2021 Shortlist


Congratulations to our 2021 UK Agency Awards finalists. Finalist Assets


Best Social Media Campaign 

Broadplace & AbayaButh – Driving Purchases in the Run-up to Ramadan 

Broadplace & Northampton Reptile Centre – Probably the Best Basking Bulb In The World 

Frank & Weetabix – Weetabix n Beanz 

Gravity Global & MAN Truck and Bus – Superhuman 

Highlight PR & Most Wanted Wines – #MostWantedTunesChallenge 

Ready10 & McDonald’s – Using Brand Truths to Drive Audience Interaction 

ROAST & CCUK – The Get It Right (From a Genuine Site) Campaign 

Say Communications & Gigamon – Visualyze and Eclipse campaign 

the tree & Arlo – European Social Strategy 


Best SEO Campaign

21Digital Ltd & Savoy Timber Ltd – Garden Decking SEO Campaign

Absolute Digital Media & Fast Loan UK – Fasten Your Seatbelts

Evoluted & OriGym – Gym Closures Realise 1300% SEO ROI

Global Search Marketing & Crown Tiles – Brand Growth in a Pandemic

Green Park Content & Unilever – All Things Hair

Mediaworks & Leisure Lakes Bikes – Standing Out From the Competition in a Pandemic Cycling Boom

Rooster Marketing & Shorefield Holidays – Luxury Treehouse Launch

Superb Digital & Hopewell – Successful Pivot & Turnover Doubled at Bristol Lettings Agents

Wolfenden & Terrys Fabrics – Dominating made to measure


Best PPC Campaign 

Absolute Digital Media & QuidMarket – Generating ¬£100k In 40 Days 

Broadplace & Just Keepers – A Great Save! 

Digital Gearbox & Garantia – Google Ads eCommerce 

Evoluted & CarMats.co.uk – Ecommerce Zero to ¬£2m Hero in 12 Months 

Global Search Marketing & Healthy Supplies – Turning a Pandemic into an Opportunity 

MCG Digital Media & Porthaven Care Homes – Providing the Care Home Industry a Welcome Boost During 2020 

StrategiQ & Jacada Travel – Don’t Stop Believing: A Positive PPC Journey 

The Media Image & Debenhams – Scaling Profitability & Efficiency Online – UK & Ireland 


Best PR Campaign 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Cheil UK & Samsung Electronics – 5G Bus experience 

Darren Northeast PR Ltd – Sculpture By The Lakes 

Emmett and Churchman & Concirrus – Quest for Success 

Franses & WaterBear Network – Global Launch 

Reboot Online & Longevita – From the Rock to Prince William, study reveals the sexiest bald men 

Wolfenden & Kiddies Kingdom – Reaching National Fame 

Wolfenden & Terrys Fabrics – Achieving dream coverage 


Best Not-for-Profit Campaign 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

APS Group – NCA Firearms prevention campaign 

APS Group – RSPCA Spring Raffle Mailing 2021

Blue Array & Help for Heroes – Growing awareness organically 

Broadcast Revolution & Just Like Us 

Finn Partners & Natural Resources Defense Council – Our Forests Aren’t Fuel 

Frank & March Of the Living UK – Meet The Survivors 

ilk & Aardman on behalf of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) – What’s Up With Everyone? 

JBi Digital & The Childhood Trust – Pro Bono Website Build 

Ready10 & Just Park – Freeing up parking spaces for NHS heroes 

Small Films and MCH London – Advertising Agency 


Best Marketing Campaign 

Genesis & NI Executive – COVID-19 – We all must do it to get through it

Genius & Connemara Tourism – Flipped & Filled 

Gravity Global & Embraer – The Profit Hunter 

The Think Tank & Asendia – e-PAQ Launch 


Best Integrated Campaign 

Absolute Digital Media & QuidMarket – Buckling In The Bucks 

Adtrak & CTC Training – Unlimited potential 

Allott and Associates & SmartFreight – Driving Smart Freight Across the UK 

Embryo & Burgess Pet Care 

Genesis & NI Executive – COVID-19 – We all must do it to get through it

Gravity Global & Embraer – The Profit Hunter 

Gravity Global & MAN Truck and Bus – Superhuman 

Mediaworks & Mobile Mini – Out of the Box Campaign for National Leader in Storage Containers 

PrettyGreen & Pantene – My Hair Won’t Be Silenced 

The Think Tank & Asendia – e-PAQ Launch 


Best Event 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Darren Northeast PR Ltd & Sculpture By The Lakes – Dorset Arts Festival 2020 

Flagship Consulting, Peppercomm & trivago – Welcome to #StamfordBeach 

Finn Partners & Big Tent Ideas Festival – Moving the Big Tent Ideas Festival online 

Substance Global, SEGA & Atlus West – Persona 5 Royal European Preview Event 


Best New Business Campaign 

21Digital Ltd & Plumbs Ltd – Cover My Furniture campaign 

Blend & Cass Information Systems – Inbound sales in the cloud 


Best Crisis Communications or Response Campaign 

Genesis & NI Executive –COVID-19 – We all must do it to get through it

Gravity Global & MAN Truck and Bus – Superhuman 

Hewitt Matthews & UUKi – #WeAreTogether 

StrategiQ & Jacada Travel – Raising a Phoenix from the Ashes 


Campaign Effectiveness Award 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Common Industry & ikigai – ikigai Launch 

Common Industry & rehab – rehab Press Office 

Evoluted & CarMats.co.uk – Ecommerce Zero to ¬£2m Hero in 12 Months 

Fitness Marketing Agency & Elite – Building Momentum for a Stronger Future. 

Frank & Weetabix – Weetabix n Beanz 

Itineris & RAF Museum – Christmas Ecommerce Campaign 

Merkle & Tesco Mobile – Saving 35% of Paid Search Budget for Tesco Mobile by Managing Organic/Paid Cannibalisation 

MRS Digital & Just Kampers – Cashing in on #vanlife 

StrategiQ & Jacada Travel – From Flights Grounded to Flying High 

The Think Tank & Asendia – e-PAQ Launch 


Best Agency Culture 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Absolute Digital Media 

Aqueous Digital 

Evoluted 

Evolved Search 

GingerMay 

Impression 

Jungle Creations 

Smarts 

StrategiQ 

the tree 


COVID Business Continuity Award 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Evoluted 

Finn Partners 

Proctor + Stevenson

StrategiQ


Rising Agency Star Award 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Sophie Brannon – Absolute Digital Media 

Lewis Dennett – Broadplace 

Max Elkins – Foolproof 

Erin Hobson – Broadplace 

Theo Meddelton – Darren Northeast PR Ltd 

Lewis Rock – Onstate Ltd 


Best New Agency

AmbitionABM 

Friendly Giants 

Hard Numbers 

HdE AGENCY 

Searchmatix 

Words + Pixels 


Digital Agency of the Year 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

CDS 

Click Consult 

Foolproof, a Zensar company 

Rantmedia 

StrategiQ 

The Good Marketer 

The Media Image 


Media Buying Agency of the Year  

The judges decided not to release a shortlist for this category. The winner will be revealed during the award ceremony on the 9 September 2021. 


B2B Agency of the Year

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Bite IT Marketing Ltd 

Blend Marketing 

Foolproof, a Zensar company 

iseepr 

Jargon PR 

Modern 

MOI 

Platform Communications 

Revere 

Velo 


eCommerce Agency of the Year 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

9xb eCommerce 

Impression 

Onstate Ltd 

Quickfire Digital 

The Good Marketer 

Threepipe Reply

Vervaunt 

We Influence 

Wiro Agency Ltd 


SEO Agency of the Year 

Absolute Digital Media 

Click Consult 

Evoluted 

Evolved Search 

Impression 

NOVOS 

Wolfenden 


PPC Agency of the Year  

Absolute Digital Media 

Impression 


Integrated Search Agency of the Year  

Click Consult 

Impression 

MRS Digital 


Social Media Agency of the Year 

Big Orange Media 

Fifty Digital 

the tree


Marketing Agency of the Year 

Citizen Communication 

Gravity Global 

MOI 


Creative/Advertising Agency of the Year 

Ergo Creative 

Genius 

Gravity Global 

Rooster Marketing 


Design Agency of the Year 

The judges decided not to release a shortlist for this category. The winner will be revealed during the award ceremony on the 9 September 2021. 


UX Agency of the Year  

Fathom 

Foolproof, a Zensar company 


Independent Agency of the Year 

Sponsored by Tribe Global

Absolute Digital Media 

Alfred London 

Broadcast Revolution 

Evolved Search 

Genesis Advertising Ltd 

Impression 

iseepr 

MOI Global 

Quickfire Digital 

the tree 


PR Agency of the Year 

Alfred

Broadcast Revolution

Impression

iseepr

Jargon PR

Milk & Honey PR

Pearl Comms

Ready10

Rev PR Ltd


Innovative Agency of the Year 

Bridge 

Foolproof, a Zensar company 

StrategiQ 

Studio intO 


Integrated Agency of the Year 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Adtrak 

Cirkle 

Gravity Global 

Intermarketing (IMA) 

Mediaworks 

MOI 

Smarts 


Most Impressive Small Agency Growth 

The judges have decided, due to the quality of entries, there will be a Winner and Silver Award. 

 

Broadcast Revolution 

Embryo 

Hard Numbers 

Move Marketing 

MRS Digital 

Studio intO 

Venture Forge


Most Impressive Large Agency Growth 

Absolute Digital Media 

Climb Online 

Green Park Content


COVID-19 Outstanding Response Award 

Delivered Social – Growth Marketing Through COVID-19 

Liberty Communications & The Global Hack – Tech for good: hacking for humanity 

MRS Digital – COVID fails to lockdown MRS growth