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Sector Marketing 

For a strategy or campaign created for any organisation working in the automotive and transport industry.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

A campaign or strategy for any sport or leisure business or organisation.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a strategy or campaign created for any FMCG business or organisation.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. 

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Any campaign or strategy for any financial or professional service including insurance, banking, accountancy, engineering etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. 

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a strategy or campaign created for any B2B sector organisation, service or project.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation/creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness, and tangible results.

In your main entry report, you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For work briefed and implemented for a charity or not for profit organisations. Please supply the registered charity number for the client within the accompanying report.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a strategy or campaign created for any organisation in the leisure and travel industry.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a strategy or campaign created for any organisation in the music and entertainment industry.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a strategy or campaign created for any retail or ecommerce business or organisation.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

A campaign or strategy for any healthcare or pharma business or organisation.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a campaign or strategy for any public sector organisation, service, government body, or individual project.

£295.00

Disciplines 

For a social media strategy or campaign that can demonstrate clear and concise results. It could include your use of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Tik Tok etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a B2B strategy or campaign that has used at least three types of media. You should be able to demonstrate impressive results or engagement. This is your chance to showcase innovation and creativity.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a digital strategy or campaign that can demonstrate tangible results e.g. website traffic, click through rates, page views per visit and average time spent, changes in customer attitudes, etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Effectiveness is key and the judges will be interested in elements such as number of people attending, increase in perception, change in customer attitudes, commercial successes, transcendence to the digital space and any other evidence that can support the entry.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a sponsorship strategy or campaign that can demonstrate innovation and creativity whilst driving impressive results, whether that be engagement numbers, increase in sales or just a very effective activation that achieved set objectives.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

The best design development for a product, campaign or advert. The judges will be looking for a clear demonstration of a solution that interpreted the client's objectives.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

At The Drum, we believe that marketing can change the world. We want to give recognition to modern-day marketing that drives forward socially responsible marketing and brand purpose. Judges will be looking for campaigns that demonstrated real impact and creativity.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a B2C strategy or campaign that has used at least three types of media. You should be able to demonstrate impressive results or engagement. This is your chance to showcase innovation and creativity.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category will award the best mobile strategy or campaign that can demonstrate impressive results or engagement.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation/creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above. 

£295.00

This category will award the best PR strategy or campaign that can demonstrate impressive results or engagement.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For an SEO strategy or campaign that resulted in impressive results and engagement.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Judges will be looking for an advertising strategy or campaign that can demonstrate results that fulfilled the set objectives - for example, increase in revenue, consumer attitudes, website traffic, etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. 

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

For a media planning or buying strategy that can prove a solid return against the set objectives.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category will award a creative branded content strategy or campaign that can clearly show what was achieved - ROI, impact on the brand, consumer attitudes, etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. 

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Other 

Judges will be looking for a longer term marketing strategy that can demonstrate successful results or metrics. When completing your entry you must set out the long term goals under 'Objectives' outline how the goals have been broken down across a timeline under 'Strategy' and share the results (as far as you possibly can) so that the judges can measure the long term success.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category will award the entrant who can demonstrate an effective customer focused re-brand or re-launch of the year. You could touch on things such as challenges you overcame and the positive results derived from your launch, impact your launch had on customer perception, increase in loyalty, sales, etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category will award the entrant who can demonstrate an effective customer focused product or service launch. You could touch on things such as challenges you overcame and the positive results derived from your launch, impact your launch had on customer perception, increase in loyalty, sales, etc.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Best Technology-led Innovation of the Year will showcase how the technology strategy fits with the core brand values and how the technology returned impressive results, tying into the key business objectives.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

You should be able to demonstrate that your development or extension of the brand was successful. You could give insights into areas such as: barriers you overcame, evidence of the success and impact it had on revenue, customer perception. You may even want to demonstrate cost effectiveness and how you applied learning from this progression.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category will recognise and reward creative and innovative thinking/swift action, where a business can demonstrate a change in model/product to enhance experiences or in response to an external factor.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. 

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

The judges will want to see how you used data or analysis to give insights into your customers. You may have used this insight to come up with a new pricing structure or incentive, how you communicated with your customers or how you targeted them effectively. This category will go to an entrant who can demonstrate they knew their customers on a much deeper level and used this information to inform a smart marketing execution.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results.

In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Judges will be looking at how data and insights were used to inform a smart strategy or campaign. You should demonstrate elements such as segmentation or targeting to improve the end users experience with a brand, product or service.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: Innovation / creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness and tangible results. In your main entry report you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

This category celebrates brands that have shown outstanding results in a partnership or collaboration. You will need to clearly demonstrate how the strategy was designed to be mutually beneficial to both parties and the positive outcomes the partnership achieved. Whether that is increased reach, an increase in sales, or a change in perception.

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Judges will review entries based on the following criteria: innovation/creativity, clear strategic thinking, effectiveness, and tangible results. In your main entry report, you should use the following structure: Objectives, Strategy, Results and address any specific key points stated in the category description above.

£295.00

Overall Awards 

In this category we want to give recognition to a talented individual who has 3 years experience or less. In the entry you could include evidence such as work ethic, client management, new business wins or doing something exceptional.

£295.00

Discuss the history of the brand. Describe the brand’s marketing activities over the past year. Demonstrate results produced by these activities and how they impacted the overall company and brought the brand to the forefront of it's sector.

£295.00

Discuss the structure of the team. Describe the team’s marketing activities over the past year. Demonstrate results produced by these activities and how they impacted on the overall company.

£295.00


This award will recognise an agency who has demonstrated excellence over the past year. Only companies entering other categories in the awards may enter for Agency of the Year.  Include details about your diversity and inclusivity progress over the past year.


Please provide examples of

1. Growth of revenues

2. Acquisition of clients

3. Success of campaigns

4. Testimonials from clients

You may also use other evidence such as new innovations, internal changes or other specific achievements that showcase the differences your agency has made over the past year

£295.00

Discuss the structure of the team. Describe the team’s marketing activities over the past year. Demonstrate results produced by these activities and how they impacted on the overall company.

£295.00

This category will recognise those who demonstrate the strongest commitment to diversity and inclusion, both in the day to day, as well as through specific activities and initiatives. Judges will be looking for examples of activities that have promoted the building of diverse teams, creation of inclusive working environments or driving culture to create marketing/products/services that are inclusive of a diverse audience. We are looking to reward those companies who are pushing boundaries and shaping their own journeys.

£295.00