Annertech-bigO, National Library of Ireland Wins Grand Prix at the 27th Spider Awards

The Spider Awards, Ireland’s premier celebration of digital excellence, proudly announced Annertech-bigO as the recipient of the coveted Grand Prix Award for their outstanding application for the National Library of Ireland.

The agency also took home the award for ‘Best in Universal Design’. Other big winners include Granite, who took home the prize for ‘Large Agency of the Year’ and ‘Best in E-Commerce’.

Other winners at the Spider Awards 2024 include:

Best App: Deloitte Digital- Brown Thomas
Best Collaboration: Core Optimisation- Failte Ireland
Best Use of Disruptive Technology:  Future Proof Insights- AIG
Digital Team of the  Year:  Central Bank of Ireland
Best in Storytelling Award: VITHIT

Since its foundation in 1997, The Spider Awards, hailed as the ‘digital Oscars’, has been championing exceptional achievements in digital marketing, social media campaigns, and technological innovation. The 27th edition of the awards, sponsored by One4all, delivers a memorable event, bringing together over 500 industry leaders and professionals for the black tie gala dinner at the Round Room in the Mansion House this evening.

Tracey Carney, Managing Director of The Spiders, expressed her enthusiasm for this year’s entries, emphasising the exceptional quality and creativity demonstrated by participants. She said, “Tonight’s Spider Awards spotlight the extraordinary creativity at the intersection of humanity and digital innovation. As technology reshapes our world, the talent we celebrate tonight are not just enduring; they are flourishing and setting the pace for the future. A special mention to Annertech – Big O for clinching the Grand Prix with The National Library Website—a well-deserved win. Crafting a website for a library is a complex task, yet they excelled, delivering an outstanding site with universal design at its heart.” 

Lou Hickey, Marketing Director, EMEA One4all said of this year’s entries, “The calibre of entries in this year’s Spiders exemplifies the abundance of excellence in digital marketing expertise and spotlights the creativity that is an intrinsic part of our DNA. As natural storytellers, digital marketers have found their space to execute dynamic, data-driven campaigns that have yielded phenomenal results for consumer brands and community initiatives.”

The Spider Awards judging process ensures fairness and transparency, with entries evaluated against stringent criteria by an independent panel of experts. Winners are selected based on the overall quality of their campaigns, projects, and contributions to digital innovation.

This year’s Spider Awards delivered an unparalleled celebration of digital brilliance, showcasing the best and brightest talents in Ireland digital landscape, honouring outstanding achievements and celebrating digital excellence.

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