Judging Criteria


Judges will read and pre-score all entry forms, considering any supporting materials submitted. Judges will be asked to give a score for each question within the entry form, as listed in the bullet points below. These will be combined to give an overall score for each entry. All judges’ pre-scores will then be combined and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlists.

Judges will meet to discuss the highest scoring entries and then agree the winner for each category. The judging session will take place on 11 February 2020, with the shortlist being announced on the 13 February 2020.

The awards will be judged by some of the biggest names in digital industry.

12 March 2020

>> Awards Ceremony

9 – 13 March 2020

>> Digital City Festival

TBA

2021 Awards Ceremony

The Criteria

Innovation / Project / Platform Awards
The judges will be looking for a clear description of an outstanding project, innovation or event. Judges will consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry. Entries should not exceed 1000 words in total and should relate to work undertaken between August 2018 — January 2020.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

>> Overview of the project, innovation or event;
>> Total budget;
>> Implementation & creativity;
>> Results & evaluation;
>> Why you think your entry should win.

Any entries that do not include information under all of these headings will be marked down. You may wish to include supporting material including a demonstration of the project / innovation either in the form with images or link to an online video. You will also be able to upload 2 x supporting documents under 2mb.

 
Team / Business Awards
Judges will be looking for teams and agencies that can demonstrate an ongoing and sustained commitment to delivering best practice while showing a creative and innovative approach to digital. Judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry. Entries should not exceed 1000 words in total and should focus on work completed between August 2018 — January 2020.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

>> Details of the team / company;
>> Team / company objectives;
>> Recent achievements;
>> Challenges;
>> Why you think your entry should win.


Digital Leader Awards
Judges will be looking for an individual that can demonstrate an ongoing and sustained commitment to delivering best practice in digital while showing a creative and innovative approach growth and projects. Judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry. Entries should not exceed 1000 words in total and should focus on work completed between August 2018 — January 2020.

Each entry must include information under the following headings:

>> Overview / biography of the individual;
>> Individual objectives & plan / vision for growth;
>> Recent achievements;
>> Challenges;
>> Why you think your entry should win.