Judges will be looking for original ideas, brilliant design and overall excellence and how these have been successfully translated to the pages of the magazine and beyond. We are also looking for any extra input the team provides and the creative management of resources.

Please submit a supporting statement of no more than 300 words. Please include a word count.


Art department heads should submit three separate pieces of work. These may be stand-alone features or refer to a particular section of the magazine. They must have been published during the period 1 January to 31 December 2018. Please note – the magazine editor should ratify each entry.

The judges will be looking for:

·         Quality of design

·         Originality of ideas

·         Relevance to audience

Please complete the form below and send it with the statement, pieces of work and payment to the BSME Office. Please send the completed entry form as a word document and include any digital links so they can be easily viewed. The supporting statement and material should be sent as one complete PDF on a USB stick, with a print-out on A4 paper. Please keep a copy for your records.

Either pay online (click here) or send a cheque made payable to the BSME with your entry. The entry fee is £95.00 + VAT for BSME members and £120.00 + VAT for Non-BSME members (to qualify for the BSME rate the art department head must have been a member of the BSME during the period 1 January to 31 December 2018. If you had temporary membership from entering the main BSME 2018 Awards you must pay the non-member rate).

A VAT receipt will be sent out in due course

Mark your entry Talent Awards and add the name of your title. Send it to: BSME Administration, Gill Branston & Associates, 137 Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9QP

Entries will be accepted only between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday

Incomplete entries will not be processed

Entries received without payment will not be processed

Entries and supporting material will not be returned