The charity that IAPI have chosen for the Media category will be revealed at the competition briefing on the 21 February 2020.

This competition is open to IAPI member agencies only.

You must be 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 27 June 1989 and resident in Ireland.

Key Dates
Key Dates

Competition Launch

24th Jan

Charity Briefing

21st Feb

Entry Deadline - 11:59 p.m.

23rd Feb

Media teams present in person to the jury - 19/20 or 23 March

19th Mar
The Competition
The Competition

Who can enter?

IAPI member media agencies only. You must be 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 27 June 1989 and resident in Ireland.

The Competition

The Young Lions Media Competition challenges the brightest professional minds working in media agencies to demonstrate their strategic thinking and innovative approaches to solving an important marketing challenge to drive critical business success. Each team will be required to generate the necessary insights to develop an innovative media selection as well as their creative uses.

You must submit the following as part of your entry:

  • Presentation (PPX/PDF - max: 10 slides / 25MB
  • 450 word explanation detailing the creative idea, the strategy and the execution

Your entry will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Creativity (50% of vote) - Is there a driving creative idea with potential for industry impact?
  • Strategy (25% of vote) - Is there a strong idea at the heart that brings the campaign together? Is there an insight that unlocks the target audience? How deep is the understanding of the brief/challenge?
  • Execution (25% of vote) - Is there rigour in the execution? Would the campaign work?

Shortlisted teams will present to the jury on 19/20 or 23 March in the IAPI office - exact date TBC.

Entry fee

There is an entry fee of €90 per team.

The Deadline

Midnight on Sunday 23 February

You must submit your entry to katherine@iapi.com and include the CATEGORY (i.e. MEDIA) and both TEAM MEMBERS NAMES, EMAILS and PHONE NUMBERS.

Entries must not contain any agency branding.

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