The Founder of the Year celebrates excellence and entrepreneurship within a digital / technology-based enterprise. Demonstrating a true entrepreneurial spirit and with vision and excellent execution, this founder and their organisation will leave an impact.
The Executive Leader of the Year award recognises Australia’s most outstanding executive leader in the digital sector. This category recognises the importance of leadership in driving digital transformation in Australia and across their organisation and industry.
The Digital Marketer of the Year recognises Australia’s best talent in digital and data-driven marketing. This award is designed to celebrate a data-driven Digital Marketer who has achieved exceptional results across any medium including but not limited to search, paid, programmatic, eDM, content or social media.
The Diversity Employer of the Year acknowledges an organisation making an outstanding contribution to achieving diversity in their digital organisation or teams. This award recognises the importance of employee diversity in developing more innovative and inclusive companies to support the future of women in technology. By creating diverse technology teams, businesses are better equipped to create products and services that cater to diverse audiences.
The Rising Star of the Year is awarded to a driven and ambitious early-in-career digital specialist who has demonstrated an outstanding level of initiative and leadership as a digital specialist within the first five years of their career.
The Software Engineer of the year recognises excellence in software development. The recipient of this award has shown that they are a leader in developing software.
The Innovator of the Year is awarded to Australia’s most outstanding innovator, recognising the most forward-thinking, innovative and disruptive product, service or business enhancement of the year.
The Digital Experience Leader award recognises the extraordinary power of customer-centricity and the medium of digital to create exceptional online experiences. This is an individual entry designed to recognise and showcase exceptional work that meets customer needs in a seamless and meaningful way.
Recognising an individual who is transforming organisations and enhancing decision-making through the use of Data, this award recognises a distinctive business leader who has built a revolutionary data-centric program while guiding teams to outstanding achievement through vision, inspiration, creativity, and commitment.
The UX Leader of the Year recognises Australia’s best UX Leader, acknowledging the extraordinary power of user experience design to create meaningful and intuitive customer experiences.
The Champion of Change award celebrates an innovative and community-oriented organisation that is using digital technology to create change and social good. This award recognises remarkable people in the industry doing just that. It will be awarded to the best Australian Champion of Change working in digital and technology to improve sustainability, accessibility, inclusion or equality.
This honorary award is presented to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander role model that identifies as a female or non-binary person and is using technology for social good within their community.