The PPA Next Gen Awards: celebrating the future of media excellence

Are you under 30 and a trailblazer in the UK specialist media industry? This is your chance to shine. Showcase your achievements and gain industry recognition. 

Here’s why you should enter

  • Recognition: get the spotlight you deserve for your hard work and innovative contributions
  • Networking: connect with industry leaders and other young professionals making waves in media
  • Raise your professional profile
  • Complimentary tickets to PPA events: such as the PPA Festival

We're looking for individuals who

Exceed expectations: consistently go above and beyond for their team and business.

Lead and inspire: are already making a significant impact and driving change.

Innovate: continuously seek new ways to improve business operations.

Collaborate: are known for their positive, proactive, and collaborative spirit.

    People with diverse talents and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Our expert panel of judges – including current members of the PPA Next Gen Board – will select winners based on evidence of exceptional talent and potential in publishing.

      Eligibility: applicants and nominees must have been born on or after 30 June 1994.

      Here’s how to enter

      • We'll need your personal details and a high-res headshot
      • A 400-word supporting statement: highlight your role, achievements, and how you drive success
      • Supporting document: showcase your standout work
      • Endorsement: a 200-word endorsement from your direct manager or a professional reference if you’re a freelancer

      Extended entry deadline: Friday 26 July 2024. Entries cost £187.50 +VAT for PPA members and £375 +VAT for non-members

      If your company is a PPA Member, use the code PPAMEMBER24 at checkout to unlock half price entry.

      Don’t miss this opportunity to highlight your achievements and join the ranks of the industry’s finest.