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Australian Media & Advertising Industry Award Winners



Here we list all media, advertising and marketing industry awards held throughout 2013, 2014 and to date in 2015 - highlighting winners from media specific categories.  Where available we've highlighted previous winners as an interesting annual comparison.

Link to Twitter feeds to follow the often entertaining social media commentary from each event.

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State of the Media - Industry Awards - Tim AddingtonState of the Media - asks ex B&T editor - Tim Addington - to share his views on the benefits of getting involved, why there are so many awards and the same winners continue to appear.

"There is no doubt that some agencies in Australia see winning awards as a validation of their business and or strategy, while there are other agencies that have no interest in taking part in awards whatsoever. But as a new business driver, awards can't be overlooked and many agencies understand that.  Also for agencies that are part of global advertising or media networks, winning awards are often written into annual performance objectives." Read More... 

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AdNews - Agency of the Year Awards 

AdNews - Agency of the Year Awards

2015 Awards - Sydney on March 3, 2016

2014 Awards - Sydney on March 5, 2015

  • Media Agency of the Year Winner - Bohemia Group
  • Media Network of the Year Winner - UM NSW
  • Other Category Winners

AdNewsAOTY Twitter#

See all 2014 Agency of the Year Finalists

2013 Awards - Sydney Feb 27, 2014

  • 2012 Media Agency of the Year - UM Sydney 
  • 2012 Media Network of the Year - UM Australia
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2011 Media Agency of the Year - Mediacom Sydney 
  • 2011 Media Network of the Year - Mediacom
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2010 Media Agency of the Year - Mediacom Sydney
  • 2010 Media Network of the Year MediaCom
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2009 Media Agency of the Year - Ikon Communications
  • 2009 Media Network of the Year - OMD Australia
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2008 Media Agency of the Year - Ikon Communications
  • 2008 Media Network of the Year - OMD Australia
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2007 Media Agency of the Year MediaCom Melb
  • 2007 Media Network of the Year - Mindshare
  • Other Category Winners
  • 2006 Media Agency of the Year - Naked
  • 2005 Media Agency of the Year - OMD
  • 2004 Media Agency of the Year - Initiative
  • 2003 Media Agency of the Year - Carat
  • 2002 Media Agency of the Year Carat
  • 2001 Media Agency of the Year Carat
  • 2000 Media Agency of the Year - Mitchell Media

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B&T Awards...

2015 B&T Awards - Melbourne Dec 4

  • B&T Agency of the Year: M&C Saatchi
  • Media Agency of the Year:  Carat
  • Best Trading Team:  Ikon Communications - CBA
  • Best Media Campaign:  UM & Society - Creatures of the Night
  • Media Brand of the Year:  Spotify
  • Media Sales Team of the Year:  Seven West Media

2014 B&T Awards - Sydney Nov 21

  • B&T Agency of the Year:  M&C Saatchi
  • Media Agency of the Year:  Match Media
  • Media Network of the Year: UM Australia
  • Best Trading Team:  Cadreon
  • Best Media Campaign:  ANZ GuyATM - Whybin TBWA
  • Media Brand of the Year:  KiiS 1065 (Aust Radio Network)
  • Media Sales Team of the Year:  Nova Entertainment

2013 B&T Awards - Sydney Nov 22MediaScope Events & Awards - B&T Awards

  • B&T Agency of the Year: The Monkeys
  • Media Agency of the Year: UM Sydney
  • Media Network of the Year: UM Australia
  • Best Media Campaign: PHD, Gatorade, ‘Turning Cricket Athleticism into Business Success’
  • Media Sales Team of the Year: MCN
  • Media Brand of the Year: NewsLifeMediaTaste.com.au

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2012 B&T Awards - Sydney Nov 28

  • B&T Agency of the Year:  Whybin TBWA
  • Media Agency of the Year: UM Sydney
  • Employer of the Year: Mediacom
  • Best Media Campaign: MEC, Arnott's Vita Wheat
  • Media Sales Team of the Year: MCN
  • Media Brand of the Year:  NewsLifeMedia: Kidspot.com.au

2011 B&T Awards - Sydney Dec 14

  • Media Agency of the Year: MediaCom
  • Employer of the Year: Play Communications
  • Best Media Campaign: OMD, 5Gum
  • Media Sales Team of the Year: Adshel
  • Media Brand of the Year: SMG Red

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Media i Awards - Recognising Media Sales Excellence

Media i Awards 2015 - Sydney Nov 11

Media Sales Representative of the Year...

  • National - APN Outdoor
  • Sydney - Nova Entertainment
  • Melbourne - APN Outdoor
  • Brisbane - Mi9
  • Adelaide - MCN/Ten
  • Perth - APN Outdoor

Media i Awards 2014 - Sydney Nov 11

Media Sales Representative of the Year...

  • National - oOh! Media Sydney
  • Sydney - oOh! Media
  • Melbourne - Exponential
  • Brisbane - JC Decaux
  • Adelaide - Channel 10
  • Perth - APN Outdoor

Media i Awards 2013 - Sydney Nov 13Media i Advertising Sales Awards 

Media Sales Representative of the Year...

  • National - Channel 9 SA
  •  Sydney oOh! Media
  •  Melbourne - APN Outdoor
  •  Brisbane - Bauer Media
  •  Adelaide - Channel 9
  •  Perth APN Outdoor

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AdNews - Australian Magazine Awards

2015 Australian Magazine Awards - Sydney Oct 31

  • Magazine of the Year: Taste - NewsLifeMedia
  • Magazine Event: Vogue's Fashion Night Out - NewsLifeMedia
  • Magazine Website: Cosmopolitan - Bauer Media
  • Custom Magazine: Coles Magazine - Medium Rare
  • Newspaper Inserted Magazine: Fin Review Magazine - Fairfax
  • General Interest Title:  The Monthly - The Monthly 
  • Sales Team of the Year - Bauer Media Victoria

2014 Australian Magazine Awards - Sydney Oct 31

  • Magazine of the Year: Real Living - Bauer Media
  • Magazine Event: Better Homes & Gardens BHG Live - Pacific Magazines
  • Magazine Website: Aust Gourmet Traveller - Bauer Media
  • Custom Magazine: In The Black
  • Newspaper Inserted Magazine: AFR Magazine - Fairfax Media
  • Niche Magazine (Under 20K Circ): Aust Traveller 

2013 Australian Magazine Awards - Sydney Nov 13AdNews - Australian Magazine Awards

  • Magazine of the Year: Frankie - Morrison Media
  • Magazine Event: Vogue Fashion's Night Out - NewsLifeMedia
  • Magazine Website: Vogue Australia - NewsLifeMedia
  • Magazine App: Coles Magazine - Bauer

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Mumbrella's BEfest AwardsBEfast Awards

BEfest Awards 2015 - Sydney Nov 5

  • Content Company of the year - One Green Bean

BEfest Awards 2014 - Sydney October 9

  • Content marketer of the year - Lorraine Murphy for The Remarkables Group
  • Publisher of the year - Sound Alliance (Highly Commended - Mamamia)
  • Content marketing agency of the year - MediaCom
  • Brand Publication of the year – Magazine or Tablet - Bauer Custom Media – Qantas The Australian Way

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BEfest Awards 2013 Winners

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Publishers Australia Awards

2015 Excellence Awards - Sydney Oct 22

  • The Excellence Award: HC Online - www.hcamag.com
  • Salesperson/Team of the Year (Business) Nick Stanley - Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin
  • Salesperson/Team of the Year (Consumer/Custom) Winner: Pedestrian.tv 
  • Launch/Re-Launch of the Year - Ninemsn Honey
  • Multi-channel Brand of the Year - Vice Australia
  • Small Publisher of the Year - Refraction Media
  • Business Publishing Company of the Year - Sterling Publishing
  • Consumer/Custom Publishing Company of the Year - NewsLifeMedia
  • Website of the Year (Business) - HC Online - www.hcamag.com
  • Website of the Year (Consumer/Custom) - www.CarAdvice.com.au
  • Business Magazine of the Year - Acuity
  • Custom Magazine of the Year - Woolworths Fresh
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year (Below 20,000 circ) - Peppermint
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year (Above 20,000 circ) - GQ Australia

2014 Excellence Awards Sydney Nov 20

  • Publishers Australia Excellence Award - Taste.com.au - NewsLifeMedia
  • Consumer Publishing Company of the Year - NewsLifeMedia
  • Business Publishing Company of the Year - Sterling Publishing
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year – above 20,000 - The Australian Women’s Weekly, Bauer Media
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year – below 20,000 - No Cure Magazine
  • Business Magazine of the Year - In The Black, Bauer Media
  • Custom Magazine of the Year - Fitness First Magazine, Active Media Group
  • Website of the Year – Business - Business Insider Australia, Allure Media
  • Website of the Year – Consumer - Taste.com.au, NewsLifeMedia
  • Small Publisher of the Year - Bombora Publishing
  • Regional Publication of the Year - Barossa Living, Free Run Press

2013 Excellence Awards - Sydney Nov 15Publishers Australia - Excellence Awards

  • Publishers Australia Excellence Award - Real Living - Bauer Media
  • B2B Magazine of the Year - The Adviser - Sterling Publishing
  • Custom Magazine of the Year - Weight Watchers - Bauer Custom Media
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year (below 20k circ.) - Limelight - Haymarket Media
  • Consumer Magazine of the Year (above 20k circ.) - Real Living - Bauer Media
  • Best Website - bit.com.au - Haymarket Media

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MFA (Media Federation of Australia) AwardsAwards Wrap - MFA Awards

MFA Awards 2015 Winners - Sydney Oct 15

  • Grand Prix – Sponsored by RED - Youth Off The Streets, #laceitup, Mindshare
  • Automotive - Ford Australia, Ranger: Brains Over Brawn, Mindshare
  • Beverages - Coca-Cola South Pacific, #colouryoursummer, UM
  • Finance/Insurance/Government/Corporate & Real Estate - National Australia Bank, Federal Budget Hub, Mindshare
  • Clothing/Cosmetics & Retail - L’Oreal Paris, Looking Fly With A Winged Eye, Carat
  • Food & Grocery – Sponsored by Advertising Standards Bureau - Colgate Palmolive, Dynamo: Mums, Mud And A Million Different Messages, MEC
  • IT & Consumer Durables - Optus, ROI Facebook, Starcom MediaVest Group
  • Media/Entertainment/Travel & LeisureWotif, The Wonderful World Of Wotifia, Match Media
  • Best Strategic Launch CampaignRoadshow, Paper Planes: Helping A Little Aussie Film Fly, OMD
  • Best Integrated Media Campaign - Roadshow, Paper Planes: Helping A Little Aussie Film Fly, OMD
  • Best Use of a Small Budget (up to $300,000) - Youth Off The Streets, #laceitup, Mindshare
  • Best Media Innovation - Coca-Cola South Pacific, #colouryoursummer, UM
  • Best Demonstration of Results - Coca-Cola South Pacific, #colouryoursummer, UM. HIGHLY COMMENDED – Ford Australia, Ranger: Brains Over Brawn, Mindshare
  • Best Use of Data - Narellan Pools, Diving Into Data Makes A Big Splash for Narellan Pools, Affinity
  • Media Owner of the Year - Multi Channel Network
  • Marketing Team of the Year Meat & Livestock Australia
  • Partnership Award - Coles, Australia’s Largest Digital Partnership – taste.com.au & Coles, NewsLifeMedia
  • Pro-Bono/Cause Marketing Incentive – In Recognition of Pam Lane - Good Beginnings Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Small Agency. Big Heart. And the $100,000 Challenge, Foundation
  • NGEN Award - Declan Peach & Jacqueline Osborne, UM, 365 Candles
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED – Joshua Gurgiel & Andrew Barrett, OMD, FILLanthropy
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED – Ashleigh Vogel, UM, Support Snaps
  • MFA 5+ Award - Caitlin Schuch, Alex Concannon & Lisa Rakowski, Starcom MediaVest Group
  • 2015 Hall of Fame Recipient - Henry Tajer

MFA Awards 2014 Winners - Sydney Oct 23

  • Grand Prix: The Monkeys for Boost Mobile
  • Automotive: Initiative for Kia Motor Corporation
  • Beverages: Match Media for Campari Group
  • Finance/Insurance/Government/Corporate & Real Estate: UM for Department of Social Services, Australian Government
  • Clothing/Cosmetics & Retail: Ikon Communications for Bookworld
  • Food & Grocery: Mediacom for Proctor & Gamble
  • IT & Consumer Durables: The Monkeys for Boost Mobile
  • Media/Entertainment/Travel & Leisure: Mediacom for Foxtel
  • Best Strategic Launch Campaign: The Monkeys for Boost Mobile
  • Best Integrated Media Campaign: Mediacom for Proctor & Gamble
  • Best Use of A Small Budget (Up to $300,000): Mediacom for Foxtel
  • Best Media Innovation: Initiative for Kia Motor Corporation
  • Best Demonstration of Results – Mindshare for Tourism New Zealand
  • Best Leverage of Data: Match Media for IKEA
  • Media Owner of the Year – JCDecaux
  • Media Marketing Team of the Year: Officeworks
  • Partnership Award: Priceline Pharmacy - Seven West Media RED
  • Pro-Bono/Cause Marketing Incentive (in recognition of Pam Lane):Starcom MediaVest Group for The Van Wright Foundation
  • ngen Award: John Dawson & Mark Golafshan from Mindshare
  • 2014 Hall of Fame recipient: John Grono - GAP Research

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MFA Awards 2013 Winners - Sydney Oct 24

  • Grand Prix: Initiative - Help Me Choose for Hyundai & Kia 
  • Automotive: Initiative for Hyundai & Kia 
  • Beverages: PHD for Gatorade
  • Finance/Insurance/Government/Corporate & Real Estate: MediaCom for NSW Government 
  • Clothing/Cosmetics & Retail: MEC for Henkel Australia 
  • Food & Grocery: MEC for Arnott's Tim Tam
  • IT & Consumer Durables: MediaCom for Canon
  • Media/Entertainment/Travel & Leisure: MEC for Paramount Pictures
  • Best Strategic Launch Campaign: TMS for Toyota Landcruiser 
  • Best Integrated Media Campaign: Match Media for Wild Turkey/Campari Australia 
  • Best Use of A Small Budget (Up to $300,000):  Naked Communications, How to Launch a Business While Sitting on the Toilet for Who Gives A Crap 
  • Best Media Innovation: MEC for Paramount Pictures 
  • Best Demonstration of Results: Match Media - Wild Turkey/Campari Australia 
  • Best Application of Research: Maxus for GlaxoSmithKline 
  • Media Owner of the Year: Multi Channel Network 
  • Marketing Team of the Year: Meat & Livestock Australia 
  • Partnership Award: Powered by Nine – Nine Entertainment Co. XXXX Island & the Good Life for Lion 
  • Pro-Bono/Cause Marketing Incentive: Match Media for Cancer Council NSW, Canteen Australia, The Australian Red Cross & Variety
  • ngen Award: John Dawson & Mark Golafshan from Mindshare
  • 2013 Hall of Fame recipient:  John Steedman, GroupM 

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Newspaper Works - PANPA Awards (recently revamped to include sales & marketing.  Newspaper Works members include News, Fairfax & APN)

2015 PANPA Awards - Sydney September 10

  • Sales Person of the Year:  Lauren Butler – Fairfax Media
  • Sales Manager of the Year: Nancy Veart – APN Australian Regional Media
  • Sales Team of the Year: The Australian - News

2014 PANPA Awards - Sydney August 20

  • Sales Person of the Year: Edwina Sahhar - Fairfax
  • Sales Manager of the Year: Chris Gallichio - Herald & Weekly Times/Leader Community News (News Corp)
  • Sales Team of the Year: National Agency Sales Team - Fairfax

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B&T - Women in Media Awards

Women in Media AwardsWomen in Media 2015 - Sydney August 14

  • Media Agency - Lesley Edwards, Ikon Communication
  • Sales - Lizzie Young, Nine Entertainment Co.
  • Rising Star - Kate McMahon, Nine Entertainment Co.
  • Marketing - Sarah Nelson, Barangaroo
  • Mentor Nicole Sheffield, NewsLifeMedia

  • Community/Pro Bono: 


    Carol Morris, UN LTD

  • Agency - GroupM

Women in Media 2014 - Sydney July 28

  • Media Agency - Di Richardson - Starcom
  • Sales - Andrea Ingham - Southern Cross Austereo
  • Rising Star - Aleisha Haslemore - ARN
  • Marketing - Nicole McInnes - Adshel
  • Mentor - Mia Freedman - Mamamia

Women in Media 2013 - Sydney July 16

  • Media - Virginia Hyland - Hyland Media
  • Sales - Jenny Hosie - Seven West Media
  • Digital - Lorraine Murphy - The Remarkables
  • Employer - REA Media

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See MediaScope's 'Women in Media' Q&A profiles - where for the past couple of years we've featured 25 of Australia's most senior women in media

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Mumbrella Awards

Mumbrella Awards 2015 - Sydney June 4

  • Media Agency of the Year - Match Media
  • APAC Media Network of the Year - PHD - Omnicom
  • Media Sales Team of the Year - Salmat
  • Media Brand of the Year - Pedestrian TV (Highly Commended - Taste.com.au)
  • Digital Services Company - Videology
  • Awards Event Twitter# & Full Winners List

Mumbrella Awards 2014 - Sydney June 5

  • Media Agency of the Year - UM
  • APAC Media Network of the Year - MediaCom - GroupM
  • Media Sales Team of the Year - JC Decaux (Highly Commended - Nine Entertainment)
  • Media Brand of the Year - Sound Alliance's Junkee (Highly Commended - Mamamia)

Mumbrella Awards 2013 - Sydney June 6Mumbrella Awards

  • Media Agency of the Year - UM
  • Media Agency Network of the Year - PhD
  • Media Sales Team of the Year - MCN
  • Media Brand of the Year - Mamamia

Mumbrella Awards 2012

  • Media Agency of the Year - Match Media
  • Media Sales Team of the Year - Adshel
  • Media Brand of the Year - Foxtel

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AdNews - Media Benchmark Study (in conjunction with Roy Morgan)

2015 Winners - announced at the AdNews Media Summit May 22

  • Outdoor Category - Ooh! Media
  • TV Category - Seven
  • Radio Category - Nova
  • Magazine Category - Aust Women's Weekly
  • Newspapers - Sydney Morning Herald
  • Overall Winner - Google

2014 Winners

  • Media Agency - UM
  • Overall Winner - Google

2013 Winners

  • Best Media Brand - Seven
  • Best Media Company - Fairfax

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Australian Creativity & Industry Organisation Awards (click on award name for further details & list of winners)

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