2019 Shortlist

Animation / Graphics Company of the Year


Flipbook Studio

Fuzzy Duck

Our Studio Ltd

Stone Soup



Small Digital Agency of the Year (Up to 25 Employees)

6B Digital LTD

Acquiro Digital

Click Tap Media

Embryo Digital



Pinpoint Designs

We Are Bind


Large Digital Agency of the Year (25+ Employees)






IDHL Group




Independent Production Company of the Year

Air TV

Blakeway North

Daisybeck Studios

Hurricane Films

Lizardfish TV


Title Role



Small Integrated Agency of the Year (Up to 29 Employees)


AKA North

Bugler Smith

Moirae Creative Agency

Move Marketing Ltd


Wish Group



Large Integrated Agency of the Year (30+ Employees)

BIG Partnership


Click Consult


Media Agency Group

Social Communications

Stein IAS

Wavemaker North


Media Sales

Channel 4

Digital Cinema Media

Immediate Media

More Media Sales

OPEN Media

Transport for Greater Manchester


Small PR Agency of the Year (Up to 15 Employees)

Avant PR

Cause UK

Context Public Relations



Roland Dransfield

Scriba PR

W North


Large PR Agency of the Year (16+ employees)

Carousel PR




Havas PR

Influential Agency Limited

PR Agency One


SEO Agency of the Year

Bring Digital


Click Consult

Embryo Digital


Content Team of the Year

CREATE at dock10

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum




MediaCom North

Shoot the Moon

Wavemaker North


News & Magazine (Printed or Online)

Lancashire Business View

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, MC Magazine

Warrington Guardian

Yolklore Magazine


Broadcasting Programme – News, Factual, Entertainment or Drama

Air TV – 999 Rescue Squad, UKTV

Blakeway North – Manchester Bomb: Our Story

Blakeway North – Stacey Dooley Investigates: Second Chance Sex Offenders

Blakeway North – The Voices in my Head

Radio City Talk – The Mental Health Marathon

Title Role – Paedophile Hunters: The Rise of the Vigilantes

Workerbee – Murdertown

Workerbee – The Big NHS Singalong Live


Broadcasting – Commercial / Advertising

ABF Pictures & Peacocks – Where The Magic Happens’

Channel 4 & Dr Oetker Ristorante – Igniting Real Romance With First Dates

Equinox Film and TV Production & Motorpoint – We Put The Super Into Car Supermarket’

Flipbook Studio & Brass Agency – Harrison Spinks – The True Bedmakers

Groundbreak & Brother – Crystals Commercial

Groundbreak productions – Brother Food Commercial

Wash Studio& N by Hyundai – Brand launch campaign ‘Turning Petrol Heads’


Website of the Year

e3creative, Part of Dept & Ascot – https://www.ascot.co.uk/

Extreme & BishopSound – https://bishopsound.com/

IGOO & Utility Design – https://www.utilitydesign.co.uk/

Modern English & WBR, #DuaMoods – https://moods.dualipa.com/

NetConstruct & Marshalls – https://www.marshalls.co.uk/commercial

Propaganda & Gym King – https://thegymking.com/

Sputnik Digital & Swinton Insurance – https://secure.swinton.co.uk/

Strawberry & Tropic Skincare – https://tropicskincare.com/


App of the Year

MadeByPi, M&C Saatchi World Services & The International HIV and AIDS Alliance – Ready+ HIV Adherence App

Wild in Art and Mediaworks – Bee in the City


Video of the Year

Citypress & Brother – All The Little Things

CREATE at dock10 – This Is Our Story

Flipbook Studio & Mfour – Manchester Makes Memories

Groundbreak productions – Brother Crystals Commercial

Our Studio Ltd – 2 Ruskin Square for Schroders – Stanhope

Powerhouse and Marks & Spencer – M&S Best Ever Steak Pie

Stein IAS & Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – SafeTug 360° Video

Untold & Budweiser Budvar – True Bohemians


B2B Marketing Campaign of the Year

438 Marketing & Element – ONE Alliance’ global integration & branding project

BJL & BASF – Black Grass

Born + Raised & Arco – ‘CE Failings’

Cameron Wells Communications and Willis Towers Watson  – That Feelgood FTSE Feeling

ClientsFirst & Accord Mortgages – The Growth Series

Prohibition & Huthwaite International – The cure and the cause: surviving and thriving in Med Tech

Stein IAS & Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure – Smart Marketing Marketing Smart

Upp B2B and CHEP – Thanks to you campaign


B2C Marketing Campaign of the Year (Less than £50k)

Bring Digital & Ann Summers – 30-day Sex Position Challenge

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Extreme & Nisa – #ChristmasLocally

Extreme & The Stable Company – Building an industry leader in education construction

Jaywing & First direct – Making mortgages properly personal

Mosquito & Flexitol – Discover Your Travel Personality

RMS & Swizzels – Sweetest Invention

Shoppertainment Management and Charter Walk Shopping Centre – Budding Burnley


B2C Marketing Campaign of the Year (Over £50k)

Access and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) – Together Campaign

Banana Kick for Leeds Cares – Launching a world class charity brand

BJL & Swinton Insurance – Nagging Doubt

CandidSky & Buddy Loans – Demonstrating true value

Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest – Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE

SOWN Agency and PhD Nutrition – Use Your Fear #PerformSmart

Wavemaker North & Original Source – Mattering to Millennial’s

Wavemaker North & Vimto – How to Engage the Unengaged


B2B PR Campaign of the Year

Context Public Relations & Check Point – The Tech That Turned Against You’

Future – Launching Work.Life in the Northern Powerhouse

Grayling – Cummins engineers a comeback

Instantprint – Secret Santa Campaign

Intelligent Conversation & Alliance Manchester Business School – Demystifying the Apprenticeship Levy

Refresh PR – Heating Installer Awards

Refresh PR and Eurocell – The Future Homes Campaign

Skout & Miele – PR that’s Immer Besser


B2C PR Campaign of the Year

Big Brand Ideas and Ei Publican Partnerships – National Pub Fortnight 2018

BIG Partnership and North West Cancer Research – Tackling skin cancer one #suncreamselfie at a time

Citypress & British Gas – Keeping Britain Warm in Winter

Everton Football Club – Jack’s virtual mascot

Kellogg’s – Better Starts

Smoking Gun & Childs Farm – The Miracle Cream

Social Communications & One Manchester & The Royal Exchange Theatre – Can You Hear Me From Up Here?

W North – Launching the inaugural Cycle Expo Yorkshire


Digital / Social Media Campaign of the Year

Banana Kick & Plusnet – The Yorkshire Citizen Test

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Hatch & CREATE at dock10 – Rugby League World Cup 2021, A Digital Host City Announcement

Mosquito & Zoflora – Crufts

Return & Pink Boutique – Too glam to give a damn

SKV Communications & TfGM – Noel’s Back!

United Utilities & Delineo – Reservoir Safety 2018

Zero Suicide Alliance – Suicide – Let’s Talk campaign


Content Campaign of the Year

Accord Marketing & Age UK Mobility – Supersizing Age UK Mobility’s Content

Cameron Wells & Willis Towers Watson – That Feelgood FTSE Feeling

Channel 4 & Thomas Cook – The Secret Lives of 5 Year Olds on Holiday 1 & 2

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Edit and SpaSeekers.com – Global Relaxation

Reach & The Story Lab & Carat with Halfords – Really Ready for Summer

Wavemaker North & Dr. Oetker Ristorante – The Perfect Date Night

Wavemaker North & Original Source – Mattering to Millennial’s


Integrated Campaign of the Year

Agent – Better By Bus

CandidSky & Buddy Loans – Demonstrating true value

Click Tap Media and Liverpool One Integrated – Light up Your Christmas

Havas & BBC One – Luther: This Will Hurt

Prohibition & CEWE – My Inspiring Moments

Science and Industry Museum – The National Tour of Tim Peake’s Spacecraft

Skout and Miele – Marketing that’s Immer Besser

Upp B2B and CHEP – Thanks to you campaign


Search Campaign of the Year

CandidSky – Evolution Money

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Jaywing Intelligence & Domino’s – Using AI to discover new audiences & drive revenue

MAG-O – Short Term Parking, Long Term Gainz

Return & Printerland – Getting the right sale equals sustainable profit

Salience & Lingerie Outlet Store – Making Lingerie Outlet Store 835% More Visible


Prolific Northerner Award

New to 2019, This award recognises a talented and inspiring practitioner who is leading the way, challenging convention, and inspiring the future of the marketing, creative, digital or broadcast industries of the North.

The winner of this category will be announced at the award ceremony.