The Social Buzz Awards, which looks to celebrate and reward the very best in social media communications in the UK, has now opened for entries.
The awards, in association with iomart, this year has 31 categories to celebrate work carried out by brands and agencies across the social media landscape, covering Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest, as well as a raft of video and image sharing sites.
Phil Worms, director of marketing at iomart Group plc, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Social Buzz Awards again, it really has become the premier celebration of all that is good about UK social media.
“As one of the UK’s leading providers of cloud and managed data services we host and support the platforms and technologies that enable effective global communications. We’re therefore honoured to have the opportunity to celebrate with, and meet, the individuals and organisations using these technologies and applications to successfully deliver effective multichannel social media campaigns. The awards ceremony in November promises to be a fantastic night.”
The awards launch with eight judges already announced, including Dom Burch, senior director of marketing innovation & new revenue at Asda; Shira Feuer, head of social media EMEA at The Walt Disney Company; Nick Dutch , head of digital at Domino's Pizza Group; and Paul Fabretti, digital and social media lead at Telefónica Europe.
The list of judges also includes Merinda Peppard, EMEA marketing director at HootSuite; Rebecca Watts, social media manager at Financial Times; David Parkinson, general manager of social media and digital engagement at Nissan; and Abby Guthkelch, head of digital at Ketchum.
Now open, the deadline for entries to the awards is 13 August. To see the full list of categories and discover who scooped the awards in 2013, check out the Social Buzz Awards website.