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2016 MPAS AWARDS & MEDIA BALL

Singapore, 7th June, 2016: The 2016 MPAS AWARDS & MEDIA BALL will be held during Singapore Media Week 2016 at the Fullerton Hotel on September 26th 2016.

 

CATEGORIES 

PERSONALITY & PRODUCT AWARDS  

1 - MARKETING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 
• Concept/originality 30%
• Measurable results 40%
• Innovative use of media/Overall impact 30%  

2 - ADVERTISING SALES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
• Consistency of meeting goals  (% terms) 40%
• Annual Contracts Signed (S$) 60% 

3 - WRITER OF THE YEAR
(Minimum 3 stories submission)
• Creativity/innovation/Idea Generation 50%
• Writing/composition skills 50% 

4 - EDITOR OF THE YEAR
(Eligible only for original/locally produced contents)
• Quality/consistency of product(s) 30%
• Editorial direction/relevance to audience 30%
• Innovation/creativity in content and visual presentation 40% 

5 - DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
(Eligible only for original/locally produced contents)
• Quality/consistency of products(s) 30%
• Relevance of visuals to product(s) and audience 30%
• Innovation/creativity in layout and visual presentation 40%

6 - FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER)
• Concept/originality 40%
• Use of visual elements (photography, illustration, type) 20%
• Overall impact 20%
• Cover lines 20% 

7 - FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (LICENSED)
• Concept/originality 40%
• Use of visual elements (photography, illustration, type) 20%
• Overall impact 20%
• Cover lines 20%  

8 - FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (TRADE) 
• Concept/originality 40% 
• Use of visual elements (photography, illustration, type) 20% 
• Overall impact 20% 
• Cover lines 20%  

9 - EVENT/PARTY OF THE YEAR 
• Concept/originality 20%
• Overall impact 20%
• Measurable results 30%
• Innovative use of media 30%  

10 - CONFERENCE/EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR 
• Concept/originality 20%
• Overall impact 20%
• Measurable results 30%
• Innovative use of media 30%  

11 - ILLUSTRATION OF THE YEAR (PRINT) 
• Concept/originality 30%
• Presentation & tonality 30%
• Relevance/consistency with theme 30%
• Overall impact 10%

12 - PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (PRINT) 
• Concept/originality 30%
• Presentation & tonality 30%
• Relevance/consistency with theme 30%
• Overall impact 10%   

DIGITAL and BRAND AWARDS  

13 - PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (submit link and in PDF form)  
• Concept/originality 30%
• Presentation & tonality 30%
• Relevance/consistency with theme 30%
• Overall impact 10%   

14 - VIDEO MEDIA OF THE YEAR (ONLINE) (submit link) 
• Concept/originality 30%
• Presentation & tonality 30%
• Relevance/consistency with theme 30%
• Overall impact 10%  

15 - MOBILE APP OF THE YEAR (submit link to app and in PDF form) 
• Editorial/content quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%
• Navigation 10% 
• Integration of social media/UGC 10%
• Traffic growth 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

16 - WEBSITE OF THE YEAR (submit link and in PDF form) 
• Editorial/content quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%
• Navigation 10% 
• Integration of social media/UGC 10%
• Traffic growth 10%
• Overall excellence 10%   

17 - INDIVIDUAL BLOG WEBSITE OF THE YEAR (submit link and in PDF form) 
• Editorial/content quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%
• Navigation 10% 
• Integration of social media/UGC 10%
• Traffic growth 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

18 - E-COMMERCE SITE OF THE YEAR (submit link and in PDF form) 
• Editorial/content quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%
• Navigation 10% 
• Integration of social media/UGC 10%
• Traffic growth 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

19 - TRADE MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

20 - SPECIAL INTEREST MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

21 - BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%    

22 - FOOD MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%   

23 - IN-FLIGHT MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

DIGITAL, BRAND & SPECIAL AWARDS   

24 - TRAVEL MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) • Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%   

25 - WELLNESS MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) • Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

26 - FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) • Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

27 - MEN’S MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10% 

28 - BEST CLUB (Membership) MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) • Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20% 
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10% 
• Overall excellence 10%  

29 - WOMEN’S MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%  
• Originality/creativity 20% 
• Audited circulation10% 
• Overall excellence 10%  

30 - LUXURY MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) • Editorial quality 20% 
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20% 
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10% 

31 - HOME MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
(Entrants must provide two representative issues) 
• Editorial quality 20% 
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%  
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10% 
• Overall excellence 10%  

32 – CHINESE MEDIA OF THE YEAR
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20%
• Audience relevance 20%  
• Originality/creativity 20% 
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10% 

33 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE MEDIA OF THE YEAR
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20% 
• Audience relevance 20%  
• Originality/creativity 20% 
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10%  

34 - PARENTING MEDIA OF THE YEAR
(Entrants must provide two representative issues)
• Editorial quality 20%
• Visual quality 20% 
• Audience relevance 20%  
• Originality/creativity 20%
• Audited circulation 10%
• Overall excellence 10% 

SPECIAL AWARDS  

35 - MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 

36 - MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

37 - MEDIA COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Voted for by MPAS EXCO.

Note that the 2016 MPAS Awards are only open to MPAS members.

All members have 1 entry free of charge, additional entries are priced at S$100 per entry.

To join MPAS please fill out the following form 

Entries from publications during the period of May 2015 - August 2016 only.

Please watch this space for updated categories.

MPAS AWARDS entries close on September 2nd 2016 AT 1800hrs.

HOW TO ENTER
Each entry to the MPAS awards must include the following:
1. CATEGORIES: Indicate the category in which you are entering the work.
2. TITLE: Provide a descriptive name by which you refer to this entry.
3. SUMMARY: Provide a maximum 300-word description of how the entry meets the criteria outlined above. Be specific and include factual information, examples and details where required/appropriate. Include any measurement parameters and whether they were met. NOTE: Highlight any sensitive or proprietary information and it will be kept confidential.
4. SAMPLES: Samples should be provided for all award entries. For print submissions, include two hard-copy original versions of the product being entered. For Consumer and Trade Magazine of the year submissions, include colour printouts of relevant pages as well as URL links or other means necessary to access the product digitally. For individual awards, provide relevant samples of work done by the entrant. All samples will become property of MPAS and will not be ruined.
5. CONTACT INFORMATION: Each entry must include Company Name, address and phone; plus a Contact Name, email and mobile phone number

For moe information, please contact Alexander Knight at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.