What are the #LMWA?

What are the Local Media Works Awards? 

The 2016 Local Media Works Awards celebrate the UK's most outstanding planning talent across media agencies. The awards cover five industry leading categories, best original thinking, best strategy, best use of content, best use of local targeting, and best use of multi-platform.

The best of the best category will have the opportunity to win two flights to New York with Virgin Atlantic (or a gift voucher to a similar sum if entered as a team). 

Chaired by Stewart Easterbrook, strategic adviser to businesses in media communications, data analytics and technology, the judging panel consists of Hamish Rickman, Virgin Atlantic vice president, marketing; Brandon Bell, Specsavers head of regional and local marketing; Pinky Badhan, Communities Department head of campaigns; Clare Kendrick, BT head of media; Patrick Milne, DFS campaign marketing manager; Keith Gulliver, The Post Office head of marketing, and Craig Nayman LMW chairman and Archant chief commercial officer. 

To enter, answer the brief by emailing LMW@localmediauk.org. Entries will close on Friday 9 September at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the awards celebration party on the 19 October at The Hospital Club in the heart of London.

Justin Fenton, head of marketing at Local Media Works:

"The awards are created to help media agency planners better understand the context, relevance and power of local media and provide best practice and inspiration. We are looking forward to seeing what creative ways the brightest media talents can produce.