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How to Enter

Entries for the 2022 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards are now open, and close on May 27, 2022. Follow the below link to the registration page, log in/register an account, and submit your entry/entries.

Before you enter, familiarise yourself with the 2022 categories across Marketing Excellence Awards, Short-Term Marketing Initiatives and the Individual Awards. There are a total of 32 Awards being dished out across 30 categories this year, with the various entry requirements and qualification details listed below.

Qualification periods

Marketing Excellence Awards

Entries for the Marketing Excellence Awards must relate to the period 15 May 2021 – 3 June 2022. Please note, if your marketing initiative started prior to 15 May 2021 but was still running during the qualification period, you qualify to enter.

Short-Term Marketing Initiative Awards

Entries for the Short-Term Marketing Initiative Awards must relate to the period 14 June 2020 – 3 June 2022. Please note, the marketing initiative must have run during this qualification period in a 12 month or less timeframe.

All entries must relate to a marketing initiative/project that originated in New Zealand.

If a marketing initiative/project has previously entered into the marketing awards, the new entry must clearly detail how this entry is different from the one previously entered.

Excellence in Long-Term Marketing Strategy Award

  • This award recognises marketing excellence over a sustained period of no less than three years.
  • The award will go to the company or brand that best demonstrates how a superior marketing strategy, consistently applied, has driven business improvement over time.
  • Please note: you are not eligible to enter the Excellence in Long-Term Marketing Strategy category if you have won this category in the past 3 years.

Excellence in New Brand Development Award

  • The judges are looking for the best example of commercial success from the creation of a new business, product or service or an entire brand to meet a market need/opportunity.
  • Please note: the brand/business must be less than 3 years old in order to be eligible.

Marketer of the Year Award

  • The judges are looking for a marketing leader who has demonstrated success in a diverse range of marketing skills and competencies and has achieved outstanding results throughout his or her marketing career, with an emphasis on measurable achievements in the past 12 months.
  • Please note: the nominees chosen as finalists, will need to be available for an interview with the judges on Thursday 4 August 2022. The MA will liaise directly with the nominees for timings and details.

Up-&-coming Marketer of the Year Award

  • Open to people who have no more than 2 years’ marketing experience and 3 years business experience.
  • The judges are looking for those at the very beginning of their marketing careers who with no more than two years’ marketing experience, and 3 years business experience, have been able to make a significant contribution to a marketing project or initiative within their company over the last 12 months.
  • Applicants need to be NZ residents at time of application.
  • Please note: the nominees chosen as finalists, will need to be available for an interview with the judges on Thursday 4 August 2022. The MA will liaise directly with the nominees for timings and details.

Marketing Team of the Year Award

  • The judges are looking for the marketing team that has been instrumental to the success of their organisation. The award will go to the team who can demonstrate (reinforced by measurable results), how their collaborative and strategic approach to marketing has helped transform the performance of their business, within the past 12 months.
  • Please note: up to 3 representatives of the marketing teams chosen as finalists, will need to be available for an interview with the judges on Friday 5 August 2022. The MA will liaise directly with the marketing team representative for timings and details.

Marketing Hall of Fame

  • For individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the New Zealand marketing industry and/or community. These people have distinguished themselves in marketing and/or related fields; contributed to the betterment of marketing and its reputation; individually motivated others to excel by mentoring, inspiring, training or volunteering; and completed their primary careers.

Sample entry forms

The below sample forms have been made available to help you prepare your information/documentation prior to official submission. Please ensure that you complete and submit your entries online via the online entry portal. Only the entries submitted online will be considered valid.

Excellence in B2B Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Brand Transformation Strategy
Excellence in Consumer Products & Services Strategy
Excellence in Data Insights Strategy
Excellence in New Brand Development
Excellence in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Strategy
Excellence in Financial & Banking Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Healthcare/Beauty Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Long-Term Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Marketing Communication Strategy
Excellence in MarTech Strategy
Excellence in Not-for-Profit Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Public Sector/Government Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Purpose Driven Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Retail & e-Commerce Marketing Strategy
Excellence in Sponsorship Strategy
Excellence in Travel/Leisure & Entertainment Marketing Strategy 
Excellence in Utilities/Communications Marketing Strategy
Short-Term Marketing Initiatives
Up-&-coming Marketer of the Year
Marketer of the Year
Marketing Team of the Year
Marketing Hall of Fame

Cost

How much does it cost to enter?

Marketing Excellence Awards 

  • $395 + GST for one category
  • $750 + GST for two categories
  • $1000 + GST for three categories
  • $1250 + GST for four categories
  • $1500 + GST for five categories
  • Additional Awards – $50 + GST per additional category (after first five categories)

Short-Term Marketing Initiative Awards

  • $295 + GST for one category
  • $550 + GST for two categories
  • $700 + GST for three categories
  • $850 + GST for four categories
  • $1000 + GST for five categories
  • $50 + GST for each additional category (6th and subsequent categories)

Individual Category Awards

  • $245 + GST per entry for the Marketer of the Year Award
  • $245 + GST per entry for the Up-&-coming Marketer of the Year Award
  • $245 + GST per entry for Marketing Team of the Year Award

Late Entry Fee

  • $150 + GST per entry

Marketing Hall of Fame

  • Free

Entry deadlines

The deadline for submitting entries is 5pm Friday, May 27, 2022 – however, we have an extended ‘late entries’ deadline of 5pm Friday, June 3, 2022 at an additional cost of $150 + GST per entry.