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2018 Winners

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2018 Winners

Wirehive 100 League Table

Sideshow Agency

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Nomensa
  • The Purple Agency
  • twogether
  • Torpedo

Fastest Growth

Dorset Creative

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Pragmatic
  • Beyond
  • Electropages Media
  • Sagittarius
  • Smoking Chilli Media
Related media

Most Emotionally Engaging Content

ifour

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Strawberrysoup
  • ifour
  • Ridgeway
  • Why Digital?
Related media

Best Use of Emerging Technologies

Dorset Creative

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Cyber-Duck
  • 3Sixty
  • Fresh Egg
  • Greenwood Campbell
  • Lab
  • Nomensa
Related media

"Innovative use of 3D imaging and looks like a genuine new idea that could really disrupt the security industry. "

Consumer Site of the Year

Fresh Egg

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • February
  • DotLabel Digital UX Agency
  • Nomensa
  • Salad Creative
  • Strawberrysoup
  • The Escape
  • Three Straight Lines
Related media

"This site showed very good functionality with useful tools."
"It had a nice UX and simple way of presenting quite in-depth/complex information about the cars."

B2B Site of the Year

ecce.

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Nxt Digital Solutions
  • Atelier
  • Bombinate
  • Coast Digital
  • Lab
  • twogether
Related media

"A site with a lot of good functionality and content as well as an engaging experience and design. Some really interesting ideas and a great use of more interactive web technologies."

Agency Team of the Year

ifour

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Fresh Egg
  • 67 Degrees
  • Broadplace Advertising Ltd
  • Plug and Play Design
  • Pragmatic
Related media

"ifour challenged the industry standards with a bold proposition. It was a great looking project."
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"Refreshing work for a sector that always normally plays safe. The team did well."

Agency Leader

Tom Head - Lab

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Laurent Maguire - Kyan
  • Karen Pearce - Digirank
  • Jonny Vaughan
  • David Lockie - Pragmatic
  • Nick Towers - Sagittarius
  • Kirsty Gilchirst - twogether
Related media

"I loved reading this submission and think the story of growing Lab into what it is today is clearly and extremely interesting one and in terms of skills, commitment and recognition it shines."
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"Tom’s achievements are testimony to his commitment and passion."

Rising Star

Amalee Gamache - Broadplace Advertising Ltd

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Teodora Miscov - Lab
  • Rhys Kentish - Brightec
  • James Wardleworth - Fresh Egg
  • Erica Porter - Kyan
  • Emma Kettley - twogether
Related media

"Amalee is clearly a great asset to her team and has a bright future ahead of her."
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"It’s great to see someone progressing so quickly with excellent results."

Not For Profit Site of the Year

Digital Storm

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Nomensa
  • Atelier
  • CLD
  • Coast Digital
  • Createful
Related media

"It can be really hard for a site that is not for a high-profile cause to compete against the powerful emotive content charities typically have. But the complexity of the challenge here and the elegance with which it has been solved make a really strong case. This entry showed real intelligence to the interface and design. Engaging, easy to use and attractive. That makes it a stand-out site and one well worthy of an award."

Best User Experience

DotLabel Digital UX Agency

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Nomensa
  • Kyan
  • Plug and Play Design
Related media

"This showed a good use of UX best practices and processes that delivered impactful results for the client."

Rebrand of the Year

Kyan

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Silver
  • ifour
  • Keeping Studio
  • Urban Element
Related media

"Kyan’s rebranding exhibited a strong concept and company identity with a comprehensive logo design process which led to a strong brand proposition."

Performance Marketing Campaign

Broadplace Advertising Ltd

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • JJ Marketing
  • Anything is Possible
  • ifour
  • Rawnet
Related media

"This was an excellent campaign with interesting innovations. Broadplace showed incredible insight in not only the micro moments but the triggers that bring consumers in-market."

Agency For Good

10 Degrees

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • 3 SIDED CUBE
  • Kyan
  • Lab
  • Strawberry Soup
  • Studio Republic
  • Why Digital?
Related media

"This was a shining submission. It was clear that the agency has lit lots of different fires with a good spread of focus."
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"The work is making a real difference in many different areas, there’s great work here."

Data Analytics & Insight

Fresh Egg

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Fresh Egg
  • Adido
  • MAXX Design
Related media

"Fresh Egg executed this entry perfectly, showing how to disrupt a traditionally slow vertical and tackle a sensitive topic. The client is quite right with their sentiment that this campaign is ‘ground breaking’."

Digital Transformation

Nomensa

The winners
Runner-up nominees
  • Clearleft
  • Cold Banana
  • MagLabs Digital
  • Nomensa
  • Resolution Design Ltd
Related media

"The judges felt this submission showed an impressive use of the customer care team in an innovative way. "
"High marks for a standout effort with great results and setting the bar for utility companies to follow."

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