AMASA AWARDS 2018

 

AMASA Awards Opens and Agency of the Year added to list of categories!

 

IMPORTANT DATES 

Entries open: 1st August 2018
Entries close: Midnight 31st August 2018
Shortlist announced:   Final week of September
Gala Evening and Award Ceremony: 10th October 2018

The AMASA AWARDS exist to celebrate excellence in media planning, innovation and creative media ideas. The judges will be looking for entries which are based on sound insights, underpinned by great ideas and followed through with perfectly executed strategy all the while showing outstanding and measurable results.

We call on all media practitioners’ nationwide to show off their best work implemented between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018, to inspire and motivate media talent to achieve international acclaim. Such campaigns will compete in one of the 23 categories and for the renowned Roger Garlick Grand Prix, awarded to the best work presented overall.

This year, the AMASA AWARDS will also be adding AGENCY OF THE YEAR to the list of categories. The winning agency will be determined through a combination of points for shortlists, highly commended and gold awards as well as a senior panel of experts to evaluate the top scoring agencies.

PLEASE NOTE: Your client’s approval is essential and we may need you to show proof of consent if your entry is shortlisted or awarded.

Download the entry form here

 

THE CATEGORIES (Click here for more information)

• NEW: AMASA AGENCY of YEAR – Recognises the most awarded agency at the AMASA Awards and includes a motivation to a senior panel of experts.
• ROGER GARLIC AWARD – Presented to the best overall campaign of the year.

  1. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: FMCG
  2. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: TRANSPORT
  3. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: B2B
  4. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: FINANCIAL
  5. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: PUBLIC SERVICES
  6. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: TRAVEL, ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE
  7. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: RETAIL (INCLUDES E-COMMERCE & QSR)
  8. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: MEDIA
  9. BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN: OTHER CONSUMER GOODS (INCLUDING DURABLES & TELCO)
  10. BEST BRANDED CONTENT CAMPAIGN
  11. BEST EXPERIENTIAL/EVENT CAMPAIGN
  12. BEST ONLINE CAMPAIGN
  13. BEST SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
  14. BEST USE OF MOBILE
  15. BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY/DATA
  16. BEST SPONSORSHIP
  17. BEST CONTRIBUTION BY A MEDIA OWNER
  18. BEST TACTICAL USE OF MEDIA
  19. BEST TRADE MARKETING
  20. BEST PRO BONO CAMPAIGN
  21. BEST USE OF A SMALL BUDGET (<R150K)
  22. IGNITION AWARD FOR STUDENTS (STUDENTS ONLY)

 

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Complete the entry form. Download the entry form here
  2. Obtain a letter of consent from the clients / brand manager whose campaign you are entering the award for.
  3. Gather supporting documentation and if you have a link to a video hosted online, ensure that the URL / web page address is included on your entry form.
  4. Email your entry form and supporting documentation, including your letter of consent and proof of payment to amasa.awards2018@gmail.com
  5. Entry forms and supporting material will only be accepted in digital format, and only via the email address provided.

 

For queries please email: amasa.awards2018@gmail.com

 

Special Notes:  

A maximum of 5 supporting documents per entry allowed. (Excluding the entry form, including photographs, video, PDF documents to support your entry).

Entrants are welcome to enter the same entry into various categories if they wish. Entrants are also encouraged to submit a supporting video entry to accompany their entry form but this is not a requirement.

Campaigns entered should be authentic, signed off by the respective client and entries should indicate how the campaign delivered on the quantifiable goals set and generated sound commercial results.

 

COSTS

General entries – R1700 (Excl VAT)
Ignition entries – R800 (Excl VAT)
All entries to be accompanied by proof of payment. Banking details are on the entry form.

 

DATES:

Entries open: 1 August 2018
Entries close: Midnight 31 August 2018
Shortlist announced:  Final week of September
Gala Evening and Award Ceremony: 10th October 2018

 

THE CEREMONY

The prestigious AMASA Awards Ceremony Gala announces, honours and presents the awards to the winners

Date: 10th October 2018
Time: 7:00 for 7:15pm
Venue: The Hilton – Sandton
Tickets: R750 per person or a table of 10 @ R700 per person. Ticket sales open 15 August 2018

*Price includes: Three course plated dinner, bottle of wine per table and entertainment.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact amasa.awards2018@gmail.com

 

 

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