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DEPT® scoops 20 prizes at The Lovie Awards

Marjan Straathof
Marjan Straathof
Global SVP of Marketing
3 min read
17 November 2021

DEPT® is celebrating a record year at The Lovie Awards after winning 10 jury prizes and 10 people’s awards.

Now in its twelfth year, the Lovies honour the best of the European Internet across Websites, Apps, Mobile Sites & Podcasts, Social, Internet Video and Online Advertising. One of the world’s fastest growing agencies, DEPT® scooped one gold, four silver and five bronze awards. The projects were also popular with the public, securing DEPT® ten People’s Lovie Awards.

“Twenty awards is an incredible achievement,” says Dimi Albers, CEO at DEPT®. “DEPT® has over 2,000 skilled, passionate people across 15 countries who push the boundaries of digital innovation and creativity every day for our clients. For us to gain recognition not only from the jury but also from the public vote is really humbling. We all want to create work that our clients can be proud of, and we thank them for giving us the opportunities to do what we do best.”

With 1.2 billion video views in just six days and 488k videos created, our ‘AySauce’ TikTok video campaign and hashtag challenge for ASOS scooped two People’s Awards and won Silver in Best Social Video Series, and Bronze in Social: Promotions & Contests.

The virtual experience we created for the Eurovision Song Contest, which brought the host city to life in a 3D world, won Silver in both Video: Best Audience Integration, and Apps, Mobile & Voice: Experimental & Innovation. The project also scooped the People’s Award in both categories.

Turning the Van Gogh Museum website into an accessible work of art won Gold in Websites: Best Practices, and Silver in Mobile & Voice: Best Visual Design, as well as People’s Awards in both categories. 

The ‘Delivering Smiles’ campaign we ran for won a hat-trick of Bronze and People’s Awards in the Advertising category for Best Brand Strategy & Planning, Best Integrated Campaign, and Best Use of Media Campaign.

Finally, we’re proud to say that the virtual reimagining of the DEPT® Weekender, our annual event which usually brings Depsters from across the world together in person, won a Bronze award and was the People’s favorite the Websites: Community & Social category.

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Global SVP of Marketing

Marjan Straathof