CMA announces four new awards – open for entry from today

October 8th, 2018

In addition to announcing the nominations of this year’s CMA awards, we are also really excited to unveil four new awards, which are open for entry from today.

The details of the categories are below, but in short, they seek to recognise the work of those individual brands and agencies who have been nominated for this year’s Awards. There ’s one award for in-house brand content teams and three awards for best agencies split down by the number of full-time team members.

We think the awards are a fantastic opportunity for those agencies and brands who have committed to entering to further highlight the amazing teamwork they have produced during the past year.

We have tried to keep the entry process as simple as possible. Details of how to enter are here.

The awards, which will be judged by industry experts and influencers and will be announced on the night, and there will be gold, silver and bronze trophies. The fee to enter is £100.

Deadline for entries: 24th October 2018

 Best All-round In-house Content Team

This award is for brand-owned in-house content teams that have entered at least one other category at this year’s CMA awards. The judges will be looking to reward those teams whose output over the relevant qualifying period demonstrates strategic insight, great creativity, brand synergy and demonstrable effectiveness.  Ideally, work should be over a spectrum of activity, including campaigns and/or one-offs. Entries should also reference relevant changes in the team size or make-up, training or learning and development initiatives, and thought leadership. Your submitted entry into the 2018 awards, including bronze, silver and gold, will be considered, but not to the exclusion of other factors.  

Best All-round Content Agency – large (over 50 staff)/network-owned

This award is designed to reward the all-round success of large or network-owned agencies over the relevant qualifying period. They must have entered at least one other category at this year’s CMA awards. Judges will look at a number of factors including: financial performance; new-business success; pitch win rate; client retention; new work from existing clients; thought/industry leadership; team development, and work that demonstrates creative, brand synergy and effectiveness excellence. Your submitted entry into the 2018 awards, including bronze, silver and gold, will be considered, but not to the exclusion of other factors. 

Best All-round Content Agency – medium (11-50 staff)

This award is designed to reward the all-round success of small/medium-sized agencies over the relevant qualifying period. They must have entered at least one other category at this year’s CMA awards. Judges will look at a number of factors including: financial performance; new-business success; pitch win rate; client retention; new work from existing clients; thought/industry leadership; team development, and work that demonstrates creative and effectiveness excellence. Your submitted entry into the 2018 awards, including bronze, silver and gold, will be considered, but not to the exclusion of other factors.

Best All-round Content Agency – small (up to 10 staff)

This award is designed to reward the all-round success of small-sized agencies over the relevant qualifying period. They must have entered at least one other category at this year’s CMA awards. Judges will look at a number of factors including: financial performance; new-business success; pitch win rate; client retention; new work from existing clients; thought/industry leadership; team development, and work that demonstrates creative and effectiveness excellence. Your submitted entry into the 2018 awards, including bronze, silver and gold, will be considered, but not to the exclusion of other factors.

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