How do I enter

How will the competition be assessed?

  • Through a panel presentation in front of expert judges drawn from the executive steering committee (no-one will be judged by their own company).

Finalist commitment

  • No lengthy submission process or preparation is required prior to the finals, minimising any loss of focus away from your day job
  • A professional curiosity to be measured against peers from companies outside of your own
  • An opportunity to join our exclusive global alumni of fellow Pharma winners

Why should your company take part?

  • A desire to encourage professional development through peer competency benchmarking outside of your company
  • Develop your agency skills and abilities against the best in the industry
  • An opportunity to validate the rigour of your recruitment, training and development of your team's as evidenced through their performance in the competition
  • With success an opportunity to attract new talent to your organisation and create affiliate pride
  • Entry is set at only £150 per team, including lunch and refreshments where applicable.

What are the categories?

Finalist agencies and teams can select the category that best suits their skill sets, from the following:

  • Communications Agency Team – NHS Challenge
  • Communications Agency Team – International Challenge

Agency teams have the opportunity to shine and enter one of two different awards:

  1. Focused on a challenge in the UK marketplace
  2. or
  3. With an international focus

Agencies entering will be advised of the exact challenges on the finals day.  So no preparation needed, just a sharp set of brains on the day!


Key dates

Entry Opens
Entry Closes
Finals day – Singles (Marketer of the Year)
Finals day – Communications Team of the Year
Finals day – Commercial Cross - Functional Team (Marketer of the Year)
Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Marketer of the year link