Over 700 top marketers from across the UK attended CIM’s Marketing Excellence Awards 2018. Held at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House Hotel and hosted by top comedian, Katherine Ryan, the night was filled with entertainment, fine dining and celebrations.

The quality of finalists were outstanding and the night was focused on celebrating the finest minds within the marketing industry. Winners were awarded on talent, innovation, bravery and the ability to make a genuine difference and achieve tangible results.

Take a look at the Marketing Excellence Awards 2018 winners.


Saddington Baynes – Winner - Best use of Data and Insight

“Saddington Baynes is proud to have won big at the CIM Awards 2018. It was amazing to see the efforts of visionary clients and marketers across the industry rewarded. We were out in force to celebrate Honda, DigitasLBi and our collaboration on 'Real View Test Drive'.”

ThoughtShift – Winner - Best use of Digital Marketing

“As a digital marketing agency specialising in eCommerce SEO, PPC and Paid Social, ThoughtShift is honoured to win the prestigious award for Best Use of Digital Marketing at the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards 2018. Having won the Best Use of Digital Marketing Award 2017, we were amazed to beat our own win the previous year and be recognised as the winner again for our outstanding campaign achievement which delivered 20x return on investment.”

intu – Winner – Best use of PR

“intu is honoured to win the award for Best use of PR at the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards and be recognised for our Nice Cream Van campaign. The campaign brought our brand promise to life by taking the world’s smallest ice cream to intu centres across the country. It generated fantastic PR coverage, made thousands of people across the country smile and winning this award certainly made us smile.”