peers and colleagues.

Join us at The Point in November to raise a glass to the very best of the marketing industry alongside key figures from the sector, and celebrate in style.

The Northern Marketing Awards 2019: The Shortlist

Best B2B Campaign

  • BIG Partnership & Turley – Making Sense of Mixed-Use Town Centres
  • Brass & Westfield Health – We believe in well beings
  • Evoluted & Peak Indicators – Intelligent SEO Strategy Drives Outstanding Growth
  • One & Findel Education – Smarter SBM Campaign
  • Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – SafeTug 360⁰ Experience
  • True North & Bruntwood – Just Ask Campaign

Best B2C Campaign

  • Brass & Aquaclean – Kid Kafé
  • Carat UK & Co–operative Group – One Co-op
  • Diva Creative & Healthy Sandwell – Get Rid of the Maybes Campaign
  • Havas Media & BBC – Using BBC Sounds to Re-engage with Youth
  • Media Agency Group & Liverpool ONE – Dinosaurs Unleashed
  • Mosquito & Zoflora – Zoflora at Crufts 2019
  • Wavemaker North & GWR – Arrive Ready
  • Yorkshire Water – Unblock Against the Clock

Best Food & Drink Campaign

  • Curtis Gabriel & Hilton – Taste of Hilton
  • DigitalPlus24x7 – Launch a campaign of Dhoom Indian Streatery
  • JBH The Content Agency & Gousto – Mapping the World’s Most Iconic Regional Dishes
  • Mosquito Digital & Horlicks – #MyHorlicksMoment
  • RMS PR & Swizzels Matlow – Parma Violets Biggest Fan
  • Wavemaker North & Napolina – For the Love of Italian Food

Best Not-For-Profit Campaign

  • BIG Partnership & North West Cancer Research – Celebrities SpeakOut Against Head and Neck Cancer
  • Catapult PR – Northumberland Day - Fostering Flag-Bearers
  • Clicky Media & Animal Trust – Leader of the pack
  • Diva Creative & Sheffield City Council – Smokefree Sheffield
  • One Agency & Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership – The Big Alcohol Conversation
  • Penny Appeal – Winter Campaign – What Would Jesus Do
  • Salience & Crisis – A Christmas Campaign with An ROI Of 49
  • Stein IAS & Win – Somewhere to Believe In

Best Professional & Financial Services Campaign

  • Brass & The Co–operative Bank – For People with Purpose
  • Brass & Westfield Health – We believe in well beings
  • Click Consult & Chill Insurance – Driving Chill into Pole Position
  • Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR
  • Fast Web Media & Code Nation – Teaching the Nation to Code
  • Wavemaker North & Swinton Insurance – Britain’s Most Dangerous Roads

Best Property & Construction Campaign

  • 90degrees & urbanbubble – Local Blackfriars residential launch
  • Accord Marketing & Anchor Hanover – 'Tackling loneliness in older age'
  • BIG Partnership & Turley – Making Sense of Mixed–Use Town Centres
  • Cool Blue Brand Communications & TeesAMP – Make It In Middlesbrough
  • Everton Football Club & Influential – The People's Project - Engaging Liverpool City Region 
  • Northstar & Superglass – Brand Uplift Campaign
  • Sigma Capital Group plc co Simple Life Homes – Peace of Mind Campaign
  • True North & Bruntwood – Just Ask Campaign

Best Retail (On- and Offline) Campaign

  • Catapult PR & The Used Kitchen Company – Green Genie
  • Cedarwood Digital & Watches2U – Driving Online Growth Through PPC
  • Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE
  • Cool Blue Brand Communications – Sleepeezee - Everything's easy when you Sleepeezee
  • Liverpool FC & Zut – Liverpool FC Autumn/Winter 2018 Collection Launch Campaign
  • Media Agency Group & Liverpool ONE – Dinosaurs Unleashed
  • PHD Manchester Hidden Agency – schuh Do You

Best Sport Campaign

  • Conker Communications – Vitality Netball World Cup 2019
  • Doncasters Rugby League World Cup 2021 – Back the Bid campaign (RLWC2021)
  • Huddersfield Town & Yorkshire Air Ambulance – Pedal for Pounds
  • Liverpool FC & Zut – Liverpool FC Autumn/Winter 2018 Collection Launch Campaign
  • The Anfield Wrap – Trent Alexander–Arnold Mural

Best Tourism & Leisure Campaign

  • Alive with Adventure – Welcome to Yorkshire Carat & The North York Moors National Park Authority
  • Drummond Central for Tyne and Wear – Metro Part of everyday life
  • Ginger Juice & South African Tourism – Discover Your South Africa Campaign
  • Holdens – Heritage Great Britain – Royal Liver Building 360 Launch Campaign
  • JBH The Content Agency & TicketSource – Culture Per Square Mile
  • Manchester Airport – Scotland Routes Campaign
  • Manchester Airport & Cathay Pacific – Chinese New Year Campaign
  • Manchester International Festival

Best Health & Beauty Campaign

  • IGOO x Peaches & Cream Product Launches 2019
  • Purple Riot & Beauty Bay – Colour Theory Launch

Best Low Budget Campaign

  • Bevic Marketing Services Ltd – YAFTA Marketing Campaign
  • BIG Partnership & North West Cancer Research – Celebrities SpeakOut Against Head and Neck Cancer
  • Cuckoo Design & Valor Hospitality – Oh Deer Christmas is Here
  • Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers
  • Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR
  • LTE Group – Total People
  • Plinkfizz & Parogon Group – Swan With Two Necks Refurbishment Campaign
  • RMS PR & Swizzels Matlow – Parma Violets Biggest Fan
  • The Anfield Wrap – Trent Alexander-Arnold Mural

Best TV Commercial Campaign

  • Equinox & Motorpoint – We Put The Super Into Car Supermarket
  • Media Partnership & Dalton Park – Discover Dalton
  • YourFilm & Frank's the Flooring Store – Artificial Grass 2019 Campaign

Best Direct Mail Campaign

  • APS Group – The Football Pools – Lucky Clover DM
  • Northumbrian Water – Every Drop Counts campaign

Best Social Media Campaign

  • APS Group – Ideal Standard
  • Back To The Future & Dewynters – Taking Manchester Back To The Future
  • Brass & Aquaclean – Kid Kafé
  • Brass & The Co–operative Bank – For People with Purpose
  • Clicky Media & The Avalon Trustee Company – Leading the way for the next gen funeral plan
  • Ginger Juice & South African Tourism – Discover Your South Africa Campaign
  • Social Communications & the Ministry of Building Innovation in Education – Public engagement and stakeholder influencer campaign
  • TOTUM – Hide the Pain Harold – Living his Best Life Freshers Campaign

Best Sustainable / Green Campaign

  • Hydra Creative & Bumblebee Conservation Trust – Beekind Tool
  • Northumbrian Water – BYOB (Bring your own water bottle)
  • Shoppertainment & Church Square – A Wave of Change
  • United Utilities & MediaCom – Cheetham Bell - H2o Heros
  • Yorkshire Water – WITHOUT A DROUGHT!

Best In-House Team

  • Bupa – B2B Marketing
  • Essential Cuisine LTD – Marketing Team
  • NCFE – Marketing Team
  • Optionis – Marketing Team
  • Peel L&P – Marketing Team
  • Kaplan – Marketing Team
  • Urban Splash – Marketing Team
  • Willerby Ltd – Marketing Team

Best Small Agency

  • Access
  • Circus PPC Agency
  • Fluid Digital
  • Fox Agency
  • Hitch Marketing
  • IPOS
  • Move Marketing Ltd
  • Roland Dransfield

Best Search Marketing Campaign

  • Circus PPC & Miele – Immer Besser Forever Better
  • Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest - Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE
  • Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR
  • Fast Web Media & Beeja Meditation – Talkin Bout Lead Generation
  • Fluid Digital & Lakeland Leather – Black Friday Boom on Amazon
  • I–COM Lanes Group Plc – Sinner or Binner?
  • JEKBEE & Rockar – Rediscovering PPC
  • The SEO Works – help Rab Scale new Heights

Best Use of Research or Insight Campaign

  • Access & the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) – Together Campaign
  • BIG Partnership & Turley – Making Sense of Mixed-Use Town Centres
  • Evoluted & CarTakeBack.com – Securing National Headlines through Research & Storytelling
  • Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership & Hitch Marketing – You Can! Ex–Smoker Campaign
  • One & Findel Education – Smarter SBM Campaign
  • Refresh PR & Eurocell – Future Homes Campaign

Best Digital Marketing Campaign

  • Active Win Betfred Ltv Multi – Product Cross-Sell Campaign
  • Click Consult & Liverpool One – Be Our Guest Welcoming Record Numbers To Liverpool One
  • Digitaloft & The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers
  • Fast Web Media & Code Nation – Teaching The Nation To Code
  • Media Agency Group & Liverpool One – Dinosaurs Unleashed
  • Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – Smart Marketing Marketing Smart
  • TOTUM – Hide the Pain Harold – Living his Best Life Freshers Campaign

Best Large Agency

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To discuss sponsorship of a Northern Marketing Award, please contact Carol White on 07864 867676 or carol@prolificnorth.co.uk.