68th Annual Maggie Awards® Add New Categories

  • Focus on Digital and Marketing Categories Added

The 68th Annual Maggie Awards® has expanded categories for digital media, marketing programs, Association and Student entries. The Maggie Awards® are the publishing and media industries’ longest reigning awards program in the USA – celebrating its 68th year.

This year, the Maggie Awards® has expanded the categories to include all segments of publishing and digital only media. Now over 700 categories are available for print, digital and online brands to enter for best-in-class consideration.

“We are extremely happy to add these new categories to the Maggie Awards®, cites Catherine Upton, Awards Chair. “The Maggie Awards® should honor all contributors to the media production process. This year, we invite marketing, audience development, event, digital teams and their customers to participate in the awards program.   The extended program includes the opportunity to celebrate your clients advertising and marketing programs as well,” concludes Upton.

The 2020 Maggie Awards ® additions include:

Best Website Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO/Student

Best Website Article Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO/Student

Best Website Regularly Featured Article or Column Consumer Trade/Association/NPO

Best Online Buyers Guide Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Online Directory Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Blog Series Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Video Channel Association/NPO/ Student

Best Use of Video in Editorial Short & Long Form Association/NPO/Student

Best Use of Social Media Association/NPO/Student

Best Social Media Community Association/NPO/Student

Best Media Marketing Campaign Categories include:

Best Publication Media Kit Consumer/Trade/ Association/NPO/Student

Best Publication Audience Development Campaign Single or Series Consumer/Trade/


Best Event Prospectus Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Event Attendee Promotion Single or Series Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Event Show Guide Consumer/Trade/Association/NPO

Best Customer Marketing Campaign Categories include:

Best Advertisement Single or Series Consumer/Trade/Association/Corporate Communications

Best Use of Video in Advertising Consumer/Trade/Association/Corporate Communications

Best Use of Mobile in Advertising Campaigns Consumer/Trade/Association/Corporate Communications

Best Use of Social Media Advertising Consumer/Trade/Association/Corporate Communications

 “The Maggie Awards® have a long-standing reputation of honoring excellence across print, online and digital media brands,” reports Catherine Upton, Maggie® Awards Chair. “We are honored to expand this tradition to the entire media channel from consumer, creator, marketer, editor, and publisher.”

The Maggie Awards® Call for Entries will open October 7th, 2019 at www.MaggieAwards.com.  Make sure to invite your advertisers, event, marketing, publishing and event teams to enter for best-in-class accolades.  Call4Entries will be available on www.MaggieAwards.com by October 7th

Maggie Awards® Important Dates

Call for Entries Open       October 7th, 2019

Early Entries Close          October 31st, 2019

Late Entries Close            February 1st, 2020

Judging Starts                  February, 2020

Judging Ends                   February, 2020

Finalists are Notified         March, 2020

Awards Event                   April, 2020

To learn more about the Maggie Awards® visit: www.MaggieAwards.com  

About US

The 68th Annual Maggie Awards® and Dottie Awards™ are produced by CU2 LLC. CU2 is a privately held awards and media consulting company with 15 years’ experience hosting international award programs in technology and media. Past honorees include the Department of Defense, Amazon, T-Mobile, NASCAR, Salesforce and many other elite organizations. We looks forward to sharing your brand’s excellence across the international media industry. Learn more at: www.CU2CO.com