MPA Awards Winners 2017

MPA Inspiration Awards 2018 Shortlist

Following an intense judges day, we are now pleased to announce officially the shortlisted entries for our 2018 Awards programme.

We have been thrilled with the number and calibre of entries. We have received the most entries this year since the awards began - many thanks to all for supporting us!

Your shortlist is as follows:

Best Digital Agency Campaign

  • Argos and Apadmi Ltd – Argos Card App
  • Big Brand Ideas and Trunk - Nextbase 'Bad Drivers'
  • Click Tap Media - Herballife
  • I-COM - Lanes for Drains 'Fatberg Fighters'
  • Stein IAS - You Are How You Eat
  • theEword - Driving the Digital Footprint for ASPRO

Best Creative Agency Campaign

  • AKA North - Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
  • BJL Group Ltd - Swinton Insurance Nagging Doubt Campaign
  • BJL Group Ltd - The Ronseal Experiment
  • Project Simply - WFTDA Bracket Challenge
  • TBWA\Manchester - PAPYRUS #BedtimeStories
  • The IF Agency - Knowsley Safari's Truly Wild Summer

Best Media Agency Campaign

  • Media Agency Group - PortAventure - Ferrari Land
  • Media Agency Group - Sykes Holiday Cottages
  • Wavemaker - Chicago Town Pizza Kitchen - Midweek Mission
  • Wavemaker - Dr Oetker & GBBO - Rising to the Social Occasion

Best Sales Team Campaign

  • Channel 4 - Thomas Cook - The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds on Holiday
  • Guardian News & Media - Royal Canin Cats & Dogs
  • Telegraph Media Group - Aldi Premium Range Cover Wrap Special
  • Telegraph Media Group - McCarthy & Stone - Perfect Retirement
  • TI Media - Don't Tell Me I Can't, JD Williams, Woman & Home, Woman and Good To Know, The Story Lab and Carat
  • TI Media - Is there still life in Still Life? - Brintons Carpets
  • Trinity Mirror Solutions - Lloyds Pharmacy 2018 Partnership - Need-to-Know Health
  • TI Media - Thatchers Haze X NME - The Emerging Artists Project

Best PR / Social Agency Campaign

  • MC2 - Launching the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund
  • Roland Dransfield - Raising the Bar: 20 Stories Manchester

Big Bang

  • Big Brand Ideas & Trunk - Using the C-Word to Help Save Lives
  • Carat - #WeAreCurves Display 2017 – Simply Be
  • Cornerstone Design & Marketing - Hero Next Door Campaign for North West Ambulance Service
  • Flipbook Studio – This Is Manchester
  • KMS Media – Adoption Counts
  • MC2 – Making a Difference with The Booth Centre
  • Peachy - Creative Digital Media - Employability Bootcamp
  • PHD & Leith - It's Not Christmas Without IRN-BRU
  • Roland Dransfield - Tommy Charlton's Three Lion Dream - UCFB and the Walking Football Association
  • Stein IAS - Not So Stock Answer - Getty Images
  • Toasted - Dig Media Cultural Change Makers HLF Archive Project
  • TBWA\Manchester - PAPYRUS #BedtimeStories
  • Upp B2B - 100% Group - Brand Development Campaign to Transform the Business Positioning and Drive Growth

Best Content Creation

  • AKA North - National Museums of the Royal Navy - Where Adventure Begins
  • Audio Always – Tablet Taboo
  • Carbon Digital Ltd - Liv Open Virtual Reality Experience
  • Channel 4 - Thomas Cook - The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds on Holiday
  • Design by Day - Childhoods in a Digital World - Helping Barnado's Influence Government
  • Flipbook Studio – This Is Manchester
  • Groundbreak Productions - Brother VC-500W - Crystals Commercial
  • Groundbreak Productions - Field & Retail
  • Mighty Giant – Downing Street Fighter
  • seventy7 & PartyLite - #LiteUpTheWorld
  • Stein IAS – You Are How You Eat
  • Telegraph Media Group & Craghoppers - Protect, Liberate
  • Toasted Productions – Dig Media
  • Trunk - Slap Election for Paddy Power

Collaboration

  • Channel 4 - Visit Scotland - Our #ScotE4 Journey
  • Channel 4, Wavemaker Manchester, JWT Cheetham Bell, M/Six, Dr Oetker & Tate & Lyle - The Biggest Collaboration on TV
  • Cornerstone Design & Marketing and ElCapitan Digital - Nature Greater Manchester website for GMCA
  • JAM & Trunk - Get Festive with Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Mobsta & Dax - An Integrated Approach to Planning, Targeting & Measurement
  • No Brainer & Trunk - NYAS "Digital Life Stories"
  • Peachy - Creative Digital Media - Employability Bootcamp
  • Project Simply, Mustard Media, Parklife marketing team and Studio Moross - Parklife Festival 2018
  • Refresh PR and Trunk team up to break taboos around menopause with Esteem - No Pauses Don't Pause the Talk Campaign
  • Toasted Productions – Dig Media
  • Truth Creative & Trunk - UA92
  • Wavemaker & Global Radio - Chicago Town Pizza Kitchen - Midweek Mission

Martyn Hett Inspiring Manchester Award

  • KMS Media – Adoption Counts
  • One Minute Briefs – One Minute for Manchester
  • Sharp Futures – MCR Greater

Small Digital Agency of the Year

  • Carbon Digital Ltd
  • Click Tap Media
  • Platform81
  • Pole Star Digital
  • Project Simply

Large Digital Agency of the Year

  • Apadmi Ltd
  • I-COM
  • Stein IAS

Small Creative Agency of the Year

  • Cornerstone Design & Marketing
  • DCP
  • Project Simply
  • Trunk

Large Creative Agency of the Year

  • BJL Group Ltd
  • TBWA\Manchester
  • seventy7

Small Media Agency of the Year

  • KMS Media
  • Pixel Kicks

Large Media Agency of the Year

  • Media Agency Group
  • Wavemaker

Small Media Sales Team of the Year

  • Canopy Media
  • Immediate Media
  • Mobsta
  • More Media Ltd
  • TI Media Manchester Office

Large Media Sales Team of the Year

  • Channel 4 Nations and Regions Sales Team
  • Trinity Mirror Solutions

Small PR Agency of the Year

  • Active Profile
  • Roland Dransfield 

Large PR Agency of the Year

This award category will be announced on the night.

Apprentice Award

  • Aishah Bushra, Channel 4
  • Alex Higgins, Channel 4
  • Andrew Flynn, Pixel Kicks
  • Imogen Gee, seventy7
  • Lydia Ward, BDB
  • Zain Sattar, Sharp Futures

Rising Star

  • Amy Stringman, Media Agency Group
  • Amy Wilkinson, Channel 4
  • Dylan Evans, Jump Nation Ltd
  • Hollie Stokes, KMS Media
  • Ihtezaz Anwar, Sharp Futures
  • Jordan Lane, Stein IAS
  • Rachael Cochrane, Global
  • Rupert Rhodes, Channel 4
  • Tim Lawton, Autotrader

Student Award

  • Andreea Mois, University of Salford
  • Aniello Vallefuoco, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Elena-Mary Calarasu, University of Salford
  • Helen Dodd, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Kicki Holm, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Lee Smorthit, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Mark Carrington, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Naveen Kirby, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Resham Khan, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Richard Lang, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Sophie Elliott, Manchester Metropolitan University