Today is the last day to enter the Australian Magazine Awards (AMA) and be celebrated as the most successful, innovative and impactful magazine brands and publishers in Australia. Don't rely on a deadline extension - as there isn't one this year! All entries must be submitted by 4pm today - 23 September.
You can get the full entry kit is here, with criteria for each category and updated rules around providing audited readership figures.
This year GroupM CEO Mark Lollback will oversee the judging for the AMAs, chairing a panel of top agency and client side execs to determine the trophy winners of the night.
Procter & Gamble has been revealed as the headline sponsor of the breakfast event, held at Ivy Ballroom on 11 November. Other sponsors include BlueStarWeb, Gordon and Gotch, Magazine Networks and Royal Auto.
The awards have been updated this year with several new and evolved categories to reflect the changing dynamics magazine publishers face. Categories recognise excellence in overall brand performance in print, digital, marketing, content, events and growth areas such as e-commerce.
The sponsors for the 2016 AMAs
We've added Designer of the Year category to recognise the production values and aesthetics that go into producing a beautiful magazine and the Best use of Multi Media category to recognise the cross-platform nature of magazine brands.
Meanwhile the former Native Advertising category has evolved into the Best Content Marketing Campaign of the Year award and the previous website and app categories have been merged to become the Digital Brand of the Year award.
Entries close at 4pm TODAY adn the deadline won't be extended. The full entry kit is here, with criteria for each category and updated rules around providing audited readership figures.
Read a Q&A with Vogue editor Edwina McCann who took home the Event of the Year accolade last year, on what makes an award winning event.
The full list of categories is:
Magazine Brand of the Year
Fashion Magazine Brand of the Year
Food Magazine Brand of the Year
General Interest Magazine Brand of the Year
Health & Family Magazine Brand of the Year
Home & Garden Magazine Brand of the Year
Newspaper Inserted Magazine Brand of the Year
Special Interest Magazine Brand of the Year
Digital Media Brand of the Year
Best use of Multi Media
Event of the Year
Cover of the Year
Custom Media Brand of the Year
Editor of the Year
Sales Team of the Year
Designer of the Year
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Best Content Marketing Campaign of the Year
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