Top UK 50 B2B Marketing Awards in 2020

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    Are you looking for the best UK awards that recognise excellence in B2B marketing campaigns? Look no further, these are the top 50 that you can enter with your company and who knows, you might just take the grand prize. In this article we’ll share the fifty most prominent B2B marketing awards, included in this article:

    And, many, many more. Check them out.

    Franchise Marketing Awards 2019

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The Franchise Marketing Awards have been running through for 14 years and has become one of the most popular accolades. As well as celebrating innovation in marketing this recognises the work of franchisors to franchisees.

    Awards Date: 4th October

    Submission Date: 5th July

    PRWeek Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertise

    Description: This award recognises organisations that ensure that retention, recruitment as well as the promotion of PR practitioners in that area. This celebrates diversity and inclusion in the PR industry. We are delighted to be able to continue to support this fantastic cause.

    Awards Date: 19th September

    Submission Date: 9th July

    The Drum PR Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award is about ensuring that PR is recognised as a positive industry and recognising businesses for providing an excellent level of service. Finalists of this award will be promoted on thedrum.com to more than 1 million users per month.

    Awards Date: 17th September

    Submission Date: 10th July

    The Videographer Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award recognises fantastic levels of achievement in video marketing and highlights innovation in this section of the industry. Winners of the award gain the privilege of being listed on the Videographer website and appear in a brochure seen by thousands.

    Awards Date: 7th November

    Submission Date: 11th July

    The International Competition for Product & Service Marketing

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award celebrates achievements in advertising, brochures, copywriting, design, promotion, publicity, websites and various other sectors. Entrees can gain unbiased consultations for their performance and win an award that will boost the brand image.

    Awards Date: 7th November

    Submission Date: 12th July

    PRCA National Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Considered to be the most prestigious PR award in the UK, winners will be globally recognised by the PR industry and great work within individual teams will be highlighted. Winning this award provides recognition from the world’s largest PR association.

    Awards Date: 12th November

    Submission Date: 12th July

    Campaign Big Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Celebrating excellence across the various points of marketing, this award pinpoints businesses that are making a change in the industry with a particular focus on creative ideas that completely alter how marketing has been approached before.

    Awards Date: 31st October

    Submission Date: 17th July

    dotCOMM Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award honours an excellent level of achievement in web creativity and digital communication that has been accomplished by B2B companies. This award provides evidence that a company is one of the best in the industry and has achieved outstanding work.

    Awards Date: 1st August

    Submission Date: 18th July

    PR News Top Places To Work

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award highlights some of the best places to work in the B2B PR industry with companies filled with employees that love their job. Here big benefits are highlighted including growth opportunities as well as potential levels of career development.

    Awards Date: 20th November

    Submission Date: 19th July

    International Performance Marketing Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: 27 different categories are highlighted in this awards contest including B2B companies. It celebrates the best marketing businesses that the UK and the rest of the world have to offer. This year there are eight new categories that could be right for your brand.

    Awards Date: 21st October

    Submission Date: 24th July

    The Sales and Marketing Technology Awards (The Sammy)

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The Sammy specifically celebrates businesses achievements in sales and marketing technologies sectors. This now makes up 20% of a businesses marketing budget. This award highlights global leaders that have helped business clients solve challenges.

    Awards Date: 26th August

    Submission Date: 24th July

    Effective Mobile Marketing Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this award, this contest celebrates excellent levels of achievement in mobile marketing for a business. With a range of categories included, the award received 160 entries in 2018 alone.

    Awards Date: 14th November

    Submission Date: 26th July

    MediaPost OMMA Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award celebrates excellence as well as creativity in digital marketing campaigns. Businesses who believe that they provided innovative levels of support to their company clients should consider entering to have their work recognised in the industry.

    Awards Date: 23rd September

    Submission Date: 31st July

    LIA Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: LIA celebrates creativity in marketing and ensures that businesses that are imaginative with the use of both design and technology are recognised. LIA is proud to only recognise businesses and business teams that have excelled in this particular area.

    Awards Date: 4th November

    Submission Date: 31st July

    PR News Digital Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates the most outstanding achievements in digital communications as well as campaigns. This does include a variety of media that marketing businesses use including mobile apps, design work and much more.

    Awards Date: 17th October

    Submission Date: 31st July

    British Excellence In Sales and Marketing Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Over 750 people attend this awards show from a wide range of marketing sectors. It recognises the outstanding achievements of organisations that have strived to deliver the best possible service to companies through sales performance.

    Awards Date: 15th November

    Submission Date: 1st August

    The Drum Content Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award provides global recognition to businesses that are involved in innovative practices when producing content for other companies. This includes engagement, sales and behaviour that determine whether your company meets the objectives of a client.

    Awards Date: 6th November

    Submission Date: 2nd August

    Internationalist Awards For Innovative Digital Solutions

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Innovation is recognised in a variety of different business marketing sectors for this award and all winning case studies are showcased on the official website. They will also be announced in a magazine with a readership base of 29,400.

    Awards Date: 9th November

    Submission Date: 5th August

    Summit Marketing Effectiveness Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award is dedicated to recognising fantastic levels of achievement by businesses in the marketing industry. The competition is held 3 times a year and the Summit Awards are one of the oldest marketing awards companies in the world.

    Awards Date: 1st November

    Submission Date: 6th August

    The Drum Awards for Digital Industries (DADI Awards)

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This global competition recognises those who have been producing the most effective digital strategies over the past year and we at The Drum are very proud to support and reward this ever-evolving sector.

    Awards Date: 9th October

    Submission Date: 5th July

    Cynopsis Model D Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award celebrates innovators in the digital marketing world and businesses that have provided a fantastic service to their clients. This includes everything from standard advertising to unique digital content and awards are available for executives at every level.

    Awards Date: 10th November

    Submission Date: 8th August

    ANA International Echo Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This awards show has been recognising achievements in data-inspired marketing for the past ninety years. These awards will now be administered by the ANA and there are a total of 37 categories for businesses to be considered for.

    Awards Date: 2nd March

    Submission Date: 9th August

    CorpComms Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award is local to the UK and celebrates a range of different achievements by businesses that have provided outstanding service to their clients. This includes creative video usage and incredible campaign management.

    Awards Date: 20th November

    Submission Date: 9th August

    The Drum B2B Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This celebrates the greatest B2B strategies and campaigns for the past year. The award is built around the idea that B2B achievement is largely unrecognised and it also highlights the incredible used of tech as well as different individuals that make up a great team.

    Awards Date: 7th November

    Submission Date: 16th August

    The Drum Advertising Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This international event celebrates fantastic levels of creative work in digital marketing. Finalists here will be recognised on thedrum.com which has over 1 million unique users every month. They are endorsed by ‘The Awards Trust Mark Scheme.’

    Awards Date: 29th November

    Submission Date: 28th August

    HSMAI Adrian Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebration recognises fantastic levels of achievement in marketing, specifically within the hospitality marketing. Any companies that provide marketing solutions for hospitality companies could be recognised including for everything from Instagram backdrops to mobile support.

    Awards Date: 22nd January

    Submission Date: 22nd August

    The Drum Out of Home Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: As the name suggests, this award celebrates out of home promotion and marketing. With a specific focus for creative solutions and services in this industry, all companies that provide this type of support to their business clients are encouraged to enter.

    Awards Date: 21st November

    Submission Date: 29th August

    Screen Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: B2B companies can be recognised at the Screen International awards for a range of different achievements in marketing for businesses as well as brand partnerships. This isn’t just about box office results. It’s about the companies that work with businesses to make those levels of performance a reality.

    Awards Date: 20th November

    Submission Date: 30th August

    GlobalTrend Video Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award specifically recognises businesses that have achieved fantastic levels of success in video marketing. Companies that have provided excellent services to businesses are celebrated here with a particular emphasis on the future of this marketing sector.

    Awards Date: 15th October

    Submission Date: 30th August

    UK Search Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates and recognises a fantastic level of achievement in the world of online searches. This includes both PPC as well as SEO marketing throughout the UK. The award will often attract hundreds of entries from across the UK and has 37 different categories that might be relevant to a business.

    Awards Date: 19th November

    Submission Date: 6th September

    Communication Arts Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This competition has been running since 1959 and celebrates the best levels of achievement in visual communications across the world. There are six competitions in total. Winners here will receive a beautiful and unique personalised award for excellence that is milled with solid aluminium.

    Awards Date: 5th March

    Submission Date: 6th September

    Data Storytelling Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award recognises excellence in marketing with particular reference to storytellers. Telling a story is often crucial for success with a marketing campaign, particularly when seeking out the target audience. Successful entries here will have shown a fantastic understanding of this.

    Awards Date: 6th March

    Submission Date: 8th September

    The Immortal Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award recognises the new world of advertising and focuses on the best, creative work throughout the world. The award takes pride in not including large entrance fees or peculiar categories. Instead, it keeps things simple and ensures that the right businesses are celebrated.

    Awards Date: 15th November

    Submission Date: 9th September

    The Drum Social Buzz Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award recognises fantastic levels of achievement by businesses that have successfully run social media campaigns for other companies. With a particular focus on creativity and innovation, companies that win these awards are celebrated for their incredible achievement across different networks.

    Awards Date: 27th November

    Submission Date: 11th September

    The Drum Experience Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates the businesses that contribute towards providing fantastic levels of marketing for companies within the event industry. Previously known as the UK Event Awards, this includes agencies as well as in-house teams and brands.

    Awards Date: 4th December

    Submission Date: 12th September

    The Global Awards – World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates companies that specifically provide their services to businesses in the healthcare and wellness industry. The aim of the award is to make sure that the businesses excel in this form of marketing and promotion are recognised for their fantastic level of skill.

    Awards Date: 16th November

    Submission Date: 12th September

    CMA International Content Marketing Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award recognises unique levels of performance in content marketing around the world. It has a particular focus on creative campaigns that have propelled businesses to new heights and helped brands expand in incredible ways.

    Awards Date: 26th November

    Submission Date: 13th September

    The Lithy Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates great businesses in a wide range of categories including social promotion as well as B2B community innovators. It has a particular focus on businesses that are using key technology to enhance the promotional services they are offering in new and exciting ways.

    Awards Date: 3rd October

    Submission Date: 17th September

    PPA Customer Direct Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: Largely recognised as a key event for direction and digital marketing businesses and professionals alike Customer Direct recognizes excellence in B2B marketing in both these categories. It has a particular focus on companies that deliver creative campaigns.

    Awards Date: 22nd November

    Submission Date: 19th September

    The DMA Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The DMA awards are recognised as being difficult to win which makes it all the more rewarding when you do. Campaigns are judged on everything from strategy to results as well as creativity. All campaigns that entered are carefully considered before choosing a final winner.

    Awards Date: 4th December

    Submission Date: 20th September

    Internet Marketing Association IMA Impact Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award celebrates a range of different standards in marketing that companies have provided to their business clients. This includes the B2B App. Last year, Voicera won this award. Could you claim the title with your new platform in 2019?

    Awards Date: 29th September

    Submission Date: 25th September

    Marketing and PR Brilliance Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award recognises the brilliance that has been achieved in the field of marketing and PR. Particular focus is put on creative campaigns that have delivered fantastic results for businesses.

    Awards Date: 5th December

    Submission Date: 1st October

    Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award provides businesses with the chance to put their brand forward and ensure it is celebrated for delivering an excellent level of performance. All agencies are invited to share their story and demonstrated how they helped a particular business brand grow on the market. The aim is to make sure that companies are recognised that are typically largely overlooked.

    Awards Date: 11th November

    Submission Date: 4th October

    Corporate Content Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: As the name suggests, this award focuses specifically on content for corporate audiences. This includes earned, owned and bought media campaigns. The award recognises that building up a businesses reputation takes a considerable level of creativity and precision and is keen to highlight companies that have achieved a high standard here.

    Awards Date: 7th February

    Submission Date: 4th October

    Digital Signage Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award strives to recognise excellent levels of services in the digital signage sector as part of marketing campaigns for business brands as well as DOOH advertising. There is a particular focus on businesses that have achieved fantastic levels of innovation as well as creativity here.

    Awards Date: 12th February

    Submission Date: 15th October

    The Killer Content Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award recognizes the success businesses have had with creating new ideas and concepts using the content. With a focus on new ideas and new rules, businesses who come out on top here will be the elites of the industry.

    Awards Date: 20th February

    Submission Date: 1st November

    British Arrows

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertisin

    Description: The award ceremony is pleased to recognise achievements in a wide range of different areas of marketing including commercial of the year. The ceremony is focused on highlighting the creativity and outstanding work by businesses that have delivered great results to brands they have worked for.

    Awards Date: 27th March

    Submission Date: 4th January

    CIM Marketing Excellence

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award highlights the outstanding levels of achievement that have been accomplished in marketing by unique businesses working with companies to ensure that their campaign stands out on the market. The award aims to pinpoint the most creative minds in the industry.

    Awards Date: 11th April

    Submission Date: 14th December

    AVA Digital Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: The award celebrates and recognises fantastical levels of achievement in digital creativity and branding as well as strategy. Businesses that take the stage here will have provided incredible levels of support to their clients and propelled campaigns to new heights.

    Awards Date: 29th January

    Submission Date: 24th January

    The Drum Marketing Awards

    Industry: B2B Marketing PR Events & Advertising

    Description: This award highlights businesses that have provided a fantastic level of support to companies they have worked for, promoting their services and products.

    Awards Date: 30th May

    Submission Date: 1st February

    We hope you consider entering your business into a few of these awards. Highlighting that you have won the award on your business website or as part of your marketing strategy is sure to gain you more trust and confidence from customers and increase conversions.

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