The DEAs are the only national awards dedicated to championing digital entrepreneurialism and innovation across the UK and are this year split into North/South regions for the first time this year.

The South sees 109 entrants make the final shortlist and the North 126, following a record number of entries totalling almost 1000.

Tickets for the event are on sale now.

E-Services

Online Retailer of the Year

  • Challenge Trophies
  • HackUp Bespoke
  • Innermost
  • Master of Malt
  • Natural Instinct
  • Wicked Uncle

Best Use of Mobile Technology

  • Fit Go
  • Gatwick Airport
  • HomeTree
  • Stay Safe Hub

eCommerce Developer of the Year

  • GEL Studios
  • Selesti
  • SO Design
  • Star Digital

eCommerce Business of the Year

  • Love The Sales
  • Master of Malt
  • Natural Instinct
  • Veeqo
  • Webcore

Digital Innovation

Digital Innovation in the Public Sector

  • DrDoctor
  • DXW
  • National Institute for Healthcare Excellence
  • Satchel
  • The Shop Works
  • University of Plymouth

Most Innovative Use of Digital Technology

  • Cognises
  • Gatwick Airport
  • The Groove Musical Experience
  • IGP
  • Ieso Digital Health
  • Metricell

Software Innovation of the Year

  • Acuvate Software
  • Creative Virtual
  • Event mApp
  • Funding Invoice
  • Hoowla
  • Sonin App Development
  • YellowDog

Design & Marketing

Social Media Campaign of the Year

  • Audley Travel
  • Blue Stag & NERC
  • Conversion Works
  • Digital Oyster
  • Healthy Pets
  • Selesti

Most Innovative use of Video or Animation

  • Generate UK
  • The Groove Musical Experience
  • Movem
  • Natural Instinct
  • Shocklogic
  • Solopress

Web Development Project of the Year

  • Fifty Five and Five
  • GEL Studios
  • Greenwood Campbell
  • Kubix
  • OFIXU
  • Spinbox
  • Wirebox

Digital Business

Digital Startup of the Year

  • Cera
  • HeadBox
  • HERA London
  • Host Unusual
  • Moola
  • NuRole
  • Unforgettable

Digital Agency of the Year

  • Altitude Design Ltd
  • Cobb Digital
  • Crowdform
  • Digital Oyster Ltd
  • Engine Creative Agency Ltd
  • Lab
  • Merkle | Periscopix
  • Sonin App Development

Digital Team of the Year

  • Engine Creative Agency
  • Fonix
  • Greenwood Campbell
  • The Happiness Index
  • ILG Business
  • RunAClub
  • Solopress

Digital Business of the Year (Small)

  • Absolute Label Services
  • Bulldog Digital Media
  • Click Mechanic
  • Love The Sales
  • LOVESPACE
  • Private Fly
  • WeGotPOP
  • Digital Clarity

Digital Business of the Year (Medium – Large)

  • CV-Library
  • Ieso Digital Health
  • Master of Malt
  • Metail
  • Missguided
  • Solopress
  • XLN

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Aamar Aslam, Funding Invoice
  • Gareth Bull, Bulldog Digital Media
  • Ann Marie Corbett, Ann Marie’s Dressing Room
  • Andrew Jervis and Felix Kenton, Click Mechanic
  • Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Lysa Health
  • Miles Noble, Altitude Design
  • Peter Ramsey, Movem

Digital Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Ed Bussey, Quill Content
  • Gemma Godfrey, Moola
  • Peter Gradwell, Gradwell Communications
  • Steve Miller, The Workplace Depot
  • Andrew Needham, HeadBox
  • Melissa Snover, Katjes Magic Candy Factory
  • Ash White, HERA LONDON
  • James Whiteley, White Stores