The West Midlands Digital Awards
BirminghamLive / CoventryLive

The awards will recognise everything from pure-play digital startups to traditional firms using digital innovation to transform their business. It will also highlight the use of digital technologies to find new ways to deliver public services, and the artists, creatives and musicians using digital approaches to enhance the life and culture of the city.

Judging took place on 1st November and the finalists are listed below by category. 

Finalists by Award Category:

Digital start up of the year

  • Comesto
  • Fluence World
  • Supermeal

Sponsored by Innovation Birmingham 

Digital Investor of the year

  • Colmore Tang Construction
  • Midven

Sponsored by Robert Walters

Digital business of the year

  • Intouch Games Ltd
  • PM Connect
  • Sales-i

Sponsored by Natwest

Innovation in Education

  • Enploy
  • Learning Labs
  • School of Code

Innovation in Manufacturing

  • C.Brandauer & Co Ltd
  • Jaguar Land Rover

Sponsored by Severn Trent

Innovation in Public Services

  • Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
  • West Midlands Bus Alliance

Innovation in Medicine and Health

  • Professor Bob Stone
  • SDS MyHealthcare and Substrakt Health
  • Unique IQ

Sponsored by Aston University


  • Biosite
  • CrowdProperty
  • Nimbus

Innovation in Arts and Culture

  • Lily Wales
  • Ludic Rooms
  • Talking Birds

E-commerce site of the year

  • Castle Fine Art
  • Comesto
  • Ellisons Hair and Beauty

Digital young person of the year

  • Chris Meah, School of Code
  • Daniel Kirby, GuyKat
  • Waqar Shah, Supermeal

Sponsored by CarCloud

The West Midlands Woman in Tech Award

  • Cerys Johnson, REPL Group
  • Jane Fallon, PSDM
  • Sarah Dowzell, Natural HR

Sponsored by Askews Legal