How to Enter
The Marketing Society Excellence Awards sets the standard of marketing excellence in the UK. With 23 categories there is something for everyone.
View the categories and check the entry criteria.
When submitting your entry, ensure you have obtained permission to feature material from external suppliers as necessary.
The Marketing Society will publish winning and shortlisted case studies, to promote marketing excellence. If your case study contains sensitive information, you should clearly state this and indicate which information should not be published. In addition, some winners will be approached and invited to present at a best practice showcase event in 2015.
Who can enter
Entries may be submitted by the owner of the brand or company, or their marketing agency. All agencies entering must gain prior approval from a director at the client company, and supply that individual’s email address for verification. You do not have to be a member of The Marketing Society to enter the Awards.
An entry must take the form of a 2000 word paper submitted online in a PDF document, plus your 300 word Executive Summary (detailed below). Total max word count: 2300 words. Please note your word count on the last page. Creative images should be used to illustrate the paper and aid the judges in their evaluation. Images should be no larger than A5 at 300 dpi. You are permitted to supply a maximum of three images in jpeg version. The total submission should not exceed 5MBs. Paper copies are not required.
In addition, please submit with each entry an Executive Summary of no more than 300 words. This should cover:
• Scale of the task
• Key results
For an example of a winning paper please view the Grand Prix winner from 2014.
Guidance on entering
For further information please call Jo Plinston on 020 8973 1366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Member: £380 +VAT for each entry
• Non-member: £500 +VAT for each entry
• Charity: £250 +VAT for each entry for charities and not-for-profit companies
• Young Marketing Leader of the Year: Free of charge
• Entries close on 6 February 2015
• Submission: 2000 word submission
• PLUS a 300 word executive summary
• Authorisation: Authorised by Marketing Director or equivalent