Submit your entry to the BMS Campaign Awards


The BMS Awards are designed to acknowledge and champion the work of marketing & communications professionals within the book industry. The judges – independent marketing and book trade experts – are looking for a creative and leading approach in the following three areas:

  • Innovation and creativity
  • Ability to reach and engage the target audience
  • A good return on investment

There are FIVE categories in which BMS members are eligible to submit their campaigns. They are:

  • Adult and Children’s Guerilla campaign (up to £2.5k)
  • Adult Fiction (above £2.5k)
  • Non-Fiction (above £2.5k)
  • Children’s (above £2.5k)
  • Multi-title campaign (eg backlist, series, or some other grouping of titles)

Winners will be announced on Tuesday 28 February 2018 at the next BMS Meeting
–> you can RSVP to attend here


Not sure whether to submit, or how to go about your submission? 

Not a problem! Submitting for the awards can be a daunting prospect for some, or perhaps you’re unsure whether or not your title is right for a particular category. If in doubt or you simply want to find out more about the process, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Jon Slack at And if you have any issues or feedback for when using this form, please let us know.

We are building a campaigns showcase for our website!

Members always tell us that having a cross-industry platform to learn about the latest campaigns at our joint member events is one of the most valuable services we offer. So we’ve been working hard to take this further by creating a new members-only section on our website to showcase campaigns submitted for the BMS Awards, to be launched very soon.

To find out more about what this means for submissions, click here.

For any queries or urgent extension requests, please contact


We strongly recommend you save a copy of your entry offline before pressing ‘submit’ on this page. 99% of submissions go through without any issues, but technical problems can arise.