Media i has announced that the 2017 Media i Awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday 15 November at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney.
This year’s program sees a full slate of sponsors, including the Media Federation of Australia (MFA) as the principal, along with category sponsors Carat, Initiative, IPG Mediabrands, OMD, Posterscope, PHD Media, Starcom, The Media Store, UM and Vizeum.
The Media i Awards acknowledge the important role media sales representatives play in the continual pursuit of media excellence.
Chris Winterburn, managing director of Media I, said: “The Media i Awards are the original, and still the biggest, awards program celebrating excellence in media sales.
Voted on by near on 80 per cent of [media owner-facing] media agency professionals, it provides unprecedented recognition of the best in the business and the role they play in delivering outstanding results for their clients.
“We thank the MFA and our returning agency sponsors who continue to highlight their appreciation and support of their media owner partners.”
Sophie Madden, CEO of the MFA said: “Media sales is a dynamic and fast-moving career, and the Media i Awards provides the opportunity for our industry to pause and acknowledge the outstanding contributions of teams and individuals.
“We are delighted to continue as the principal sponsor.”