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The 2017 DMA Awards are brought to you by our Headline sponsors dotmailer, Royal Mail MarketReach and Feefo

 

 

dotmailer is a leading marketing automation platform with email at its core. Since 1999, we’ve been empowering marketers with the tools that enable them to think smart, act fast and scale quickly. Perhaps that’s why we’ve more than 70,000+ happy users in 150 countries, across a range of B2B and B2C sectors. 

               

                                  

 

 

Royal Mail MarketReach was founded in 2012. We’re a dedicated team of specialists with a unique set of skills, tools and free services to help you make money. Our data planners and media specialists are on hand to enhance your marketing strategy through mail. So your campaigns get the best results possible. Justifying the use of mail in an increasingly digital world can be tough. But rather than reduce the value of mail, sending something tangible and personal has become even more valuable. Just think:
• Campaigns that include mail are 27% more likely to deliver top-ranking sales performance*
• Campaigns with mail are 40% more likely to deliver top-ranking acquisition levels*
• Adding mail in your marketing mix can boost ROI for your business by 12%*
We’re on hand free of charge to enhance your marketing strategy through mail, so your campaigns get the best results possible. To learn more about our free services, special offers and how mail can help your business visit our website www.mailmen.co.uk

 

      

Thousands of brands trust Feefo to independently collect reviews from their customers – and those customers know that Feefo reviews are the real deal. We believe that only authentic reviews are worth collecting: genuine feedback that has been matched to a transaction. Since 2010, Feefo have advocated transparency and trust in reviews. Now over 2,500 have come to rely on the power of the Feefo platform to connect with their customers, drive business to their website and gain real, actionable insights.

Partners

Print and fulfilment partner

 

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. A market leading provider of innovative UV Inkjet print technology and solutions for marketing. We understand the value that print can deliver to marketers when connecting smart solutions such as augmented reality and crossmedia allowing brands, agencies and print service providers to deliver engaging content maximising the marketing return on investment. We are extremely pleased to support the Direct Marketing association’s 2017 annual awards event, allowing us to showcase our capabilities using our latest innovative technology such as the AccurioJet KM-1. Throughout the campaign and awards evening Konica Minolta’s technology will be used to highlight how printed products from these types of devices can create stunning and engaging printed collateral which can attract and engage audiences as a strong part of the marketing mix.

Diversity partner

 

 

 

Creative Equals are the kite-mark of equality in the creative industries working directly with businesses, recruiters and industry organisations to drive lasting change.

Talent partner

 

 

 

 

At Gemini People, we pair like-minds. Because people who go better together, work better together and play better together. Their talents, attitudes and personalities complement each other, creating a powerhouse partnership of possibility. This starts by pairing you with a like-minded consultant, who gets you and your market. We are able to offer this as we’re made up from specialist consultants, experts in sectors within the areas we cover, from Creative and Digital Agency, to Freelance and Industry. Our understanding, knowledge and passion are why we’re the leading recruiters for our chosen creative industries. Our partners include blue chip multinationals, household names and entrepreneurial SMEs. We’re the best of both a large corporate and a small boutique, which means you get structure, consistency and access to a broad network, but also commitment, candidness and the personal touch. We’re Gemini People, because people are the heart and ambition of our business.

Judging partner

 

 

 

Pure360 offer marketing automation powered by email.We provide UK marketers an unrivalled combination of the powerful, data-driven Pure360 Marketing Suite and an industry-leading Maturity Model, focused on accelerating customer results across email, mobile, web and social.We deliver best in class results for over 1,400 customers including Tetley, innocent, Park Holidays, Financial Times, Hastings Direct and Capita.Our Maturity Model delivered through our best practice framework and account managers, is proven to take brands through a marketing maturity journey; helping them to improve customer lifetime value, enhance their customer experiences and drive deeper brand engagement.The Pure360 team are focused on delivering what really matters, results. We are committed to putting marketers’ success at the heart of everything we do, whilst also helping marketers to put their customers at the heart of their digital marketing.

Pure360. Improving results together. Be part of the journey.

Media partner

 

 

WARC offers advertising best practice, evidence and insights from the world's leading brands. WARC helps clients in over 100 countries grow their businesses by using proven approaches to maximise advertising effectiveness. WARC's clients include the world's largest advertising and media agencies, brands, research companies and universities. With 11,000+ effectiveness case studies, 2,000+ event reports, plus best practice guides, consumer insights and trend analysis in one place, WARC is designed to support your business proposals and improve marketing effectiveness.

Take a look at www.warc.com  Contact us at: enquiries@warc.com

 

Partner

 

 

Cannes Lions, is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications and encompasses Lions Health, Lions Innovation and Lions Entertainment. Founded in 1954, the Festival takes place every June in Cannes, France. As the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards, over 40,000 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival where winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, a global benchmark of creative excellence. The Festival is the only truly global meeting place for professionals working in advertising and communications. A community of attendees from nearly 100 countries attend workshops, exhibitions, screenings, master classes and seminars presented by renowned worldwide industry leaders.

Sustainable travel partner

 

 

 

greentomatocars started with a view of looking after the environment and our customers. To keep transport simple and efficient. As the years have passed, we have changed. We have grown up. Part of our growth is focusing on what is important to us - and it is that we keep our roots which are firmly planted in this industry by doing the right thing. Being ethical means many things. To us it means looking after our workplace, our environment, our community and our customers. Each pillar is equally as important to be the best at what we do while contributing something positive to help and support. In our about us page, you will learn about what we are doing in each of these areas and we want you to join us on our journey. We believe it is our customers who shape our future - if you would like to partner with us, work with us, or give us your thoughts or advice please contact marketing@greentomatocars.com.

Social media partner

 

MC&C is an independent media agency whose purpose is to define, measure and create continuous growth for its clients through consumer connections. Founded in 2001 by Mike Colling, the agency now brings in £65m in billings and works with longstanding clients like Royal Mail, Which?, Warner Leisure Hotels as well as with more recent wins such as TM Lewin, David Lloyd, Virgin Wines and The Economist.  Growing rapidly in the past 3 years, the agency has fast become 75 growth specialists with expertise from content and creative right through to UX and CRM.

Training partner

 

For 30 years the IDM has existed to support, encourage and improve marketing performance from your first steps on the career ladder, right to the very top. We've become the trusted training partner for hundreds of leading brands from over 30 countries and have trained over 100,000 delegates. Now, as part of the DMA Group, we are the largest marketing association in Europe. From foundation to advanced level, we have the cutting-edge content, world-class tutors and advanced delivery platforms that will help you prepare for your future.

Winners gallery partner

 

JCDecaux is dedicated to delivering the best out-of-home advertising and amenities. We have three clear areas of business: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard advertising. We are passionate about design, quality and great service, and pride ourselves on consistent innovation.

Category sponsors

Best launch campaign

Best customer journey

 

We are Yourzine. We are a CRM agency that supports brands to create and implement effective customer contact strategies. We start by analysing your data sources and combine this with our creative capabilities to deliver highly personalised CRM campaigns. Clearly linked to drive return on marketing investment. This to ultimately realise both customer value and value to your customer.

 

Kitewheel orchestrates intelligent customer journeys by unifying decisions across all touch points. Kitewheel’s innovative Customer Journey Hub enables brands and agencies to discover, design, and deliver seamless experiences that drive real-time revenue and long term loyalty. For more information, please visit www.kitewheel.com and follow Kitewheel on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Best B2B

Best use of email and Best digital experience

 

Rocketseed opens a new branding and media channel on your everyday email, to promote, protect and profit your brand. Rocketseed leverages the power of every email sent in your business by allowing you to place centrally controlled email signatures and disclaimers alongside targeted marketing messages.  Allowing you to extend the reach of your campaigns cost-effectively, whilst tracking every impression to measure your campaign ROI. Campaigns can be targeted by sender and recipient, and ensuring each has a clear clickable call to action can reinforce key marketing or sales messages. We generate invaluable information for your marketing, CRM and sales functions – with real-time alerts. It works. We handle a billion emails a year for the likes of Chelsea FC, The Ritz and British Red Cross as well as start-ups and scale-ups. You already have the channel – Rocketseed supercharges it to sell.

dotmailer is a leading marketing automation platform with email at its core. Since 1999, we’ve been empowering marketers with the tools that enable them to think smart, act fast and scale quickly. Perhaps that’s why we’ve more than 70,000+ happy users in 150 countries, across a range of B2B and B2C sectors. 

 

Best use of mail and Best use of door drops

Best creative solution

 

Royal Mail MarketReach was founded in 2012. We’re a dedicated team of specialists with a unique set of skills, tools and free services to help you make money. Our data planners and media specialists are on hand to enhance your marketing strategy through mail. So your campaigns get the best results possible. Justifying the use of mail in an increasingly digital world can be tough. But rather than reduce the value of mail, sending something tangible and personal has become even more valuable. Just think:
• Campaigns that include mail are 27% more likely to deliver top-ranking sales performance*
• Campaigns with mail are 40% more likely to deliver top-ranking acquisition levels*
• Adding mail in your marketing mix can boost ROI for your business by 12%*

We’re on hand free of charge to enhance your marketing strategy through mail, so your campaigns get the best results possible. To learn more about our free services, special offers and how mail can help your business visit our website www.mailmen.co.uk

 

 

 

At Gemini People, we pair like-minds. Because people who go better together, work better together and play better together. Their talents, attitudes and personalities complement each other, creating a powerhouse partnership of possibility. This starts by pairing you with a like-minded consultant, who gets you and your market. We are able to offer this as we’re made up from specialist consultants, experts in sectors within the areas we cover, from Creative and Digital Agency, to Freelance and Industry. Our understanding, knowledge and passion are why we’re the leading recruiters for our chosen creative industries. Our partners include blue chip multinationals, household names and entrepreneurial SMEs. We’re the best of both a large corporate and a small boutique, which means you get structure, consistency and access to a broad network, but also commitment, candidness and the personal touch. We’re Gemini People, because people are the heart and ambition of our business.

Best integrated campaign and Best design or art direction

Retail

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. A market leading provider of innovative UV Inkjet print technology and solutions for marketing. We understand the value that print can deliver to marketers when connecting smart solutions such as augmented reality and crossmedia allowing brands, agencies and print service providers to deliver engaging content maximising the marketing return on investment. We are extremely pleased to support the Direct Marketing association’s 2017 annual awards event, allowing us to showcase our capabilities using our latest innovative technology such as the AccurioJet KM-1. Throughout the campaign and awards evening Konica Minolta’s technology will be used to highlight how printed products from these types of devices can create stunning and engaging printed collateral which can attract and engage audiences as a strong part of the marketing mix.

 

 

       

Pure360 offer marketing automation powered by email.We provide UK marketers an unrivalled combination of the powerful, data-driven Pure360 Marketing Suite and an industry-leading Maturity Model, focused on accelerating customer results across email, mobile, web and social.We deliver best in class results for over 1,400 customers including Tetley, innocent, Park Holidays, Financial Times, Hastings Direct and Capita.Our Maturity Model delivered through our best practice framework and account managers, is proven to take brands through a marketing maturity journey; helping them to improve customer lifetime value, enhance their customer experiences and drive deeper brand engagement.The Pure360 team are focused on delivering what really matters, results. We are committed to putting marketers’ success at the heart of everything we do, whilst also helping marketers to put their customers at the heart of their digital marketing. Pure360. Improving results together. Be part of the journey.

Best loyalty or CRM programme

Best data strategy 

ICLP is a leading end-to-end loyalty agency that drives customer devotion for clients across multiple sectors including retail, travel and technology. ICLP transforms customer relationships into personalised, profitable and emotional connections. Blending data analytics, strategy, technology and creative expertise, ICLP delivers customer-centric engagement strategies that help brands to drive acquisition, repeat purchase and advocacy. With over 30 years of experience and 26 global offices across Europe, the US, Middle East, Asia and Australia, ICLP drives devotion for global brands including Dunhill, Harrods, L’Oréal, Estee Lauder, The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Esprit, Cathay Pacific and Guess. ICLP is part of the Collinson Group, a global leader in influencing customer behaviour to drive revenue and value. Collinson Group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits, Insurance, and Assistance. For more information, please visit http://www.iclployalty.com.

 

 

Creator is an award winning direct response creative agency.

 

Breakthrough award 2017

Utilities and telecommunications and Best digital performance

Barclaycard, part of Barclays Bank PLC, is a leading global payment business that helps consumers, retailers and businesses to make and take payments flexibly, and to access short-term credit and point-of-sale finance. As a pioneer of new forms of payment, we are at the forefront of developing viable contactless and mobile payment schemes for today and cutting-edge forms of payment for the future. We also partner with a wide range of organisations across the globe to offer their customers or members payment options and credit.

Thousands of brands trust Feefo to independently collect reviews from their customers – and those customers know that Feefo reviews are the real deal. We believe that only authentic reviews are worth collecting: genuine feedback that has been matched to a transaction. Since 2010, Feefo have advocated transparency and trust in reviews. Now over 2,500 have come to rely on the power of the Feefo platform to connect with their customers, drive business to their website and gain real, actionable insights.

Travel and leisure

Best use of social media

 

greentomatocars started with a view of looking after the environment and our customers. To keep transport simple and efficient. As the years have passed, we have changed. We have grown up. Part of our growth is focusing on what is important to us - and it is that we keep our roots which are firmly planted in this industry by doing the right thing. Being ethical means many things. To us it means looking after our workplace, our environment, our community and our customers. Each pillar is equally as important to be the best at what we do while contributing something positive to help and support. In our about us page, you will learn about what we are doing in each of these areas and we want you to join us on our journey. We believe it is our customers who shape our future - if you would like to partner with us, work with us, or give us your thoughts or advice please contact marketing@greentomatocars.com.

MC&C is an independent media agency whose purpose is to define, measure and create continuous growth for its clients through consumer connections. Founded in 2001 by Mike Colling, the agency now brings in £65m in billings and works with longstanding clients like Royal Mail, Which?, Warner Leisure Hotels as well as with more recent wins such as TM Lewin, David Lloyd, Virgin Wines and The Economist.  Growing rapidly in the past 3 years, the agency has fast become 75 growth specialists with expertise from content and creative right through to UX and CRM.

Best customer acquisition campaign

Best brand building campaign

Communicator is a trusted partner in sophisticated email marketing with a focus on helping ambitious brands achieve breakthrough results. Powered by our unique SmartSend technology, our flexible modular software suite enables customers to optimise their performance, across multiple channels, and accomplish sophisticated email marketing. Our customers consistently outperform expectations for their email marketing campaigns and achieve breakthrough results.  We judge our success by our customers’ success.  We ensure they have the tools and support they need to get up and running quickly, optimise performance and improve their email sophistication. We understand that email marketing requirements vary for every business.  Our Sophistication Scale provides a framework for ambitious marketers to prioritise for progression, no matter where they start out.

 

 

Jaywing brings together data scientists, strategists, creatives and technologists to transform businesses, fuel brands and keep them connected in an ever-changing world. Data science lies at the heart of the future of marketing and leads everything Jaywing does to deliver exceptional results through creative work that’s impossible to ignore. Business challenges come in many different forms – the desire to sell more products, to drive conversion, to create stronger emotional connections. We love unpicking these and finding the answers, just as much as we love shaping and reinventing brands. It’s all achieved through a genuinely collaborative spirit, because we believe that great relationships make great work.

 

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