The Campaign Publishing Awards


Recognising the industry's successes.
Despite the challenging and somewhat surreal circumstances everyone now finds themselves in, we want to ensure we 
continue to recognise the amazing work on display in this year's shortlist and celebrate the people and teams behind them.
 
The winners will be announced at our Virtual Awards Ceremony, taking place across two days; Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 May 
at 4:30 pm. Register to view the awards here to share the experience with your teams and the wider industry.

Tuesday 11 May

 

Event of the Year

Industry Partner of the Year

Best Commercial Use of Data

Commercial campaign of the Year

Commercial Leader of the Year

International Brand of the Year

Brand of the Year

Rising Star

Commercial Team of the Year


Wednesday 12 May

Launch of the Year

Podcast of the Year

Content Studio of the Year

Marketing Team of the Year

International Business of the Year

Business of the Year

Business Leader of the Year

Editorial Campaign of the Year

Editorial Team of the Year

Editorial Leader of the Year
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Media Partner





 
   

Judges


Your 2021 Campaign Publishing Awards Judges!

Chair of Judges - Tilly McAuliffe

Tilly is the co-founder and director of Think, the media group specialising in producing multichannel content and consultancy for membership organisations, brands and the travel sector.

The group brings together Think, our content and publishing agency, Think Travel, our travel publishing brands, and Re:Think, our publishing consultancy. We have more than two decades of experience in publishing and audience engagement, over 70 staff and offices in London and Glasgow.

Tilly is also a Trustee of the think tank, Demos; is a non-executive director of Welbeck Publishing Group (formerly Carlton Books) and has been invited onto the Board of the PPA from May 2021.
      
    
        

Campaign Publishing Awards


Why you need to be entering

Attract new prospects


Attract new prospects - Companies want to work with awarding winning organisations who are knowledgeable, creative and passionate about their industry. 

Showcase

Showcase your work in front of our judges - Our judging panel is made up of industry experts from leading global agencies, corporations and associations.

Exposure


Share your work with the world - Benefit from global exposure for your projects on Campaign and on the awards website.

Benchmark

Benchmark yourself against the best - Test yourself against competitors working in your specialism and prove that you’re the at the top of the industry.

Motivate


Motivate your team - Celebrate the people behind every project, they deserve it. In the times we find ourselves being an award winning agency can attract the best talent.
       

What are our judges after



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Categories


Will you be this year's winner?
Brand of the Year - Business Media
Brand of the Year - Consumer Media
International Brand of the Year
This award will honour the most innovative and exciting international brand of the year, awarding bravery, editorial innovation and the most strategically sound, and forward thinking brand in the industry. Judges will award the brand which demonstrates clarity of strategy with demonstrable achievement against growth metrics, innovation in editorial output and commercial excellence. In this pandemic year, evidence of this international brand’s adaptability, ability to manage business challenges, resilience and support for the wider industry and society will be considered by the judges.

Required Information:

  • Brand, title or entry name
  • Parent company, if applicable, and partners or agencies involved
  • Please describe your company and the industry that you serve
  • Provide a brief history of the brand or title, and brief summary of growth metrics
  • Describe any challenges the team had to overcome
  • Explain the business model and it meets the needs of stakeholders and users
  • Describe why you should be the international brand of the year

 


NOTE - The following categories will be broken down by the below business type and individually awarded:

  • Consumer Media
  • Customer Publishing
  • Business Media

 

Commercial Leader of the Year - Consumer Media
Rising Star Commercial
Rising Star Content
Event of the Year - Business Media
Event of the Year - Consumer Media
Commercial Campaign of the Year
The industry has by-and-large transitioned as a collective to include new advertising formats and consultative selling as media owners are tackling increasingly complex client relationships. In order to meet commercial objectives, teams are stepping up their creativity and using audience development expertise to include new formats and platforms.
This award honours the most sophisticated, creative and effective commercial campaign of the year, and which deliver on commercial objectives for clients through medium of delivery, concept and audience engagement.

Required Information:

  • Campaign or entry name
  • Partners or agencies involved
  • Please describe your company and the industry that you serve
  • Describe what the campaign hoped to achieve
  • Describe any challenges the team had to overcome
  • Describe results, impact on business, and ROI

 

Best Commercial Use of Data
Data is arguably one of the central growth drivers in media, with technology and digital products becoming more sophisticated, using data to drive your commercial and editorial strategies has never been more important. The principle is simple – give users what they want.
This award recognises excellence in the commercial use of data which delivers on user insight and impact, effectiveness of application and which has significantly contributed to one area of or the business as a whole.

Required Information:

  • Project or entry name
  • Partners or agencies involved
  • Please describe your company and the industry that you serve
  • Describe the project, commercial function behind it and how it was delivered
  • Describe any challenges the team had to overcome
  • Describe results, impact on business, and new insights gained

 

Industry Partner of the Year
This award recognises those suppliers to our industry who have really gone the extra mile in their partnerships with media businesses. Any organisation that supplies a product, platform or service to the industry can enter, from distribution and fulfilment, to digital publishing, training, subscription management, printing, marketing, paper, event services. . . and beyond! Our judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding service levels, surpassed objectives and expectations, genuine partnership with clients to find innovative solutions, as well as evidence of real work towards sustainability alternatives, and best working practices.

Required Information:

  • Company Name
  • Please describe your company
  • Provide a brief history of the company and how you work with Media Businesses
  • Describe how innovation has factored into the partnership objective and results for the past year.
  • Describe any challenges the team had to overcome, results, impact on business, and new insights gained
  • Describe why you should be the industry partner of the year

 

Commercial Team of the Year - Consumer Media
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