List of Digital Media Awards in India and Asia

List of media awards in asia and India

After Traditional Media ruling over the Advertising world for years, Social media took a stealthy entry and is successfully on the rise. No stone is left unturned by the brands when it comes to having scintillating campaigns on social media.

Awards put a feather in your cap when you know you have a successful campaign in your hand. It is always a great feeling to receive encouragement and recognition by the industry for the work done in the ever-growing digital media space.

If you have achieved great success for your campaign and you want to show it to the world, here is the opportunity. I bring to you a list of Digital Media Awards in India as well as Asia where you can participate and get the opportunity to gain the recognition that is well deserved by you and you team:

Awards in India:

1. Indian Digital Media Awards

The IDMA recognizes the excellence by organisations and individuals for their work in India’s growing digital media sector.

As in the previous editions they have the following in the Hall of Fame categories: Best Digital and Social Media Advertiser, Digital and Social Media Agency of the Year, and IDMA Person of the Year which will be decided by the jury of IDMA.

2. WAT Awards

WAT Awards is an initiative taken by WATMedia to recognize & felicitate agencies & professionals who have achieved ground breaking work in the Indian digital space since its inception.

WATMedia welcomes people from all dimensions of the digital world to have their presence felt in celebrating the era of Digitalization in India.

3. India Digital Awards

Internet and Mobile Association of India’s [IAMAI] Annual India Digital Awards (IDA) cover the entire gamut of commercial activities around internet and mobile. Under the award, outstanding individuals and companies in the digital space are recognized annually.

4. Campaign India Digital Crest Awards

Rechristened Campaign India Digital Crest Awards (CIDCA), the property has evolved over the last three years from the Campaign India Digital Media Awards, to remain contemporary, relevant and inclusive of the dynamic changes in the digital ecosystem.

It will seek to identify and reward the most engaging, creative and effective campaigns across digital media, straddling web, mobile and OOH.

5. SEOY India Awards

SEOY India awards aims to identify and celebrate visionary social entrepreneurs who have demonstrated large-scale, systems-change models and are at the stage of scaling/replicating their ideas across India and in other countries.

6. Goafest

Goafest attracts the sharpest mind in the advertising industry from India and across the world. It is a platform where each advertiser can nominate upto four rising stars under the age of 30 to participate in the Goafest

7. Yahoo India Big Idea Chair

Yahoo Big Idea Chair Awards is the unique award for outstanding work in the online creative and media community.
Join in to celebrate and honour the power of creativity, innovation and imagination.

8. Pitch Youth Marketing Awards

The Pitch Youth Marketing Summit and Awards are back on December 18, 2013 promising to be more exciting than ever. The theme this year “Connecting with the millennials” will capture the essence of a youthful spirit, highlighting excellence in marketing to the youth of today.

The summit will try to uncover what matters most to the millennials and how marketers can tap into their culture to give them what they want.

9. D&AD Professional Awards

They’re about brilliant commercial creativity, wherever and however it’s produced. Whether you work in Design, Advertising or Digital there’s an awards category for your entry.

Awards in Asia:

1. The Manthan Awards – South Asia and Asia Pacific

Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative to recognize the BEST use of ICT and digital tools to create holistic and comprehensive impact on people. Manthan Award is less about technology and digital media but more about the right use of the digital and technological tools.

2. Asia-Pacific Effie Awards

Asia-Pacific Effie Awards are organised by the Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA) and Tenasia Group. The APAC Effie Awards honor the region’s most outstanding cases that have been brilliantly executed and achieved proven results in meeting challenging strategic objectives.

3. Festival of media Asia Pacific Awards

The Festival of Media Asia Pacific is the only event gathering the APAC leaders of the media industry in one place: media owners, media agencies and advertisers.

4. Asia Social Innovation Awards

To generate a sustainable development of a culture of social innovation in the region, we must encourage the generally public to “think social”. The Asia Social Innovation Award is one of the pioneers that allows literally anyone to participate in this idea-generation process.

5. Social Media Leadership Awards

Social Media Leadership Awards are a dedicated awards for social media. It has organizational as well as individual award categories. Some of the organizational award categories include Portal of the year, Viral Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best Use of facebook, Best Social Media Integrated Campaign and so on.

6. PR Week Awards Asia

The Asia-Pacific PR Awards programme showcases the industry’s best and brightest. They are once again setting out to honour clients and agencies for the strategies, people and achievements that have transformed businesses and brands.

7. Shorty Awards

The Shorty Industry Awards categories are open to brands and agencies, to recognize the best campaigns and social media leaders of 2013. Early entry deadline is November 14, 2013.

8. Asian Media Awards

Asian Media Awards recognize the strength and depth of the media industry.

From journalists working in local newspapers and internet bloggers to TV presenters and PR experts, the Asian Media Awards is dedicated to rewarding their talent, drive and potential.

9. Digital Asia Festival Awards

The Digital Asia Festival Awards showcase and honour the expanding digital media and entertainment industries in the region.

Since the launch of the awards, they have expanded the categories and refined the judging criteria to represent the growth and development of the region’s digital scene.

If you know about any other awards that are missing in this list, do share it with us in the comments section below.