Finalists Announced

We are delighted to announce the finalists of this year’s World Media Awards, which showcase the best in international content-driven, cross-border advertising. The awards drove strong international interest across APAC, EMEA and the Americas attracting entries from Chile, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Spain, UK and the USA to highlight a few.  Our list of finalists includes globally recognised brands leading the way in content-driven communication and new names for the World Media Awards.

“In terms of the quality and quantity of entries it’s inspiring to see so many brands using storytelling to stay connected with their audiences, even in the midst of a pandemic. The campaigns demonstrate how content-driven advertising in the right media environment plays such an important role in bringing stories to life.”  – Damian Douglas, President of the World Media Group and Managing Director EMEA, TIME

Our winners will be announced on 9 September at The Ham Yard Hotel in London, at a ceremony hosted by journalist and news presenter Zeinab Badawi.


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2021 Judges

Awards night

The World Media Awards will be hosted at the Ham Yard Hotel in London.

In the midst of Soho and moments from Mayfair, Ham Yard Hotel has an urban village feel. The hotel revolves around a tree-filled garden with a bronze sculpture centrepiece by Tony Cragg. Interiors are designed by Kit Kemp in her award-winning modern British style.

Awards Ambassadors

How do you see The Future for Global Content-Led Marketing?

The WHAT’S NEXT FOR CONTENT MARKETING survey has revealed an optimistic outlook for content marketing – whilst advertising and communications budgets have clearly been negatively impacted by the crises of 2020, a higher number of advertisers expect the proportion of budget allocated to content-led communication to increase in 2021 versus those who experienced an increase in 2020.

Here’s just some of the other key findings…

Agencies, communications consultants, and media owners agreed that trusted media channels would be the preferred channel to share or amplify brand storytelling
Half of all our respondents are investing in more trusted media environments to ensure brand safety
84% believe that brands should align with social issues and messaging



Entry, judging or ticket enquiries please contact:

Rose Jordan
+44 7794 588 114

World Media Group champion enquiries please contact:

Isabel Tabraham
+44 7736 384206

Marketing partnership enquiries please contact:

Sheryl Paul
+44 7974 663523