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Chairman's & Champions

Awards in this category cannot be entered directly.

5.1 Chairman’s Award for First Time Entry (FTE)
The Star Awards Chair will select entries from First Time Entrants across all categories for this award.

5.2 Chairman’s Award for a Small to Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) - Client and Agency
The Star Awards Chair will select entries from SMEs from across all categories for this award. SME Clients must have less than 100 staff and SME Agencies must have less than 10 staff.

5.3 Champions of Diversity and Equality Award
This award reflects the commitment of the Marketing Society to promote diversity andequality across all areas of potential discrimination in our industry including gender,race, LBGTI sexual orientation, disability and mental health.

Nominations of less than 500 words are invited and can relate to an overall organisational approach or a specific project. The shortlist will be invited to compete a questionnaire for final assessment.

Please email nominations to [email protected]

5.4 Star Agency of the Year
Agencies are shortlisted based on the overall performance of their Star Awards entries and will be invited to complete a questionnaire detailing the overall agency performance in 2018.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Performance of their Star Award papers - 30 points
  • Overall achievements in 2018 – 20 points
  • Reputation as strong Employer Brand – 20 points
  • Commitment to training and development - 20 points
  • Involvement in and support of the industry - 10 points

5.5 Star Marketing Team of the Year
Marketing teams are shortlisted based on the performance of their Star Awards entries and will be invited to complete a questionnaire detailing their overall team and organisation performance in 2018.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Performance of their Star Award papers - 30 points
  • Overall achievements in 2018 – 20 points
  • Reputation as strong Employer Brand – 20 points
  • Commitment to training and development - 20 points
  • Involvement in and support of the industry - 10 points

5.6 Inspirational Agency Leader of the Year
This award is entered by nominations of less than 500 words.

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • A story which is an inspiration to others
  • Demonstrated bravery, original thinking or outstanding leadership
  • Shown real achievement with their agency
  • Contributed to thought leadershipin the industry

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a questionnaire which our judging panel will use to select the winner.

Please email nominations to [email protected]

5.7 Inspirational Marketing Leader of the Year
This award is entered by nominations of less than 500 words.

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • A story which is an inspiration to others
  • Demonstrated bravery, original thinking or outstanding leadership
  • Shown real achievement with their brand or organisations
  • Contributed to thought leadership in the industry

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a questionnaire which our judging panel will use to select the winner. 

Please email nominations to [email protected]

Entry Deadline

The entry deadline for awards is 5pm on 18th February 2019.

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