Reasons to Enter The Lovie Awards

The Lovie Awards recognises European Internet excellence in the fields of culture, technology and business. This year, we were inspired by the new values, ideas and talent that are invigorating Europe’s creative hubs. With the launch of the 13th Annual Lovie Awards, we have introduced a new brand, new categories, new judges, new partners, new website and new categories. Matching our ambition to the European Internet.

In honour of the seven languages we accept work in, here are seven reasons to participate in the 13th Annual Lovie Awards. And to solidify your team as one that’s shaping Europe’s digital future, across enter the Lovie Awards before the Early Entry Deadline on 26 May, 2023.

1. Shape a New Era of Innovation in Europe

Our mission at The Lovie Awards is to recognise European Internet excellence in the fields of culture, technology and business. Winning a Lovie Award elevates your work to a platform that can inspire and create a future Internet that is inclusive, creative, diverse and forward-thinking.

2. Your Work is Judged by the Best

Entries in the Lovie Awards are reviewed by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS), the presenting body of The Webby Awards and The Lovie Awards. Our jurors live all over Europe, reviewing work in seven languages: Español, Italiano, Français, Deutsch, Nederlands, Svenska, and English.

Judges include:

Anne Kim, Partner, IDEO; Ariel Wengroff, Global Marketing & Comms, Ledger; Blake Harrop, President Amsterdam, Wieden + Kennedy; Emma Clark, Director of Multimedia, Business of Fashion; Ibrahim Kamara, Co-Founder, GUAP; Jaap Haartsen, Creator of Bluetooth; Kemi Fatoba, Founder, DADDY Berlin; Lydia Pang, CEO and Co-founder, MØRNING; Michelle Kennedy, Founder, Peanut; Munise Can, SVP & General Manager, Highsnobiety; Ousman Sahko, Co-Founder, Blacktag; and Vic Hayes, “Father of Wi-Fi.” See the full list at

3. Champion Your Team’s MVPs

Get employee recognition right. Entering The Lovie Awards is a meaningful way to show gratitude to your team’s hard work, to boost morale and invest in building their careers. When you show that you create excellence digital work for Europe, you also attract in-demand talent to your company.

4. Win Big in Our New Categories

To recognise the new ways work is being made on and for the Internet, we have introduced new dedicated honours to embrace digital’s ever-evolving and dynamic nature. New categories include AI & Machine Learning and Shopping & E-Commerce in Apps, Platforms & Software. Social Excellence, Best Creator, Partnership or Collaboration, Newsletters, Responsible Technology and Best Extended Reality UX, Best Decentralised App, and new this year, Beyond categories to recognise digital projects positively impacting global society.

Hans Jørgen Wiberg at the 8th Annual Lovie Awards
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Hans Jørgen Wiberg at the 8th Annual Lovie Awards

5. Show That Your Work Transcends Borders

From Dublin to Amsterdam to Stockholm, Helsinki to Paris to Vilnius, and Lisbon to Tallinn, digital work created around Europe is leading the charge globally. When you win a Lovie Award, your work stands out in your market, in Europe and on the global stage.

6. Be the People’s Champion. Win the Popular Vote

Entering The Lovie Awards gives your work a chance to win Gold, Silver or Bronze and the People’s Lovie Award. Each year fans and industry experts vote for their favourite Lovie finalists. Last year’s People’s Lovie received over 50,000 votes from across Europe.

7. Submit Work in Your Native Language

The Lovie Awards is the only truly pan-European award of its kind, accepting and judging work in seven native languages. To best honour the multiculturalism of Europe, our jurors review work across: Español, Italiano, Français, Deutsch, Nederlands, Svenska, and English.

The 13th Annual Lovie Awards is a hallmark season, and a great opportunity to honour your work. Explore our new categories and learn more about our new jurors here. To have your work honoured alongside the best creators in Europe, enter before the Early Entry Deadline on 26 May 2023 at!

Work is accepted across Apps, Platforms & Software, Film & Video, Podcasts, Social, Marketing, Advertising & PR, Websites & Mobile Sites, Web3 & XR, and new Beyond categories.