Information for entering

BMS Best Marketing Campaign Awards

The 2012 schedule for the BMS Best Marketing Campaign Awards as follows: First Award

Submissions by 18 May 2012 For marketing campaigns run between January and April 2012.

Second Award

Submissions by 21 Sept 2012 For marketing campaigns run between May and August 2012.

Third Award

Submissions date TBC For marketing campaigns run between September and December 2012.

Book Marketing Society Best Blurb Awards 2011

Congratulations to the Orion team behind Justin Cronin’s The Passage for winning this year’s prize, with titles from Sceptre, Penguin and Headline achieving runner-up slots. 2010

First place was awarded to The Other Hand by Chris Cleave and, very close behind in joint second place, The Birthing House by Christopher Ransom and Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson.

All of the winners for the best blurb awards can be found on our past winners page.

The Book Marketing Society Campaign Awards are judged by a panel consisting of:

Alastair Giles (BMS Secretary) Dominic Gettings (EuroRSCG) Hugh Salmon Jo Henry Jon Slack

Plus two guest judges.

The BMS Best Blurb Awards are judged by a panel consisting of:

Damian Horner, independent marketing consultant Dominic Gettings (EuroRSCG) Rob Williams Alastair Giles Jo Henry

The judges draw up a shortlist which is then tested on consumers, via the BML BookZone consumer panel, and the overall winners are based on a mixture of judging panel and consumer votes. The results of the consumer voting are released to the BMS membership.

Click below to download the Book Marketing Society Awards submission form:

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Click below to download the Best Blurb Awards Awards submission form:

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For further details, please email jo@bookmarketing.co.uk.

The winning and highly commended entries for the BMS Best Marketing Campaigns throughout the year will automatically be entered onto the long list for the annual Marketing Campaign Award at the Bookseller Industry Awards, held in conjunction with the Book Industry Conference each Spring.