dotties Awards 2018
1ST NOVEMBER, 2018 | 6:30 PM | The Troxy, London

Celebrating email marketing excellence with an exclusive awards evening for dotmailer customers

Spaces are completely full and The dotties is now SOLD OUT!!

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett set to host the dotties 2018


This annual glittering awards ceremony highlights the best and brightest in digital marketing. Rob Beckett, host of BBC One’s All Together Now and team captain on Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats will host the awards show. Plus there’ll be mouth-watering street food, entertainment, dancing and celebrations into the early hours.

Entries now open until Friday 21st September


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The nominees for the 2018 dotties have now been announced.

Creative Flair: Best Subject Line
Content Excellence: Most Compelling Campaign
Omnichannel Pioneers: Most Connected Campaign
Winning in Business: Best B2B Marketing Campaign
Star Disruptor: Energizing Change in the Marketing Team
Big Impact, Small Bottom Line: Best Use of Budget
Star of Non-profit: Best use of dotmailer to help others
Agency of the year – UK
Agency of the year – US and APAC
Integrated partner of the year

Inspiring email creative: The BIG Idea
Data Creativity: Best Use of Data
Excellence in Automation: Most Powerful Program Use
Excellence in Ecommerce: Most Compelling Campaign
Star Performer: Excellence in Marketing by an Individual
Star of Leisure: Best use of dotmailer to please
Innovation in Integration: Combining Tech Powers
Agency of the year – Rest of Europe
CRM partner of the year


Tom is a senior data professional, with experience of leading data and CRM strategy for major UK and international media agencies and clients, including Paco Rabanne, Starbucks, L’Occitane and John Lewis. With a primary focus of understanding audience behavior and retention, previous roles have covered publishing, e-commerce, consumer research and data technology software.

As a previous dotties winner, Tom knows exactly what an entry needs to show in order to go all the way, which is why we’re delighted that he’ll be part of the judging team this year.

Jennie is our Director of Professional Services, overseeing our team of email experts who deliver almost anything that our clients need – from managed services, to email template builds, strategy, and full campaign management. She’s perfect for judging the entries for this year’s dotties, especially as she’ll have already seen her fair share of killer creative campaigns.

Gav has been with dotmailer for almost ten years, and having worked tirelessly during his time with us he has risen to the title of Email Strategist. A keen public speaker, and fountain of digital marketing knowledge, Gav knows a good email when he sees one. We’ll be tapping into that knowledge during the judging process, and considering the strength of entries in previous years, we’re certain we won’t have a #sadgav on awards night!

A Chartered Marketer and Fellow at the IDM, Jenna Tiffany has over ten years’ marketing experience in both b2b and b2c sectors across a variety of industries, both client side and agency side. Jenna is the founder of Let’sTalk Strategy, and has previous judging experience, having sat on the panel for the DMA Awards 2017 for the Best Use of Search category.

Natalie Rockall is the founder of Eleven11 Digital Ltd and is a freelance email marketing specialist. She has over 14 years email marketing and CRM experience in both small and large organisations within the UK. Natalie now works independently with organisations helping them with email strategy, training & coaching team members, tools and technology and campaign improvements.

Chloë Thomas is an eCommerce expert focused on strategy and marketing, to help brands make better decisions as they build their path to success. Her latest book is an bestseller – Customer Persuasion: How to Influence your Customers to Buy More and Why and Ethical Approach will Always Win.

Elliot is founder of creative agency Action Rocket, and co-founder of Taxi for Email, an app that helps marketers produce better email. Action Rocket focuses on email design, development, strategy and deployments for a great mix of clients. Elliot is really interested in the interaction between humans and digital, and how things like smart use of data can enhance that.

Phil is CMO of dotmailer, with over 15 years experience in senior creative and marketing positions on both client and agency sides. He leads the Sales and Marketing functions of the business for UK & EMEA.

Skip has been a digital and direct marketer for over 20 years, with experience on client, agency and provider side. Prior to joining dotmailer in 2008, he was Email Partner at OgilvyOne London and the European Operation Direct for Acxiom Digital. He has worked with clients as diverse as BT to ODEON and Reader’s Digest to DHL, helping them to build their email programmes to drive increased customer lifetime value, loyalty and ultimately return on investment.

A globally recognized blogger and speaker, Skip is also the Non Executive Director of the UK Direct Marketing Association.

Simon is the co-founder of Extravision, an email agency based in Manchester and he has been involved in email marketing for over 14 yrs. He has been a member of the DMA email marketing council for the past 5 years and a regular judge at the DMA awards.

Simon works with a variety of clients providing strategic guidance and advice on how to leverage the power of email marketing to drive engagement and revenue.

Tink Taylor is founder and COO of dotMailer and dotDigital Group and has been pivotal in the development of digital marketing since its outset in both the UK and now the US. Serving as a key and influential member of the UK DMA’s Email Council and also the IAB since 2006, Tink’s been judging the Email, Mobile and Agency categories at the UK DMA’s awards for over half a decade.

Now chair of the email marketing category, he is constantly striving to help individual organizations, and the industry as a whole to develop and progress.


A night to remember!

An iconic venue, a superstar host and surprises galore. Come prepared to party hard.

Fun, fizz and a festival of food

A sparkling champagne reception followed by celebratory food and drinks – complimentary of course.


We’re returning to iconic London music venue The Troxy for the dotties 2018.

Address: 490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX

The Troxy at night

RVSP to the dotties

Are you coming to the dotties? RVSP and let us know so that we’ll be expecting you on the day.


Empower your email marketing

Do your campaigns beat those of your peers? Prove to your boss that you’re ahead of the rest – and celebrate your team’s triumph.

Raise your brand's profile

Gain industry recognition for your marketing achievements. All shortlisted entries will be showcased online by dotmailer.



Who can enter these awards?

You must be a current dotmailer client, partner or agency.


How much does it cost to enter?

For you, it’s FREE!


Why should I enter these awards?

We know you’re doing great things and we want to celebrate everything that you’re doing. From a super-stunning welcome email to a multi-stage omnichannel campaign, there’s bound to be an award with your name on it!


When is the awards evening and when will it start?

Join us at the Troxy on Thursday 1st November from 6:30pm

What is the period of eligibility for the awards?

All campaigns must have started between March 2017 – October 2018.


When will the shortlist be announced?

We’ll announce the shortlist in October – plenty of time to spread the word!


How many tickets will I get to the celebration party?

All entries shortlisted will be entitled to 3 places at the party. Should you wish to invite more guests, please contact


How do I enter the dotties?

Details on how to enter your business for a dotties award will be revealed on Monday 9th July.


Have a question we haven’t answered? Contact us

+44 (0) 203 770 1609



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We’re looking forward to receiving your exceptional entries

Remember you can tweet about your entries and follow the dotties hashtag on Twitter


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