Prolific North logoThe final, non-negotiable, however-good-your-excuse-is deadline for submitting entries for the Northern Marketing Awards  is today Friday 10th May. For any last minute queries, please call 01706 828855.

Entries are coming in from companies and agencies across the North and we’re confident that the inaugural Northern Marketing Awards dinner on 3rd July will see the largest gathering of marketing folk in the North of England in 2013.

NABS, the industry body that supports the lives – through good and bad – of those working in advertising and the media, is partnering the Prolific North Marketing Awards as the awards’ charitable partner with Melbourne Server Hosting the Awards’ headline partner.

The Prolific North Marketing Awards 2013

We intend to announce the short list on 24 May ahead of the dinner on 3 July.

The award categories available to enter, range from B2B and B2C to IT & Telecoms, Not-for-Profit and Professional & Financial Services and across into Mobile Marketing, Social Media and Best use of Research or Insight.

The full list of categories can be found here.

More detailed information on the awards, categories, criteria, judges, venue and other supporting documentation can be found at our dedicated micro-site.

Given the huge level of interest and record-breaking number of entries we received for our only other annual Awards initiative, the Prolific North Awards, we are confident that this event, specifically and purely marketing-focused, will prove to be an unmissable occasion for every marketeer in the North, whether you work for an organisation, company, brand or agency.

Melbourne Server Hosting is the night’s headline partner.

The top-drawer panel of judges includes some of the North’s most high-profile industry experts:

  • Phil Jones

    Phil Jones

    Emma Leech, Director of Marketing, Communications and Recruitment, University of Nottingham

  • Mark Critchley, Chief Executive, Handsome
  • Phil Jones,  Managing Director, Brother UK
  • Andrew Diggle, Head of Content, Manchester United FC
  • Katrina Michel, CEO, Marketing Cheshire
  • Lee Hicken, Director, Hebe Media
  • Jason Spencer

    Jason Spencer

    Michael Taylor, Chairman, Downtown Manchester

  • Cat Lewis, CEO & Executive Producer, Nine Lives Media
  • Nigel Walley, Managing Director, Decipher
  • Jason Spencer, Business Development Director, ITV
  • Will Stone, Head of Communications UK & Ireland, UPM

Phil Jones, has blogged on 10 tips for entering awards here.