Bringing the industry together to make a difference

The Drum’s mission of shining a firm spotlight on the sector will be reinforced with the support and enthusiasm of the key businesses who are trading in this field. We want you to be part of the story, stand shoulder to shoulder with your colleagues and peers and be an integral partner of the program.

In the UK eXelate are a returning sponsor of the awards and have loved their experience supporting the event. "Exelate, a Nielsen company, are proud to be a Sponsor of The Drum Digital Trading Awards for the second year running.  As a leading provider of technology and data powering the digital ecosystem, it is important to recognise and celebrate those responsible for market growth and development. The Drum Digital Trading Awards provides an excellent opportunity to entertain existing clients, meet new partners and extend awareness in the agency sector."   Matt Bennathan, Managing Director, Europe,  eXelate, a Nielsen Company

“Accordant was pleased to be affiliated with The Digital Trading Awards. The Drum is a vital partner in bridging the ad tech ecosystems in the U.S. and EMEA.”
Carrie Leonard, SVP, Marketing, Accordant Media

By becoming a partner you will:

  • Reinforce your positioning as a serious contender within the industry
  • Highlight your thought leadership expertise
  • Open up the opportunities to meet new clients
  • Make yourself famous
  • Support an industry that is fundamental to your business
  • Receive a package that includes promotion in print, live events, online and social media

The other major advantage is that the partner benefits you will receive will act as a solid marketing strategy in its own right which will be supported by and its various engaging routes to market.

Raise your profile in the industry and sponsor our awards! If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please email Lesley Grant or call her on
+ 44 141 559 6071


OTHER KEY POINTS - UK version of the awards including categories, results, etc. has over 800,000 unique users per month

@TheDrum has over 151,000 followers

Organisations that engage with the UK Digital Trading Awards –

Google; MoneySuperMarket; Economist; BT; TubeMogul; Monsoon; Starcom Mediavest; Mediacom; Rubicon Project; John Lewis; Ebay Advertising;; dataxu; eXelate; BBC Global News Ltd; Yahoo; YuMe; Integral Ad Science; AMNET/Amplifi; Adroll; The Trade Desk; Infectious Media; Quantcast;; Telegraph; BlisMedia; IAB; Media iQ; Atlantic Records; Millennial Media; Vivaki; LiveRail; MINI; SpotXchange; The Trade Desk; Index Media Partners; Media iQ; TravelLodge; Reckitt Benckiser; Adform; StrikeAd; Sojern; SMV Group; iProspect; Rubicon Project; AppNexus; Heineken; MEC; Talk Talk; Quantcast; Waitrose; J.P. Morgan Asset; B&Q; Pokerstars; – to name but a few.