Middle East Digital Media Awards 2017

Middle East Digital Media Awards 2017

13 Mar 2017
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:

  • 12 December 2016 Registration opens
  • 05 February 2017 Registration closes
  • 12 February 2017 Deadline to upload your project
  • 13 February 2017 - 26 February 2017 Jury evaluation
  • 27 February 2017 Finalists will be announced
  • March 2017 Winners will be officially announced at the WAN-IFRA Middle East conference 2017 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

Middle East Digital Media Awards 2017