Campaign Publishing Awards


CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE WHO HAVE BEEN NAMED A WINNER AND RECEIVED A HIGHLY COMMENDED FROM OUR JUDGING PANEL
Congratulations to this year's Campaign Publishing Awards 2021 winner, highly commended and shortlisted entrants!

In a time of great difficulty, we will strive to reward the best and most innovative companies and talent in the publishing
and media industries. We hope you enjoyed this year virtual awards ceremony. 

Thank you to our judges, chair of judges Tilly McAuliffe and Media Partner InPublishing.
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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?
Podcast of the Year – Branded Content
Podcast of the Year – Business Media
Podcast of the Year – Consumer Media
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

 

Launch of the Year
Media owners constantly have to revise their product mix to keep users engaged and to keep up with the rapid pace of growth in the industry. This means different things to different organisations, but the goal remains - to keep ahead of the curve and deliver innovation for users and clients. This award recognises the best in launch during the eligibility period for submissions, January 2020 – December 2020, on any platform, in any format, whether standalone or as a complement to an existing product or product mix. The judges will make the award based on the commercial objective of the launch, progress made, quality, innovation, pushing the boundaries and evidence of results. In this pandemic year, evidence of how the launch team adapted and/or innovated to suit business conditions will also be considered by the judges.
Required Information:

  • Product or entry name
  • Partners or agencies involved
  • Please describe your company and the industry that you serve 4. Describe what the campaign or platform hoped to achieve 5. Describe any challenges the team had to overcome
  • Describe results, impact on business, and ROI

 

International Business of the Year
This award will honour the most innovative and exciting international business of the year, awarding bravery, editorial innovation and the most strategically sound, and forward thinking business in the sector. This award is open to all media businesses within the sector. Judges will make the award to the business 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 business’s adaptability, resilience and support for their staff, the wider industry and society will be considered by the judges.

Required Information:

  • Company Name 
  • Please describe your company and the sectors that you serve
  • Provide a brief history of the business, and brief summary of growth metrics
  • Describe any challenges the company had to overcome
  • Explain the business model and how it meets the needs of stakeholders and users
  • Describe why you should be the international media business 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

 

Business Leader of the Year - Consumer Media
Commercial Leader of the Year - Consumer Media
Editorial 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

 

Editorial Campaign of the Year
Editorial campaigns across media are as diverse as they are creative, from social awareness campaigns to pop-up properties. Increasingly, maintaining a unique editorial narrative and staying true to brand has delivered innovative, high-quality and well- executed campaigns which deliver a real impact for the target audiences and which raise the bar for journalism in the UK.
This award honours excellence in innovative, effective and unique editorial campaigns which provide tangible impact on target audience and which push the boundaries of modern journalism.

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

 

Business of the Year - Business Media
Business of the Year - Consumer Media
Business of the Year - Customer Publishing
Commercial Team of the Year - Consumer Media
Editorial Team of the Year - Consumer Media
Editorial Team of the Year - Customer Publishing
Marketing Team of the Year - Consumer Media
Content Studio of the Year
Native is not new, however recognising this as an integral part of your advertising offering, media organisations are bringing these skills in-house and developing innovative new formats to improve user engagement and experience around advertising. This award recognises excellence in the consistent creation and distribution of compelling content on behalf of clients, which engages users, provides measurable ROI and delivers on brand for both client and publisher. In this pandemic year, evidence of the content studio’s adaptability, ability to manage business challenges, resilience and willingness to collaborate will be considered by the judges.
Required Information:

  • Studio or entry name
  • Partners or agencies involves
  • Please describe your company and the industry you serve
  • Describe what the studio hoped to achieve
  • Describe how the studio exists within the broader framework and commercial objectives of the organisation
  • Describe any challenges the team had to overcome
  • Describe results, impact on business, and ROI

 

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