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BIMA Awards 2018 categories

Opens for entries 28 Feb

BIMA Advance Award for Inclusion & Diversity

This award is for organisations that have put diversity and inclusion at the top of their agenda and created a gateway to bolster a diverse workforce, either within their own business or the wider industry. Judges will be looking for entries that show how a commitment to diversity has impacted all levels of the business.

BIMA Advance Award for Talent

This award is for companies that have invested in innovative ways of attracting and retaining talent. You’ll need to show the methods you have employed to do this and the proof points which show this has had a positive impact on the business. Organisations working in this space and supporting the talent needs of others with innovative programmes and schemes are also welcome.

BIMA Advance Award for Startup of the Year

This award is for businesses active for less than 2 years that have disrupted their target industry with new and innovative products or services. Judges will be looking for you to explain what it is that makes you special. Shortlisted entrants must make themselves available to present to the jury (in person in London or via video conference) on 11 July 2018.

BIMA Advance Award for Dynamic Business of the Year

This award is for organisations that have pushed the boundaries to develop, innovate and grow within their field. Entrants need to prove they have created a significant impact either commercially or for social good within their organisation or the wider industry.

Communications and Content: Small budget

The award for Communications & Content on a Small Budget recognises projects which, despite a total budget of less than £70,000 (including any media spend) are driving digital forward. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) campaigns with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

Communications and Content: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Communications & Content will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, or advancing the ‘state of the art’ in a particular field of communications or content. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation

Communications and Content: Impact

The award for Impact in Communications & Content celebrates the value of your project to the client. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

Communications and Content: Craft

The award for Craft in Communications & Content recognises flawless execution and will be won by the piece of work that represents our industry’s best in creativity, craft, expertise and delivery. Here, judges will be looking at the creative idea; the ethos and mindset that led your thinking; and the craft, finesse and attention to detail in project delivery. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

Communications and Content: Conscience

The award for Communications & Content with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for projects that are delivering significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

Data & Performance Marketing: Small budget

The award for Data & Performance Marketing on a Small Budget recognises projects which, despite a total budget of less than £70,000 (including any media spend) are driving digital forward. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) work with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

Data & Performance Marketing: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Data & Performance Marketing will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, or advancing the ‘state of the art’ in a particular field of data or performance marketing. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation

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Data & Performance Marketing: Impact

The award for Impact in Data & Performance Marketing celebrates the value of your project to the client. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

Data & Performance Marketing: Craft

The award for Craft in Data & Performance Marketing recognises flawless execution and will be won by the piece of work that represents our industry’s best in creativity, craft, expertise and delivery. Here, judges will be looking at the ethos and mindset that led your thinking; and the craft, finesse and attention to detail in project delivery. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

Data & Performance Marketing: Conscience

The award for Data & Performance Marketing with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for projects that are delivering significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

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Emerging Technology: Small budget

The award for Emerging Technology on a Small Budget recognises projects which, despite a total budget of less than £70,000 (excluding any media spend) are driving digital forward. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) projects with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

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Emerging Technology: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Emerging Technology will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, or advancing the ‘state of the art’ in a particular field. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). 100% Innovation You must state why you believe the work is innovative.

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Emerging Technology: Impact

The award for Impact in Emerging Technology celebrates the value of your project to the client. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

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Emerging Technology: Craft

The award for Craft in Emerging Technology recognises flawless execution and will be won by the piece of work that represents our industry’s best in creativity, craft, expertise and delivery. Here, judges will be looking at the creativity, ethos and mindset that led your thinking; and the craft, finesse and attention to detail in project delivery. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

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Emerging Technology: Conscience

The award for Emerging Technology with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for projects that are delivering significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

Product and Service Design: Small budget

The award for Product and Service Design on a Small Budget recognises projects which, despite a total budget of less than £70,000 (excluding any media spend) are driving digital forward. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) projects with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

Product and Service Design: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Product & Service Design will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, or advancing the ‘state of the art’ in a particular field of service. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation

Product and Service Design: Craft

The award for Craft in Product and Service Design recognises flawless execution and will be won by the piece of work that represents our industry’s best in creativity, craft, expertise and delivery. Here, judges will be looking at the ethos and mindset that led your thinking; and the craft, finesse and attention to detail in project delivery. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

Product and Service Design: Impact

The award for Impact in Product & Service Design celebrates the value of your project to the client. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

Product and Service Design: Conscience

The award for Product and Service Design with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for projects that are delivering significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

Transformation & Consultancy Design: Small budget

The award for Transformation & Consultancy on a Small Budget recognises transformative projects achieved on a total budget of less than £70,000. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) projects with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

Transformation & Consultancy: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Transformation & Consultancy will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, advancing the industry standard of what can be achieved, or delivering an innovative output through digital transformation. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation

Transformation & Consultancy: Impact

The award for Impact in Transformation & Consultancy celebrates the value of your project to the organisation or its customers. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

Transformation & Consultancy: Craft

This award recognises the best consulting or project journey that also produces a transformative or innovative outcome. Judges will be looking for entries that show how the approach and execution were of the first order. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

Transformation & Consultancy: Conscience

The award for Transformation & Consultancy with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for transformation case studies that show the power of digital to deliver significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

Website & Apps: Small budget

The award for Website & Apps on a Small Budget recognises projects which, despite a total budget of less than £70,000 (excluding any media spend) are driving digital forward. Judges will be looking for: i) work from smaller companies; or ii) projects with a smaller budget from businesses of any size. You must provide the overall budget for your project as part of the submission. 50% Impact, 25% Innovation and 25% Craft

Website & Apps: Innovation

The award for Innovation in Website & Apps will recognise the project with the potential to deliver the most far-reaching impact. That may involve pioneering techniques or approaches, or advancing the ‘state of the art’ in a particular field of website or app creation. It is important to note that the potential of the project to inspire the future is more important than its current effectiveness (as the early stages of the innovation lifecycle will often deliver limited effectiveness). You must state why you believe the work is innovative. 100% Innovation

Website & Apps: Impact

The award for Impact in Website & Apps celebrates the value of your project to the client. Here, the judges will be focusing on project effectiveness and measurable business outcomes. You must include hard data or other proof points to show that success metrics were achieved. 75% Impact and 25% Innovation/Craft

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Website & Apps: Craft

The award for Craft in Website & Apps recognises flawless execution and will be won by the piece of work that represents our industry’s best in creativity, craft, expertise and delivery. Here, judges will be looking at the creativity, ethos and mindset that led your thinking; and the craft, finesse and attention to detail in project delivery. 75% Craft and 25% Innovation/Impact

Website & Apps: Conscience

The award for Website & Apps with Conscience will recognise the potential of digital to improve the lives of people across society. The judges will be looking for projects that are delivering significant social impact, harnessing the effective application of digital expertise for social good. Judging: 75% Impact and 25% Innovation

BIMA Advance Grand Prix

The winner of this award will be the best of the best, as selected by the Jury Chairs and BIMA. Nominees are the winners of the ten BIMA Advance Awards.

BIMA Advance Award for Communications & Content

Nominees for this overall Communications & Content jury prize are the five Communications & Content winners of the BIMA Awards for: Communications & Content on a Small Budget; Communications & Content Innovation; Communications & Content Impact; Communications & Content Craft; and Communications & Content Conscience.

BIMA Advance Award for Product & Service Design

Nominees for this overall Product & Service Design jury prize are the winners of the BIMA Awards for: Product & Service Design on a Small Budget; Product & Service Design Innovation; Product & Service Design Impact; Product & Service Design; and Product & Service Design Conscience.

BIMA Advance Award for Emerging Technology

Nominees for this overall Emerging Technology jury prize are the winners of the BIMA Awards for: Emerging Technology on a Small Budget; Emerging Technology Innovation; Emerging Technology Impact; Emerging Technology Craft; and Emerging Technology Conscience.

BIMA Advance Award for Transformation & Consultancy

Nominees for this overall Transformation & Consultancy jury prize are the winners of the BIMA Awards for: Transformation & Consultancy on a Small Budget; Transformation & Consultancy Innovation; Transformation & Consultancy Impact; Transformation & Consultancy Craft; and Transformation & Consultancy Conscience.

BIMA Advance Award for Data & Performance Marketing

Nominees for this overall Data & Performance Marketing jury prize are the winners of the BIMA Awards for: Data & Performance Marketing on a Small Budget; Data & Performance Marketing Innovation; Data & Performance Marketing Impact; Data & Performance Marketing Craft; and Data & Performance Marketing Conscience.

BIMA Advance Award for Website & Apps

Nominees for this overall Website & Apps jury prize are the winners of the BIMA Awards for: Website & Apps on a Small Budget; Website & Apps Innovation; Website & Apps Impact; Website & Apps Craft; and Website & Apps Conscience.

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