Summit Emerging Media Award

Recognizing Visionaries in Our New Forms of Media

The Summit Emerging Media Award evolved through a need to recognize and celebrate creativity, innovation, and those pushing the bounds of creative excellence in all newer forms of emerging media.

Traditionally, advertising has focused strictly on the big idea. Today, advertising needs to break new ground to keep up with the ever-changing pace. This award recognizes communications that keep pace with our times through innovative use of new media. Compete on a global stage, with an international panel of judges and creative from all over the world.

Summit Emerging Media Award

This award is for the marketers, coders, designers, developers, innovators, visionaries, and leaders in this exciting new realm of advertising. We offer recognition for introducing new methods, directing and helping to set the pace for emerging media, and demonstrating excellence on the web — through apps, mobile advertising, videos, mobile sites, and social media.


The Summit Emerging Media Award is open to all-size organizations and creative communication professionals.

Level of Awards

Winning entries received the rank of Leader, Innovator, and Visionary Award  (win levels equate to Bronze, Silver, and Gold, respectively.)

Visionary Award - Foresight – Recognition for demonstrating unusually keen foresight in emerging media. This status is bestowed on a tiny fraction of entries making this the primary target for emerging media professionals to shoot.

Innovator Award - New Methods – Recognition for introducing new methods. These winning entries are helping direct new methodologies and techniques.

Leader Award - Pacesetter – Recognition for directing movement and helping to lead the industry. These winning entries are industry pacesetters.


Judging Scope





Assess the overall originality of the design for new concepts.

Is the UI solution specific for the audience, efficient in code, and practical in execution?

How well does the solution content communicate to its intended audience?

Does the execution more the audience closer to involvement or action?

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  • Elizabeth Fox | Co-founder
    It is an honor to be designated a Leader in the Emerging Media Awards. We appreciate that Summit recognizes our commitment to finding innovative ways to connect women to great businesses in their communities.
    Elizabeth Fox | Co-founder
  • Arturo Schwartzberg | Cofounder and Chairman
    Creativity and innovation are embedded in SweetRush’s DNA. We constantly feel the need to reinvent ourselves and not just keep up with the constantly evolving uses of media for learning and development, but to actually push the envelope ourselves. Receiving an award that recognizes and celebrates that tells us we’re moving in the right direction and creating innovative solutions for our clients.
    Arturo Schwartzberg | Cofounder and Chairman
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2021 Top Summit Emerging Media Award Winners

CraneMorley – Longbeach CA – USA
CraneMorley Longbeach, CA – United States Category: Interactive Media Title: Introduction to the Porsche Macan Client: Porsche Award: 2021 Visionary
Flynn Design – Jackson, MS – USA
Flynn Design Jackson, MS – United States Category: Animation/Motion Graphics Title: Black History Matters / Black Lives Matter Black History Matters / Black Lives Matter Client: […]
Shockoe – Richmond, VA – USA
Shockoe Richmond, VA – United States Category: App Title: Throne App Client: Throne Award: 2021 Visionary
Maple Diversity Communications – Mississauga Canada
Maple Diversity Communications Inc. Mississauga, ON – Canada Category: Government/Non-profit Marketing Title: ICCRC Fraud Prevention Month Client: The Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) Award: […]
Red Nucleus – Yardley, PA – USA
Red Nucleus Yardley, PA – United States Category: Video – B2B Title: Alexion Foundational Training Module Client: Alexion Award: 2021 Visionary
Wharf China – Hong Kong
Wharf China Hong Kong Category: Engagement/Experiential Title: iGO – China’s first Mixed Reality shopping navigator iGO Client: Changsha IFS Award: 2021 Visionary Credits Idy Tsang, Changsha […]