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

To be eligible to compete in the Young Marketers competition the team must be made up of two young professionals working for client companies that engage the services of advertising and communications companies. Freelancers are not eligible to compete in Young Marketers.

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

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

19th Mar
The Competition
The Competition

Who can enter?

To be eligible to compete in the Young Marketers competition the team must be made up of two young professionals, 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 27 June 1989. You should work for client companies that engage the services of advertising, PR or communications companies. People working in advertising agencies and freelancers CANNOT compete in the Young Marketers competition.

The Competition

The Young Marketers Competition champions the worlds best young client marketers.

The brief is for a non-profit organisation. When a team enters, they answer the brief as the brand they currently work for. The competition requires that you apply the brand you work for to whatever brief is on the table. So for example, last year’s team from Vhi answered the brief using the Vhi brand to tackle the issue.

You must submit the following as part of your entry:

  • Presentation (PPX/PDF - max: 10 slides / 25MB)

Your entry will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Reasonable - Are the budget and timelines realistic?
  • Insightful - Does it show deep target audience understanding?
  • Focused - Is it sharp and single-minded?
  • Clear
  • Inspirational
  • Engaging
  • Distinctive

Shortlisted teams will be asked to come and present to the jury on the 19/20 or 23 March - exact date TBC

Entry fee

There is no entry fee for this competition.

The Deadline

Midnight on Sunday 23 February

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

Thanks to sponsorship from Core
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