Two weeks to go until Media Week Awards 2018

The black tie dinner take place at Grosvenor House on 11 October with a star comedian, to be revealed on the night, as the host and a Las Vegas theme.

Two weeks to go until Media Week Awards 2018

OK! is organising a red carpet, celebrity photo zone, Mail Metro Media has a photo booth and is providing a sweets trolley, Hearst is giving hangover kits to guests and Radio Centre is recording a podcast.

Goodstuff Communications is defending its Agency of the Year crown against MediaCom, Manning Gottlieb OMD, OMD UK, PHD and the7stars.

Digital Cinema Media is also hoping to keep its Sales Team of the Year award against Channel 4, ITV, Primesight, The Guardian and Twitter.

There are eight contenders for Media Leader of the Year, a new award in partnership with The Lighthouse Company, the executive search company.

The shortlist, drawn up from more than 30 entries, is: Jenny Biggam, co-founder of the7stars, Mike Cooper, global chief executive of PHD, Verica Djurdjevic, UK chief executive of PHD, Josh Krichefski, UK chief executive of MediaCom, Naren Patel, chief executive of Primesight, Tim Pearson, chief executive of Manning Gottlieb OMD, David Pemsel, chief executive of Guardian Media Group, and James Wildman, president and chief executive of Hearst UK.

Best Agency Partner is another new award, brought to you by Reach Solutions and judged by media owners, which rewards agencies that work as partners with media owners to develop great partnership work.

Patel and Pippa Glucklich, chief executive of Amplifi, part of Dentsu Aegis Network, are co-chairs of judges.

The Media Week Awards 2018 dinner takes place on 11 October at Grosvenor House, Park Lane.

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See the full shortlist on the Media Week Awards website

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