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MAX: the Marketing, Advertising and Sales Excellence Awards

 

The 2021 MAX Awards

With an ever growing toolkit of ways to reach their target audience, today's marketing, advertising and sales professionals are seeing increasing challenges when deciding how to spend their budgets, considering which prospects have the most potential or evolving new strategies to attract the attention of their target market.

In this evolving space, the best marketing, advertising and sales professionals are able to employ the most suitable tactics to maximise their return on investment.

Now in its 26th year running, the MAX Awards recognises industry excellence in marketing, advertising and sales in financial services. Past winners have gone on to lead organisations, spearhead product innovation and help improve the nation's financial literacy through educational programs geared towards financial advisers and their clients. 

The MAX (Marketing, Advertising and Sales Excellence) Awards recognises these leading individuals, teams and organisations in the Australian financial services industry who have achieved excellence in marketing, advertising and sales.

We encourage you to rally behind your peers and colleagues and submit your online nominations today. Ensure your colleagues receive the recognition they deserve for outstanding work between April 2020 and March 2021. 


Thursday
10 June 2021

6:00PM till late

Luna Park Grand Ballroom
1 Olympic Dr,
Milsons Point NSW
Directions
$260
or
$2,500 for a
table of 10
 
 

The MAX (Marketing, Advertising and Sales Excellence) Awards recognises leading individuals, teams and organisations in the Australian financial services industry who have achieved excellence in marketing, advertising and sales.

Winners are awarded across 23 categories for their creative, innovative and effective marketing and sales campaigns that delivered increased engagement and ROI over the past year.

You can put yourself, your colleague, your peer and your organisation forward in as many as categories as you wish.

To see the full list of categories and criteria click here.

Important Dates:
Nominations close: Friday 23 April 2021
Voting opens: Monday 3 May 2021
Voting closes: Friday 28 May 2021
Winners announced: Thursday 10 June 2021

 
 
Nomination Form
Details of Nominee 1:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 2:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 3:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 4:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 5:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 6:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 7:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 8:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 9:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
Details of Nominee 10:
CATEGORY:
NOMINEE (NAME/ORGANISATION):
REASON FOR NOMINATION:
Provide specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc.
No word limit applies.
 

Your Details:

TITLE *
FIRST NAME *
LAST NAME *
COMPANY NAME *
JOB TITLE *
EMAIL *

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • You DO NOT need to send in any supporting documents but can supply us with a summary, providing specific examples, statistics, website URLs, etc. that explain why you think your nomination should be considered for the final shortlist.
  • It is important to note that nominations are not restricted to individual professionals based on their job titles, meaning that all marketing, business development, sales, distribution and client service professionals can be nominated.
  • All nominations are reviewed and weighted by Financial Standard, with a shortlist of five to six finalists proceeding to the peer review and voting phase.
  • Nominating is open to all Financial Standard readers whose submissions are all managed electronically and lodged through the online form. For nominations to be considered, they must be received from professionals whose email addresses are contained in Financial Standard's database of financial services professionals (subscribers to Financial Standard online and print).
  • All votes are weighted to take into account a number of variables, including size of organisation, internal (votes from the nominated organisation) and external (votes outside the nominated organisation, which are weighted higher).
  • All information provided in the nomination form is kept confidential.
  • Campaigns that ran between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021 are eligible to be nominated in the MAX Awards.
FOR MORE INFORMATION FOLLOW US #FSMAX
EMAIL   marketing@financialstandard.com.au
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
PHONE  1300 884 434
 

Finalists for the 2021 MAX Awards will be announced 3 May 2021.

 

AGENCY CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 11:52

Allianz Retire + - Marketing Pulse

BT - Media Lab

Capital Group - Ptarmigan Media

Pendal - uberbrand

T. Rowe Price - Fundamental Media

AGENCY EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR - 13:50

Claire Zipeure - Media Lab

Giada Dorgia - Fundamental Media

Hassaim Aoun - Marketing Pulse

Laura Cremona - Benedictus

Michelle Reed - Ptarmigan Media

AGENCY OF THE YEAR - 16:00

Fundamental Media

Media Lab

Ptarmigan Media

uberbrand

Universal McCann

COMMUNITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR - 17:00

Australian Ethical

First State Super

La Trobe Financial

RARE Infrastructure

Zurich

CREATIVE AGENCY OF THE YEAR - 19:50

Ascender Design

OMG Creative

Radar Sydney

The Creative Work

The Pure Agency

DIGITAL CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 22:25

Allan Gray

Australian Ethical

First Sentier Investors

Praemium

Vanguard Investments

DISTRIBUTION TEAM OF THE YEAR - 23:30

Allianz Retire +

Franklin Templeton Investments

RARE Infrastructure

State Street Global Advisors (managed funds)

UBS Asset Management

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR - DISTRIBUTION - 25:07

Cesar Farfan - Perennial Value

James Waterworth - iShares by BlackRock

Michael Angwin - BMO Global Asset Management

Shaun Thomas - GSFM

Steve Williams - RARE Infrastructure

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR - MARKETING - 27:00

Adele Welsh - Praemium

Felicity Nicholson - Legg Mason

Fiona Lake - Allianz Retire +

Imbi Field - T. Rowe Price

Russell Walsh - MetLife

FINANCIAL EDUCATION CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 28:15

Australian Ethical

BT

Cashwerkz

iShares by BlackRock

TAL

INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 32:40

Capital Group

Fidelity

Macquarie Investment Management

Vanguard Investments

Zurich

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - CONSUMER - 34:20

Budget Direct

La Trobe

QSuper

Suncorp

Trilogy

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - INDUSTRY - 36:00

AIA

Franklin Templeton

Pendal Group

Praemium

Robeco

MARKETING TEAM OF THE YEAR - 37:00

Franklin Templeton

Macquarie Investment Management

T. Rowe Price

Vanguard Investments

Zurich

PRINT CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - CONSUMER - 40:45

Budget Direct

Greater Bank

Suncorp

Sunsuper

Travel Marvel

PRINT CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - TRADE - 42:20

Allianz Retire+

Macquarie Investment Management

MLC

T. Rowe Price

Zurich

PRODUCT LAUNCH OF THE YEAR - 44:10

GAM

Legg Mason - Legg Mason QS Investors Responsible Investment Fund

Legg Mason - Legg Mason, BetaShares Emerging Markets Fund

RARE Infrastructure

T. Rowe Price

PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY OF THE YEAR - 45:45

BlueChip Communication

Madden & Associates

One Profile

Pritchitt Partners

The Ideas Suite

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 47:35

Australian Ethical

Capital Group

First State Super

Pendal

Viridian Advisory

VIDEO CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - 49:40

BT - Adviser Models for BT Panorama

Colonial First State

HUB24

JP Morgan

Praemium

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR - 51:45

Allan Gray

First Sentier Investors

Netwealth

RARE Infrastructure

Vanguard Investments

 

Registrations for the 2021 MAX Awards will be available from 3 May 2021.

 

2020 Marketing, Advertising & Sales Excellence Awards

 

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