Getting you the recognition you deserve and helping our readers find the right partners
The Drum Awards is a global scheme that aims to identify the best practices, companies and people in our industry. It’s mission is to share that information with readers of The Drum - one of the worlds largest marketing platforms - to help them make better decisions.
As a result it is ideally placed to not only get you the recognition you deserve, but also the new business. It will also help position winners as the best and exciting places to work, helping you retain and attract top talent.
Discover the right awards competition
The Drum Awards has a series of competitions, which run throughout the year, and reflect every part of our editorial eco-system. These competitions include:
DADI AwardsExtended deadlines availableThe Drum Awards for the Digital Industries is the DADI of all award schemes. It celebrates the very best of the global digital industry.
Digital Trading Awards APACDeadline: 26 JulyThis event aims to remind the world how programmatic and adtech are a force for good. It is open to agencies, publishers, platforms, trade desks, and so on in APAC (and that includes you Australia).
Digital Trading Awards USADeadline: 17 AugustFrom an adtech and programmatic perspective this award scheme represents the land of the brave. Open to US companies it recognises best practice, the best companies and the best people in the industry.
Search Awards USADeadline: 17 AugustThe event that aims to find the very best in Search. As its name indicates this event is for the US market.
B2B AwardsDeadline: 17 AugustTo B2B the best or not to be... Shakespeare would have definitely been a B2B creative if he was around today because that is where you tend to find the best talent in marketing. And this event aims to celebrate that fact.
Out of Home AwardsDeadline: 23 AugustOne of our favourite events as we love how outdoor, that most traditional of advertising mediums, is now at the leading edge of digital innovation.
Content AwardsDeadline: 24 AugustNo agency can be truly content before they win a Content Award. This is a global scheme that celebrates this emerging branch of marketing and celebrates how advertising is becoming entertainment in its own right.
Agency Business AwardsDeadline: 24 AugustBehind every great marketing agency stands a great business. Let’s celebrate that fact. And let’s reassure clients that the agencies giving them business critical advice, are good at running businesses.
Experience AwardsDeadline: 30 AugustIf you bring brands to life in the real world this global award scheme is for you. It recognises brilliants events, activations, stunts, and experiences.
Social Purpose AwardsDeadline: 05 SeptemberOur industry is not only about generating demand to shift pointless products. Marketing skills are being deployed to give brands true social purpose and help tackle some of the biggest challenges facing society. This event recognises that doing good can be good for business.
Social Buzz AwardsDeadline: 07 SeptemberA global award scheme that gives brilliant people in the world of social their very own status upgrade. If you win an award here we will make sure the world get to know - as you will be the subject of social posts, videos, and articles across The Drum’s multiple channels.
Advertising AwardsDeadline: 07 SeptemberTo some ‘advertising’ is a dirty word. To us, it is a source of pride. This event will remind the world that great advertising is as powerful today as it ever was. So say it loud, I’m in advertising and I am proud!
Design AwardsThese global awards are open to design consultancies, advertising agencies, digital agencies, creative agencies, media owners, in-house teams, freelancers or clients. The awards give recognition to the most creative and inspiring pieces of work being produced within the design discipline.
Marketing AwardsOne of The Drum’s biggest and most prestigious events. The awards celebrate the very best marketers and campaigns from across the globe. The awards are open to brands, advertising agencies, in-house marketing teams, design consultancies, digital agencies, PR companies, integrated agencies and more.
Mobile AwardsThe Drum Mobile Awards celebrate the brands and agencies at the forefront of mobile marketing. These global awards continue to identify the great work being produced on mobile and reward those who are delivering effective strategies and campaigns.
Online Media AwardsThese awards identify the cleverest, boldest and most original purveyors of news and views from around the world. These international awards are open to media owners and publishers and will reward news, analysis, editorial and opinion content.
Recommended Agency AwardsEvery year we download client ratings for all marketing services from recommendedagencies.com to identify which agencies are currently the highest-rated by clients. To participate in the awards, agencies must register an account on recommendedagencies.com, gather client ratings, and take one of our membership options.
Digital Trading Awards EuropeFrom an adtech and programmatic perspective this award scheme represents the land of the brave. Open to European companies it recognises best practice, the best companies and the best people in the industry.
In addition, we also run these well known awards
Roses AwardsThe Roses Creative Awards strive to find the best advertising, design and digital work being produced by agencies and brands in the UK, outside London’s M25.
Chip Shop AwardsThese global awards is about encouraging and recognizing creativity without limits. There are no rules, got a great campaign idea for a product that doesn’t yet exist? Enter it. Think you could improve an existing advert? Go for it. Got a concept for a brand you’d love to work for in the future? We want to see it. The Chip Shop Awards celebrate pure, unadulterated creativity.