Media Innovator Awards
Welcome to the Media Innovator Awards 2023, introduced to you by Innovation in Business for its debut year! This prestigious awards programme celebrates and recognises outstanding achievements in the media industry and commends them on their achievements. As the media landscape continues to evolve, it is crucial to honour the businesses that have demonstrated exceptional innovation and excellence. Join us as we shine a spotlight on the trailblazers and visionaries who are shaping the future of media!
The Media Innovator Awards 2023 is designed for businesses and professionals within the media industry who have made significant contributions in their respective fields. Whether you are a content creator, broadcaster, technology provider, or marketer, these awards are tailored to recognize your exceptional achievements. Innovation in Business aims to bring together the best and brightest minds in the industry to celebrate their accomplishments.
In 2023, the media industry is experiencing a wave of consolidation. Analysts predict that this trend will continue, as businesses seek partnerships, joint ventures, and collaborations to accelerate market entry. Additionally, immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are becoming more accessible, allowing media companies to create and publish content in engaging and immersive formats. The adoption of AI by content creators is another exciting trend to watch, as it has the potential to reinvent the landscape, opening doors to a greater variety of people and posts for brands to collaborate with.
Innovation in Business is proud to highlight the importance of dedication and excellence in the media industry. By recognizing and honouring the outstanding achievements of businesses and professionals, we aim to inspire others to push boundaries and embrace new ideas. Our commitment to fostering innovation in the business world drives us to create platforms like the Media Innovator Awards, to showcase exceptional talent.
The awards process for the Media Innovator Awards 2023 is rigorous and transparent. After the initial submission and nomination period, our esteemed judging panel carefully evaluates each entry based on merit through criteria such as innovation, creativity, and impact. This also includes any publicly available information, as well as any materials supplied by the nominees themselves.
This awards programme is completely free to enter and if your firm is lucky enough to be successful, you will be presented to our circulation of 68,000 and promoted on our official website for a minimum of 12 months.
In addition, our awardees are welcome to choose from our range of competitively priced promotional opportunities to increase exposure of the good news and a complimentary package, courtesy of Innovation in Business to assist with celebrations!
Participating in the Media Innovator Awards 2023 offers numerous benefits. It provides an opportunity to gain industry-wide recognition for your exceptional achievements and innovations. Winning an award can enhance your reputation, increase brand visibility, and attract new clients and partnerships. By participating, you become part of a prestigious community of media innovators, joining forces to drive the industry forward.
If you would like to nominate your own company, or indeed another business you feel is worthy, then please complete the voting form found above. Alternatively, if you would like further information about how the Media Innovator Awards can benefit your organisation, please feel free to contact the awards team!
The Nomination Team can assist with answering any queries that you have regarding a nomination, or the process involved in taking part in one of our award programmes.
Please get in touch with us via email or over the phone if you have any questions - we are happy to help!
Monday 4th September 2023
Monday 23rd October 2023
The researching of nominees
The Innovation in Business team work ardently to identify the firms that are truly delivering and achieving great things for their industry sector. We drive many of the nominations ourselves and also encourage external nominations via subscribers, online visitors, social media followers, clients and wider circulation. Nominating parties are invited to put forward either third-party businesses whom they hold in high regard, or their own organisation.
The Shortlisting of nominees
All nominees are formally requested to accept their nomination. Should any firm or individual rather decline at this point, they are simply taken out of the running. Those who formally accept are given the opportunity to submit additional materials in support of their nomination. Although there is no obligation to complete and supply material, we have found that many nominees value this stage, in the process, and our research team find this very beneficial when determining businesses deserving of recognition.
Professional evaluation and judging of those shortlisted
Our dedicated research team will assess all information presented to them and also gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources, which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or the nominee themselves. The research team casts their final judgment, based on various criteria including client and customer dedication, innovation, business growth, longevity, online reputation, customer feedback and business performance.
Once winners are determined, they are personally notified before any public announcement is made, allowing time for any communications throughout the wider business and the coordination of marketing strategies. Unfortunately, not everyone can be a winner; however, all who take part are encouraged to come back next year. Once the press embargo is lifted, details of our Innovation in Business award winners will be made public via the website, award winners’ magazine and subscriber newsletter.
Gain maximum exposure for your win
Innovation in Business award winners are offered a range of promotional packages which vary from inclusion in the free-of-charge winners’ directory, to trophies, content in our magazine and on our website. We encourage all winners to publicly announce their win independently. Announcements via company websites, social media, via publicly released press releases, and through local and national press are all great ways of maximising the exposure which can be gained from such an amazing achievement. If you have need of further advice, on how to gain maximum exposure from your win, please feel free to get in touch. We are more than happy to assist our clients with their marketing needs and initiatives.
Our Awards Team
Tony Garner - Technology and Finance Director
Tony is one of three directors at AI Global Media, the digital group behind Innovation in Business. As the director of technology of the business Tony is committed to ensuring that Innovation in Business recognises the most inventive, progressive and forward-thinking of businesses with its award programmes and that each winner not only has a great experience but also gains maximum value for their award win.
Jeremy Roe - Head of Research
Jeremy has been in this position since 2015 and is dedicated to his research team and to the readers, nominees and award winners of Innovation in Business’ award programmes. Jeremy's diligent approach is carried across to his team members ensuring quality in the research carried out on behalf of Innovation in Business.
Phil Pearson - Innovation in Business Lead Researcher
Phil joined the business in 2016 and rapidly became an integral part of the research team. Phil has a keen interest in all things innovative and is keen to gain further insight into how businesses introduce and integrate new concepts, ideas and processes. He also understands that an award win such as one of Innovation in Business’ can be a powerful marketing tool for small businesses making it key for the research team to select those most fitting and most worthy of one of these highly regarded accolades.
Katherine Benton - Senior Awards Executive
Katherine is an English Literature and Creative & Professional Writing graduate. Amongst many things her background has driven Katherine to become exceptionally focussed, diligent and conscientious, qualities that she oozes in her work today. Katherine is dedicated in ensuring that the Innovation in Business awards offer both maximum value for those who win and that the awards showcase only the most innovative and trusted of businesses.
Hall of Fame
You will find details of all our award winners here. Our featured winners are included in our digital award supplement on our website and distributed to the greater circulation. All winners are included in the online directory, which can be viewed in full on the website once the embargo has been lifted and a public announcement has been made. Please feel free to browse through our archived winners lists by clicking on the appropriate year below.
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