Hull Digital Awards: Just Over Two Weeks Until Submission Deadline

Photograph courtesy of Mark Kensett

Entries for the Hull Digital Awards close on Sunday 5 August, with the ceremony taking place on Thursday 20 September.


If you haven't already nominated your business, or another project close to your heart, here's why you should complete that entry form today.

"The Hull Digital Awards allows the digital community to celebrate the cutting-edge work taking place in the region," explains Matt Gibson, Co-Founder of Sauce.

"Winning Best Mobile App at 2017's ceremony is a brilliant acknowledgement for the hard work our team puts in. It's an honour to be recognised for offering real value to clients."

The evening, which is to take place at the brand new Hull Venue, is an annual celebration of the incredible digital and tech community within the city and surrounding area.

We have an exciting 12 categories to look forward to:

  • Best Mobile App.

  • Young Digital Person of the Year.

  • Best Digital Startup.

  • Best Use of Technology Within Education.

  • Best Emerging Technology.

  • Best Digital Innovation.

  • Best Ecommerce.

  • Best Digital Marketing Communication.  

  • Best Hardware.

  • Best Global Reach.

  • Digital Ambassador of the Year.

  • Junior Digital Champion.

"We love what the event does to support digital businesses in Hull. Being nominated for a Hull Digital Award allows you to gain great exposure to influential businesses in the area," enthuses Director of Arc Studios, Tom Findlay.

"Presented by David Keel, C4DI Chairman and Hull's Digital Ambassador, it's a truly great event."

Not only is the evening a brilliant chance to catch up and network with like-minded people outside of the typical office environment, it's also a brilliant chance to see and hear about the exciting projects, startups and innovations currently happening in Hull and East Yorkshire.

"The Hull Digital Awards have been a huge boost to Moodbeam in terms of tech community support, publicity and sharing our brand's story," Christina Colmer-McHugh, Co-Founder of Moodbeam tells us.

"Being recognised for your idea and its journey is great for morale, especially for our team who has spent long hours perfecting the prototype. Receiving the award for Best Emerging Technology has empowered us to see beyond that point and focus on the bigger picture, adds Co-Founder Jonathan Elvidge.

Key dates to remember:

Sunday 5 August - Deadline for submission

Friday 10 August - Finalists announced

Thursday 20 September - Hull Digital Awards Ceremony

How can you be involved?

You can enter your business, yourself or someone else via the Hull Digital Awards website.

Meanwhile, if you'd like to show your support, you can come along to the evening by purchasing a ticket for £35. This price includes a drinks reception, street food and entertainment. You can get hold of yours by calling 01382 315300.