Making a big splash on both sides of the pond

2018 was a year in which we had to pinch ourselves on multiple occasions as we picked up a clutch of awards at home in the UK as well as the USA.

Back in April, Earnest was named Creative Agency of the Year at the BMA Global ACE Awards in New York, along with an award in recognition of our small business research initiative Think Small.

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In October we received the Major Innovation award at The Majors for Tap for Change – the contactless donations startup developed by Earnest Labs that’s changing the face of charitable giving in the UK.

In November our work with Samsung was recognised with the Best Product Launch and also the Chair Award at the Drum B2B Awards in New York:

“This campaign went way beyond simply launching a new product: it embraced an engaging thought leadership topic. The crown jewel of the program were two videos following real businesses – big and small. The videos stayed with us. They were engaging, impactful, educational, emotional and beautifully shot.”
– Lynn Badler, Chair of The Drum B2B Awards judging panel,
Dir. LinkedIn agency relations N. America

Back from New York, Earnest was named Agency of the Year for the third time at the International B2B Marketing Awards, and then B2B Marketing Agency of the Year at the Drum Business Awards – where we also picked up  Best Thought Leadership for our B2B Vital Stats research and the coveted Grand Prix for best-in-show (out of forty two categories).

“Earnest stood out for the simplicity of their proposition and how quality shone through in everything they did to bring it to life. They have demonstrated what they believe in, that B2B marketing can be creative and inspiring.”
– Claire Humphris, Judge @ The Drum Agency Business Awards,
CMO Iris Worldwide

At the start of December, we nabbed the Bronze at the DMA Awards for the ‘Power On’ global campaign we created for Centrica in the Best B2B category.

And finally, Earnest has ranked at number 49 in The Drum Top 100 Independent Agencies 2018, the most comprehensive study of its kind in the UK and determined by agency performance across six key financial metrics.

Every one of these awards is testament not only to the sheer skill, creativity and hard work of everyone at Earnest, but also our amazing roster of clients that share our passion for raising the bar in B2B communications.