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The Ultimate List of B2B Marketing Awards

Opportunities for B2B marketers to get recognized for their achievements. This list focuses on awards given in the US and UK.

Curated by: The B2B Marketer Awards & Conference -- rewarding creativity and success in B2B marketing

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The B2B Marketer Awards | America's B2B marketing awards

The B2B Marketer Awards | America's B2B marketing awards

Created to celebrate #b2bmarketing achievements, the inaugural B2B Marketer Awards & Conference will be held in New York City on Monday, June 13, 2016 and will showcase the most impressive work and brilliant ideas of the previous year.

Deadline for entries was in January.: Registration for the one-day Conference and evening Awards gala is now open to all B2B marketers >

What Makes it Special

  • This is the only US-based awards event that encompasses a broad range of B2B marketing disciplines
  • There are two winners within each category, based on marketing budget, giving smaller teams a chance to win

Who: #B2B marketers in the United States (in-house, consultant and agency)
What: Awards in categories including lead generation, sales support, content and design, distribution and collaboration
When: June 13, 2016
Where: New York City

Keep track of event updates on Twitter: @4B2BMarketers and #TheB2B

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The B2B Awards | Europe's B2B marketing awards

The B2B Awards | Europe's B2B marketing awards

Now in its 11th year and hosted by B2B Marketing, the B2B Awards celebrate marketing that is out of this world.

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • Held in the UK with more than 800 attendees, this is Europe's largest B2B awards event

Who: #B2B marketers
What: Awards in categories including campaign media and mechanics; planning and strategy; target audiences; aims and objectives; practitioner, supplier and agency categories
When: November 2015
Where: London, UK

Keep track of event updates on Twitter: @MarketingB2B

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Bright Bulb B2B 2015 Awards | "Best of" awards for B2B marketers

Bright Bulb B2B 2015 Awards | "Best of" awards for B2B marketers

The MarketingProfs Bright Bulb B2B Awards celebrate "the excellence, innovation, and brilliance of today's B2B marketers, agencies, brands, and marketing campaigns."

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • A highly limited number of categories (eight) and a respected sponsor (MarketingProfs)

Who: B2B marketers (in-house, consultant and agency)
What: Awards for best B2B marketer and agency (both big and small) as well as creative, campaign and project
When: tbd (was October in 2015)
Where: tbd (was Boston in 2015)

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The CMO Awards | Awards for heads of marketing

The CMO Awards | Awards for heads of marketing

Hosted by the CMO Club, the CMO Awards celebrate and honor the marketing industry’s brightest leaders. Categories include both B2B and B2C entrants.

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • The first and only CMO Awards program driven and decided entirely by an elite “peer only” CMO committee

Who: Heads of marketing only (CMOs, SVPs and VPs)
What: Leadership-focused awards in categories that include "creating an innovative environment," "democratizing the brand beyond the marketing," "marketing innovation" and so forth
When: tbd (was November in 2015)
Where: tbd (was New York City in 2015)

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Content Marketing Awards | World's largest content marketing awards

Content Marketing Awards | World's largest content marketing awards

The Content Marketing Awards are presented and owned by the Content Marketing Institute to recognize and award the best content marketing projects, agencies and marketers in the industry each year.

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • The largest international content marketing awards program

Who: Content marketers, globally
What: Awards in categories including strategy, distribution, editorial and design
When: September 2015
Where: tbd

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Killer Content Awards | Accompanies the Content2Conversion Conference

Killer Content Awards | Accompanies the Content2Conversion Conference

The Killer Content Awards accompany the B2B Content2Conversion Conference and reward B2B content marketers for "crafting compelling content themes, design concepts and campaigns, and always experimenting with new formats and promotional vehicles."

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • Four winners will be asked to share their stories, best practices and lessons learned during 30-minute sessions at the conference

Who: Content marketers in the U.S.
What: Awards in content and demand-gen categories ranging from social amplification to account-based content
When: Feb 15-17, 2016
Where: Scottsdale, Arizona

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Brand Republic Digital Awards | UK digital marketing communications awards

Brand Republic Digital Awards | UK digital marketing communications awards

The Brand Republic Digital Awards (formerly the Rev Awards) celebrate the ingenuity and imaginative use of technology in the UK's digital marcoms space.

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • While primarily a B2C digital marcom event, there is one product sector category reserved for B2B marketers

Who: Digital marketers in the UK
What: Awards in categories including strategy, distribution, editorial and design
When: tbd (was June in 2015)
Where: tbd (was London in 2015)

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BIMA Awards | UK digital marketing awards

BIMA Awards | UK digital marketing awards

The BIMA Awards celebrate the best British digital.

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • While primarily a B2C event for innovative use of digital in marketing, there is one product sector category reserved for B2B & professional services

Who: Digital marketers in the UK
What: Awards in a broad range of digital categories, from content and data to mobile and video
When: tbd (was September in 2015)
Where: tbd (was London in 2015)

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Forrester Groundswell Awards | Social marketing awards

Forrester Groundswell Awards | Social marketing awards

The Forrester Groundswell Awards recognize "the very best social marketing programs from around the world."

Deadline for entries has passed.

What Makes it Special

  • Social marketing awards for both B2B and B2C teams offered by Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world.

Who: B2B social marketers globally
What: Entries should represent the effective use of social technologies to advance an organizational goal
When: tbd (was April in 2015)
Where: tbd (was Boston in 2015)

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The Shorty Awards | Social media awards

The Shorty Awards | Social media awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short form content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Vine, and the rest of the social Web.

Deadline for entries is in February: Enter the Shorty Awards > (note that there is a fee to enter)

What Makes it Special

  • While primarily geared to B2C social marketers, the Shorty Awards have one category for B2B

Who: Social media marketers in the U.S.
What: Best use of social media for B2B
When: April 2016
Where: New York City

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The Webby Awards | Internet awards

The Webby Awards | Internet awards

Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards have been around for 20 years (an eternity in web marketing) and honor "the best of the Internet."

Deadline for entries is in December: Enter the Webby Awards > (note that there is a fee to enter)

What Makes it Special

  • The Webbys have been called “The Internet's Highest Honor” by the New York Times
  • Awards are given at a star-studded event

Who: Online marketers, globally
What: More than just websites, the Webbys also honor achievement in online film & video, advertising & media, mobile sites & apps, and social
When: tbd
Where: tbd

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Web Awards | B2B website award

Web Awards | B2B website award

Hosted by the Web Marketing Association, the WebAwards are "recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world."

Deadline for entries is in May: Enter the WebAwards > (note that there is a fee to enter)

What Makes it Special

  • Valuable feedback to help benchmark your efforts against other B2B websites

Who: website marketing teams
What: While primarily geared to B2C marketers, the WebAwards include a best B2B site winner as well
When: tbd
Where: tbd

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IAC Internet Advertising Competition | Online advertising awards

IAC Internet Advertising Competition | Online advertising awards

The IAC Awards provides an opportunity to highlight your best online advertising in 96 industries and 9 online formats including, online ad, video, mobile, newsletter, email and social media.

Deadline for entries is in January: Enter the IAC Awards > (note that there is a fee to enter)

What Makes it Special

  • Valuable feedback to help benchmark your efforts against other B2B advertising

Who: #B2B marketers
What: While primarily geared to B2C marketers, the IAC Awards include a Best B2B Ad award
When: tbd
Where: tbd