The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries (Dadis) have opened for international entries from brands and agencies, with marketers from Samsung, Manchester United and Pernod Ricard revealed as this year’s judges.
From apps to consumer products, use of search to social media, paid media and virtual reality, the Dadis celebrate and reward digital excellence.
Among the 34 categories are Best Use of AI / Machine Learning and Best Tech Platform, which are both new for 2017.
Returning to Chair the panel for 2017 is Phil Jones who will be joined Pernod Ricard’s head of marketing Adam Boita, Samsung’s head of digital James Keady and the global head of partnerships and operations at Manchester United, Tom Hill.
Other judges include top marketers from brands including Crabtree & Evelyn and Dyson as well as agency side executives from Isobar, BBH, and Havas.
More information on the awards, sponsored by Forrest Brown, Impact Radius, Shazam and Tint, can be found on the website.
The deadline for entry is 21 July before nominations are announced on 8 September.