redress the balance and bring black Scottish history into the mainstream.
The winning entrant will receive:
A paid placement at the award-winning creative agency, Union Direct
Union Direct is a straight-talking creative agency based in Edinburgh. You’ll be part of the creative team, have your ideas heard, work on live briefs and get your foot in the door of the industry.
The Aspiring Creative Award 2021
The Marketing Society Star Awards are renowned for recognising the achievements of great work and great people in our industry. As a winner, you'll join this prestigious set and receive your award at the annual gala in June 2021.
The opportunity to see your work make a difference
We hope to have the winning entry realised and put out into the public sphere. (How we approach this depends on the details of the winning entry).
Meet The Judges
Simon Crunden, Managing Director, Republic of Media
Miles Greenwood - Curator of Legacies and Empire, Glasgow Life
Aarti Joshi - Head of Marketing & Communications, DF Concerts
Sir Geoff Palmer - Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University
Barrington Reeves, Creative Director, Too Gallus
Sheryl Thompson - Creative Director, Union Direct
Saoirse McKenna - Copywriter, Union Direct
Anna Vaughan - Advertising Lead, NatWest Group
Asif Khan - Director, Scottish Poetry Library