Internet Pioneers Honoured at National Digital Awards
Article date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:45 GMTThe shortlist for this year's Digital Entrepreneur Awards has been announced, honouring the internet innovators from across the UK. From start-ups to multinationals, this year's DEA finalists showcase 80 businesses from across the country - more finalists than ever before, thanks to the 'world-leading digital talent that this country has to offer'. Contenders for the biggest award category of the night, the Digital Entrepreneur of 2014, include INK Digital Agency, R.O. Eye Ltd, Twinkl Ltd, Vashi and VE Interactive. Meanwhile, names such as Lucozade, Mothercare, Celtic FC and HungryHouse are among the finalists across the categories. Lawrence Jones, judge and CEO of main sponsor UKFast, said: "We have more finalists than ever, thanks to the phenomenal level of innovation on show this year. The shortlist showcases the world-leading digital talent that this country has to offer. "We are delighted once again to be the main sponsor of this year's event, especially as it moves back to its home at the prestigious Palace Hotel." Winners of the DEAs will be announced at a black tie dinner on October 9, at the Palace Hotel in Manchester. Alongside Lawrence Jones, the judging panel includes Ann Summers CEO Jacqueline Gold, Brother MD Phil Jones, BBC North Director Peter Salmon and Entrepreneur First co-founder Alice Bentinck. Book a table.
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