Competition reveals best practices to energise brands, create new products, engage audiences, grow advertising revenue, develop customer insights, and instill innovation at media companies. First-place winners will be announced May 24 in London.
Finalists in the INMA Global Media Awards competition were announced today, representing the international pinnacle in media company efforts to grow audience, revenue, and brand.
Some 117 finalists in 20 categories and two groups for global/national brands and regional/local brands were unveiled for the competition produced by the International News Media Association, the premier organisation dedicated to surfacing the best ideas in media.
The 40 first-place winners, regional winners, and the international “Best In Show” will be revealed at the Global Media Awards Dinner Tuesday, May 24, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The dinner is held at the conclusion of the 86th Annual INMA World Congress.
The INMA Global Media Awards competition received 699 entries from 264 news brands in 40 countries.
The competition rewards six activities key to commercial and brand success in a fast-changing media world:
Creating new products.
Growing, engaging, and monetising audiences.
Growing advertising revenue.
Developing customer insights.
The Global Media Awards competition was judged in February by an international panel of 41 executives from 19 countries representing stakeholders in the media industry.
“The best place for media companies to look for ideas and inspiration is internationally,” said Earl J. Wilkinson, executive director and CEO of INMA. “And what we see in the finalists for this year's Global Media Awards are aspirational brand stories connecting with audiences, delivering value for advertisers, and making a commitment to innovation.”
Who among the finalists will take home category, regional, and international prizes? Find out for yourself by joining the INMA World Congress May 22-24 in London and get a front-row seat to ideas and innovation.
The International News Media Association (INMA) is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue in a multi-media environment. The INMA community consists of more than 7,400 executives at 600+ news media companies in 80+ countries. Headquartered in Dallas, INMA has offices in Antwerp, New Delhi, San Salvador and São Paulo.
INMA Global Media Awards finalists
Editor's note: Finalists below are listed alphabetically. Group 1 represents regional/local brands. Group 2 represents global/national brands. Click on the entry name to view the campaign.