The Many Reasons to Enter The Lovie Awards

With new categories for AI, new jurors and a focus on recognising cross-sector collaborations, there are many reasons to enter the 14th Annual Lovie Awards.

 

Launched in 2010, the Lovie Awards is the most prestigious award celebrating digital creativity from Europe – recognising excellence in the fields of culture, technology and business. The Lovie Awards is the only pan-European award of its kind, boasting a judging academy of our region’s leading innovators, who review work across seven languages: Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, German, Swedish and English.

Being recognised by the Lovie Awards is an enormous achievement; it makes your work stand out in your market, and on the global stage, alongside past winners. A Lovie Award ensures that your work receives media coverage from leading outlets such as BBC, Future Party, Condé Nast, Dagens Media, It’s Nice That, Le Monde, Werben & Verkaufen and more – opening you up to our global network to build new business relationships. There are so many reasons to enter the 14th Annual Lovie Awards. Explore how participating can elevate your work, ahead of our Final Entry Deadline on Friday, 28 June.

1. Be Recognised As One of Europe’s Most Exciting Creative Companies

Winning a Lovie Award means joining a community of the most exciting and most inspirational companies in Europe, including: 20/20 Helsinki, Adidas, Automobili Lamborghini, BBC, Backmarket, Coach, DeepMind, FIFA, IKEA, Jägermeister, Ledger, L’Oréal Paris, Le Monde, R/GA, Relais&Châteaux, Snapchat, Van Gogh Museum, Virgin Galactic, WeTransfer. That’s just to name a few. Explore the full range and diversity of Lovie Award recipients in our Winners Gallery.

2. Show the World What Europe’s Internet Values

Our mission at the Lovie Awards is to elevate the best digital innovations from Europe to inspire a better Internet, globally. Lovie Award-winning work includes causes, projects, campaigns and products that lead with inclusivity, responsibility and accessibility. Winning a Lovie Award helps to shape the Internet we want and the world we want to live in.

3. Local Excellence Unlocks Global Recognition

A Lovie Award helps your work stand out in your market, in Europe, and on the global stage. Winning is a great way to showcase the work of regional teams and unlock opportunities with clients outside of your market. We are the only European award to accept and judge work in seven native languages including; Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, German, Swedish and English.

4. Reward Your Team’s MVPs

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

Winners have their portraits taken during the 13th Annual Lovie Awards celebration.

Winners have their portraits taken during the 13th Annual Lovie Awards celebration.

5. Win a Lovie, Raise Your Profile

Our global network carries enormous recognition, credibility, and reach throughout the world. Annually, The Lovie Awards hype ignites a press and social media halo that generates heat from some of the most innovative, most respected and most-followed names on the Internet – from leading creators and internet personalities like Khaby Lame or Amelia Dimoldenberg of Chicken Shop Date, to globally renowned visionaries like Ai Weiwei or Edward Enninful, former European Editorial Director & EIC of British Vogue, and more.

6. Validate Your Work, Secure Renewals

One of the challenges in creative industries is demonstrating to clients that your idea, strategy, and execution were spot-on. Winning a Lovie Award not only signifies victory but serves as tangible proof that your vision, collaboration, and expertise are actively driving success for them.

7. Meet Your Next Collaborator

A Lovie Award opens you to our global network, and new relationships from inside and outside your own industry. Find inspiration, or your next partnership, collaboration or alliance, with museums and cultural powerhouses like Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rijksmuseum, London Design Festival, to bodies like The European Space Agency, or non-profits like B Lab Germany or the WWF.

"Light the Way" campaign for Lapierre by DEPT®, 2023 Lovie European Agency of the Year

8. Win a coveted Special Achievement Award

Annually, The Lovie Awards recognises a select group of Europe’s foremost digital icons to honour with Special Achievement Awards for their exceptional use of the Internet to create ingenious work. In 2024, entrants have the opportunity to compete for the inaugural special honours for Collaboration of the Year and Brand of the Year. The entrant with the most finalists and wins across the categories will be selected for these prestigious honours, joining iconic former Special Achievement winners such as DEPT x (2023 European Agency of the Year), BBC Studios (2023 European Publisher of the Year) and luminaries including; Ai Weiwei, Edward Enninful OBE, Björk Jaap Haartsen, creator of Bluetooth technology and many more.

9. Showcase Your Work to Europe’s Most Exceptional Talent

The Lovie Awards judging academy represents the most highly-curated selection of Europe’s leading Founders, Creative Directors, CMOs, Brand Leads, Social Media Directors, Production Executives, UX Designers, Developers, Artists, Entertainers, Creators, Influencers, Podcasters, Editors, Content Producers, Internet Pioneers and more. Sharing your work with them provides an unparalleled opportunity to receive recognition from an esteemed panel of industry experts who possess a wealth of experience across diverse domains.

Jurors include: Charlotte O’Sullivan, CMO, Chloé; Eshita Kabra, Founder & CEO, By Rotation; Liz Bertorelli, Head of Social, Feeld; Barrington Reeves, Creative Director, Too Gallus; Camilla Calvert, Business Marketing Lead, Reddit; Ibrahim Seck, Creative Director, Media.Monks Paris; Michelle Lu, CEO, Semaine, and more. Read about new jurors, and see the full list at IADAS.net.

10. Specialist Categories for All Internet Fields

Besides being the largest recognition of its kind in Europe, the Lovie Awards categories are the most representative of the breadth of specialisms in modern internet work and innovation. From categories that span Architecture, Interiors & Home, Best Use of AI & Machine Learning, Best Multimedia Storytelling or Best Indie Podcast, Lovie Awards winners span brands, agencies, entertainment, platforms, museums, cultural institutions, causes, governments, and technologies. They’re united by a common thread: internet excellence.

Elevate your work – the 14th Annual Lovie Awards is open!

To celebrate the collaborations that will leave a lasting impact on Europe’s digital industry, we have introduced new categories, new judges and new Special Achievement honors. The Lovie Awards accepts submissions across AI, XR & Web3 (NEW!), Apps, Platforms & Software, Film & Video, Podcasts, Marketing, Advertising & PR, Social, Websites & Mobile Sites and our special Beyond categories!

Submit your projects with early pricing, before the Final Entry Deadline on Friday, 28 June.