Awards 2021

Wednesday 23rd June 2021
Virtual Awards Ceremony

Now in its 41st year, the PPA Awards exists to recognise, celebrate and elevate the achievements and progress made across the UK publishing & media industry. With an average of 800+ attendees in-person (and 1200+ attendees digitally in 2020), this event is arguably one of the most high profile and ‘must-see’ events in the calendar. 

For 2021, this event will also be hosted as a virtual event, offering access to a larger, global audience of publishing and media guests.

2020 Virtual Ceremony Highlights
1,235 total unique publishing viewers watched the ceremony
318 different companies were represented on the day
• The ceremony lasted for 1 hour 10 minutes, the average viewer watched for 1 hour 6 minutes of the ceremony
2020 Virtual Ceremony Highlights
67,000 page views across the PPA Awards website during the campaign
• #PPAAwards trended on Twitter, reaching the 5th most talked about hashtag on the day
161,000 social impressions across Twitter and Instagram for the week of the awards
Who attends?
This event is attended by Head of Publishing, Creative Director, Digital Director, Group Sales Director, Editor, Licensing Director, CEO, MD, Trade Director, Director of Data, Publishing Director, Production Director, Circulation Manager, Art Director, eCommerce Trading Director, Account Director, Chairman
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Sponsorship of the PPA Awards offers the opportunity to:

Benefit from fantastic brand awareness over a four-month campaign

Position your organisation as a market leader and a huge supporter of the publishing industry

Associate your organisation with best practice

Align your organisation with a specific group of publishers by sponsoring a specific award

Sponsorship options for the event

  • Branding across all pre and post-event marketing collateral to wider PPA database (emails and social media) including shortlist announcement
  • Logo included on virtual platform
  • Inclusion on opening showreel
  • Opportunity to announce the winner
  • Full registration list one week ahead of the event
  • Full list of actual attendees and engagement statistics sent after the event
  • Unlimited passes
  • Online winners hub – sponsor logo
  • Pre-ceremony drinks reception table host – 40 minutes – table of 12
    • 4 x representatives from your business or your client base
    • 6-10 publishers from your shortlist and/or PPA Awards judges
      (note: there is often crossover in shortlists, with people being shortlisted in more than one category so we can’t promise a full complement)
  • Small bottles of alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink posted out to all shortlisted individuals (approx 200) in advance of event (PPA to absorb cost and logistics)
  • Branding on all drinks reception ‘rooms’ on virtual platform
  • 2 minute pre-recorded ‘welcome’ speech on screen, to be played as part of the opening logo loop
  • Virtual photobooth, live on the day of the event and for one day afterwards
  • Creates photos and gifs with bespoke ‘stickers’ for guests to use and post online
  • Branding on the frame of the photobooth
  • Branding on bespoke ‘sticker’s that appear on every photo
  • Mosaic of all photos to be distributed in PPA marketing post-event
  • Exclusive sponsor of social media photo competition, with prize sent to winner courtesy of you (PPA will absorb cost of prize)

Companies attending include:

For more information, please visit the event website