The 15th Annual AIMIA Awards: Best Use of Social Media

October 1, 2008 – Entries Now Open

It’s always great to see the industry, media and audience embracing social media. The 15th Annual AIMIA Awards are no different with the addition of a brand new category: “Best Use of Social Media“.

Best Use of Social Media
This category caters to all forms of social media platforms & applications. Entries can cover advertising campaigns, customer services, entertainment, Cultural, market research, news aggregation & communication.

“Amy Ward” — their social media mouth piece for the awards can also be found on Twitter and Facebook keeping you up to date with the Awards and offering support.  Amy actually came into visit Scott and myself yesterday — looking forward to the video.

Celebrate your digital brillance.

AIMIA is thrilled to announce that the 15th Annual AIMIA Awards, the longest running and most prestigious awards in Australia’s interactive media industry, are now open for entries!

Celebrating the very best in digital content innovation across all genres and interactive media platforms, the AIMIA Awards recognise the industry’s finest and showcase Australia’s leading Digital Content developers, content providers and application developers.

The 15th AIMIA Awards Categories are:

Best Advertising or Marketing
Best Childrens
Best Classifieds & eTrading
Best Cross-Platform Content or Content Integration with an Offline Advertising Campaign
Best Cultural, Lifestyle or Sport
Best Enterprise
Best Entertainment
Best Export Achievement
Best Financial Service
Best Learning & Education
Best Mobile Advertising or Marketing
Best Mobile Product or Service
Best News, Media or Reference
Best Non-profit or Government
Best Retail
Best Science, Health or Environment
Best Student Project
Best Tourism or Travel
Best Use of Social Media
Best Word-of-mouth, Peer-to-peer or Viral
Effectiveness Award
Best of the Best
Outstanding Contribution Award

Entries for the Awards are open from Wednesday 1st October to Tuesday 4th November 2008, and all AIMIA Business, Associate and Corporate members are eligible to enter. Student members can enter their projects into the Best Student Project category, and all members are invited to nominate an individual for the Outstanding Contribution Award.

Winners of the 15th AIMIA Awards will be announced and celebrated at the Digital Content Industry’s Night of Nights, a glitzy ceremony bringing together over 700 industry leaders in Sydney in March 2009.

Visit www.aimia.com.au/awards or email awards@aimia.com.au for more details!

Don’t miss out – entries close 5pm AEST on Tuesday, November 4, 2008!

Celebrate Your Digital Brilliance
Enter the AIMIA Awards


Jye Smith is currently Senior Vice President, Head of Strategy & Operations, Asia Pacific at Weber Shandwick. Ranked in B&Ts 30 Under 30, Jye a regular keynote speaker and workshop facilitator who specialises in digital and social media strategist.