- 3 March 2020: 9th Annual Lovie Awards Call for Entries Opens
- 24 April 2020: Early Entry Deadline
- 26 June 2020: Final Entry Deadline
- 31 July 2020: Extended Entry Deadline
- 25 September 2020: Grace Period Deadline
- October 2020: Finalists Announced + The People’s Lovie Awards voting
- TBC November 2020: The 10th Annual Lovie Awards Celebration
- The Lovie Awards is the European sister to the international Webby Awards.
- It is the only pan-European award recognising online excellence, in seven native languages.
- The 9th Annual Lovie Awards received nearly 1,500 entries from over 30 European countries, and over 55,000 votes in the People’s Lovie Awards.
Lovie Winners are selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organisation of industry experts and technology innovators. The online public also chooses The People’s Lovie Award Winners by casting ballots for their favourite Finalists during the annual voting period.
Winners are selected for recognition based on “overall experience,” as well as excellence in the following areas:
- Websites: Content, Structure & Navigation, Visual Design, Overall Experience, Functionality and Interactivity
- Apps, Mobile & Voice: Content, Structure & Navigation, Visual Design, Overall Experience, Functionality and Interactivity
- Podcasts: Content, Quality of Craft, Overall Experience
- Advertising: Creativity, Overall Experience, and Integration
- Video: Concept & Writing, Overall Experience, Quality of Craft and Integration
- Social: Content, Creativity, Overall Experience, and Engagement