Recognising the UK’s Digital Entrepreneurs

The Digital Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the best digital talent in the UK.

Our expert judges recognise outstanding achievements in the digital industry, both hidden gems and high-profile success. Through 4 categories, the awards consider every component of a successful online business, from enigmatic leadership to forward-thinking development and cutting-edge creative.

The Digital Entrepreneur Awards are the longest-standing national tech awards, having recognised Britain's online offering for over a decade. Now in its 14th year, the DEAs have been a springboard to success for many of the web's pioneers, underlining their hard-work and innovation.

The winners of the Digital Entrepreneur Awards are to be announced at a glittering ceremony at The Principal Hotel, Manchester on 22nd November 2018 6:30pm.

Awards Categories

Digital Business

  • Digital Agency of the Year

  • Digital Startup of the Year

  • Digital Team of the Year

  • Digital Business of the Year

  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Digital Entrepreneur of the Year


  • eCommerce Business of the Year

  • eCommerce Developer of the Year

  • Online Retailer of the Year

  • Tech Platform of the Year

Digital Innovation

  • Software Innovation of the Year

  • Most Innovative use of Digital Technology

  • Digital Innovation in the Public Sector

  • Best Use of VR/AR

  • Tech for Good Award

Design & Marketing

  • Web Development Project of the Year

  • Most Innovative use of Video or Animation

  • Social Media Campaign of the Year

  • Best Use of Mobile & IoT


Our prestigious judges have been chosen for their entrepreneurial clout and contribution to the digital sector. Their combined experience in business and technology is a force to be reckoned with, ensuring that the shortlisted and winning entries reflect the best digital work that the North and South of the country have to offer.

  • Heather Waters
  • Vikas Shah
  • Jacqueline de Rojas
  • Lawrence Jones
  • Gail Jones
  • Susie Ma
  • Naomi Timperly
  • Jon Woodall
  • Richard Law
  • Laura Bartlett

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