Judged by leading independent experts from across the world, both Awards have been accredited ‘outstanding’ by the Independent Awards Stands Council. As part of these standards, judges follow a robust two-step judging process and provide feedback on every entry to help guide future projects.
Entering awards increases team morale and spirit as not only are they an opportunity to showcase your work, but they are also recognition of the time invested and the results achieved.
Benefits also include:
- Increased presence in the industry
- Opportunity to benchmark
- Raises credibility
- Attracts clients and talent
- Marketing opportunities
- Chance to network
Dedicated to Social Media, there are 29 categories that recognise campaigns, innovation, budget, agencies and individuals. For agencies working across multiple platforms who want to enter more than one category can claim a multiple-entry discount, details of which can be found on the How to Enter pages on the websites.
What 2022 Entrants Say
Naturally Social “were thrilled to be finalists because the UK Social Media Awards are an amazing way to celebrate the creativity and innovation that is involved in achieving outstanding social media campaigns, judged by an esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts. It’s incredible to be finalists alongside some incredible campaigns. It means a lot to be recognised for our hard work.”
Christine Buck, VP Product Marketing, Hootsuite. “Our focus has always been on creating meaningful connections through social. Winning this Global Social Media award would not only be a testament to Hootsuite Amplify’s effectiveness, it would also acknowledge the valuable contribution of the Hootsuite team to our company’s overall success.”
Launched in 2008 The UK Social Media Awards take place annually in London and the Global Social Media Awards, launched during the pandemic, are currently a virtual event that takes place in April.
Dates for your Diary
- Early Bird Close: 03 February
- Final Deadline for Entry: 17 February
- Shortlist Announcement: 17 March
- Winners Announced: 26 April
- Early Bird Close: 19 May
- Final Deadline for Entry: 02 June
- Shortlist Announcement: 30 June
- Awards Ceremony, London: 14 September