1. Development

There is no cost to enter the Development Awards.

The Rising Marketing Star, Rising Agency Star and Rising Creative Star categories are nominations only.

If you know someone or work with a young rising star that you would like to nominate please visit the website to submit your nomination which should be 500 words or less. Candidates will be contacted, asked to complete a questionnaire and if shortlisted, will be invited for interview.

Sponsored by — The Scottish Government

1.1 Star School Award in association with Young Enterprise Scotland
An award will be presented to the school that produces the best marketing strategy as part of their business plan for a new product or service. This award has been developed with Young Enterprise Scotland and is sponsored by SQA and supported by Ignition, Stripe and DigitasLBi.
This Award is sponsored by the SQA.
1.2 Star Marketing Student
Star marketing students are nominated by universities and are assessed at an Apprentice day event working on a brief supplied by Maxxium.
This Award is sponsored by Maxxium and supported by Golley Slater.
1.3 Star Creative Student
Submissions are invited from students studying a variety of creative subjects at universities and colleges across Scotland working on a real client brief.
This Award is sponsored by Union Direct.
1.4 Rising Agency Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations received. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2015. Click Here to Nominate
The judges will score the following areas:
  • Achievements and projects in 2015 – 50 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points
1.5 Rising Creative Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations received. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2015. Click Here to Nominate
The judges will score the following areas:
  • Achievements and projects in 2015 – 50 points
  • Portfolio – 10 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points
This Award is sponsored by Material_UK.
1.6 Rising Marketing Star
A shortlist for interview will be created from nominations received. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2015. Click Here to Nominate
The judges will score the following areas:
  • Achievements and projects in 2015 – 50 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 20 points

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