Entry Criteria Rising Star Award
Entry for The IPM COGS 2014 is now closed; the shortlist will be announced on August 15th, and the trophies will be awarded at a Gala Lunch to be held at the Grange Hotel, St Pauls, on September 19th.
award recognizes the achievements and outstanding contribution of an individual
of 30 years of age or younger (as of the date of entry) to the promotional
marketing industry in the provision of a service.
submission is to be text only, of no
more than 1,000 words and should be submitted using our online entry form.
It must be submitted by the individual,
not by a third party such as an employer or colleague.
Judges will be
looking for information under the following headings:
Professional qualifications and memberships of
Evidence of skill development and future plans to
build on this
Summary of outstanding achievements
Thoughts and proposed solution for the greatest
challenge / issue facing the UK Promotional Marketing industry
Evidence of contribution to raising the standards
and driving professionalism in the UK Promotional Marketing Industry
One case study which showcases what this
individual does best
Two testimonials - one from this person’s current
employer and the other from a client, other than that in the case study
Brief overview of why this person is worthy of
winning the ‘Individual of the Year’ title.
information to be included with the main entry – which will be made public in
the event this entry is shortlisted:
100 word executive summary of
why this person is worthy of the title: “Rising Star”.
NOTE: This text may be used in PR and other collateral, so it
should not contain any confidential information.
Two (2) images to support the entry (300dpi in
JPEG, GIF or PNG formats) at least one of which should be a head and shoulders picture of the individual.
NOTE: These images are not part of the judging process. They may be used at the Awards ceremony
and/or for future marketing collateral for the COGS awards and/or for other use
by the IPM such as web content, case studies or educational material.