I-COM Data Creativity Awards 2018


Together with our Patronage Organisations from around the world, we are proud to present the 6th edition of the I-COM Data Creativity Awards. 

The objective is to acknowledge the most creative people & companies in achieving business value and ideally, competitive advantage for their clients by leveraging value from data. Based on the submissions, the I-COM Data Creativity Awards Jury will nominate the Official Selection finalists that will present at the 9th edition of the next I-COM Global Summit on April 9 - 12, 2018 in San Sebastian.

Entry submissions are now closed. Late entries may be considered on a case-by-case basis, email us at dca@i-com.org.

Award Categories

The I-COM Data Creativity Awards 2018 comprises 10 Award categories and 12 overall Awards.

◆ General
◆ Artificial Intelligence (NEW)
◆ Attribution
◆ Content Marketing

◆ Data Visualisation
◆ Mobile
◆ Programmatic
◆ Social Media
◆ Video

The chosen Official Selection finalists from the 10 Award categories will have a chance to become the prestigious Overall Winner I-COM Data Creativity Awards, and should the entry submission meet the set criteria, also have the chance to win the I-COM Data Creativity Emerging Market Regions Award.

Full Award definition is available in the Award category section.


Reasons to enter the I-COM Data Creativity Awards:

For all entrants:

Having our distinguished Jury of experts focus on your work. We can promise entrants that the I-COM Data Creativity Jury will take time to scrutinize and evaluate in detail every single entry, and they will reward excellence in data creativity. This is accomplished by using a bespoke system where each judge only looks at a restricted number of entries. This way all companies entering the competition will receive the consideration and recognition they deserve by our esteemed members of the Jury.

For Official Selection Finalists:

◆ Presenting at the I-COM Global Summit with its elite community and potential clients
◆ Being able to communicate the industry's recognition both internally and externally with the official “I-COM Award Winners” branding
◆ International press coverage live at the event
◆ Excellent networking opportunities

For Category Winners:

◆ Being called up to the stage at the I-COM Data Creativity Awards Gala Dinner to receive a trophy
◆ Increased international press coverage

NOTE: ABC has once again been engaged to independently cross-check and verify the results of each round of judging of the 6th edition of the I-COM Data Creativity Awards.  Starting with the 5th edition of the competition for Porto 2017, I-COM proudly added this additional control measure, to audit all the steps of the judging process in each round, providing transparency and accuracy to the final results.

2017 Winners:

◆ Overall Winner & CRM Category Winner - Havas helia and easyJet (UK)
Ecosystem Partners: SPSS (IBM), SAS

◆ Attribution Category Winner - Marketing Evolution and Warner Bros (USA)
Ecosystem Partner: Salesforce Krux

◆ Content Marketing Category Winner - Wunderman and GSK (USA)
Ecosystem Partner: Google

◆ General Category Winner - DataiKu and Voyage Privé Groupe (France)
Ecosystem Partners: Cloudera, HP Vertica, Hive, Impala, Cafe, scikit learn, Tensorflow

◆ Programmatic Category Winner - MediaCom & GroupM and SAS (Denmark & USA)
Ecosystem Partners: AppNexus Programmable Bidder, Google Analytics 360, Google DoubleClick Campaign Manager, Google DoubleClick Studio, Integral Ad Science, Xaxis Turbine

◆ Social Media Category Winner - Havas helia and ITV News (UK)
Ecosystem Partners: BuzzSumo, IBM Watson, Netbase/Datasift

◆ Emerging Market Regions Award & Mobile Category Winner - Mindshare and Castrol (India)
Ecosystem Partner: Airtel

See the previous finalists and winners of the I-COM Data Creativity Awards at the Hall of Fame.

See videos and photos from the Official Selection presentations at the I-COM Global Summit 2017 on our YouTube channel and Flickr profile.

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