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2019 Winners

DEVELOPMENT CATEGORY

STAR SCHOOL AWARD
The Green Bean Co. – Grove Academy, Dundee

STAR CREATIVE STUDENT
Ciara Boyle, Edinburgh Napier University- WINNER
David James Doull, Gray's School of Art
Craig Eccles, Gray's School of Art 
Neil Mackinnon, Edinburgh Napier University
Claire Miller, Robert Gordon University
Iain Waugh, Edinburgh College

STAR MARKETING STUDENT
Sarah Baillie, University of Edinburgh- WINNER
Ailsa Henderson, University of Edinburgh
Zoe Wilson, Scotland’s Rural College Aberdeen

RISING AGENCY STAR
Steph Asher, Mission 10
Amy Brownlee, Frame- WINNER
Jamie Cook, Innovation Digital
Emily Hall, The Union
Shannon McEnroy, Cello Signal
Philippa Oliver, iProspect

RISING CREATIVE STAR
Liam Biesty, The Union
Ken Clark, Studio Something
Laura McHard, Frame
Saoirse McKenna, Union Direct
Chris Melvin, Sunshine Communications - WINNER
Zsolt Stefkovic, LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

RISING MARKETING STAR
Lauren Bissett, Mallzee
Lauren Busby, Edrington-Beam Suntory UK
Nadia Fraser, Edrington
Seonaid Heeps, Brand Scotland
Andrew Sneddon, Barclays
Karen Towler, Tesco Bank- WINNER

 

STRATEGIC CATEGORY

BRAND DEVELOPMENT

ENTRY

 AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Charging up the functional water category

 Guy & Co

Actiph Water

BRONZE

How the shadowy masters of malt unlocked the Chinese market.

Guy & Co

Whisky Illuminati

 

Mug Shot: Stirring Things Up In The Instant Snack Market

The Leith Agency

Symington’s

SILVER

For the love of Scotland.

Frame

National Trust for Scotland

GOLD

The D-Day Story

StudioLR

Portsmouth City Council

 

Volvo Rigid Hauler Launch

StudioLR with Lux Events & Vision Mechanics

Volvo Construction Equipment

 

DIGITAL STRATEGY

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

#ScotlandIsNow

The Union with Whitespace & Carat

Brand Scotland

SILVER

Glasgow 2018: Making #TheMoment

Stripe Communications

Glasgow 2018 European Championships

 

Going Beyond the Guidebooks

The Lane Agency

Rabbie’s

 

BRONZE

How a breathtaking strategy saved motorcyclists’ lives

The Leith Agency

The Scottish Government 

GOLD

How A Human Approach Helped Innis & Gunn Punch Above Its Weight on Social.

Studio Something

Innis & Gunn

 

How content got Mexicans to Go Further for energy education.

The Union

Robert Gordon University & University of Aberdeen

 

 

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

#ScotlandIsNow

The Union with Whitespace & Carat

Brand Scotland

 

SILVER

Brugal 1888 - Mixing Up the Rum Category Sip by Sip

 

Brugal

 

The Standard of Care

McCann Central

Dexcom

 

How Aberdeen's bright lights lured Mexico's bright minds.

The Union

Robert Gordon University & University of Aberdeen

 

Innking The Perfect Partnership 

trevor//peter 

Innis & Gunn

BRONZE

Make The Call

J. Walter Thompson

The Macallan

GOLD

 

INTEGRATED MARKETING – INCLUDING DIRECT MARKETING

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Early Learning & Childcare: How we changed menial perceptions into a meaningful career choice

The Gate with Carat, Big Partnership, Kantar TNS & Union Connect

The Scottish Government

 

 

Helping 31,100 Scottish smokers 'Get Through 72' - and beyond

Story UK with Carat, Kommando, Smarts Communicate, Union Connect & Union Digital

The Scottish Government

SILVER

Keeping Our Customers Safe And Secure

The Leith Agency

Royal Bank of Scotland

 

Saving Lives By Putting Young Men In The Driving Seat

The Leith Agency

Scottish Government

BRONZE

Search VELUX Extensions

 

VELUX

 

The year we built a new snowman

The Leith Agency with Stripe & PHD

AGBarr

GOLD

 

MARKETING PLANNING - INCLUDING RESOURCES, RESEARCH & INSIGHTS

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

Award

How a finger up the Auchtermuchty changed cancer attitudes

The Leith Agency

Scottish Government

GOLD

No1 Magazine’s Marketing Make-Over 

 

DC Thomson Media

 

Our Girls Our Game 

 

Scottish Football Association

 

Play Together with intu's Family Club

Frame

intu

 

 

 

Saving Bikers’ Lives With Breathtaking Planning

The Leith Agency

Scottish Government

SILVER

Shining a light on care in Scotland.

The Union with Clark Communications, Republic of Media, Tactical Media, STV Creative & Bauer Media

National Confidential Forum

BRONZE

 

MARKETING IN SOCIETY - INCLUDING NOT FOR PROFIT, CHARITY & CAUSE-RELATED

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Any CPR beats no CPR

 

Save a Life for Scotland

 

Bloody Big Brunch

WIRE

 

GOLD

Give a child their smile back

Frame

Children 1st

BRONZE

Making a better Scotland begins with shining light

The Union with Clark Communications, Republic of Media, Tactical Media, STV Creative & Bauer Media

National Confidential Forum

 

SILVER

We Are Scotland

The Leith Agency

Scottish Government 

 

Your Water Your Life

AlwaysBeContent

Scottish Water

 

 

COMMUNICATION CATEGORY

ADVERTISING

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Give a child their smile back

Frame

Children 1st

BRONZE

Doing Our Thing for Edinburgh Gin

PUNK

Edinburgh Gin

SILVER

How a humorous campaign helped highlight Scotland’s obesity crisis

The Union with Republic of Media, Whitespace & 3x1

Food Standards Scotland

 

Mobilising Scotland to stand up to hate crime 

The Leith Agency

The Scottish Government  

GOLD

Nae Chance, Chancers 

The Leith Agency

Royal Bank of Scotland  

 

The year we built a new snowman

The Leith Agency with Stripe & PHD

AGBarr

 

 

BRAND EXPERIENCE - INCLUDING SPONSORSHIP AND EVENT MARKETING

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Edinburgh Gin at the BAFTAs

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Edinburgh Gin

SILVER

Mackays & Paddington - Marmalade Sandwiches For All!

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency with Unique Events

Mackays

 

Royal Bank RugbyForce - 'Love your Club'

The Leith Agency

Royal Bank of Scotland

 

Subway take on the NFL

MediaCom

 

Subway

 

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience Launch Event

 

The Macallan

BRONZE

Volvo Rigid Hauler Launch

StudioLR with Lux Events & Vision Mechanics

Volvo Construction Equipment

GOLD

 

DESIGN

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Feels FM

Studio Something

See Me

 

How Scotland is making gender inequality a historical curiosity

The Leith Agency

First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls

SILVER

How the shadowy masters of malt unlocked the Chinese market.

Guy & Co

Whisky Illuminati

 

Rebranding a national icon

 

D8

Tennent Caledonian Breweries

GOLD

The Macallan Repack

 

The Macallan

BRONZE

 

DIGITAL COMMUNICATION

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

A Well-Deserved Dram

Cello Signal

The Famous Grouse

BRONZE

DF CONCERTS: SOCK ‘N’ ROLL

WIRE

DF Concerts & Events

GOLD

How A Human Approach Helped Innis & Gunn Punch Above Its Weight on Social.

Studio Something

Innis & Gunn

SILVER

How a new e-commerce website delivered monstrous sales increases.

The Union

Loch Ness by Jacobite

 

 

Mackays: Marmalade Month

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Mackays

 

 

We Are Scotland

The Leith Agency

The Scottish Government

 

 

MEDIA

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

A Bold New Media Strategy – for Scotland

Carat with Whitespace & The Union

Brand Scotland

 

A Grand Gesture for the Love of Scotland

The Media Shop

National Trust for Scotland

 

How Fairfax and Favor Found Fortune by Forensically Fine-tuning Facebook

Lane Media

Fairfax and Favor

 

SILVER

Influencing the Invincibles

Republic of Media

Scottish Government

GOLD

Solutions for the Indoor Generation  

Republic of Media

VELUX

BRONZE

Make The Call

 

The Macallan

 

 

 

PR

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

2050 Edinburgh City Vision

WIRE

Marketing Edinburgh

 

Love at first sight, scent & sip with Edinburgh Gin Botanical Bouquets

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Edinburgh Gin

GOLD

Banishing Snakes on St Patrick’s Day

WIRE

Magners Irish Cider

 

Making A Big Deal of Microbusiness

Stripe Communications

Royal Bank of Scotland

SILVER

Definitely the Best Chippy in the World

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

The Bay

BRONZE

The Scale of Success with Seafood Week

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Seafish

 

 

SECTOR CATEGORY


FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Barclays Impact Investing

Start Design

Barclays

 

Helping financial advisors seize an untapped opportunity in protection conversations

The Union

Scottish Widows

 

Jur-ISA-c Park

Cello Signal

Scottish Friendly

 

Making A Big Deal Of Microbusiness

Stripe Communications

Royal Bank of Scotland

SILVER

Welcome to Clarity

Whitespace

Morton Fraser

BRONZE

Talk To The Heart

MediaCom

Tesco Bank

GOLD

 

FOOD

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Becoming the UK's #1 Instant Snack

Carat

Symington’s

 

Mackays: Marmalade Month

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency with Intryga Films

Mackays

 

SILVER

Mug Shot: Stirring Things Up In The Instant Snack Market

The Leith Agency

Symington’s

BRONZE

The Scale of Success with Seafood Week

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Seafish

 

Turning Couch Potatoes into Coach Potatoes

Guy & Co

Albert Bartlett

GOLD

Wholesum by name, wholesome by nature

The Lane Agency

Mackie’s at Taypack – Wholesums

 

 

DRINK

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Charging up the functional water category

Guy & Co

Actiph Water

 

Cushiedoos Premium Scottish Tonic Water

StudioLR with Gerry Farrell Ink

Drink Better

 

Doing Our Thing for Edinburgh Gin

PUNK

Edinburgh Gin

SILVER

Edinburgh Gin at the BAFTAs

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Edinburgh Gin

GOLD

From Moscow to the Maldives

The Leith Agency

AG Barr

BRONZE

Love at first sight, scent & sip with Edinburgh Gin Botanical Bouquets

LUX – The Food & Drink Agency

Edinburgh Gin

 

 

PUBLIC SECTOR

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

2050 Edinburgh City Vision

WIRE

Marketing Edinburgh

 

Feels FM

Studio Something

See Me

BRONZE

How a finger up the Auchtemuchty changed cancer attitudes

The Leith Agency

The Scottish Government

GOLD

How Community Justice Scotland Heroed Scotland’s Second Chances

Studio Something

Community Justice Scotland

 

How saying ‘no’ to upsizing helped tackle Scotland’s obesity crisis

The Union with Republic of Media, Whitespace & 3x1

Food Standards Scotland

SILVER

Tackling Illegal Puppy Farming – With a Bit of Puppy Love

The Leith Agency

The Scottish Government 

  


RETAIL

 ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

#SIGNOFAGREATTIME The Great Time Game

WIRE

Essential Edinburgh

 

Dobbies Nudge Campaign  

MediaCom

Dobbies

 

How Fairfax and Favor Found Fortune by Forensically Fine-tuning Facebook

Lane Media

Fairfax and Favor

 

SILVER

How Len’s won the space race in a competitive market

The Union with MediaSpark

Len’s Self Storage

 

GOLD

Play Together with intu’s Family Club

Frame 

intu

BRONZE

VELUX Rewards 

 

VELUX

 

 

TOURISM, LEISURE & SPORT

ENTRY

AGENCY

CLIENT

AWARD

Defy the norm with the world’s greatest platform for creative freedom

Whitespace

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

 

Glasgow 2018: Making #TheMoment

Stripe Communications

Glasgow 2018 European Championships

 

Going Beyond the Guidebooks

The Lane Agency

Rabbie's

 

How a new, user-centred website made booking a cruise.

The Union

Loch Ness by Jacobite

SILVER

Scotland's Heroines: A Truly Heroic Campaign

Represent

Stirling District Tourism

BRONZE

The D-Day Story

StudioLR

Portsmouth City Council

GOLD

 

CHAIRMAN & CHAMPION CATEGORY


PIONEERING SPIRIT AWARD
This Coke is a Fanta - Coca-Cola, Brazil
Palau Pledge – Palau Legacy Project, Palau- WINNER
Pride Jersey – AIG, Japan

CHAMPIONS OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD
A Celebration of Diversity – The Scottish Government - WINNER
The Bloody Big Brunch – Wire
Let’s Do The Right Thing - Dignity in Dying & PUNK
Scotland is Diverse – Brand Scotland, Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Whitespace

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD FOR FIRST TIME ENTRY

AGENCY
Fairground Communications
The Media Shop
Represent- WINNER
Smarts Communicate

CLIENT
Morton Fraser
National Confidential Forum
Robert Gordon University & University of Aberdeen
Stirling District Tourism
Symington’s
Volvo Construction Equipment- WINNER

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISE

AGENCY
Always Be Content
PUNK
StudioLR- WINNER
Studio Something

CLIENT
Actiph Water
DF Concerts & Events- WINNER
Fairfax & Favor
Len’s Self Storage
Loch Ness by Jacobite
Rabbie’s

STAR AGENCY OF THE YEAR
Frame
LUX – The Food & Drink Agency
Republic of Media
The Leith Agency
The Union
WIRE- WINNER 

STAR MARKETING TEAM OF THE YEAR
AG Barr
Edinburgh Gin
The Macallan
National Trust for Scotland
Royal Bank of Scotland
Scottish Government– WINNER

INSPIRATIONAL AGENCY LEADER OF THE YEAR
Louise Killough, The Union
Alice Will, Lux – The Food & Drink Agency
David Guy, Guy & Co
Ian Greenhill, Studio Something- WINNER
Leigh Dobson, Cello Signal
Jenny Emslie, Sunshine Communications 

INSPIRATIONAL MARKETING LEADER OF THE YEAR
Claire Prentice, Scottish Government
John Bernard, Dexcom- WINNER
Katherine Goodwin, Food Standards Scotland
Jane Cannon, Edinburgh Gin
Laura Cheyne, National Trust for Scotland
Jacqueline Reid, Volvo

 

You can view the case studies from 2019 here.

Awards Night

13th of June at The Hilton, Glasgow.

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Development Category Partner

Creative Partner

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Digital Partner

Event Partner

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