This is a big one, so take some deep breaths … B&T is thrilled to announce the launch of our Best of the Best awards!
That’s right, clear the calendars for September, because the Best of the Best is shaping up to be one of our most exciting events yet.
Best of the Best will bring something unique to this year’s awards season. While most awards focus on the work of an agency as a whole, the Best of the Best will celebrate the immense talent on show in every area of advertising.
From casting agents to content producers, finance to film directors and project managers to PRs, we want to showcase the brightest talents across the whole industry.
Our Best of the Best awards will also be celebrating the people who continue to do the most, with categories for mentors and social change-makers.
You can find a breakdown of all the different categories here, along with a downloadable file outlining the full submission criteria.
Like our 30 Under 30 Awards, we’ll be having a People’s Choice round after entries close, where you can vote for the entrant who you think is most deserving.
Over here at B&T, we’ll be selecting two very special individuals to present with a Lifetime Achievement Award and a Grand Prix: Adlander Of The Year.
Does all this tickle your fancy? It should!
The awards will be judged by an exclusive panel of the industry’s most esteemed execs, while also creating a space for new business opportunities and network expansion.
Perhaps most importantly, it is also a prime opportunity to learn from some of the movers and shakers revolutionising the industry.
Come on, you know you want to apply! To start your entry, head on over here.
Now, for the really important stuff – the add-this-to-your-diary-right-now stuff:
Entries for the awards are now open, and will close on Friday 25 June 2021. The fee per entry is $299 (plus GST).
Late entries close on Friday 2 July with a fee of $399 (plus GST per entry).
You have plenty of time, so there’s no excuse to miss the deadline!
Early bird tickets are available from today, and will be available until Friday 13 August (spooky).
To apply, you’ll need case studies and examples of work that was active in the market between 1 January 2020 and 31 March 2021. That’s the period our judges will be making their decisions based off.
The first round of judging will take place between Thursday 8 July and Monday 2 August, with finalists announced on Monday 9 August.
The awards themselves will be taking place on Friday 10 September.
Phew! That was a lot of info.
Our fearless leader, CEO and co-founder of The Misfits, David Hovenden, said he was thrilled to launch Best of the Best.
“Running an increasingly full awards program, The Misfits has become aware over the years that the absence of an open individual recognition award was definitely an elephant in the room we couldn’t go on ignoring,” he said.
“And so we’ve decided to launch Best of the Best.
“It’s pretty much what it says on the tin: recognition of the true experts and leaders in this ever-changing industry.”
Time is ticking, so make sure to start your applications now.
We can’t wait to see you there!
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