European Search Awards 2023

European Search Awards, organized by Don’t Panic Events will take place on 25 May 2023 at Pátio da Galé, Lisbon.

The European Search Awards reward and celebrate the very best companies and people working in PPC, SEO, and Content Marketing across a variety of business sectors, in a shifting digital landscape that inspires innovation, creativity, and connectivity.

The Awards welcome entries from across all European countries, it doesn’t matter where you call home. Whether you are a large or small agency working locally, countrywide, or continent-wide if you are creating and delivering exceptional search success you could be an award winner. Entering, shortlisting, and winning are your opportunities to showcase your brilliance and attract new business and new creative talent, and network across international cultures and countries.

Attracting hundreds of entries from leading search and digital agencies and professionals from Europe, the European Search Awards is brought to you by We Are Search, who deliver respected, ethical awards worldwide.

They understand that every sector and industry is different. Not just in terms of competition but in the tactics and strategies required to stand out from the crowd and achieve your goals. In each of the sector-based categories, they will be looking for the thinking and approach specific to the needs of that sector and the client’s goals whether that is a robust and well-thought-through technical implementation, an innovative use of data, or a creative use of content. They welcome entries for both paid and organic searches into these categories as the measures of success are universal. Judges will look for campaigns that demonstrate excellent results that meet or exceed objectives using innovative or creative implementation.


Judges are Search industry experts from across Europe, hand-picked for their expertise, insight, and experience. The judging process is a rigorous two-stage process that examines every aspect of a campaign from concept to application, to audience experience, to profitability. Their stamp of approval is priceless. Award entry can be one of the most effective forms of marketing and add real value to your business.

Entering any awards may seem a daunting prospect, but it is one of the most cost-effective marketing investments available for any business. No matter the size of your business, you can enter an award.

Remember you can enter more than one category using the same project or one type with multiple projects. Our judges want to see the best of the best and that might be you across different categories and areas. Just make sure you submit a separate form for each entry and tweak the information so that you ensure you match the criteria.

The event is the perfect opportunity to network and celebrate your achievements amongst your peers, friends, and colleagues in the search industry – truly an event not to be missed! The awards will begin with a complimentary drinks reception, followed by a three-course dinner, awards presentation, and entertainment. Click here to see the details!