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As President of The Marketing Society I am proud to invite you to enter our first ever Brave Awards.
In 2019 the Society will reach its 60th anniversary and we will be celebrating the huge contribution that marketing has made to business. But the traditional methods used by marketers over the past six decades can no longer be relied on - our world has changed and we must find brave new  solutions to the global challenges that all our organisations face.
To reflect this we have created a completely new set of categories and entry criteria. We are still looking for effectiveness and marketing excellence; all marketing activity should be effective - that is our day job - but what we really want to see are your exceptional marketing stories that truly demonstrate brave leadership in action.
The judges will be a highly experienced group of marketing practitioners and I am honoured to be leading the panel through the process once again.
The awards night on 12 June 2019 will be a fantastic evening in Central London celebrating our new Brave Awards and will also be a highlight of what I am sure will be a very special 60th birthday year.
I am really looking forward to reading your story and congratulating you in person. Good luck.

Syl Saller
Global CMO, Diageo
President of The Marketing Society       


2018 highlights

From Skittles taking Bravest Brand to Bodyform winning our Grand Prix, this year saw some worthy winners and truly brave campaigns.

'I strongly believe that marketers must be able to demonstrate to their colleagues in the rest of the business, the effectiveness of their work, and I particularly look forward to seeing the quantified evidence of your success.'

Syl Saller, CMO of Diageo, Marketing Society president and chair of judges 2018 and 2019

Our judges

This year's Chair of Judges is Society President and CMO of Diageo, Syl Saller. Last year we were proud to have senior marketers from Airbnb, McLaren, L'Oreal, Coca-Cola, Tesco, Mars, John Lewis, Lego and more, as part of our panel. Our 2019 judges are in the process of being confirmed.

Key dates

12 December 2018 | Entries open
15 February 2019 | Entry deadline

Our partners

Submit 2019 entries

Entries are now open. Deadline to submit, 15 February 2019.