2018 Shortlist

BEST USE OF SEARCH – RETAIL

Artefact MENA & Azadea Group - Powering e-Commerce with Paid Search

Chain Reaction & Pizza Hut - Winning The Online Ordering Battle!

Chain Reaction and Axiom Telecom - The Triple Mission Impossible!

iProspect & MAC - 25% Discount Campaign

Latitude & The Modist - Taking the Modest Movement Online

MediaCom Worldwide & Bose - Bose 360 Degree E-commerce Search Strategy

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FINANCE

Mindshare MENA & HSBC - Always On Search Drives Business

RBBi & Internaxx - How We Used Audience Intelligence To  Increase Our UAE Footprint by 36%!

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH - THIRD SECTOR

Kubix Digital & Women.Digital - United We Stand in the Search Industry so Let's Connect The Dots!

Mindshare MENA & SEO Sherpa - Growing Organic Search for ZAIN Saudi Arabia

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – HEALTH

Artefact & Zulekha - Healthcare Access in Real Time

iProspect & Acuvue - Online Visibility

Nexa & GMC Clinics - SEO & SEM Campaign

RBBi & Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi - A patient first approach to the search journey

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – TRAVEL / LEISURE

Artefact MENA & Emirates - Hello Yandex

Artefact MENA and Emirates - The Power of Exclusions on Brand Searchers

iProspect & Atlantis The Palm - You’re Different

RBBi & Jazeera - Disrupting the Busiest Flight Routes in the World!

RBBi & Premier Inn - How We Boosted Dubai Room Bookings By 4x

RBBi & Qatar Airways - Improving Search Performance Beyond Major Challenges

SEO Sherpa - JA Resorts & Hotels SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH - REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY

Artefact MENA & DAMAC properties - Developing Online Property leads

Bruce Clay MENA & First Group - Sell Some Hotel Rooms Fellas.

Magna Global & Dubai Properties - Beyond Performance - Dubai Properties’ Always On Paid Search Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FMCG

Bruce Clay And Johnson and Johnson - Change Your Perception with Carefree...

s360 & Arla Foods - The World of Lurpak Butter

SEO Sherpa - Pets Delight SEO & SEM Campaign

 

BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN

Sponsored by

Artefact MENA & Azadea Group - Powering e-Commerce with Local Search

Artefact MENA & DAMAC Properties - Acquisition through localisation

Artefact MENA & Emirates - Hello Yandex

Bruce Clay & McDonalds Riyadh - Return of the Mac!

Chain Reaction - Introducing Dubai to Real Pilates - One Lead at a Time

RBBi & Al-Futtaim Automotive - Revving up Local Search Accessibility for Users

RBBi & EMAAR - Plotting the EMAAR Skyline Online

SEO Sherpa - Kozma & Kozma SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN

Bruce Clay MENA & LG - Knowledge And Innovation Is Power!

iProspect & General Motors - TV Sync

Wisoft Solutions - Manipal University Dubai Campaign

 

BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction - Introducing Dubai To Real Pilates - One Lead at a Time

SEO Sherpa - Kozma & Kozma SEO Campaign

 

BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

BOOPIN - GEMS Education Campaign

iProspect & General Motors - TV Sync

Magna Global & Dubai Properties - Beyond Performance - Dubai Properties’ Always On Paid Search Campaign

Nexa & Seawings - Integrated Digital Strategy & Execution

SEO Sherpa - Pets Delight SEO & SEM Campaign

 

BEST MOBILE CAMPAIGN

The judges decided not to release a shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced at the awards ceremony.

 

BEST ARABIC PPC CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction - Sharing the Love of Arabic Through Books & PPC

Nexa & La Fontaine Hotels & Resorts - Arabic PPC Campaign

RBBi & Jazeera - Arabic First Fueled ROAS!

 

BEST PPC CAMPAIGN

Artefact MENA & DAMAC Properties - Acquisition through expansion

Bruce Clay & McDonalds Riyadh - Return of the Mac v2!

Chain Reaction - Sharing The Love of Books Through PPC

Kubix Digital & Deichmann - Because We REALLY Love Shoes

Latitude & flynas - Bridging offline payment data to drive growth

Magna Global & Dubai Properties - Beyond Performance - Dubai Properties’ Always On Paid Search Campaign

MediaCom Worldwide & Bose - Bose 360 Degree E-commerce Search Strategy

RBBi & Jazeera - Disrupting the Busiest Flight Routes in the World!

 

BEST ARABIC SEO CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction & Baqala - Winning the Online Shopping Battle

Chain Reaction & Pizza Hut - Winning The Online Ordering Battle

Mindshare MENA & SEO Sherpa - Zain Iraq SEO Campaign

RBBi & Toyota UAE: An Arabic first approach to SEO

 

BEST SEO CAMPAIGN

Sponsored by

Chain Reaction & Axiom Telecom - The Triple Mission Impossible!

Chain Reaction & Pizza Hut - Winning The Online Ordering Battle

iProspect & Atlantis - You're Different

Kubix Digital - How the global brand Oleg Cassini grew locally with Search

Mindshare MENA & SEO Sherpa - Zain Iraq SEO Campaign

RBBi & Al-Futtaim Automotive - Eliminate Cannibalization to Boost Your SEO

RBBi & Qatar Airways - Improving Search Performance Beyond Major Challenges

SEO Sherpa - JA Resorts & Hotels SEO Campaign

Turkcell & Hype - Pretty For Both Users and User Agents

 

MOST INNOVATIVE CAMPAIGN

Kubix Digital & Mavi Black Friday Sales Rock Turkey - Not The Bird The Country

Latitude & flynas - Bridging offline payment data to drive growth

MediaCom Worldwide & Bose - Bose 360 Degree E-commerce Search Strategy

 

BEST SOFTWARE SUITE

Bruce Clay MENA SEO ToolSet - One Tool To Rule!

Marin Search by Marin Software

OnCrawl - SEO Data Platform

SEMrush

 

BEST SOFTWARE INNOVATION

Back Azimuth’s HREFLang Builder

MarinOne & Marin TruePath - Marin Software

OnCrawl Rankings

 

BEST SEARCH SOFTWARE TOOL

Back Azimuth’s HREFLang Builder

DeepCrawl - Making Businesses Visible One Crawl at a Time!

OnCrawl - SEO Data Platform

SEMrush

 

BEST INTEGRATED AGENCY

Sponsored by

Chain Reaction

Latitude Digital Marketing

Nexa

RBBi - User Centered Digital

 

BEST PPC AGENCY

Artefact MENA

Latitude Digital Marketing

 

BEST SMALL SEO AGENCY

Bruce Clay MENA

RBBi - SEO Team

 

BEST LARGE SEO AGENCY

Chain Reaction

SEO Sherpa

 

YOUNG SEARCH PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

The judges decided not to release a shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced at the awards ceremony.

 

MENA SEARCH PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony.