Digital Media Awards

Celebrating the very best of digital marketing and technology advancement in Kenya

DMA is the leading and first of its kind award recognition platform celebrating the very best of digital marketing and technology advancement in Kenya redefining the boundaries of creativity, innovation, and outcomes.
DMA celebrates achievements once a year.

General Guidelines

1. Digital Media Awards is open to all corporates and individuals with a presence on the digital space in Kenya.

2. Digital Media Awards nominees must have executed their activities in the period between January 2018- December 2018

3. All nominated activities must been executed on the digital space.

4. Digital Media Awards nominees can self nominate themselves or be nominated.

5. Nominations are open  as from 1st April  2019  and can be done by anyone from the general public.

6. Digital Media Awards nominees will be judged by a panel of jurors who will make final decision of the honourees.

Compared to other Digital media awards, DMA provides a launch pad for showcasing talent and confers Countrywide recognition on winners’ work. Recognition from our panel of judges shows peers, clients, and communities that your achievements shine like a star in the digital universe.

Why Enter

1. Promote your success among peers and to your clients
Winning  Digital  Media Awards improve your brand awareness and promotes your business to potential clients.

2. Gain invaluable industry recognition
Digital Media Awards set you apart from the competition and delivers a positive message to your client base.

3. Increase your professional credibility
Digital Media Awards win can be seen as a third-party endorsement of your business.

4. Professional Development
The application process can often help you to view your business from a new perspective, especially as you match up with competing entries.

5. Attract new talent
Digital Media Awards can attract new recruits to your business. Awards also help internally, raising team morale and energy.

6. Industry Leadership
Digital Media Awards can give your business a credibility boost. For example, being recognized for unique concepts or best design practices can give you additional standing in your industry.

Digital Media Awards has 22 awards in 6 categories for agencies, brands and individuals which require submission of 2018 work with detailed evaluation criteria being considered.Entries are rigorously evaluated according to well defined scoring criteria by a group of jurors and must have be ideated or executed by a Kenyan corporate/ individual or Kenyan agency.Entries have to be engaging and encourage dialogue with audience, raising the profile and awareness of the product/ service/organization

Digital Brand of the year

1.Mkubwa Media/HELB
2.Bean Interactive/Safaricom Home
3.Squad Digital/Safaricom PLC

Best Crisis and/or Reputation Management

1.Squad Digital/Safaricom Mpesa
2.Oxygene Marketing & Communications Limited /KCB

Best Influencer Marketing Campaign of the Year

1.Isobar & iProspect/ Isobar & iProspect
2.Squad Digital/MASHUJAA You Pay I Pay
3.Belva Digital/TCB

Best Customer Care on Social media

1.Squad Digital/Safaricom – CC – Zuri
2.Username Investment Limited/UserName
3.iGabantu Studios/Safaricom PLC

Best Audience Engagement

1.Squad Digital/KCB – The Witty Banker
2.Squad Digital/KCB Social Media – Engagement
3.Isobar Kenya & iProspect Kenya/ICEA – Travel Insurance

Best Use of Podcast

1.Best Use of Podcast/The Blaze Podcast
2Alternative Agency/Anchor FM – Kalongolongo Life
3.Anita Raey/Anita Raey

Best Social Good Campaign

1.iProspect & Isobar/Nestle – It Takes A Village
2.Squad Digital/Safaricom ThisismyKenya
3.Squad Digital/Barclays Bank of Kenya- Blood Drive 2018
4.Redhouse Digital/AMREF #Nomorepain

Best Blog

2.Squad Digital/KCB – The Witty Banker
3.mumenough blog/mumenough blog

Best Content Marketing

1.Isobar Kenya & iProspect Kenya/ICEA Travel Insurance
2.Bean Interactive/Safaricom Home
3.Kenya Community Media Network/Kenya Community Media Network

Best in Story telling

1.Dragonfly Limited/Dairyland
3.Bean Creative/Bean Creative

Best website by Corporate

1.Squad Digital/UAP Dream Enabler
2.Belva Digital/SpaDreaming
3.Squad Digital LTD/Safaricom International Jazz Festival

Best Brand Microsite/Campaign Landing Page

1.Belva Digital/My Dawa
2.Mkubwa Media/HELB
3.Dotsavvy/PS Kenya

Best App by Corporate

1.Belva Digital/Adspace Africa
2.Royal Media Services/Viusasa

Best use of Chatbots

1.Belva Digital/VAAL Real Estate
2.Belva Digital/ADSPACE africa
3.iProspect/Cadburys Martian Generator

Best Use of Live Streaming/Hangouts

1.Dragonfly Limited /Dairyland
2.Standard Group PLC/Standard Group PLC
3.Ringier Kenya LTD/Pulse Live Kenya

Best use of AI/Machine Learning

1.Squad Digital/Optimus
2.Belva Digital/Ecobank
3.iProspect/The Martian Invasion

Blue Robot Awards - Innovation

1.Ogilvy Africa/Coca Cola Live Game on Chat Bot
2.Bean Interactive/Safaricom Blaze – BYOB Blaze Reminder Experience
3.Brand B2D/Samsung Kenya Overall Experience

Twitter Awards - Conversation Starters

1.iProspect & Isobar/Guiness FansMadeOfMore
2.Scangroup/Safaricom – GIGAFootball picture of Mosaic
3.Bean Interactive/Safaricom Blaze – BYOB Blaze Reminder Experience

Eskimi Awards - Best Programmatic Campaign

1.Group M/Kenya Tourism Board
2.Havas Media/Airtel
3.Group M/Coca Cola

LinkedIn Awards

1.Squad Digital/Safaricom
2.Own/Kenya Airways
3.Zilojo/Cooperative Bank

Most Innovative in Publishing Digital

1.The Standard Group PLC /The Standard Group PLC
2.Royal Media Services/Citizen Digital
3.Ringier Kenya LTD/Pulse Live Kenya

Gallery Collection of DMA 2018


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