Please submit a supporting statement of no more than 300 words. Please include a word count. Judges will be looking for teams - and it could be a "team" of one - whose content published across Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, tumblr, Google+,Flickr or Pinterest has contributed to the overall success of their brand. Please demonstrate the originality of ideas and how they resonated with the target audience.



The editor should submit the URL/s of the work that appeared and/or screen grabs of example tweets/posts/pages. Entries can either be for a single social media channel or a project across several platforms,but please note that should you wish to enter more than one specific project a separate entry must be submitted for each.

Supply stats to demonstrate audience engagement. Please enclose stats as a separate document and do not include them in the supporting statement.

The work must have been published during the period 1 January to 31 December 2015.

Please note – the title’s editor should ratify each entry

The judges will be looking for:

  • Engagement
  • Originality

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 either on a disc or USB stick, with a print-out on A4 paper. Please keep a copy for your records.

Either pay for the entry online (click here) or send a cheque made payable to the BSME with your entry. The entry fee is £75.00 for BSME members and £98.00 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 2015. If you had temporary membership from entering the main BSME 2015 Awards you must pay the non-member rate).

A VAT receipt will be sent out in due course

Mark your entry Rising Stars 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