DANI Awards 2019

This past Friday saw the triumphant return of the DANI Awards to Belfast.
Billed as the most prestigious digital awards in Northern Ireland, the DANI Awards commenced their ninth annual year against the gorgeous setting of Whitla Hall, decked out in all its medieval glory.

It was such a fantastic evening full of fun and laughter, celebrating the best in digital and technology that Northern Ireland has to offer. Thank you to all our winners, nominees and all our guests for making the ninth year of the DANI Awards the best yet.


The winners are as follows:

Best Startup: Cropsafe

Best Mobile Application: Danske Bank

Best Ecommerce Project: Wave & Wave by Eyekiller

Best Blog Of The Year: Fathom

Best Online Experience: Zesty & Visit Blackpool

Best Podcast Of The Year: Young Entrepreneur

Best Digital Marketing Campaign: The Tomorrow Lab & Electric Ireland

Best Use Of Immersive Tech: Boom Clap Play

Best Use Of Digital Innovation in Education and STEM: M Tech Academy

Best Use Of Digital Innovation In Retail & Hospitality: DIGG Childrenswear

Best Use of Digital Innovation in Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing: Scaffold Digital & Derry Bros

Best Use Of Digital Innovation in Travel and Tourism: The Tomorrow Lab and Montalto Estate.

Best Use Of Digital Innovation In Healthcare: MedAll.org

Best Use Of Digital Innovation in Not for Profit: Action on Hearing Loss NI

Digital Transformation Project Of The Year: Liberty IT

Best In-House Team: Firefly

Freelance Consultant Of The Year: Tim Ferris

Young Digital Person of The Year: Amy Martin

Best Agency of the Year: Eyekiller

Inspirational Leader of the Year: Darragh McCarthy


We would like to thank our wonderful event partner Grafton Recruitment for all their continued support and generosity towards the awards and we cannot thank them enough for choosing to partner with us again this year.

We would also like to extend our thanks to our award partners; Digital Catapult NI, Ulster Bank, Fujitsu NI, Abbeycentre, Sparq, MATRIX NI, Hannon Travel, Fujitsu NI and Brain Injury Matters NI.

Thank you to Sparq for providing all the audio-visual support and the fabulous pre-roll videos.

Thank you to Brendan Gallagher for taking all the amazing photos which can be viewed on our Facebook page.

Finally, thank you to Kiazen Printing for providing the booklets and Canterbury Tails for dressing the room so beautifully.

It really takes a village to put on these awards and we are so grateful to everyone involved.

We’ll see you next year for the big 1-0!

March 19, 2019 4:28 pm