What Are The Gamification Awards?

The Gamification Awards are a global awards for the gamification industry. ​​The awards are judged by industry experts for their design, creativity and utility. The award goes to the companies and individuals who are excelling in their field.

The awards will be running every year and we will be bringing the best of the gamification industry and research to the stage and putting them under the spotlight. ​Interested in gaining international acclaim? Consider applying now.

Our Judges

Rob Alvarez

Also known as Professor Game, Rob is an expert, international speaker and advocate for the use of gamification. Rob judged our Education & Learning category for 2019.

Mac Karlekar

Strategic thinker with technical solution-oriented mindset, Mac has extensive experience in Business and IT transformation globally. For 2019, Mac Judged all the categories.

Marigo Raftopoulos

Marigo is the founder and CEO of the Strategic Innovation Lab. For the 2019 edition on the Awards we invited Marigo to  judge our Software and HR categories.

Our 2018 Award Winners

Outstanding Gamification

The winner of the Outstanding Gamification Rookie went to GamUp. This award went to the individual or company that joined the industry in 2018 and managed to deliver an outstanding project or spread the word about gamification far and wide. 

​Outstanding Gamification Software

The Outstanding Gamification Software Award category aimed to showcase the best platforms for implementing gamification and making an impact on organisations and people. The winner of this award in 2018 were Westhill Consulting.

Outstanding Gamification Research

The Outstanding Gamification Research Award went to  EscapED. This award was awarded to the project that enhanced the educational, commercial and general usage of gamification. Crucial in the relationship between practice-based and science-based research.

​Did you know?

  • How can you sponsor an award? You can find out more information on our Sponsor page.
  • You can suggest an idea for an award category. Find out more on our Award Categories page.
  • The entries for the awards are now closed. You can sign up using the opt-in box below to get updates on future entry dates for 2020 below.

​The Gamification Awards - 2019

​Interested in learning more about our upcoming 2019 event? ​

Previous Awards

We have run the awards in various forms since 2017. In 2019, it is the first year the awards are being run as it's own event. 


​​Sponsors for the 2019 edition of ​The Gamification Awards ​are still being hand-picked.​


​​Our ​esteemed judges are the keen eyes ​that help us work out who the rising stars in the gamification industry are.