Why Enter a Global Award

A Global Digital Excellence Award is the ultimate accolade. With it comes international recognition, new clients and new talent, worldwide marketing opportunities and of course, it is a time to celebrate the people who are transforming digital around the world.


  • Ultimate accolade – there is nothing more prestigious
  • Opens an international market for your business and growth
  • Attracts new clients and new talent from across the world
  • Increases presence amongst your international peers
  • Recognition from International Industry experts
  • Worldwide marketing opportunities and press attention
  • Benchmark against your opposition
  • The entering process provides the chance for reflection, evaluation and improvement
  • Feedback from Industry experts help improve future projects and award entries

June 16

Early Bird Close

June 30

Entry Deadline

July 26

Judging Session

July 28

Shortlist Announced

October 19

Winners Announced

Ethical, Transparent, Fair and Awards that are an honour bestowed by industry experts

  • Don’t Panic Projects are based in the UK and are one of the world’s most ethical and transparent awards organisers. Working with International, industry experts (who cannot enter the awards themselves) their robust, two-step judging process includes remote pre-scoring and virtual or face to face final judging sessions.
  • In partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University the entry process, categories and criteria are refined and developed to ensure the process is and trustworthy. Judges sign a judging code of conduct to ensure confidentiality and to provide peace of mind for entrants.
  • Don’t Panic are proud to display the Awards Trust Mark, an independent accreditation programme which validates the ethical process operated on all their awards.
  • Don’t Panic believe all Awards must have validity so that clients, business partners and employees can trust the system.