SHOW OFF YOUR TALENTS Deadline for entries: www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards 5pm Friday 4th September 2009 DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES Friday 4th September 2009 Enter at: www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards ® ‘ These awards are an excellent opportunity to recognise and acknowledge success ‘ in our industry. Winning is a great way to demonstrate expertise and excellence to clients, both existing and potential, and can be a real moral boost for staff. Nicky Unsworth, MD of BJL and Chairman of The Marketing Industry Network Contact us For more information on categories and how to enter please contact Kimberley Baran on 0141 559 6078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to sponsor the MIN Awards 2009 please contact Lynn Lester on 0141 559 6074 or email email@example.com For more general information on the Marketing Industry Network please contact Danielle Gordon on 0141 559 6066 or email danielle.gordon@ marketingindustrynetwork.com With thanks to our sponsors: Organised by: ® The MIN awards aims to identify the BEST media, marketing and communication agencies and teams across the whole of the UK. We invite you to enter a short report to be in the running to win one of these coveted accolades. This is your chance to demonstrate what you can do and get the recognition you deserve. The Marketing Industry Network Who can Enter? The Marketing Industry Network was created to help Entries are open to all digital agencies, creative you grow your business and develop your career. We agencies, media owners, PR companies, events create connections through different mediums: live companies, DM agencies, Media Sales Teams, events, a mentors programme, downloadable white Market Research firms (please see categories for a papers and reports donated from our members and a full list of eligible companies) throughout the whole of Who’s Who. the UK including Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Join the MIN today and enter the awards for free • MIN Members can enter as many categories as Why Enter? they feel appropriate for no charge • Connect with peers and clients through the • Become a member for as little as £150 per Marketing Industry Network and its resources year and enter as many categories as you like • Demonstrate your talent and skills to your for free company, clients and peers • Non-members can also enter. • Stand out from the competitors as an award Each entry charged at £70 winning company • Gain fantastic PR opportunities * A membership form is included as part of this • Boost morale throughout your company and booklet or find out more about joining here: reward your hardworking individuals and teams www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/min/join • Reassure clients that you are the best company for the job. Deadline for entries: 5pm Friday 4th September 2009 Enter at: www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards ‘ The MIN Awards creates a fantastic opportunity for all agencies to showcase the best of their creative and strategic work whatever their size, age or discipline. A fabulous chance to motivate and attract staff, increase client loyalty and generate future business opportunities… whilst pissing off your competitors. ‘ Carl Hopkins, MD of Kloog, Mentor and Judge for the Marketing Industry Network How to Enter Judges 1. Visit www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards The 2009 judging panel will include a number of 2. Browse the categories to decide which ones suit respected MIN mentors and industry professionals, you best which so far include: 3. Register as a new user of the Marketing Industry • Brian Child, ex CEO of Network Awards 2009 McCann Erickson Manchester 4. Follow the on screen instructions to upload your • Ray Hanks, ex Head of Creative at NWDA entries and make your payment if necessary • Peter Croome, ex MD of Rapier • Tony Harding, MD of Momentumspk * Remember you can enter for free if you are a • Martin Anderson, ex MD of BDH MIN member. A membership form is included at • Carl Hopkins, ex MD of JDA the end of this booklet or you can join online at • Gordon Brown, MD of Circuit Break www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/min/join Awards Ceremony The results will be announced at a gala award ceremony in Manchester in November 2009. This event will serve as a Grand Finale for the Awards season, the ultimate review of which businesses stand head and shoulders above their competitors. CATEGORIES 01 Chairman’s Award 18 Newspaper of the Year Entries are automatically entered into this 19 Broadcaster of the Year category. Chosen by the Chairman as his personal favourite and announced at the Radio and Television MIN Awards ceremony. 20 Outdoor Company or Team of the Year 02 Advertising Agency or Team of the Year 21 Events Company or Team of the Year 03 Design Consultancy or Team of the Year 22 Media Agency or Team of the Year 04 Digital Agency or Team of the Year 23 Production Company or Team of the Year 05 Integrated Agency or Team of the Year 24 New Start of the Year 06 DM/Sales Promotion Agency or Team of Any sector applicable. Company started the Year between Summer 2007 and Summer 2009 07 B2B Agency or Team of the Year 08 Public Relations Consultancy or Team REGIONAL AWARDS of the Year 25 Scottish Company or Team of the Year 09 Market Research Company or Team 26 North East Company or Team of the Year of the Year 27 Yorkshire Company or Team of the Year 10 Media Sales Team of the Year: Newspaper 28 North West Company or Team of the Year 11 Media Sales Team of the Year: Magazine 29 Midlands Company or Team of the Year 12 Media Sales Team of the Year: Outdoor 30 South West Company or Team of the Year 13 Media Sales Team of the Year: Television 31 London Company or Team of the Year 14 Media Sales Team of the Year: Radio 32 South East Company or Team of the Year 15 Media Sales Team of the Year: Digital 33 Welsh Company or Team of the Year 16 Media Sales Team of the Year: Cross Platform 34 Northern Irish Company or Team of the Year 17 Marketing Agency or Team of the Year Deadline for entries: 5pm Friday 4th September 2009 Enter at: www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards ‘ Through entering the awards agencies not only raise their profile and reputation but can, more importantly, communicate and demonstrate the full impact that their work has had for their clients. ‘ Gordon Brown, MD of Circuit Break and Mentor and Judge for the Marketing Industry Network Writing your report General Rules It aims to be as simple and as easy to enter as 1. All submissions must be made online at possible. To enter you have to write a 1000 word www.marketingindustrynetwork.com/awards. report detailing your businesses successes. 2. Work entered into more than one category must The judges will be looking for examples of: be treated as a completely separate entry. • Innovative thinking 3. Multiple entries can be made. • Excellent service 4. All entries must be supplied and conform to • Strong results (wherever possible backed up category rules/submission formats. Entries must with financial evidence) be received by no later than 5pm Friday 4th The report should include information about the strategies September 2009. Please note that we cannot your team has employed, difficulties and solutions you guarantee that entries received after this deadline have faced/ overcome and any significant changes your will be considered. business has undergone over the past 18 months. 5. Entries are open to MIN members and all other The report should not solely be about a particular piece of UK based organisations. client work or one campaign. 6. The judges reserve the right to re-allocate entries that in their view are entered in an incorrect Your entry should: category. • Contain no more than 1000 words 7. The organisers reserve the right to publish/exhibit • Be split into the following sections: screen grabs and/or submitted reports in relation > Executive Summary – (200 words) to the awards. The purpose of the executive summary is to 8. The organisers reserve the right to verify content ensure the judges go on and read your full report of submissions. > Challenges you faced – (300 words) 9. The judges’ decision is final. > What you did – (300 words) 10. All entries submitted must be legal. Any entries > What you achieved – (200 words) containing offensive material will be disqualified. • Contain financial evidence to support results; papers with this information will be favoured by the Report Tips jury where appropriate When writing your report don’t assume the judges know • Have up to three images saved to a high your company and what you do. Give clear concise resolution (300dpi) as JPEG or PDF statements in the report. • Include client testimonials if applicable Enter the Marketing Industry Network Awards for free! And save at least £338 per year. 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