The deadline for entering the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, which sets out to discover the UK’s best marketers and celebrate the best campaigns across the industry, has been extended until 1st July.
The awards are open to all brewers and cider makers with a presence and focus in the UK, and will recognise excellence in the following categories, pitching beer and cider head to head:
Best Ad Campaign – Broadcast
Best Ad Campaign – Print
Best Branding/Design
Best Business to Business Campaign
Best Event
Best Innovation
Best Integrated Campaign
Best Merchandise
Best Launch
Best Online Marketing
Best PR Campaign
Best Stunt/Guerrilla Marketing
Best Sponsorship
Best Corporate Responsibility Initiative
Best Targeting of Alternative Markets
Outstanding Individual Contribution
Best Beer Marketing overall –
Best Cider Marketing overall
Overall Winner: Grand Prix 2017
The awards are run in partnership with national drinks supplier, Matthew Clark. Justin Wylde, Category Manager – Beer, Cider and Soft Drinks at Matthew Clark, commented: “There is no better example of an industry celebrating all that is great about beer and cider. Supporting these awards is important to us as it highlights all the creative work that goes in to showcasing categories that have grown in popularity and truly champions the marketing prowess of not only the big guys but the smaller independents doing incredible things to excite consumers to brands.”
Beer & Cider Marketing Awards co-founder, Jo Miller added: “Entry conversations are really heating up this year. The extension gives more people the chance to enter and the more people that enter the more we can drive the industry standard of communication forward with our consumers. We are particularly looking forward to more entries from cider makers this year.”
A number of sponsors from last year have already committed ahead of the launch to support the 2018 event including: ALMR, BII, We Are
Spectacular, Vektor, Serious Pig, Pub19, Kegstar, The Beer and cider Academy and our headline partner Matthew Clark, Boutique Beers.
Details of how to enter the awards buy tickets to the awards evening can be found at: www.bestofbeerandcider.com 
Winners will be announced at an event on 20th September 2018 at the Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. You can buy tickets for the event at http://beermarketingawards.co.uk/buy-tickets/
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