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The 2016 DMA Awards are brought to you by our Headline sponsors Whistl, Selligent and emarsys.

 

Whistl logo

Whistl delivers direct mail campaigns to households all over the UK. For information on their doordrop services, click here.

 

Selligent is a global marketing automation provider that powers audience engagement programs for more than 450 leading brands in retail, financial services, automotive, publishing and travel.  Our solution empowers brands to create meaningful omnichannel communications across email, site optimization, social, mobile and customer care at a competitive price point that makes Selligent the best value in the market.

Emarsys provides eMarketing solutions for businesses to more than 120 countries. Their resources keep clients up-to-date with the latest email marketing trends and best practices to create meaningful engagements with consumers.

Training partner

The IDM (Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing) is the UK’s only government-approved Institute for the professional development of direct and digital marketers, offering a broad range of practitioner-taught training courses and ten internationally recognised professional marketing qualifications. It is also a membership organisation, providing status, knowledge and networking opportunities to today’s senior marketers, and an educational trust, supplying learning materials to higher education alongside initiatives to help university graduates take their first steps in the marketing profession. For further information: www.theidm.com

Judging partner

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. 

Print partner

Inc Direct are a full service marketing communications company specialising in the creation, execution and delivery of highly personalised and responsive multi-channel CRM and CEM (Customer Experience Management) solutions that create real brand engagement and customer loyalty.

In essence, we create an experience between brands and their customers that result in far greater customer engagement, lifetime value and loyalty. We like to call it ‘Creating Chemistry’.

Fulfilment partner

    

Amstore Innovation is a creative production agency specialising in the design and mass-production of innovative products for marketing promotions. Our Physical-Digital engagement products are attention-grabbing communication methods that offer multi-channel solutions and maximum interactivity. Our products are designed to help you be remembered by your target audience and stand out from your competition.

Media partner

Warc.com 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. With 8000+ effectiveness case studies, 800+ 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. 

Partner

 

The Marketing Academy is a non-profit and voluntary organisation who develop leadership capability in talented marketers from the Marketing, Advertising and Communications industries through mentoring coaching and experiential learning. All of The Marketing Academy programmes are provided free of charge.

Social Media Partner

Things Unlimited is a social-first marketing agency made up of doers, thinkers and makers. They believe that an idea has to be shared to be great. Their ethos is to break the traditional agency model to deliver creative content and solutions that are relevant to their client’s consumers, technologically informed and amplified through collaboration with the right creators and partners with incredible speed, versatility and creativity. Things Unlimited’s core capabilities include social strategy, content strategy and creation, community management, influencer identification and management as well as social analytics. Through a dedicated team, they also deliver always-on and campaign content flexibly using their agile content production processes. Find out more on our website or follow us on Twitter

Category sponsors

Best business to consumer campaign

Best use of email & Best digital destination


Firstmove logo

First Move is a premier supplier of direct mail services, fulfilment, data management, creative services, transactional databases, document scanning, web enabled distribution, e-commerce, personalised document printing, direct marketing strategies, mixed media solutions and online campaign support, all under one roof.

Emarsys logo

Emarsys provides eMarketing solutions for businesses to more than 120 countries. Their resources keep clients up-to-date with the latest email marketing trends and best practices to create meaningful engagements with consumers.

Best use of door drop & Best use of mail

Best customer journey

Whistl logo

Whistl delivers direct mail campaigns to households all over the UK. For information on their doordrop services, click here.

 

 

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 use of programmatic

Best loyalty or CRM programme

Welcome to New Marketing Institute (NMI). We’re here to educate, engage and empower the new generation of digital marketing professionals while creating a community for all things new in digital.

We offer several levels of certification for both industry veterans and those new to digital marketing. Our modular courses are designed to provide a customizable learning experience to meet you, the learner, wherever you are in your career.

 

Creator is an award winning direct response creative agency.

Best data strategy & Automotive

Best use of technology

Inc Direct are a full service marketing communications company specialising in the creation, execution and delivery of highly personalised and responsive multi-channel CRM and CEM (Customer Experience Management) solutions that create real brand engagement and customer loyalty.In essence, we create an experience between brands and their customers that result in far greater customer engagement, lifetime value and loyalty. We like to call it ‘Creating Chemistry’.

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. 

Travel, leisure and entertainment & Best integrated campaign

Financial services

Selligent is a global marketing automation provider that powers audience engagement programs for more than 450 leading brands in retail, financial services, automotive, publishing and travel.  Our solution empowers brands to create meaningful omnichannel communications across email, site optimization, social, mobile and customer care at a competitive price point that makes Selligent the best value in the market.

Amaze One is a new breed of CRM agency. Seamlessly blending data intelligence, technology and creativity.  The company, part of the St Ives Group, finds actionable insights hidden in data and combines them with engaging creative to build better customer experiences. This unique fusion of ‘rigour’ and ‘magic’ creates campaigns that grow loyalty, change behaviour and elevate brands.

Best launch campaign

Best digital performance

Yourzine is a leading dialogue marketing agency which increases both value of the customer and value to the customer through any channel. The integrated approach to strategy, creation, data and technology demonstrably results in increased engagement, loyalty and commitment.  We communicate the right message for each consumer, through the desired channel, at the best possible moment.  Yourzine develops and creates the best strategies for brands with large consumer databases such as IKEA Netherlands, Peugeot and Citroën Benelux, Rituals, Samsung Europe, Sanoma and Odeon. The agency employs over 100 people and has offices in the Netherlands, UK and Belgium

 

 

IgnitionOne has led the marketing technology industry for over a decade and has consistently been the first to market with innovations that have shaped the way marketers reach their customers. By focusing on innovation, IgnitionOne strives to not only simplify marketing but also to push the envelope for results and efficiency. The Digital Marketing Suite (DMS) is an integrated marketing and advertising solution powered by a unique behavioural algorithm which generates a score and true interest profile allowing marketers to activate personalised 1:1 messaging across online channels and devices. With a global footprint of over 450 employees in 17 offices across 10 countries, IgnitionOne is one of the largest independent marketing technology companies in the world, and currently scores over 300 million users monthly in 55 countries and powers more than $30 billion in revenue each year for leading brands.

Best customer acquisition campaign

FMCG

Epsilon Abacus, part of the Epsilon group, is the pioneer of the transactional data cooperative concept in the UK. Over 500 multichannel retailers contribute their customer transactional information to the Abacus Alliance. This provides a unique insight into multi-channel spending behaviour that drives prospecting, retention and reactivation activities. Epsilon Abacus also works across a range of industry sectors, including travel, charities, and financial services, helping companies integrate transactional data into their new customer targeting strategies.  

Dragos is a versatile communications strategist with over 25 years of experience in various field of advertising. He led Tempo Creative, a true advertising academy, to be amongst the most creative and dynamic ad groups in Romania, subsequently selling his agencies either to multinational players or to their management. Recently, he moved to London where he founded Supersona Ltd, a corporate entity that researches and tests digital ideas meant to change our lives for better, with the help of technology.

Public Sector

Best use of Social Media

 

APS Group is an international marketing solutions and customer communications provider that brings brands to life across every channel, in every market, all with a local touch. Together with our in house creative agency, MMP.Global, we activate marketing and communication campaigns, improve processes and deliver cost savings through our creative approach, technology, sourcing skills and local insight. With over 700 employees across our offices in the Netherlands, UK, France, the Nordics and North America, we serve clients in a range of markets including retail, financial services, travel, automotive, healthcare, leisure, pharmaceutical and the public sector.

 

An international CRM and Loyalty agency, combining strategy with end to end service delivery. We use data to gain a unique understanding of customer behaviour and use this to create persuasive customer propositions and engagement programmes. We've embraced the explosion of customer interaction channels and put multi-channel integration at the heart of our CRM solutions. Quant Marketing is a rare combination of customer strategists, insight analysts, technologists and marketers. Together, we simplify the complexity, derive insight from data and identify opportunity through analysis. We've worked in the client environment; we see clients' problems as our own and understand how to translate for different internal audiences to sell the idea. And finally, we've been providing our solutions since 2000, we've seen markets change, so in times of uncertainty, we have the experience to get to the heart of the issue and help define a clear direction. 

Retail

Best business to business campaign

autoGraph® enables brands to build trust and deliver dynamic customer experiences through the User Generated Profile platform. User Generated Profiles are a patented technology that unlocks consumers’ motivations, desires and aspirations.  User Generated Profiles define new and unique audiences within a brand’s own customer base, and empower consumers to share latent and expressed preferences to brands to deliver emotional connections across all digital touch-points.autoGraph is based in Seattle, WA and London, and is venture capital-backed by Voyager Capital and Rally Capital.Follow autoGraph on LinkedIn and Twitter.Email queries to info@autograph.me

Luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat, was founded in 2004 to make exciting chocolate with three guiding principles –authenticity, originality and ethics – which remain central to the brand’s success today. With its Rabot Estate cocoa plantation in Saint Lucia, a chocolate manufacturing facility in Huntingdon and stores across the UK and internationally, Hotel Chocolat occupies a unique space – being able to link all aspects of chocolate from the tree to the consumer. The company has stores in major cities and market towns throughout the UK, concessions in John Lewis stores nationwide. In 2011 Hotel Chocolat opened a real hotel in the grounds of Rabot Estate on Saint Lucia, which is  also home to Boucan Restaurant and its pioneering menu of ‘cacao cuisine’. Recent awards include – Several wins at The Great Taste Awards and the Academy of Chocolate Awards; number one spot in ‘The Sunday: Times Fast Track 100’; one of the UK’s prestigious ‘CoolBrands’ for the fourth year

Best brand building campaign

 

TMW Unlimited is an award-winning customer engagement agency with three decades worth of experience connecting brands with consumers in innovative and memorable ways. Their purpose is to help brands grow by forming stronger and more meaningful relationships that build value over time. TMW Unlimited does this by creating influential ideas and experiences that unlock the power of how people feel through a unique approach called Intelligent Influence.  With strategy and creative at heart, their expertise covers the full spectrum of marketing communications. They have specialist teams in consultancy, data, digital development, technical innovation, relationship marketing, retail experience, social and influencer marketing, marketing technology, content and production services. With over 260 talented people we combine our skills in different ways, blurring the line between specialisms to produce memorable, effective and award-winning work that truly influences people’s purchase decisions and behaviour. Find out more on our website or follow us on TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn

 

Awards night sponsors

Photobooth sponsor

 

At Bodhi Resourcing we deliver specialist recruitment services to clients and candidates that help them become enlightened. We specialise in recruiting in the Marketing Data, Analytics and Technology sector. Through detailed engagement, a thorough knowledge of the sector and years of delivering service excellence, Bodhi Resourcing facilitates an opportunity to know each client and candidate on a deeper level in order to achieve better results. This combined with an extensive network of connections gives our partners a competitive edge when competing for talent. Visit our website to find out more about what we do. You can also follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

 

 

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