Middle East Digital Media Awards

Middle East Digital Media Awards

28 Feb 2018
United Arab Emirates (the)

These awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World association of newspapers and news publishers, recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today.

Key dates for participants:

  • 01 November 2017 Registration opens
  • 12 January 2018 Registration closes
  • 19 January 2018 Deadline to upload your project
  • 20 January 2018 - 02 February 2018 Jury evaluation
  • 06 February 2018 Finalists will be announced
  • February 2018 Winners will be officially announced at the WAN-IFRA Middle East conference 2018 in Dubai

Categories and Descriptions


  • Best News Website

  • Best in Lifestyle, Sports or Entertainment Website

  • Best Digital Advertising Campaign

    including Branded Content

  • Best Use of Online Video

    including Virtual Reality

  • Best Data Visualisation

  • Best News Mobile Service

  • Best Lifestyle, Sports or Entertainment Mobile Services

  • Best Innovation New Product

  • Best in Social Media Engagement

  • Best Innovation to Engage Youth Audiences





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Middle East Digital Media Awards