New Marketing & Advertising
Technology Award and Pitch Competition

The NUMEES recognize 4 outstanding next generation
companies, organizations, and founders for their work in reimagining
the field of advertising and marketing technology.

Award Categories

The NUMEES have four respective categories:

  1. Breakthrough Technology Award
    This award recognizes a technology company that has made a significant impact in marketing and advertising technology. The recipient of this award has demonstrated the ability to break new ground, push boundaries, and challenge conventions through innovative and cutting-edge technology. They have successfully introduced new products or services that have changed the game for marketers and advertisers, revolutionizing how businesses connect with consumers. The winning company is at the forefront of the industry, driving growth and creating new opportunities for businesses of all sizes to engage with their target audience.
  3. Founder of the Year Award
    This award celebrates an exceptional founder who has made an outstanding contribution to marketing or advertising technology. The recipient of this award has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and an entrepreneurial spirit and has set the standard for excellence in the industry. They have built a company recognized for its innovative products or services, outstanding customer experience, and market dominance. The winner of this award is a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs, inspiring them to pursue their dreams and reach for the stars.
  5. Creator Award
    This award recognizes a company that stands out for its creative use of emerging technologies, especially artificial intelligence and machine learning, to reinvent the marketing and advertising technology field. The recipient of this award has developed new and innovative solutions that have transformed how businesses engage with consumers, resulting in increased engagement, brand loyalty, and revenue growth. They have demonstrated the ability to think outside the box and push the boundaries of what is possible, creating new opportunities for businesses to connect with consumers in previously unimaginable ways.
  7. Social Impact Award
    This award celebrates the work of an NGO, local government, or other non-profit organization that is making a positive impact in marketing and advertising technology. The recipient of this award has demonstrated a commitment to using technology to drive the public good, promoting social justice, equity, and inclusion. They have leveraged technology to empower marginalized communities, amplify the voices of underrepresented groups, and drive positive change. This award winner inspires all those who believe that technology can be a force for good in the world.

Eligibility & Criteria

How to become a finalist and win a Numee:


The NUMEES have an esteemed jury panel consisting of a range of business and cultural leaders in advertising and marketing technology.


The four winners (one from each category) receive the following from NUMATEC: