The most highly prized awards in UK commercial media

At Media Week and our parent brand, Campaign, we see how rapidly the media world is changing and expanding in the face of disruption and digital transformation. These awards recognise agencies and media owners for their innovation, creativity, and business impact.

The Media Week Awards matter because they are judged by the toughest critics, your peers. Our expert judging panels are made up of leaders from across the media and marketing industries and we pride ourselves on our rigorous and objective judging process

GENERAL INFORMATION


KEY DATES

Entry Masterclass: Thursday 26 May 2022

Early bird entry deadline: Wednesday 15 June 2022

Standard entry deadline: Wednesday 29 June 2022

Late entry deadline: Wednesday 6 July 2022

Shortlist announcement: August 2022

Awards Ceremony: Thursday 20 October 2022

ENTRY FEES

Early bird entry fee: £479.00

Early bird rising star fee: £259.00 

Standard entry fee: £599.00 

Standard rising star fee: £299.00 

Late entry fee: £699.00 

Late entry rising star fee: £399.00

*Prices are per entry and exclusive of VAT

JUDGING DATES

Rising Star: 

Thursday 8 September

Agency of the Year Presentations: 

Tuesday 20 September

Sales Team of the Year Presentations: 

Thursday 22 September

Shortlisted entrants in these categories will be invited to attend a live presentation as part of the judging process.

Categories

MEDIA OWNER

MEDIA IDEA – LAUNCH

MEDIA IDEA – UNDER £250K

MEDIA IDEA – £250K TO £1M

MEDIA IDEA – OVER £1M

AGENCY

MEDIA IDEA – LAUNCH

MEDIA IDEA – UNDER £250K

MEDIA IDEA – £250K TO £1M

MEDIA IDEA – OVER £1M

INNOVATION & CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

BEST USE OF CONTENT – UNDER £250K

BEST USE OF CONTENT – OVER £250K

LONG-TERM MEDIA STRATEGY

MEDIA INNOVATION

MEDIA CREATIVITY

BEST USE OF AUDIO

COLLABORATION

SMALL COLLABORATION (UNDER £250K)

LARGE COLLABORATION (OVER £250K)

RESEARCH

BEST USE OF DATA FOR AUDIENCE BUYING

ECONOMETRICS

TRADE BODY RESEARCH

RESEARCH INSIGHT

PEOPLE, AGENCIES & TEAMS

MEDIA LEADER OF THE YEAR – AGENCY

MEDIA LEADER OF THE YEAR – MEDIA OWNER

RISING STAR – AGENCY

RISING STAR – MEDIA OWNER

MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR

MEDIA AGENCY OF THE YEAR

GRAND PRIX

GRAND PRIX

HOW TO ENTER


Download the entry kit for all the information you need to enter. From the categories and criteria to key dates and top tips.  


Register your submissions using the dedicated entry platform. Remember to use the criteria in the entry kit to perfect your entry.


Submit and pay for your entry/ies by the deadline. You can find these under key information and in the entry kit. 

Judging


The Media Week Awards matter because they are judged by the toughest critics, your peers. Our expert judging panels are made up of over 80 industry professionals representing the full breadth of the Media industry. The judges are selected based on their expertise, experience and integrity and we pride ourselves on our rigorous and objective judging process.

Nominations to get involved are welcome from across the sectors, either for yourself or a colleague using the link below. The final judging panel will be comprised of an inclusive range of individuals to fully represent the industry. Our aim is to give as many diverse voices (women, BAME, LGBTQ+, different ages / seniority, people with disabilities) a chance to determine the results of this industry-leading event.

Partners


Partnership Opportunities


The Media Week Awards offers you the chance to align your business with the people, teams and companies that are leading the way in commercial media. 

As a marketing and business development opportunity, the Awards offer you the chance to promote your products and services to our audience. Build your brand at our events, whether in person or digitally, in our marketing campaigns as well as the awards website. 

You will also be able to access Campaign's highly engaged audience. With over 961K unique users and 2.4M page views monthly, there is no better way to reach the heart of media.