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Events : Ogilvy London leads DMA Awards 2019 shortlist nominations

Ogilvy London leads the DMA Awards shortlist with 166 entries still vying for Gold, with MRM//McCann and Proximity London close behind, as the full 2019 shortlist is announced

 This year’s DMA Awards highlight the best the data and marketing industry has to offer once again, with a wide variety of agencies, brands and sectors from across the UK represented. The remaining entries in contention for Gold were announced at the Award’s shortlist party last night.

This year’s shortlist includes entries from 45 different agencies across the 34 categories, with 166 entries still vying for silverware, not to mention a chance at the prestigious Grand Prix award.

Over 300 senior marketers from agencies, brands and specialists helped to judge this year’s Awards over the four days of judging that went into creating the shortlist.

Leading the way this year is Ogilvy London with 23 entries across numerous categories. The full top 10 agencies on the shortlist for the DMA Awards 2019 includes:

1      Ogilvy London                     23

2      MRM//McCann                   14

=      Proximity London               14

4      RAPP                                      10

5      Oliver                                     8

6      Merkle                                   7

=      TMW Unlimited                   7

8      CODE                                     6

=      MullenLowe Open              6

10    Stretton & Stretton            5

The most shortlisted brands at this years’ Awards are IKEA UK (10), Health Education England (6), IBM (6), Miscarriage Association (6), Formula 1 (5), Marsh & Parsons (5), and The Guardian (5), each still in the running for Gold on Awards night.

Matt Conner, Chair of the DMA Awards committee and MD at MRM//McCann, said: “Amid another year of change and uncertainty it’s a testament to the people in our industry that this hasn’t affected the quality of work we’ve been able to produce.

The diversity of campaigns, brands and strategies we’ve seen this year shows why the UK continues to be a global leader in data and marketing.”

Rachel Aldighieri, MD at the DMA, added: “Every year the DMA Awards showcases the amazing work completed by talented individuals and teams across the data and marketing industry.

This year’s entries have really hit the mark and exemplify what a successful campaign should be – creative and strategic while delivering remarkable results. It is fantastic to see the wide array of skills and talent displayed by this year’s entries, showcased through the amazing work they produce on a daily basis.”

The winners of the DMA Awards 2019, supported by headline sponsor Royal Mail MarketReach, will be announced at the DMA Awards night at Old Billingsgate on Tuesday 3 December.

For the full DMA Awards 2019 shortlist visit: