Founded in 1994, the AVA Digital Awards are an international competition that honors audio-visual arts and continues to offer new categories in the expanding role of digital media. Their main categories include Digital Marketing, Web-Based Production, Digital Video Creation, Video Production, and Audio Production/Radio. AVA Digital Awards encourage individuals, companies and organizations who produce content that involves digital media and partake in planning, concept, direction, design, and production of digital communication to apply. Entries are not against other entries, therefore there can be multiple winners or no winners in a category.
Categories: Social Media, Podcasts URL: https://vpe.tv/avadigitalawards
Discover Pods Awards are the largest growing fan-voted podcast awards and recognize the best podcasts of the year. Top categories include best overall podcast, most innovative podcast, and best new podcast of the year. A committee made up of Discover Pods and podcast professionals choose 15 finalists per category and then fans vote for the final winners.
Categories: Podcast URL: https://vpe.tv/discoverpodsawards
The iHeartRadio Podcast Awards celebrate some of the best podcasts in the industry.
Categories include Best Podcast of the Year, Best Fiction, Best News, Best Travel, and
Best Branded Podcast.
Categories: Podcast URL: https://vpe.tv/iheartradiopodcastawards
The Black Podcasting Awards aim to support diversity in podcasting by celebrating the ownership and creation of content by African American podcasters. Some categories are Black Podcast of the Year, Best Black Business Podcast, Best Comedy Podcast, and Best Music Podcast. They aim to award up and coming voices in Black podcasting and give voices the recognition they deserve.
Categories: Podcast URL: https://vpe.tv/blackpodcastawards
Since 1970, Creativity International Awards have been awarding graphic designers for
their amazing designs and originality. They have 178 award categories including Film
Media, Digital Publications, Photography, Packaging, Print, and Film and Video. The most prestigious award, Best in Show is awarded to an individual or company who has overall dominated in creativity and innovation.
Categories: Podcast, Games, Television, Digital Media, Video, Website Submission Deadline: October 14, 2022
The Killer Content Awards spotlight brands that create compelling and innovative
campaigns, content strategies, and marketing approaches. There are over 14 categories including Design Concept/Theme, Influencer Campaign, Interactive Content, Researched-Based content, and Video Content. Entries are narrowed down by their editorial team and then judged by their executive team. Judges review 16 entries based on key performance indicators, innovation, creativity, and compelling content experiences.
Categories: Podcast, Games, Television, Digital Media, Video, Website URL: https://vpe.tv/killercontentawards
The Communicator Awards are the leading international creative awards program and honor excellence in strategic communication throughout digital, video, podcast, marketing, mobile print, and more. Ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms, and public relations firms are all encouraged to apply. The Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts judge the entries and evaluate them by distinction in creative work and content. Each entry is judged against a high standard of merit rather than against other entries. Awards are then split between excellence and distinction winners.
Categories: Podcast, Website, Digital Media, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: April 1, 2022
The Shorty Social Good Awards raise global awareness around the positive impact
companies can have and celebrate agencies, brands, networks, services, nonprofits, and more for making a difference. This competition honors organizations’ efforts in
celebrating diversity and increasing employee community and civic engagement. Entries are reviewed and scored based on creativity, originality, effectiveness, and impact. Featured awards include gender equality, human rights, immigration and refugees, LGBTQ+, social justice, and social movement campaigns.
Categories: Podcast, Strategy, Non-Profit, Social Media, LGBTQ, Marketing, Video URL: https://vpe.tv/shortysocialgoodawards
The Webby Awards honor excellence in media and have awards in seven main
categories: Websites and Mobile Sites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Social, Podcasts, Games, Apps and Software, and Virtual & Remote. They have two types of awards: Webby Awards are judged by the International Academy of the Digital Arts & Sciences and the People’s Voice is picked by the public.
Categories: Podcast, Software, Games, Website, Social Media, Digital Media, Video Submission Deadline: April 8, 2022
The Ambies celebrate the growing importance of podcasting for entertainment, news, and storytelling, and therefore reward podcasters for their excellence. Awardees are honored in two categories: show recognition and talent recognition. The Board of Governors of The Podcast Academy also occasionally grant The Governor’s Award to an outstanding individual or an over-deserving podcast.
Price: $100- $175
Categories: Podcast, Television, Digital Media, Video URL: https://vpe.tv/ambies
The w3 Awards honor digital excellence in websites, videos, podcasts, marketing, mobiles sites, apps, and social media. They award some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. Winners are scored on a ten-point scale and judged by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.
Categories: Podcast, Social Media, AAPI, BIPOC, LGBTQ, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: May 6, 2022
With over 27 categories across Branding Programs and Branded Campaigns, the Brand Impact Awards celebrate professionals in the global branding industry who have shown creativity, excellence, and consistency in branding design. The Awards are split into Branding Programs and Branded Campaigns and the different categories include Fashion, Sports, Entertainment, Culture, and Not-for-Profit. Each entry is judged based on its concept, execution, and brand design.
Categories: Podcast, Social Media, Non-Profit URL: https://vpe.tv/brandimpactawards
Adweek Podcast of the Year Awards reward the most outstanding podcasts and give recognition to the best podcast professionals for their hard work, innovation, and creativity. Entries are judged by successful professionals in the podcast industry along with senior editors from Adweek.
Price: $199- $250
Categories: Podcast, Television, Website Submission Deadline: April 18, 2022
The Muse Creative Awards are an international competition that honor the top creative professionals for their concepts, ideas, or designs. They feature more than 350 categories in Design, Digital Media, and Marketing. Judges score on a scale of 1-100 based on creativity, concept/idea, content, brief, objective, planning, execution, visual design, innovation, functionality, effectiveness, and impact. They award three levels of achievement: Platinum, Gold, and Silver.
Price: $165 -$205
Categories: Podcast, Website, Strategy, Social Media, Digital Media, Podcast Submission Deadline: April 7, 2022
The Queerties feature fan-voted awards and celebrate the best in LGBTQ culture and
media. They feature 23 categories including Favorite Podcast, Favorite Instagram Follows, Favorite TikTok follows, and Best Innovator. The awards are produced by the
entertainment site Queerty, and fans vote for their favorites in each category.
Categories: Podcast, Games, Social Media, Television, LGBTQ, Digital Media
Submission Deadline: February 24, 2022
The Vega Digital Awards honor and recognize the creativity, talents, and hard work of
digital creators worldwide. They have over 800+ categories including Website, Mobile Apps, Video, Audio, 360 Video/VR, Games, Digital Marketing, and Social Media. Entries are scored through a blind judging on a scale of 1-100. Earning a Vega Award is a great opportunity to reach a new audience and gain recognition for your work.
Categories: Podcast, Software, Website, Social Media, Digital Media, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: April 20, 2022
Global Eventex Awards celebrate the most creative, innovative, and successful events
and experiential marketing in the world. Contestants involved in live events, live
experiences, marketing campaigns, event technology, production, and venues are
encouraged to apply and gain worldwide recognition across 200 categories. This year
there is an extended eligibility period, 50 new categories to celebrate virtual
events/experiences, and 3-for-2 discount offers.
Categories: Podcast, Software, Strategy, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: February 25, 2022
In the People’s Choice Podcast Awards, listeners nominate their favorite podcasts in a
variety of different categories. Hopeful participants need to pre-register before the voting period in order to be nominated. After 30 days of voting, Podcast Connect Committee will put together a pool of 10,500 podcasters, listeners, journalists, thought leaders, and sponsors who will review and vote to determine a winner in each category. All registered podcasters are automatically entered for People's Choice.
Categories: Podcast, Software, Strategy, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
The PopCon Podcast Awards honor podcasters through a wide variety of awards
including 20 genre awards, four technical awards, and three top awards. The top
awards include Award for Podcasting Excellence, Best New Podcast, and the People's
Choice Award. A panel of judges vote for the best podcasts based on predetermined
criteria per category.
Price: FreeCategories: Podcast, Games, Business, Television, LGBTQ, Marketing Submission Deadline: May 31, 2022
The Davey Awards have a wide range of awards broken up into the following divisions: websites, video, mobile, branded, design, advertising and marketing, social, experiential, and immersive. They create a level playing field by judging based on execution and development instead of on budgets. Davey Award winners are exceptionally creative and out of the box thinkers. Top entries are awarded Gold Davey Awards and Best in Show is reserved for the most creative and outstanding applicant.
Price: $150-$305Categories: Podcast, Website, Social Media, Podcast, Marketing, Video URL: https://vpe.tv/daveyawards
The Telly Awards showcase excellence in video and television across all screens and
continue to honor work that was created for a client or self-directed. They are
consistently expanding and adjusting their awards as digital video evolves. Currently,
awards are split up into the following categories: Branded Content, Commercials,
Marketing, Immersive and Mixed Reality, Non-Broadcast, Series, Television, and Social
Video. Entries are judged by members of the Telly Awards Judging Council, a group of past Telly Award winners.
Price: $65-$265Categories: Podcast, Website, Strategy, Social Media, Television, LGBTQ, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: April 15, 2022 URL: https://vpe.tv/tellyawards/
Hermes Creative Awards honor the most innovative and imaginative creators in Print
Media, Public Relations/Communications, and Electronic/Social/Interactive Media. Entries are judged solely on creativity and they encourage all creators to apply. The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals score entries and may award multiple winners or no winners in any given category.
Price: $110-$185 Categories: Podcast, Website, Strategy, Social Media, Digital Media Submission Deadline: April 14, 2022 URL: https://vpe.tv/hermescreativeawards
The Publisher Podcast Awards celebrate the best podcasts in the publishing and media industry. They have a variety of strategic and content awards including Publisher Podcast of the Year, Publisher Podcast Hero of the Year, Best Entertainment Podcast, Best Lifestyle Podcast, and Best News Podcast. Entries are first reviewed by the Media Voices team and then scored by judges for each category.
Price: $250-$275Categories: Podcast, Strategy Submission Deadline: April 27, 2022 URL: https://vpe.tv/publisherpodcastawards/
Digiday Content Marketing Awards honor the best marketing campaigns and companies that have demonstrated success in modernizing media and marketing while seizing challenges and establishing new opportunities. Contestants are scored based on their innovation, creativity, consumer value, and results. Some awards include best experiential marketing campaign, most effective campaign, best content, best collaboration, and content marketing agency of the year.
Price: $449-$549Categories: Podcast, Strategy, Social Media, Digital Media, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: February 18, 2022 URL: https://vpe.tv/digidaycontentmarketingawards
The Shorty Awards honor the best brands, influencers, creators, and organizations across a number of categories in social media platforms, and digital spaces. Winners are given a composite score and selected by votes from the public. Scores are given out by the Real Time Academy. The 13th Annual Shorty Awards had over 150 categories across a number of digital mediums including Best Podcast. This award is granted to the most creative and effective editorial podcast. The Shorty Awards have become very well-known for their digital awards for social media.
Price: $399- $499Categories: Podcast, Strategy, Social Media, Digital Media, Marketing, Video URL: https://vpe.tv/shortyawards
MarCom Awards are an international creative competition that honor excellence in
marketing and communication. They feature over 300 categories in Print Media, Digital Media, Strategic Communications, and Video/Audio. The judges are from the
Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals and base their decisions on applicants’ creativity.
Price: $110-$185 Categories: Podcast, Strategy, Business, Social Media, Television, LGBTQ, Digital Media, Marketing, Video Submission Deadline: October 21, 2021 URL: https://vpe.tv/marcomawards
The Reality Television Awards supports, examines and redefines the art of reality in media by rewarding excellence, encouraging experimentation and recognizing that the public is the heart of our industry. We embrace the spirit of fun and camaraderie which is an inherent part of what makes this industry great. We value the rich diversity of programming that puts reality in media on the leading edge of entertainment.
Price: FreeCategories: Television, Social Media, Podcast Submission Deadline: Free
The Matrix Awards, which are sponsored by New York Women in Communications,
celebrate women’s career achievement and excellence in communication fields.
Categories include Advertising Arts & Entertainment, Books, Broadcasting,
Communications Education, Corporate Communications, Digital Media, Graphic
Design/Illustration, Magazines, Marketing, Newspapers, Public Relations, Radio, and
Television. The awards committee consists of representatives of the New York Women in Communications Board and past Matrix winners. The judges award women who have proven professional excellence and leadership in their field and who have impacted the communications community.
Price: $95-$245 Categories: LGBTQ, Strategy, Social Media, Podcast Submission Deadline: May 31, 2022
The Sports Podcast Group is a new independent entity that was created to unite the global sports podcast industry. The awards are the first initiative, with a content platform and multiple live events to follow.
Submission Deadline: November 20,2022