About MDA

Awards Ceremony: March 22, 2017


Fresh Concepts Await you at MDA 2017


The MDA is guided by international standards in the judging and award processes to ensure only the best work is recognized. Entry categories allow for all forms of technical and creative digital work from any communication discipline to be entered. Moreover, given the nature of digital, results and impact play an important role in the success of the entry and naturally solidify the validity of digital as a worthy marketing channel


NEW in MDA 2017

We have added new categories to allow more digital innovative work to participate in the awards:
Best use of Cross-platform Digital Content
Best Use of Technology
Best Use of Social Media Category is divided into 3 sub-categories based on the budget spent: Small, Medium and Big Budget.
New Group of Categories: "Group 7: Best Use of Digital by Sector"
A. Automotive
B. Financial and Banking
D. Retail
E. Travel, sport and entertainment
F. Technology/telecommunications
G. Charity, NGO or NFP
H. Healthcare
I.   Media
For the full list of categories, click here


Strategic Partners

  • Digital Media Services (DMS)

Event Partner

  • Strategy&
  • IAA
  • Arab Ad
Enter your work


  • Sameer Khan

    Director of Marketing Operations, Analytics and Media

    Alert Logic, Inc., USA
    Sameer Khan

    Sameer Khan

    Director of Marketing Operations, Analytics and Media

    Alert Logic, Inc., USA

    Sameer Khan builds marketing demand generation and analytics engines. Over the course of a decade-and-a-half, Mr. Khan has led eCommerce, technology, digital marketing and analytics teams in enterprise and mid-market companies toward significant growth in revenue and sales. He is the co-founder of Ninja Marketing and 2ndsquare.com and has helped majors brands like IBM, Rackspace, Macys, Toyota, Golds Gym and T-Mobile in defining their analytics and digital program strategy, vision, and infrastructure needs to support revenue growth.

    He was named by Onalytica as one of their Top 100 Big Data Influencers and has contributed to 150+ publications for personal and third party blogs on the topics of big data, digital marketing, social and customer analytics. Presently, he heads Alert Logic’s marketing operations, media and analytics division.

  • Patti Girardi

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Valet, USA
    Patti Girardi

    Patti Girardi

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Valet, USA

    As Chief Marketing Officer, Patti Girardi leads the development and implementation of all marketing strategies for Valet’s numerous amenities to the multifamily housing industry, including doorstep recycling, apartment turn services and on-site labor.

    Prior to joining the company, Patti was Vice President of Marketing for Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, the college foodservice division of Compass Group. Patti previously served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Western division of Fox Cable Networks. She began her marketing career with Cox Communications, where she held a number of field and corporate marketing positions, including Vice President of Marketing and Director, Web Marketing & E-Commerce. Patti holds a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

  • Jonathan Lacoste

    Co-Founder / President

    Jebbit, USA
    Jonathan Lacoste

    Jonathan Lacoste

    Co-Founder / President

    Jebbit, USA

    Jonathan Lacoste is the Co-Founder and President of Jebbit, a mobile marketing software company. Since launching the company, Jonathan has been named to Forbes' "30 Under 30," was the "Emerging Executive of the Year" in the state of Massachusetts and is considered one of the youngest entrepreneur to raise venture capital, at age 19. Jonathan pens “The CMO Corner” column for Inc Magazine, sharing marketing-tech trends and tips from CMOs in various fields.

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