Star Awards Showcase 2024


6 December, 2pm to 3:15pm

Join us at our free virtual event on Wednesday 6 December from 2pm - 3.15pm where we'll provide hints and tips on how to prepare a gold-winning Star Awards paper.

Kirsteen Beeston, Star Awards 2024 Chair and Global Marketing Director - Bowmore, Auchentoshan & Irish Whiskey at Beam Suntory, will Chair the session and Hugh Burkitt, Judging Chair, will provide invaluable insights to what the judges look for in a winning entry – and what to avoid. He will also answer questions on the judging processes for anyone interested in being a judge.

We'll hear from Gold-winning campaigns from the 2023 awards including: 

  • Essence Mediacom Scotland - Cure Your Flight Shame
  • Republic of Media & Thirst Craft - We Also Make Whisky
  • Multiply and Johnson & Johnson - Have You Met Donkey? - How Listerine Cleaned Up In Tesco in 2022

Who will give you advice on:

  • Timescales and how much time to allow
  • Collaboration and who to involve from both the client and agency perspective
  • Structure of the paper and how to tell a good story
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Presentation of your paper and what to consider
  • What is important to include and perhaps what you should leave out
  • Important questions/checklist before you hit the submit button