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2019 Winners

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2019 Winners

Wirehive 100 League Table

Sideshow Agency

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Direction Group Ltd
  • Nomensa
  • Torpedo
  • Fresh Egg
  • Sagittarius
  • Broadplace Advertising Ltd
  • Six
  • Blue Frontier
  • Clearleft
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Fastest Growth

Broadplace Advertising Ltd

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Cold Banana Studio
  • Blue Frontier
  • Erudite
  • Sagittarius
  • Upperdog Ltd
  • Wonderful Creative Agency
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Consumer Site of the Year

Ridgeway

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Plug and Play
  • ecce
  • Erudite
  • Latch
  • Media Lounge x 2
  • Reflect Digital
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This is an impressive looking site. It was easy to navigate and showcased products that may not be so well known, such as the celebration walls.

B2B Site of the Year

Plug and Play

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Yoyo
  • Blend Marketing
  • ifour x 2
  • Media Lounge
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It is a great looking site, the interface and UX are clean, the content is well signposted and the business proposition is clear. Just about everything you need for a great B2B site.

Agency Team of the Year

Plug and Play

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Generate UK
  • 67 Degrees
  • Blend Marketing
  • Cyber-Duck
  • Nomensa
  • Pragmatic
  • The Escape
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"The strength of this agency’s capabilities and commitment to its client are evident from the incredible website they created. The team handled the complexity with grace and grasped the innovation challenge."

Agency Leader

Becky Simms, Reflect Digital

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Sam Fenton-Elstone, Anything is Possible
  • Josh O'Riordan, Brightec
  • Luke Fribbens, Cold Banana
  • Nichola Stott, Erudite
  • Joe Bailey, Generate UK
  • Sally Lincoln, Nomensa
  • Tom Chute, Pragmatic
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"Becky is an outstanding leader, a clear overall winner. Providing inspiring and bold leadership, ensuring team members are aligned with the most suitable roles for them. She also demonstrates a genuine commitment to mental well-being of staff, understanding it will ultimately impact on the performance of the agency. The best in the category."

Rising Star

Emily Smith at Broadplace Advertising

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Rantilini Samaratunga at Dorset Creative
  • Oliver Storey at Cold Banana Studio
  • Katie Tucker at Fresh Egg
  • Frankie Plummer at Reflect Digital
  • Iglika 'Iggy' Lax at Six
  • Emilie Bordbar-Ordekani at Twogether
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"Emily is a force to be reckoned with! Taking on an account who had lost trust in their previous PPC agency and making significant adjustments restoring their faith in PPC. As well as being promoted three times in just two years, this is all a credit to Emily’s sheer determination. Please don’t stop doing what you do."

Not For Profit Site of the Year

Twelve Yards Out

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • ifour
  • Arkhiteks
  • Atelier
  • Bozboz
  • FARM Digital
  • Rouge Media Ltd
Related media

The site is easy to use and looks great! The style and illustrations bring warmth and personality to the site and show how creative websites can be. The performance results are strong, and the design led approach shines through. It made me want to relocate to East Sussex!

Digital Experience of the Year

Kyan

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Silicon Reef
  • Nomensa
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"Kyan showed a great amount of attention to detail and thoroughness of planning with this project which led to a great product and customer experience. It’s a brilliant project, already demonstrating fantastic results for people with accessibility challenges all over the UK. "

Brand Impact of the Year

Fireworx

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • The Escape
  • Digital Storm
  • ifour
  • Nomensa
  • The Pull Agency
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"This entry showed a wonderful communications site with fresh, empowering messaging and easy usability. The result stats are very impressive and it’s easy to see how this has created an imaginative brand impact. Email consent opt-in increased by 450% and commission earned from the email follow up journey has doubled. Excellent work!"

Performance Marketing Campaign

Broadplace Advertising Ltd

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Anything is Possible
  • The Pull Agency
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Broadplace showed mpressive results in both leads and ROI management through smart execution and measured expansion strategies. They increased conversions 723% via their landing site! Great approach and results in a competitive space.

Agency For Good

3 Sided Cube

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Studio Republic
  • Beyond
  • MAXX Design
  • Pragmatic
  • Reflect Digital
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"Wow, I'm in awe’! Their entire business model is to create apps for good causes which means maximum use of skill and commitment as well as strong recognition and impact."

Best Data Driven Campaign

Human

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Broadplace Advertising Ltd
  • Blue Frontier
  • Sleeping Giant Media
Related media

"This project delivered exceptional results and was well executed against the brief. Results orientated, focused with a great use of tools – a clear winner in the category."

Digital Transformation

The Pull Agency

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Wonderful Creative Agency
  • Fresh Egg
  • Resolution Design Ltd
  • Silicon Reef
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"The Pull Agency demonstrated a transformation which positively influenced all parts of the process. This entry is a fantastic example of transformation – impacting multiple users and delivering real results."

Best Content Driven Campaign

Purechannels Ltd

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Yoyo
  • ifour
  • Make Studio
Related media

Loved the commitment to the idea and thought the tailoring to the brand was fantastic. It was a very well thought out and very creative campaign with a good mix of tactics and content. Loved it!

One to Watch

Anything is Possible

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • OptimiZon
  • Armadillo
  • Common Ground
  • Dorset Creative
  • Miramar Communications Ltd
  • Purechannels Ltd
  • Silicon Reef
  • The Pull Agency
Related media

"Anything is Possible showed an innovative use of emerging tech and impressive growth. They also have a great commitment to in-house upskilling and a differentiated proposition. They’re executing and growing well. One to watch for sure."

Best Use of Emerging Technologies

Dorset Creative

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Yoyo
  • Cyber-Duck
  • Dorset Creative x 2
  • Two Associates Ltd
Related media

"This is the perfect combination of emerging tech in an emerging sector with human impact. It shows a use of multiple technologies with the potential to deliver a global impact! Making a positive impact difference to the world, not just business."

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