Marketer/PR Award 2023

This award will commend an outstanding woman who is working in a marketing or PR role in the industry; either in-house or for an agency or as a freelancer. We are looking to celebrate the achievements of a strategic thinker, who consistently shows astuteness, professionalism and creativity, as well as a desire to learn and innovate.

What the judges are looking for

  • The individual’s contribution to their organisation or wider industry so far and success across a variety of marketing or PR challenges. Their on-going desire to learn and innovate. Their understanding of the ever-growing array of tools and channels at their disposal.
  • A supporting letter from their line manager or superior or client, highlighting their achievements to date and explaining why they are a worthy winner.
  • Demonstration of strategic-thinking, ROI astuteness, professionalism and creativity.

***Please include in your answers, details of a campaign, project or a sustained marketing effort, which includes the following information;

  • Objectives
  • Summary of action taken on campaign/project/sustained effort
  • The impact and results
  • Links to supporting materials e.g. web pages, PDFs, PR coverage etc

Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – Monday 10th July 2023
  • Nominations Closing Date – Friday 1st September 2023*
  • Shortlist Announced – At IBC Show 2023
  • Awards  Ceremony – Tuesday 7th November 2023

*Extended deadline

When applying

Please note – there is no save option on the form, so we would recommend drafting your longer answers on Word/Notes and copying/pasting onto the form. There is a minimum and maximum word count on applications – we encourage you to keep to these else the submission will be void.

Terms and conditions can be viewed here. For any further questions, please contact Rise on

The Rise Awards 2023 entries are now closed

The shortlist will be revealed on Sunday 17th September, 14:45 in the Forum at IBC – and online.

Tickets will go on sale for the Awards in September on this site.