Media Week Awards 2013 winners to be unveiled tonight

The stage is set for the Media Week Awards 2013 tonight, which will be attended by 1,450 members of the UK media industry and hosted by Greg Davies of 'The Inbetweeners' fame.

of

All of the UK's major media owners will be represented at this evening's event, which will be attended by key members of the leading media agencies.

Awards to be announced at the ceremony include the Agency of the Year, Sales Team of the Year, Media Brand of the Year and Rising Stars at media agencies and media companies.

Meet the judges

This year's awards were judged by 73 media leaders (many of whom are pictured below) selected from all sides of the industry. This year's panel includes Kelly Williams, group commercial director, ITV, Stuart Mays, director of commercial strategy, Global Radio, Pedro Avery, chief executive, Arena, Paul Frampton, chief executive, Havas Media UK, Karen Stacey, broadcast sales director, Bauer Media and Ann Wixley, creative director, OMD UK. The licensing hours of the Grosvenor Hotel have been extended by two hours this evening, to aid the celebration and both a live band and DJs have been booked as part of the after-show entertainment.

Co-chair of this year’s judging panel, Linda Grant, managing director of Metro, called them "a hugely important event in the media calendar", and "an opportunity to celebrate the breadth and depth of talent within our industry".

Steve Hatch, chief executive of MEC and fellow co-chair of judges, added: "What a privilege it has been to co-chair the Media Week Awards in a year that was a tsunami of a high watermark.

 "The judges wrestled and rowed for hours in selecting this year’s winners, with the creative thinking and innovation nothing short of inspiring and matched only by the keen spirit of collaboration of the very best work."

Top-tier sponsors at Media Week Awards 2013 include Metro, ShortList Media, NeverUnderDressed, OK! Magazine, Spotify, BrightRoll, GetMeMedia, TubeMogul and Undertone.

Keep up with all the stories from tonight on Twitter using the hashtag #MWAwards.

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

Waitrose boosts content strategy with 'Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose' C4 tie-up

Waitrose boosts content strategy with 'Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose' C4 tie-up

Waitrose has joined forces with Channel 4 and produced a Saturday morning lifestyle and cookery programme called 'Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose', with TV presenters Lisa Snowdon and Steve Jones signed up to front it.

Share
Newspaper ABCs: Guardian smashes through 100m browsers in March 2014

Newspaper ABCs: Guardian smashes through 100m browsers in March 2014

The Guardian reached more than 100 million monthly unique browsers for the first time in March, according to Audit Bureau of Circulations figures published today.

Share
Toyota achieves the impossible by calming angry Roman drivers

Toyota achieves the impossible by calming angry Roman drivers

Italians swearing and shouting while sitting behind the wheels of their cars and negotiating the busy streets of Rome could become a thing of the past if they all start driving Toyota's Hybrid vehicles, implies a short film for the car brand.

Share

Get news by email