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HOW TO GUIDE

KEY DATES

Qualification dates

To qualify, all work submitted for the Awards must have taken place between 1 June 2020 and 31 April 2021.

COSTS TO ENTER

MPA members receive their first entry free plus a free entry to the ‘Of the Year’ category relevant to them. Entries after this are £93 plus VAT per entry.

Non-member entries are £109 plus VAT per entry.

The following categories are free to enter for all members and non-members:

  • Student Award
  • My Freelance Hero (by nomination only)

Once you have submitted your entry, payment is required through the Awards entry website.

Non-payment will result in your entry being void.

If you want to consider joining the MPA please contact cindy@mpa.org.uk

HOW TO ENTER

Our easy to complete digital entry can be found using the link below:

CLICK HERE TO ENTER

Please register ASAP so we know what entries are coming in.

You can save and go back and amend as many times as you like before final submission.

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RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • The office that is entering much be based within the Greater Manchester region and the work submitted must have been created by that office
  • Collaboration must be between companies who are based in Greater Manchester
  • Valid entries submitted must contain work that was created between 1 June 2020 and 31 April 2021 to qualify
  • All entries must not exceed the word count and will be disqualified by judges should this be the case
  • Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • Do not enter the same campaign/project into more than 3 categories

Student Award only - Process of Judging:

  • Only one entry per person
  • All entries will be collated by Jeff McCarthy - Senior Lecturer - Digital Marketing, Manchester Metropolitan University and then distributed to the judging panel. Jeff takes no part in the judging process in order to avoid any conflict of interest.
  • A maximum shortlist of 10 will be selected. All shortlisted entrants will be awarded MPA student membership at a value of £25.
  • The shortlist will be forwarded to the MPA judging panel
  • The judges will select 3 finalists from the shortlist
  • Each finalist will attend the 2021 MPA Awards celebration
  • The winner will be announced on the night and prize awarded – Prize consists of commemorative award, MPA student membership, career and recruitment advice (e.g. CV, interview technique).
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KEY TIPS FOR ALL ENTRIES

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