Special Honours

Work in this category celebrates the best individuals and organisations in our digital marketing industry.

 

HON01: Best Digital Student
Best student studying a digital marketing course at an institution, including digital marketing and related disciplines such as UX.

Think top students at AAA, Red & Yellow or UJ.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON02: Best Digital Youngster
Best person under 28 who has made a significant contribution to digital marketing this year through their work (can be agency, publisher or other).

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON04: Best Marketer
Individual in a brand who most supports, encourages and who has achieved critical marketing and business objectives using digital marketing channels and strategically accessing digital audiences effectively.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

HON05: Best Technologist

Best IT leader, specialist or individual who most supports, encourages and succeeds using digital channels through their use of technology and digital enablement.. 

Think CTO or CIO.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON06: Best Contribution to Transformation in the Digital Industry
Organisation or person who has made the most convincing contribution to growing diversity in the digital marketing industry in line with overall goals for an integrated South Africa. This could be through any meaningful mechanism ranging from ownership to participation.

Jury Panel:
Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON07: Pixel for Purpose
Awarded to a piece of work (site, app, publication or any other digital piece) that made a significant positive impact which reflects long term sustainable change.
The winner will have conclusively proven that the idea worked.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON09: Best Online Journalist
Individual (journalist) at a publisher who demonstrates excellence in online journalism with the ability to use online to tell unique and innovative stories, and has proven contribution to the media industry.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON11: Best Individual Contribution to Digital Marketing
Person who has made the greatest contribution to the digital marketing industry in SA (agency, publisher, brand or other. IAB Chairperson and CEO not eligible.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON12: Best Direct Brand or Online Business
A company that was born in digital and enabled by technology to build their business through direct customer relationships and non-traditional, non-linear supply chains, where revenue results from the direct relationships between the company and its customers.

Think UCook, onedayonly, Birchbox, YuppieChef. The business does not only need to live online.

Jury Panel: Special Honours Panel

 

 

HON03: Brand of the Year
Based on performance in the 2021 Bookmarks and does not require a brand to enter.
Category Criteria
Points earned in 2021 Bookmarks
HON08: Best Publisher
Based on performance in the 2021 Bookmarks and does not require a publisher to enter.
Category Criteria
Points earned in 2021 Bookmarks
HON10: Best Digital Agency
Based on performance in the 2021 Bookmarks and does not require an agency to enter.
Category Criteria
Points earned in 2021 Bookmarks

 

CATEGORY CRITERIA: SPECIAL HONOURS
Please also see the Categories & Criteria PDF for more detail on each sub-category

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