Collective UK took home four of the top prizes, including Best Media Owner, at the IPA Media Owner and Ad:tech Awards (MOA) at Tropicana Beach Club. The awards reward best practice from online media owners and ad:tech companies.
As well as winning the night’s top award, Collective UK also collected Best Media Owner Partner, Most Innovative Media Owner and saw Digital Account Director Lauren Alderton named as Sales Newcomer of the Year.
Other big winners on the night were Integral Ad Science who were named Best Ad:tech Company and Best Ad:Tech Partner; LoopMe who won Best Technology and Best Unfeatured Company; and Oath who saw Clare Leonard named Commercial Director of the Year and Lobna El Shafie named Unsung Hero of the Year.
In total 14 prizes and 11 commendations were awarded. Seven categories were based on the findings of the IPA’s survey of media owners, inventory suppliers and ad:tech suppliers, including Best Media Owner and Best at Cross-Media, while seven categories including Rising Star and Unsung Hero of the Year were selected by the judges.
Says Pete Robins, Chairman of Judges, IPA Digital Media Group Chairman and Founder agenda21; “It was clear during the judging process that all of our shortlist are providing a fantastic service and hugely improving the media owner landscape. Congratulations to all involved, particularly Collective UK on such an incredible haul of awards.”
Full list of IPA Media Owner and Ad:tech Awards 2017 winners: