The highly anticipated 26th edition of the Spider Awards is approaching, and this year, WONDR has stepped forward as the sponsor of the Best Digital Brand award.
The Best Digital Brand award celebrates organisations that have executed a clear digital strategy for their brand and achieved their goals.
Sponsors of Best Digital Brand
Sponsors of Best Digital Brand
WONDR’s sponsorship of the Best Digital Brand award highlights the company’s commitment to innovation and excellence in the digital space.
WONDR has been making waves in the industry since its launch, with its innovative approach to creating immersive and interactive experiences. WONDR aims to help brands create meaningful connections with their customers, and sponsoring the Best Digital Brand award demonstrates this support for brands that are doing just that.
Dermot O'Shea WONDR
As a company that's passionate about the role of digital Branding, this year we wanted to acknowledge the excellent work done by fellow Irish brands. Best of luck to the nominees.
The Spider Awards
This year marks the 26th anniversary of the prestigious Spider Awards. The Spider Awards recognise excellence in website design and development, and winning an award is an honour in the industry. The judging committee will be made up of Ireland’s leading web experts, business leaders, luminaries and visionaries.
This year’s Spider Awards promises to be a celebration of the best Irish web designs and innovations. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 20th March 2023, and we can’t wait to see who takes home the Best Digital Brand award.
It’s official, we’re finalists for two awards at 26th annual Spider Awards.
We’re finalists in the category for Best Website for our work on Innovate Health TUH as well as finalists in the Best Large Agency category.
The Spider Awards recognise excellence in website design and development, so it’s an honour to be recognised among the top contenders in our field.
Innovate Health TUH
We’re finalists in the category of ‘Best Website’ for our recent collaboration with Innovate Health Tallaght University Hospital (TUH).
The new website was one of the key outputs from a more comprehensive strategic brand review exercise done in collaboration with Ringers, resulting in a new naming, position and brand identity.
We delivered a new website to support their plans to attract investors and partners in a competitive market which includes household names like the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and Stanford Medical School.
Best Large Agency
Best Large Agency
WONDR – A Digital Product Practice
We’re finalists in the ‘Best Large Agency‘ category. This award recognises the top agencies that have consistently delivered outstanding work across a variety of projects and clients.
At WONDR, we pride ourselves on our ability to work with a diverse range of clients and deliver results that matter for digital business owners.
It’s been a very successful year as we’ve collected 22 awards from some of the world’s most prestigious design award programmes for clients in fintech, banking, energy, blockchain, healthcare and ecommerce.
Dermot O'Shea Managing Director
Being finalists is great recognition of the strong collaborations we have with our client partners.
This year’s finalist announcement follows on our success in 2022, where WONDR collected a ‘Best in eCommerce’ Spiders Award for Likha Aesthetic Clinic.
We look forward to the awards ceremony, which takes place on March 3rd in the Mansion House, Dublin.
WONDR were guest speakers on the latest video series by Velocitize Magazine.
In the latest episode of Velocitize Talks, our very own Peter Delaney (Director of Product & Technology – WONDR) shares his thoughts on emerging trends in fintech, blockchain and e-commerce.
Velocitize Talks is an award-winning video series featuring agency innovators, digital disruptors and marketing leaders from around the world. The publication is delivered by WP Engine to provide insights into the shifting trends and innovative technologies defining digital marketing today.
Peter also joined an expert industry panel at WP Engine’s Ignite event in London to share his experience building cutting edge digital products on the world’s most trusted enterprise WordPress platform.
WONDR have been listed in the Top 10 Global Agencies at this year’s Vega Digital Awards 2022.
One the main award programme concludes, the Vega Digital Awards select the top ten participating agencies for the honours of being listed in the ‘Top 10 Global Agencies‘.
Selection is based on the number of categories won, the quality of entries and the company’s wider profile. To be listed in the ten agencies listing you have to deliver excellence through your creativity, strategy and expertise.
The Top 10 Global Agency listing is further recognition for WONDR and follows on from our 4 wins at this year’s programme.
This year we collected awards for
- Best Energy Website
- Best Financial Services App
- Best Insurance Website
- Best Services / Utilities App.
It is the second year in a row that WONDR have won 4 awards at the Vega Digital Awards for clients across banking, fintech, eCommerce, web 3 & insurance sectors.
Being recognised as one of the Top Global Agencies is a true honour and we are proud to be delivering design excellence for brands across the globe.Dermot O’Shea Founder & Managing Director
Dermot further added…
“We are grateful for this recognition as it concludes a hugely successful year for us where we collected 22 awards in 12 months. Our award wins were from some of the world’s most prestigious programmes such as the Webby’s & UX Design Awards. We were also recognised at home at the Spiders, Digital Business Ireland Awards & the Digital Media Awards.”
About the Vega Awards
The Vega Digital Awards highlight the vital role of digital pioneers in an ever-changing digital landscape.
Organised by the International Awards Association (IAA), this year’s programme had over 1,000 submissions from 20 countries, clearly demonstrating the influence and reach the awards has in its mission of honouring excellence in the digital industry.
The judging panel was comprised of 22 industry experts from 10 countries around the globe.
Our collaboration with ESB Networks is a finalist at this years Digital Business Ireland Awards (DBI) in the Electrical, Technology Website of the Year category.
ESB Networks website and PowerCheck application gives real-time information on electricity outages and restoration times across Ireland. Allowing electricity customers to check their power status, track and report a fault & apply for a new connection.
ESB Networks supplies electricity to 2.3 million homes and businesses across Ireland. As custodians of the nation’s clean energy future, they ensure the national electricity network operates safely and efficiently. This is achieved through continuous investment in networks, services, technologies and customer touch points.
About DBI Awards
Digital Business Ireland, the country’s largest representative body for digital and online businesses, received more than 500 applications across 21 categories in the first round of entries.
An independent judging panel consisting of representatives from leading Irish and global companies such as Microsoft, Trustpilot, DHL, and Byrne Wallace, was assigned the task of selecting five finalists across the various categories.
The Winners are set to be revealed at an Awards luncheon on March 3rd 2023.
WONDR collected 4 Global Design Awards for digital exellence at this years Vega Awards.
In addition to the 3 Vega Global Digital Awards we collected earlier in the season, WONDR have been awarded another GOLD for ‘Best Energy Website’ for our work on ESB Network’s website and PowerCheck application.
This year the awards programmes had over 1,000 submissions from 20 countries worldwide. The International Awards Associate (IAA) organised the Vega Digital Awards to celebrate digital excellence worldwide, recognising the very best in Websites, Video, Mobile, Social, Animation, Marketing, and Podcasts.
The judging panel was comprised of 22 highly respected and experienced professional experts from 10 countries, who selected three of our entries as winners.
This year, we collected 4 awards in total.
Best Energy Website
ESB Network’s website and the PowerCheck application has won a gold ‘Centauri’ Award for ‘Best Website’ in the ‘Energy’ category at the 2022 Vega Global Digital Awards.
Best Financial Services App
11Onze’s universal banking app ‘El Canut’ won a gold ‘Centauri’ Award for ‘Best Financial Services App’ at the 2022 Vega Global Digital Awards.
Best Services & Utilities App
Package Portal’s Web3 enabled loyalty and feedback platform won a rose gold ‘Arcturus’ Award for ‘Best Services & Utilities App’ at the 2022 Vega Global Digital Awards.
Best Insurance Website
AA Insurance Ireland won a gold Centauri Award for ‘Best Insurance Website’ at the 2022 Vega Global Digital Awards.
This is WONDR’s 8th Vega Global Digital Award since 2021, showcasing the skill and vastness of our talented team. Winning awards in various industries from eCommerce, Energy, Insurance, Services & Utilities, FinTech, Banking & Finance, Social Networking and Beauty & Cosmetics.
In total WONDR has collected 50 Design Awards, with 22 won in the past 12-months from some of the world’s most prestigious design programmes, including the Webbys (USA), UX Design Awards (Germany) & the Lau Awards (Spain).
WONDR joined an expert industry panel to share our views on accelerating innovation at WP Engine’s Ignite event in London.
WP Engine welcomed top agencies and brands at the Londoner Hotel to showcase new product features and more specifically to discuss the possibilities of building cutting edge digital products on WP Engine, the world’s most trusted enterprise WordPress platform.
As part of the expert panel we shared insights on how our process has enabled brands such as 11Onze & Irish Heart Foundation to achieve incredible business results as well as being recognised for digital excellence by award programmes across the globe.
WONDR was represented by Director of Product, Peter Delaney, who also shared insights on how we have delivered headless solutions for clients and the opportunities and challenges this has brought. WONDR has developed a design led development process that enables brands to fast track digital transformation programmes.
At the event WONDR were also invited by WP Engine’s Velocitize Magazine to film video interviews sharing our predictions on the future of the industry, digital wallets & of course wordpress.
WP Engine x WONDR
WONDR is a trusted partner of WP Engine, the world’s most trusted enterprise WordPress platform that delivers stability, performance & security.
Over 1.5 million sites are now powered by WP Engine with approx 8% of all web users passing through a site using the platform.
Our recent work for 11Onze & Irish Heart Foundation have both been benchmarked by WP Engine as examples of global digital excellence on the platform.
Our collaboration with Aer Rianta International for the Loop Duty-Free has won a global Airport & Travel award for Best eCommerce.
The Loop won in the Best eCommerce category, with judges selecting it as a winner for the enhanced gift-with-purchase journey that increased conversions across the site.
About the Moodies
This is the 9th edition of Moodie Davitt Report International Awards, the prestigious annual awards spotlight digital, social media and marketing excellence across the travel retail, airport and other travel-related sectors.
Matt Willey The Moodie Davitt Report
The entries underline the vibrancy of the broader travel retail ecosystem as a means of engaging the consumer through brilliant digital adoption and execution.
Director of Development & Innovation at The Moodie Davitt Report, Mat Willey, further added…
“This culture of innovation clearly heightened during the pandemic, lends weight to hopes of a super-charged recovery in the next chapter of the travel retail evolution.”
WONDR has continued its winning streak with 2 more prestigious prizes at the 2022 Annual Digital Media Awards.
From over 400 entrants, WONDR were finalists in 3 categories for Best Small Agency, Best Website and Best in Financial Services.
On the night we took home one of the top prizes, a GOLD award for Best Small Agency, whilst we also collected a Silver Award for Best Website.
The Digital Media Awards are now in their 19th year and are one of the most well-established and well-known award programmes in Ireland.
The awards recognise creativity and innovation across digital media, including digital content creation, advertising and marketing, mobile media, social networking, app development, web design and development.
"A fabulous way to celebrate our 9th year by being chosen as the Best in Ireland.Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR
Continuous Recognition for Ireland’s No.1
These awards follow on our recent wins at the Global Digital Vega Awards where we also collected 3 awards.
Previous to these recent award wins, WONDR also collected 22 awards in 12-months from some of the world’s most prestigious design programmes, including the Webbys (USA), UX Design Awards (Germany) & the Lau Awards (Spain).
Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) & its Foundation (TUHF) have launched a new brand to help deliver innovation in the Med Tech space.
The Innovate Health Tallaght University Hospital brand’s aim is to attract both domestic and international investors/partners to allow the centre to continue its work.
Originally launched in 2021, Innovate Health TUH aims to attract potential investors and partners in a competitive market which includes household names like the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and Stanford Medical School.
To reflect the ambitious nature of this funding drive, the new brand and website were launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar T.D. at an event hosted by Tallaght University Hospital Foundation (TUHF) in the Museum of Modern Literature (MoLI) in September 2022.
The event brought Ireland’s foremost business leaders, policymakers, and health innovators together to mark Innovate Health TUH’s first year in establishing and growing Tallaght University Hospital’s ‘Innovation Model’.
Developing a global brand with substance
Named ‘Innovate Health Tallaght University Hospital’ the innovation centre’s singular aim is to revolutionalise healthcare here and across the globe.
This new breed of MedTech will facilitate idea generation, problem-solving and implementation while focusing on key areas such as brain health, chronic diseases and ageing. By combining new ideas with digital health technology they will enhance the delivery of healthcare. In doing so, Innovate Health TUH will provide better outcomes for patients.
Working closely with Ringers, a new digital brand, positioning, visual language and website was delivered for Innovate Health Tallaght University Hospital.
The new website encompasses the brand vision, the depth of expertise in the innovation centre’s team leadership and the centre’s success to date. The digital product profiles alumni technology ideas and partnerships and gives clear and concise access to stakeholders on how they can work with the brand.
Oisín Hurst WONDR
By utilising aspects of the hospital’s heritage and reputation, we created a living, breathing innovativion brand that communicates ambition, experience and expertise.