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2021 Shortlist


Congratulations to our 2021 MENA Search Awards finalists. Share your success now!

Finalist Assets


BEST USE OF SEARCH – RETAIL / ECOMMERCE (SEO)

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Assembly & BinSina Pharmacy – Dominating the Pharmaceutical niche with a 360′ Organic Search campaign

Bruce Clay MENA & iStyle – Let’s eat Apple, again!

Hype & Turkcell – The Illusionist

Kriko & eBay Turkey (GittiGidiyor) – Last But Not Least!

Mickey Llew & Ergotherapy – eCommerce Overhaul

RBBi & Crate and Barrel – Home is Where the Heart is

SEO Sherpa & Faces – SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – RETAIL / ECOMMERCE (PPC)

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & TAVOLA – Getting The Right Kind Of Attention

Igloo & Bounce UAE – Bounce UAE Trampoline Park

Magna Global & Al Nahdi – Delivering ROAS when it matters

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FINANCE

The judges were really impressed by the standard of entries in this category, so there will be a Winner and Silver Award announced

Chain Reaction & Al Nisr Al Arabi Insurance – Achieve the impossible

HOME OF PERFORMANCE  & BPC Banking – Thrive Beyond Measure

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & RADAR PAYMENTS – Be Seen, Stay Relevant, And Grow

Kriko & CEPTETEB – Gaining Market Share in Digital Banking

Sandstorm Digital & National Bonds – National Bonds

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – TRAVEL / LEISURE

The judges were really impressed by the standard of entries in this category, so there will be a Winner and Silver Award announced

Chain Reaction & The Pointe – Reaching the Ultimate Destination Together

Kriko & Corendon Airlines – Corendon Airlines’ Digital Transformation

Nexa & Savoy Hotel Apartments – Driving Key Results in Tourism

RBBi & Qatar Airways – Going Places Together!

SEO Sherpa & Citizens International – SEO & PPC Campaign

Socialize & Infinity des Lumieres – Middle Eastern Launch

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – THIRD SECTOR / NOT FOR PROFIT

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2B

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & O-City – PAVING THE WAY FOR A SMARTER TOMORROW

Tidal Digital & Dubai CommerCity – Enabling The ‘E’ In Commerce

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2C

Chain Reaction & The Elixir Clinic – Wellness that goes beyond a treatment

Chain Reaction & Toshiba – 145 Years by Your Side

Chain Reaction & Toshiba Lifestyle – Localisation is The Key

Nexa & Ignite School – Nurturing the Success of an Independent School

RBBi & Crate and Barrel – Home is Where the Heart is

Sandstorm Digital & Payit powered by FAB – Payit e-wallet

SEO Sherpa & African + Eastern – SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – HEALTH

Chain Reaction – Don’t Let Them Fight Alone

Chain Reaction & The Elixir Clinic – Wellness that goes beyond a treatment

Initiative Media & Fakeeh University Hospital – In Doctors We Trust

Magna Global & Al Nahdi – Delivering ROAS when it matters

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – AUTOMOTIVE

Beontop & SpeedyDrive – Search Engine Visibility of Rent A Car in the UAE

dentsu & Jaguar Land Rover – Improving Organic Leads

Initiative MENA & KIA Al Jaber – How we used Search to sell over a thousand cars.

Kriko & Sixt Rent-a-Car – Too Fast, Too SEO!

RBBi & Al Futtaim Automall – Driving Results Through Intent

Sandstorm Digital & Motory – Motory Video & Content Marketing

SEO Sherpa & Cafu – SEO Campaign

Tidal Digital & AutoDrift – Pole Position Performance

WebQuest – Carzaty

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY

Kriko & Hepsiemlak – I Like to Move It, Move It!

Sandstorm Digital & Arada Developments – Arada Living

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FMCG

Bruce Clay MENA & Johnson’s Baby – I don’t know what to call it!

SEO Sherpa & African + Eastern – SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FASHION

 Chain Reaction & Mlabbas – The Last Chance

Merkle & Alyasra – Post-Covid Bounce Back

SEMTR & Beymen – Magical Use of Faceted Navigation & Technical SEO

 

BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN

Proudly Sponsored by PRCA MENA

Chain Reaction & The Pointe – Reaching the Ultimate Destination Together

Chain Reaction & Toshiba Lifestyle – Localisation is The Key

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & The Healthy Home – Spread The Word, Not Germs

Nexa & Ignite School – Guaranteeing Optimal Results in the Educational Sector

Sandstorm Digital & Payit powered by FAB – Payit e-wallet

SEO Sherpa & Cafu – SEO Campaign

 

BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction – Raising Cancer Awareness

Chain Reaction & Mlabbas – The Last Chance

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & TAVOLA – Getting The Right Kind Of Attention

Initiative Media & Fakeeh University Hospital – In Doctors We Trust

Nexa & Bed Quarter – Winning the KSA VAT race

RBBi & Al Futtaim Automall – Driving Results Through Intent

RBBi & Crate & Barrel – Home is Where the Heart is

Sandstorm Digital Worldwide & Deutsche Technik (DT) Service Centre – DTSC Always On Campaign

SEO Sherpa & Cafu – SEO Campaign

 

BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

Assembly & Azadea – 100 Downloads a Day; Launching an Online Marketplace

Chain Reaction & Asharq News – The Power of Integration

Initiative MENA & KIA Al Jaber – How we used Search to sell over a thousand cars.

Nexa & Nolte Küchen – Integration Innovation

 

MOST INNOVATIVE CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction & The Pointe – Reaching the Ultimate Destination Together

Hype & Turkcell – The Illusionist

HYPE & Yaani – If they like me, I think they should come and talk!

Nexa & JLL – Creating a fresh approach in the super prime real estate market

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property – IP Awareness

 

BEST ARABIC PPC CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction & Al Nisr Al Arabi Insurance – Achieve the impossible

Chain Reaction & Mlabbas – The Last Chance

Sandstorm Digital & Arada Developments – Arada Living Arabic PPC

 

BEST ARABIC SEO CAMPAIGN

Bruce Clay MENA & Johnson’s Baby – I don’t know what to call it!

Chain Reaction & Asharq – A Reliable Source for Business News in Arabic

Sandstorm Digital & Motory – Motory Video & Content Marketing

SEO Sherpa & Faces – SEO Campaign

WebQuest – Carzaty

 

BEST PPC CAMPAIGN

Assembly & Azadea – 100 Orders a Day; Launching an Online Marketplace

Assembly & Virgin Megastore – High Margin Shopping Campaigns

Nexa & JLL – Breaking new ground in London’s super prime real estate market

Sandstorm Digital & Arada Developments – Arada Living

 

BEST SEO CAMPAIGN

The judges were really impressed by the standard of entries in this category, so there will be a Winner and Silver Award announced

Assembly & BinSina Pharmacy – Dominating the Pharmaceutical niche with a 360′ Organic Search campaign

Beontop & SpeedyDrive – Search Engine Visibility of Rent A Car in the UAE

Chain Reaction & Asharq – A Reliable Source for Business News in Arabic

Chain Reaction & The Pointe – Reaching the Ultimate Destination Together

Nexa & Rove Hotels – Owning the hospitality spaces

RBBi & Al Futtaim Automall – Driving Results Through Intent

RBBi & Crate and Barrel – Home is Where the Heart is

RBBi & Qatar Airways – Going Places Together!

SEO Sherpa & African + Eastern – SEO Campaign

SEO Sherpa & Faces – SEO Campaign

 

BEST USE OF CONTENT MARKETING IN ARABIC

The judges were really impressed by the standard of entries in this category, so there will be a Winner and Silver Award announced

Chain Reaction & Asharq – A Reliable Source for Business News in Arabic

Sandstorm Digital & Motory – Motory Video & Content Marketing

Tidal Digital & Muscat Livestock – Making The Cut

 

BEST USE OF CONTENT MARKETING

Kriko & Onedio – Turning a Shopping-Inclined Audience Into a Visitor with the Right Content Strategy

Tidal Digital & Chaps and Co – No Short Cut to Success

 

BEST USE OF PR IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Assembly & Centrepoint – Achieving 36% higher in-store ROAS using Snapchat Dynamic Ads

Chain Reaction & Midea – Midea World Class Awards

 

BEST USE OF DATA

HYPE & Yaani – If they like me, I think they should come and talk!

Initiative MENA & KIA Al Jaber – How we used Search to sell over a thousand cars.

Magna Global & Al Nahdi – Delivering ROAS when it matters

Merkle & Emirates – Taking Off With Data

Nexa & Grange London – Innovating & Improving on Success in Real Estate

 

BEST INTEGRATED DIGITAL CAMPAIGN

Chain Reaction & Asharq News – The Power of Integration

Chain Reaction & The Elixir Clinic – Wellness that goes beyond a treatment

Ethinos Digital Marketing & flydubai – Expo 2020 Campaigns

Merkle & Otsuka – Be More Bubbly

 

BEST PERFORMANCE CAMPAIGN

HOME OF PERFORMANCE & The Healthy Home – Spread The Word, Not Germs

Jellyfish & Muvi Cinema – Creating the Perfect Web & App Customer Journey

Nexa & Nolte Küchen – Driving conversions in challenging times

Sandstorm Digital & National Bonds – National Bonds

SEO Sherpa & Citizens International – SEO & PPC Campaign

Socialize & Infinity des Lumieres – Middle Eastern Launch

 

BEST SOFTWARE INNOVATION

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST PPC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SUITE

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST SEARCH SOFTWARE TOOL

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST SMALL SEO AGENCY

Clever Touch Marketing

HOME OF PERFORMANCE

Kriko

 

BEST LARGE SEO AGENCY

CHAIN REACTION

SEO Sherpa

 

BEST IN-HOUSE TEAM

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST LARGE PPC AGENCY

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST SMALL INTEGRATED SEARCH AGENCY

HOME OF PERFORMANCE

Mickey Llew

 

BEST LARGE INTEGRATED SEARCH AGENCY

Proudly Sponsored by Tribe Global

Assembly

Bruce Clay MENA

CHAIN REACTION

 

BEST START-UP AGENCY (LESS THAN 2 YEARS OLD)

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021

 

BEST CONSULTANT

There is no shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 November 2021