Note: This post is sponsored by the marketing publication, The Drum, I read regularly and reccomend.
What is it?
The Drum is one of the few publishers that cover the spread of marketing, advertising and media. The Drum Awards is a globally recognized awards program that celebrates best practices, the best companies and the best people across every aspect of modern marketing.
Of the ten competitions currently open for entry, here are four that are especially relevant for US-based B2B marketers and PR and communications professionals:
The awards for excellence in the PR and communications industry.
Entry deadline: Extensions available on request. Contact The Drum today to arrange your extension.
The awards for content that cuts through in the branded content space.
Entry deadline: Wednesday, August 25
The awards for best practice in social media.
Entry deadline: Thursday, August 26
The awards for effective business marketing.
Entry deadline: Wednesday, September 1
These competitions are open to brands, agencies, PR firms, media owners, or in-house teams worldwide. When you win, your company won’t just stand out amongst your local competitors, but you prove you can cut it with the best of the best anywhere.
Previous winners include Adobe, OgilvyPR, Häagen-Dazs, The Trade Desk, LinkedIn, LG Electronics, Emanate PR, KPMG, Unilever, McCann Worldgroup, Ketchum, and Hearst.
Good question. Not just because it’s a great program, with worldwide recognition but also because when you win, you will;
- Show your clients and prospects you are up there with the best
- Motivate your team and give them the chance to celebrate their hard-won success
- Position your business as a place where winning work gets done
- Promote your business to our influential judging panel
- Give yourself something to celebrate in 2021!
All award finalists and winners are promoted across thedrum.com, and if you want the attention of big brands, you’ll get the chance to impress our diverse all-star judging panels with your best work. Judging panels include representation from Samsung, TikTok, HubSpot, Virgin, SAP, IBM, WeTransfer, VEVO, Reddit, The North Face, Facebook, LEGO Group and more.
When can I enter?
Competitions are open right now, and the sooner you get started, the more time you’ll have to prepare your best entry. The Drum team is ready for you to get involved. Enter here.