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2019 IAB New Zealand Digital Advertising Awards! - ENTRIES NOW CLOSED!

Fri, 07 Jun 2019


IAB New Zealand Digital Advertising Awards!

We are excited to announce that entries are now closed for the 2019 IAB New Zealand Digital Advertising Awards!

The 2019 IAB New Zealand Digital Advertising Awards will recognise outstanding companies and individuals, and bring together the very best in New Zealand digital advertising, each of whom are shaping this dynamic industry.

This key calendar event on Thursday August 29, 2019 provides entrants with the opportunity to showcase their work recognised at a nationwide level and benchmark their work against other industry professionals.

Reflecting the significantly higher profile of the awards, key stakeholder feedback from agencies, brands and publishers has contributed to shaping and increasing the number of awards categories from 17 to 23 this year.

Awards Categories are:

Sales and Ad-Operations Awards

Display Sales Excellence – Sponsored by Nielsen

Mobile Sales Excellence

Search Sales Excellence

Video Sales Excellence

Junior Ad-Ops Person of the Year

Senior Ad-Ops Person of the Year


Best Use of Media Awards   

Best Use of Audio – Sponsored by MediaWorks *NEW AWARD*

Best Use of Mobile

Best Use of Native – Sponsored by Verizon Media

Best Use of Social *NEW AWARD*

Best Use of Video – Sponsored by Taboola

Best Use of Multi-Channel Integration *NEW AWARD*


Data and Effectiveness Awards *NEW CATEGORY*

Best Use of Data: Audience Modelling – Sponsored by Trade Me *NEW AWARD*

Best Use of Data: Measurement Solution *NEW AWARD*

Best Use of Programmatic – Sponsored by The Trade Desk *NEW AWARD*

Best Use of SEM and/or SEO – Sponsored by Google *NEW AWARD*


Grand Awards

Digital Product of the Year

Digital Start-up of the Year *NEW AWARD*

Emerging Talent Award – Sponsored by Marsden Inch

Council Member of the Year

Service to the Industry Award

Agency of the Year – Sponsored by Google

Grand Prix Award


Important Dates

Entries Open: Tuesday 4 June, 2019 | 00:00am

Entries Close:  Friday 12 July | 23:59pm

Finalists Announced: Monday 29th July


How to Enter

Download our call for entries PDF here!


Entry Fee.

$150 plus GST per entry

Note: there is no entry fee for nominations to the ‘Council Member of the Year Award’ or ‘Service to Industry Award’.


Thank you to our sponsors, who help make these awards possible!