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The Chairman's & Champions Category

MARKETING STAR SIGNS

CAPRICORN

The Serial Winner

Surely two decades of bagging trophies strengthens their claim to be the GOAT?

The Chairman's & Champions Category is sponsored by
Beam Suntory

Celestial powers and cosmic forces can do nothing to stop these industry titans. These awards recognise the people and companies at the top of their game.

5.1 Chairman’s Award for a First Time Entry (FTE)


The Star Awards Judging Chair will select first time entrants from across all categories for this award.

This award is not open for general entry.

5.2 Chairman’s Award for a Small- to Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME)


The Star Awards Judging 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.

This award is not open for general entry.

5.3 Champions of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Award


This award reflects the commitment of The Marketing Society to promote diversity, equality and inclusion across all areas of potential discrimination in our industry including gender, race, LBGTI+, disability and mental health.
Nominations of less that 500 words are invited and can relate to an overall approach by an organisation or a specific project.

A shortlist will then be invited to complete a questionnaire which will cover the following areas.

  • Ambition and clarity of objectives - 20 points
  • Strategic thinking and effective planning - 20 points
  • Originality, innovation and creativity - 20 points
  • Execution and implementation - 20 points
  • Scale and evidence of results - 20 points

Submissions can relate to Business to Business or Business to Consumer activity and to an internal or external audience.

Nominations should be emailed to [email protected]
by 12th February 2024.

This award is sponsored by the Scottish Government and is free to enter.

 

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 and nominate 2 papers they wish to be considered by the final judging panel.

The following areas will be scored:

  • Performance of Star Award papers - 40 points
  • Overall achievements and performance as an organisation - 30 points
  • Commitment to training and development - 10 points
  • Employer brand reputation - 10 points
  • Involvement in, and support of, the industry - 10 points

Shortlisted organisations will be contacted in April.
This award is not open for direct entry.

5.5 Star Marketing Team of the Year


This award is not open for direct entry. Marketing teams are shortlisted based on the overall performance of their Star Awards entries and will be invited to complete a questionnaire and nominate 2 papers they wish to be considered by the final judging panel.

The following areas will be scored:

  • Performance of Star Award papers - 40 points
  • Overall achievements and performance as an organisation - 30 points
  • Commitment to training and development - 10 points
  • Employer brand reputation - 10 points
  • Involvement in, and support of, the industry - 10 points

Shortlisted organisations will be contacted in April.
This award is not open for direct entry.

5.6 Inspirational Agency Leader of the Year


This award is entered by nominations of less than 500 words. Please email your nomination to [email protected] by no later than February 12, 2024.

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • A story which is an inspiration to others - 25 points
  • Demonstrated bravery, original thinking or outstanding leadership - 25 points
  • Shown real achievement with their agency - 25 points
  • Contributed to thought leadership in the industry - 25 points

This award is free to enter, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a questionnaire which our judging panel will use to select the winner.

5.7 Inspirational Marketing Leader of the Year


This award is entered by nominations of less than 500 words. Please email your nomination to [email protected] by no later than February 12, 2024.

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • A story which is an inspiration to others - 25 points
  • Demonstrated bravery, original thinking,
    or outstanding leadership - 25 points
  • Shown real achievement with their brand or organisations - 25 points
  • Contributed to thought leadership in the industry - 25 points

This award is free to enter, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a questionnaire which our judging panel will use to select the winner.

This award is sponsored by Denholm.

Monday 12 February 2024

Entry Deadline

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