Recognising European Internet excellence in the fields of culture, technology and business.



The mission of The Lovie Awards is to recognise the unique and resonant nature of the European Internet community across culture, technology and business. We believe that by elevating the best digital innovations from Europe, we can inspire a better internet, globally.

The Lovie Awards is the most prestigious, and the only, truly pan-European awards recognising European Internet excellence in the fields of culture, technology and business.

Launched in 2010, The Lovie Award is presented by the European arm of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS)—a 4000+ members body which also judges The Webby Awards. The Academy is comprised of —leading Internet experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries artists, and talented entertainers and creators. Work is judged in seven native languages including; Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, German, Swedish and English.

The Lovie Awards presents Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. The online public also vote for their favourite Finalists to take home The People’s Lovie Award in each category. Last year’s People’s Lovie received over 70,000 votes from across Europe.

Work is accepted across; Apps, Platforms & Software, Film & Video, Podcasts, Marketing, Advertising & PR, Social, Websites & Mobile Sites, Web3 & XR and new in 2023 Lovie Beyond categories, open-format merits dedicated to recognising big ideas from Europe that positively impact global society, from Art & Heritage to Connectivity, Education to Urbanism/Cities, and more. Learn more about Lovie honors here.

Read more from the 2023 Lovie Awards Managing Director, Jacqueline Kavanagh here.

“There is an energy, enthusiasm and future- facing humanity defining Europe’s impact on global internet culture and creativity. I’m excited to be a part of creating it.”

Ariel Wengroff
Global Marketing & Comms, Ledger