Seven Reasons to Enter The Lovie Awards

In honour of the seven languages we accept work in, here are 7 great reasons you should enter your Websites, Advertising, Video, Apps, Mobile & Voice, Podcasts, Social and Web3, NFTs & Metaverse in The Lovie Awards.

Evanna Lynch accepts a 2019 Special Achievement Award.

Evanna Lynch accepts a 2019 Special Achievement Award.

1. Your Work Is Judged by the Best

When you enter The Lovies, your work is reviewed by European members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).

Judges include:

Elsa Bernadotte – Co-Founder, Karma, George The Poet – Creator, Have You Heard George’s Podcast?, Dr. Sue Black OBEProfessor of Computer Science + Technology Evangelist, James Delaney – Founder & Managing Director, Blockworks, Deborah Frances-White – Host, The Guilty Feminist Podcast, Marvyn Harrison – Founder and CEO, Dope Black Dads & Belovd Agency, Renay Richardson – Founder, Broccoli Content, Eliot Higgins – Founder, Bellingcat, Ebba Grenninger – Deputy CEO and Creative Director, Jung, Bishi Bhattacharya – Founder, WITCiH, Ashley Walters – Actor, Gorillaz – Musicians + Artists

Don’t miss your chance to have your work seen by this expert community of artists, innovators and creators spanning all facets of digital culture.

2. Celebrate Your Team

Just by participating in The Lovies, you honour your team’s dedication and communicate that their work is worthy of competing with the best of the European Internet. That goes a long way for morale.

And winning a Lovie shows the region that yours is the team to work with—so you can attract the best talent and keep creating award-winning work. (See here how past Winners continue to use their Lovie Awards year-round to earn new business.)

Cheil Germany accepts the Lovie Agency of the Year Award.

Cheil Germany accepts the Lovie Agency of the Year Award.

3. Deliver Your 7 Words of Lovie

All Lovie Winners have the opportunity to deliver a signature 7 Words of Lovie acceptance speech. This is a fantastic chance to use your 7 words to make a bold, memorable or memorably hilarious statement. Check out speeches from our first-ever virtual Lovie celebration in 2020, Lovies X Everywhere.

4. Define the European Internet

The Lovie Awards is the standard of excellence for the European Internet. By participating, you and your team help define that standard, raise the bar for the industry as a whole and foster the healthy spirit of competition that has led Europe to be at the forefront of the Internet’s greatest moments.

5. Gain Exposure

Winning a Lovie sets you and your work apart and lets you shine in front of your clients, colleagues and peers. With over 275 million media impressions from outlets like The Guardian, Emerce, W&V, Adformatie, De Telegraaf, RTVE, Expressen, Dagens Media, Metro UK, Horizont, The Economist, WIRED UK and El Pais, the publicity and recognition The Lovie Awards generates for its winners spreads awareness of your great work throughout the world.

6. Compete for The People’s Lovie

In addition to the Gold, Silver and Bronze Lovie in each category as determined by the Academy, all Lovie Finalists also compete for public votes to win the fan-favourite People’s Lovie Award in their category. The People’s Lovie competition is a great opportunity to get creative to drive votes, build community and expose your work to a huge number of voters worldwide.

“Our phone has been ringing off the hook since winning our Lovie Award.”

Eben Upton's Lovie Letters Interview

Eben Upton's Lovie Letters Interview

7. Your Work Celebrated Throughout the Year

From the Lovie for Good showcase created with WP Engine, to our Lovie Letters site in partnership with Google, to Lovie Winner Stories and well beyond, Lovie Winners are continually celebrated throughout the year and in ongoing showcases and series. Winning a Lovie is a great way to stand out for your work and spread the word of your team’s excellence far and wide.


If you have any questions about entering, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our producer Evey Long at, or by phone at +1 212 675 3555