2022 Shortlist

THE PROLIFIC NORTH CHAMPIONS AWARDS RECOGNISE THE ORGANISATIONS, TEAMS AND INDIVIDUALS PUTTING THE NORTH ON THE MAP IN THE CREATIVE AND DIGITAL SECTORS.

The winners will be revealed at a live ceremony on 26th May 2022 at Old Trafford Stadium. Good luck! 

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BUSINESS / TEAM AWARDS

LARGE DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Cantarus
  • Castle International
  • CDS UK
  • DEPT®
  • Evoluted
  • The SEO Works

SMALL DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Candidsky
  • Click Clique
  • digia
  • House Digital
  • Platform81
  • Reward Agency
  • The Audit Lab
  • theEword
  • Velstar

LARGE INTEGRATED AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Castle International
  • CreativeRace
  • CTI Holdings Ltd
  • Definition Group
  • Evoluted
  • Manifest
  • Mediaworks
  • Propaganda

SMALL INTEGRATED AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Don't be Shy
  • Poke Marketing
  • Punch Creative
  • SLG
  • The Big Bamboo Agency
  • Young Bright and Grey

INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Aire Global
  • Cantarus
  • CreativeRace
  • Evoluted
  • Hello Earth Agency
  • Manifest
  • North PR
  • REO Digital
  • TapIn
  • Waterfall

PR AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Altitude
  • Aubergine
  • Brazen
  • Cause UK
  • Future
  • Jargon PR
  • Roaring Mouse Public Relations
  • The Big Bamboo Agency
  • Truth PR
  • Viva PR

PERFORMANCE MARKETING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Castle International
  • Circus PPC Agency
  • Hello Earth Agency
  • The SEO Works

BEST IN-HOUSE MARKETING TEAM Sponsored by  Metricomm

  • OPEN Media
  • SimpliSafe
  • St Pierre Groupe

ANIMATION / GRAPHICS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Ben Wild Studios ltd
  • Flipbook Studio
  • REALTIME

BEST TALENT ACQUISITION TEAM 

  • Aire Global
  • Corecom Consulting
  • Slalom

BEST CLIENT SERVICES TEAM 

  • Cantarus
  • CreativeRace
  • GenM Team
  • Pace Communications
  • Savvy Marketing Britvic Client Service Team

PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Lizardfish TV
  • McGill Productions
  • New Take Films
  • ReelWorld Europe
  • The Gate Films

TECH COMPANY OF THE YEAR Sponsored by  No Brainer

  • BOXT
  • BrightHR
  • Giacom
  • Nimble Approach
  • Northcoders
  • Pentest People
  • Silverchip
  • Slalom
  • Street Group
  • Summize
  • thebigword
  • XR Games

INTERNATIONAL REACH AWARD Sponsored by the  Advertising Association

  • Aire Global – Implementing brands all around the world through packaging, POS and ecommerce design
  • ICS-digital
  • MAG International
  • St Pierre Groupe - A Taste of Paris in America, with love from Manchester

 

CAMPAIGN / PROJECTS / PLATFORM AWARDS

LARGE BUDGET B2C CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Bring Digital & Cotton Traders – Autumn/Winter Paid Social Campaign
  • ilk Agency & Aardman - What's Up With Everyone?
  • Jura Whisky, Channel 4 & Republic of Media - Say Hello to Jura
  • Mediaworks & Beanies Flavour Co - Instant Coffee and Instant Results with Double Conversions and Revenue
  • On the Beach - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • Untold - Welcome to the Republic of Beer

SMALL BUDGET B2C CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Buy me Media - Home is on your High Street
  • Herd – Revving Up Revenue for Cobra Sport Exhausts
  • McCann Manchester & Aldi #FreeCuthbert
  • Mosquito Digital & Vileda #LoveableMess
  • Smoking Gun - Girls Let's Swim
  • Tempt & Bitter Twisted - Bar Hütte 2021
  • Truth PR - Make It For Real at UA92

PR CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Brazen Wakes Up The Nation For Silentnight
  • FIG & SRL - Accelerating change in the Highways Industry
  • Hough Bellis Communications - ASB Awareness Week
  • Influential & Madame Tussauds - Keep Calm...The Queen is Coming to Blackpool
  • Mediaworks & Esh Group - Converting Publicity into Website Traffic
  • On the Beach - Free Covid-19 Tests
  • The Audit Lab - Introducing Ruby Payne
  • Viva PR – Launching the South Pennines Park

B2B CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Don't be Shy - Gathering insight for AppliedInsight
  • Giacom – Sophos Product Launch Campaign

  • Media Agency Group - Globalization Partners Campaign

  • Mediaworks & Mobile Mini - Out of the Box Campaign for National Leader in Storage Containers
  • Metamorphic PR - promoting green innovation expertise
  • Propaganda - GenM relaunch
  • SLG & Brett Landscaping - Perfect in Porcelain
  • The SEO Works & LGC – Using Search to Reach a Global Audience

MOST MEMORABLE CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Audio Always - Olympic and Paralympic Dreams Bedtime Stories
  • Channel 4 & Allies - Black To Front
  • ilk Agency & Aardman - What's Up With Everyone?
  • McCann Manchester & Aldi - #FreeCuthbert
  • On the Beach - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • OPEN Media - International Women's Day
  • Propaganda - Shattered

TECH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

  • Daena – Artwork automation tech innovation from the North that keeps graphics production here in the UK, removing the need for offshoring
  • Haystack - Tech Uncovered
  • Hidden Creative - Simmerse Tech Innovation
  • Prodo - AI Assist
  • Sequence - Launchpool
  • Silverchip for Suits Me
  • theEword & rebrix

TECH FOR GOOD AWARD

  • Netsells - Good Food Talks
  • Prodo: AI Assist
  • Silverchip - Donate A Laptop and School Meal Finder

WEB DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Cantarus for The Road Haulage Association
  • First Internet & Fragrance Oils - fragrance-oils.com
  • Herd - Newhay’s new D2C website puts a spring in the step of small pets nationwide
  • Herd's cutting edge new website sees FG Adamson & Son soar to new heights
  • KMP Digitata for AGS Airports
  • Mediaworks & Johnnie Johnson Housing - Tenant First, Digital First
  • Platform81 for Wolves Academy
  • Sequence for Launchpool
  • Velstar - AVON
  • Vital Agency & Shorts Lifts - New Web Solution

AUDIO / VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

  • GAS™ Music Ltd - BBC Winter Olympics
  • Propaganda & Clipper - Enabling Retail
  • The Gate Films x Lounge Underwear
  • The Great Garden Revolution! With Channel 4, Dentsu MB and The Storylab
  • This is Distorted - A Little Respect for Virgin Radio Pride 

AD OF THE YEAR

  • Lizardfish TV - 'Never Felt So Good' Pall Mall Ad
  • On the Beach - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • The Gate Films - The Deadline

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

YOUNG OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR TO THE NORTH / OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR TO THE NORTH

See this year's nominees for Outstanding Contributor to the North and Young Outstanding Contributor to the North here.

The winners are decided by a combination of judges' scoring and the public vote.