Pointing you in the right direction
‘Awarded’ is an awards consultancy designed purely to maximise your chances of winning. That’s winning awards and recognition in the right places, to help achieve your marketing and business objectives. Whether your goal is to increase sales, target new customers or build brand awareness, Awarded can point you in the right direction.
Developing a tailored strategy to maximise opportunities for success; regardless of the final result.
Identifying the most suitable entries for you, and the information needed to make them compelling.
Pulling together and writing an engaging story to make the judges sit up and take notice.
Managing the submission process from start to finish, to ensure a hassle-free experience.
Experience and achievements
I am an experienced marketer within the branding and design industry. Over the past decade, I was responsible for developing the awards strategy to achieve both internal and external business objectives at Elmwood. Directing and overseeing the entry process, I was also responsible for creating and driving the awards calendar, and educating and inspiring the global team to victory. The achievement of which I am most proud is maintaining Elmwood’s top of the league position in the DBA’s Design Effectiveness Awards for nine years running – effectively allowing them to substantiate their positioning of ‘the world’s most effective design consultancy’. Something that was integral to their business success.
You should enter awards
Apart from the celebratory champagne, and the chance to get dressed up and have a night out, there are many tangible benefits of winning awards. And they make good business sense.
Gain credibility and an impartial seal of approval.
Experience significantly higher sales growth.
Raise your profile and increase brand awareness.
Understand where you sit amongst your competition.
Attract and retain the best team for your business.
Demonstrate a tangible ROI and the true value of marketing.
I’ve been involved in writing and managing many successful entries over the years, ranging from the Food & Beverage Awards (FAB) to the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards. Most notably however in the brand design industry, with gold wins in the Transform Awards in Europe and the Grand Prix in Asia Pacific. And not forgetting 46 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards in the past decade.
A few kind words
From some of the best people in the business.
CEO, Pollitt & Partners
Managing Partner, Elmwood UK