These are uniquely challenging and difficult times for everyone working in UK commercial media, so there is all the more reason to recognise and reward the great work, invention, collaboration and resilience that are the hallmarks of this industry.

Over the years we have often been told how important the Media Week Awards are to the industry. And in these challenging and somewhat surreal times it was more important than ever to celebrate our amazing industry and the people who work in it. 

The 2020 Media Week Awards provided us something to focus on, something to remind us of the great work achieved between July 2019 and June 2020.

Campaign also introduced four special awards to recognise the work of the commercial media industry in response to the coronavirus crisis. Proceeds from entries along with two of Haymarket Media Group’s other leading awards – Campaign Big and PRWeek - have donated nearly £40,000 towards ”NHS Together” a charity to support NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients.

Last year's winners were announced in a two day virtual ceremony in October because of the continued need for social distancing. You can view all of this year's winners and watch both days by visiting

The Awards will return for 2021 opening for entries in April. We will look forward to celebrating with you in person next October. 

Congratulations to all of this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and a big thank you to our sponsors for supporting us!


Key Dates

Entries Open: Monday 19 April

Early Bird Deadline: Thursday 17 June 

Standard Deadline: Thursday 8 July

Late Deadline: Thursday 15 July

Shortlist: Thursday 19 August

Winners Announced: Thursday 21 October


Rising Star: 
7 September

Agency of the Year Presentations: 
21 September

Sales Team of the Year Presentations: 
23 September

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


Entries are welcome from UK media owners, agencies and brand. All worked entered  must have been launched or be current from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.


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.

Included on the panel, the winners from Campaign's 30 under 30 competition will be invited to join our main panel bringing a fresh view to this year's Awards.

Nominations to get involved are welcome from across the industry, 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.

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. 

Please get in contact and we can build a bespoke package to delivery any business objective, please contact James Butters @ [email protected] or 020 8267 8290.

We look forward to hearing from you.