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Development awards

Sponsored by The Scottish Government

There is no cost to enter the Development Awards. The Rising Marketing Star, Rising Agency Star and Rising Creative Star categories are by nomination only.

If you know someone or work with a Rising Star that you would like to nominate please visit the website to submit your nomination which should be in less than 200 words. Candidates will be contacted, asked to complete a questionnaire and if shortlisted, will be invited for interview.

All shortlisted candidates in the Development Category will be invited for an interview on April 27 2018.

1.1 Star School Award in association with Young Enterprise Scotland and the SQA
This award will be presented to the team of pupils that produces the best marketing strategy as part of their business plan for a new product or service, developed in line with the YES Business Award involving schools throughout Scotland.

1.2 Star Creative Student
Submissions are invited from students studying a variety of creative subjects at universities and colleges across Scotland working on a real client brief.
The finalists are invited to the Star Awards Dinner.
This award is sponsored by Union Direct with support from IL Design.

1.3 Star Marketing Student
Star Marketing Students are nominated by universities and colleges from across Scotland and assessed at an Apprentice Day based on a number of team tasks as well as individual interviews. The finalists will be invited to the Star Awards Dinner.
This award is sponsored by Maxxium UK.

1.4 Rising Agency Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations of less than 200 words received. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2017.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Achievements and projects in 2017 – 50 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points

1.5 Rising Creative Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations received of less than 200 words. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2017.
This award is sponsored by StudioLR.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Achievements and projects in 2017 – 50 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points

 

1.6 Rising Marketing Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations received of less than 200 words. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2017.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Achievements and projects in 2017 – 50 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points
Gold star tip
Plan ahead. Draft an outline of what you want to get across before you start writing and plan content for each of the questions

Entry Deadline

 The entry deadline for awards is 5pm on February 19th!

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