Last week, the Netherlands won 53 awards at the 12th Lovie Awards, honoring the best of the European internet, which were awarded online from England. The inventor of Bluetooth, Jaap Haartsen, also received the Lovie Lifetime Achievement Award and Dept became for post 2020 2nd time Agency of the Year – this time with a record 43 awards across all European agencies for clients including Amazon Prime, Philips and H&M.

On behalf of the Netherlands, the agency won 8 Lovie Awards, including gold and a People’s Lovie Award for the campaign Astonish and Admiral for the Hive. Other agencies that have won multiple Lovies include Born05 (6) and the Rotterdam IN10 (5).

Below all the Lovie Awards won on behalf of the Netherlands by category and at the bottom a ranking of all the winning agencies.

Websites (2G, 4Z, 3B = 9+5 PLA)
Gold
Le Bon National Cinema – DotControl & Selmore
Bringing World War II to life – IN10 + People’s Lovie Award (see image below)
Silver
Get to work on bol.com – Kaliber Interactive
WTFFF! ? – Q42 + People’s Lovie Award
Bringing World War II to Life – IN10 + People’s Lovie Award
MICA – Junction creation + digital agency
bronze
Mauritshuis (Site + Audio Tour) – DEPT® + People’s Lovie Award
mei architects and planners – Tier Tier
Listn – Level Level + People’s Lovie Award

Applications, mobile sites and voice (3G, 2Z, 2B = 7 + 4 PLA)
Gold
Hive (Marvel & Admire) – DEPT®
+ People’s Lovie Award
Night Sky – iCandi Apps Ltd. Education and reference + People’s Lovie Award
Dutch Photography Honor Gallery – IN10
Silver
Night Sky – iCandi Apps Ltd. Best software, service or platform + People’s Lovie Award
Bol.com Mystery Box – DEPT® + People’s Lovie Award
bronze
Sensory mathematics – Good practices Q42
SenseMath – Q42 Experimental & Innovation

Video (0G, 2Z, 1B = 3 + 3 PLA)
Silver
SIRE children in poverty – Born05 Public Service & Activism Branded
+ People’s Lovie Award
SIRE children in poverty – Born05 Public Service & Activism Series + People’s Lovie Award
bronze
KPN Ultimate Speedtest: Winning the hearts of Gen Z and Millennials with their love of gaming – Team5pm The YouTube Agency
+ People’s Lovie Award

Advertising (0G, 2Z, 7B = 9 + 5 PLA)
Silver
Entrepreneurship is looking to the future – N=5 + People’s Lovie Award
Felix and the Perfect Gift – DEPT® + People’s Lovie Award
bronze
#1withS10 – Born05 + People’s Love Award
Jumbo #Goodvibes – Fama Volat
The National Cinema Voucher – DotControl & Selmore Best Use of Media Campaign
Tech Tracks – azure code + People’s Lovie Award
Next level of Danone HiPRO – Endeavor
The National Cinema Voucher – DotControl & Selmore Products & Services + People’s Lovie Award
DODI x Disney – Superheroes

Social (0G, 0G, 2B = 2 + 1 PLA)
bronze
2021 MTV EMA – MTV International Entertainment & Sports Video
2021 MTV EMA – MTV International Events & Live Streams + People’s Lovie Award

Podcasts (1G, 1G, 1G = 3 + 2 PLA)
Gold
The whole story of all time – Podimo + People’s Lovie Award
Silver
Rattle Man – Airborne Audio Agency
bronze
Tear Chasers – KLOAQ Audio Design + People’s Lovie Award

The Netherlands did not win any Lovies in the Web3, NFTs & Metaverse category.

In addition to the “purely” Dutch harvest, a number of Dutch players with international work have won a large number of awards for international customers:

Media.Monks won overall with the international network 14Lovie Awards.

Building in Amsterdam won 4 Gold and 1 Silver Lovie Awards for international customers.

And Amsterdam-based Corossol also won, for example 5 loves.

Agency Ranking (With Number – Peaty – Lovie Awards)

Department VIII
Born05 VI
IN10V
Point Control III
Q42III
iCandi III Apps
MTV III
Level Level III
Team17h II
N=5II
azure code II
Podimo II
KLOAQ II
Fama Volat
Caliber
MICA
Effort
Airborne

See all the 2022 Lovie Award winners here.