Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 – Winners Announced!

The winners of the Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 have been announced following a glitzy presentation evening at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel. The industry-acclaimed awards acknowledge the fantastic efforts undertaken by niche marketing and digital recruitment consultancies over the previous twelve months, and with more individual companies than ever before scooping a category gong, MDRA 2016 once again highlighted the scope of talent within this remarkable recruitment sector. It also brought another year of unforgettable partying and a chance for everyone to really let their hair down! So who won? Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 in partnership with First Choice Software:


Best Newcomer


Partnered by: Passle

Finalists: 33 Talent, Designtalent, Digital People, Forest Recruitment, Oakwell Hampton

Winner: Digital People
Highly Commended: 33 Talent

Best SME Agency


Partnered by: eQuidity

Finalists: 3Search, Brand Recruitment, Corecom Consulting, Forward Role Recruitment, Hanover Recruitment , Instinct Recruitment, PIE Recruitment, The Candidate

Winner: Brand Recruitment

Best Large Agency


Partnered by: Jobscience

Finalists: Career Moves, Hanson Search, Major Players, Sphere Digital Recruitment

Winner: Sphere Digital Recruitment

Best Marketing Strategy


Partnered by: BlueSky PR

Finalists: 3Search, Adam, cranberry panda, Digital Gurus, Opilio Recruitment, The Digital Recruitment Company

Winner: cranberry panda

Best International Agency


Partnered by: kamanchi

Finalists: ASG International, Consol Partners, Hanson Search, MCG Group, Robert Walters

Winner: Hanson Search

Best Freelance Team


Partnered by: Brookson

Finalists: Superlative Recruitment, The Crewing Company, Major Players, Montreal Associates, The Digital Recruitment Company

Winner: Major Players

Best Regional Agency


Partnered by: I-COM

Finalists: Brand Recruitment, Corecom Consulting, Forest Recruitment, Forward Role Recruitment, FS1 Recruitment, Harvey Nash Digital, The Candidate

Winner: Forward Role

Best Candidate Experience


Partnered by: Idibu

Finalists: ASG international, Brand Recruitment, cranberry panda, Hanson Search, Invoke Recruitment, PIE Recruitment, Triple Seven Resources, Yolk Recruitment

Winner: Hanson Search
Highly Commended: ASG International

Best Client Service


Partnered by: cube19

Finalists: Brand Recruitment, cranberry panda, Hanson Search, Harvey Nash Digital, Instant Impact, Macildowie, Reuben Sinclair, Scout Talent, Searchability, Sphere Digital Recruitment

Winner: Sphere Digital Recruitment

Best Niche Agency (sector)


Partnered by: Ebsta

Finalists: cranberry panda, Enigma People Solutions, Fluid Fusion, Invoke Recruitment, The Jefferson Group,  Oscar, Superlative Recruitment

Winner: Fluid Fusion

Best Niche Agency (discipline)


Partnered by: SourceBreaker

Finalists: Adam, Designtalent, Opilio Recruitment, Pivotal London, Superlative Recruitment, The Works Search

Winner: Pivotal London

Best Tech Digital Team


Partnered by: JXT

Finalists: ASG International, Harvey Nash Digital, IntaPeople, Montreal Associates, Oscar,

Winner: Searchability

Best Client-Side Recruitment Team


Partnered by: APSCo

Finalists: Beringer Tame, Harvey Nash Digital, Jamie Miller Marketing Recruitment, PIE Recruitment, Sphere Digital Recruitment, Superlative Recruitment, The Candidate

Winner: Sphere Digital Recruitment
Highly Commended: The Candidate 

Best Agency-Side Recruitment Team


Partnered by:

Finalists: Reuben Sinclair, Rockinroles, Sphere Digital Recruitment, The Candidate

Winner: Reuben Sinclair

Best Recruitment Website


Partnered by: 4MAT

Finalists: Career Moves, Designtalent, Instinct Resourcing, MCG Group, Murray McIntosh (Venn Digital), Network Marketing, Searchability

Winner: MCG Group 
Highly Commended: Network Marketing

Marketing Star of the Year


Partnered by: Barclay Jones

Finalists: Alana Walden – Brand Recruitment, Astrid Hall – Opus, Camilla Stanley – Exsurgo, Faye Lewis – Montreal Associates, Holly Delaney – ASG International, Justin McGuire – MCG Group, Lisa Mahoney – Digital Gurus, Niomi Cowling – Sphere Digital Recruitment

Winner: Niomi Cowling – Sphere Digital Recruitment

Recruitment Consultant of the Year


Partnered by: Drum Recruitment

Finalists: Andrew Welsh – Instinct Resourcing, Andy Sellers – 3Search, Daniel Cox – Consol Partners, Dan Butler – Searchability, Dominic Phipps – Brand Recruitment, Francisco Penha e Costa – MCG Group, Jennifer Armond – Sphere Digital Recruitment, Yasmin Shabankareh – cranberry panda

Winner: Andrew Welsh – Instinct Resourcing

Recruitment Boss of the Year


Partnered by: Camino Partners

Finalists: Charlie Rawstron – 3Search, Caroline Foote – Career Moves, Graeme Hubert – Consol Partners, Jonathan Hall – cranberry panda, Jonathan Sanderson – Corecom Consulting, Mike Ward – Instinct Resourcing,  Justin McGuire – MCG Group, Ed Steer – Sphere Digital Recruitment, Brian Matthews – The Candidate

Winner: Brian Matthews – The Candidate

Agency of the Year


Winner: Sphere Digital Recruitment

A huge congratulations again to all of this year’s finalists and of course to the fabulous winners of the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016!

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