PRINT AND/OR DIGITAL including content based Brand Extensions (e.g. Events, Awards, Clubs etc) and excluding Campaigns


  • Editors of British magazines and digital titles whose titles have launched after 1 April 2017, and who have been editing the title for at least four months since the launch date
  • If your title has relaunched but retained the same name you are not eligible to enter the Launch category and should enter the relevant Editors of the Year or other categories - click here for category list
  • You may, if eligible, enter other award categories, excluding the Editor of the Year categories - click here for category list. Please ensure you submit a complete set of material for each entry
  • Print titles must be published at least twice a year and you must have edited a minimum of three issues (two if your title is published twice yearly) in the period 1 April 2017 to 31 July 2018.



  • Who demonstrates editorial innovation and excellence
  • Whose brand has made a significant impact on its market and on its audience



Tell us in no more than 500 words what you’ve done that marks you out as exceptional. Key points to address might be:

1. What are your brand objectives, who is your audience and how does your brand fit into the marketplace?
2. How have you met these objectives? 
3. How have you made use of your resources?


·      Complete the form below

·      Send two copies of three magazines, including the launch issue, available during the period 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018 that you think best show how your brand meets the criteria. 

·      Send one hard copy of the entry form with the magazines.  You must also email a copy of the completed entry form to

·      If you are entering a digital brand, please just email a copy of the entry form and a screengrab of your web traffic analytics (such as Google Analytics or similar) to 

Please send these to the BSME office and keep a copy for your records

There is an administration charge of £120 + VAT for each entry

If you were not a member of the BSME on 1 June 2017, the fee to enter is £230 + VAT per entry (£99 + VAT for Independent Brands).

Please either:

·      enclose a cheque payable to The British Society of Magazine Editors

·      click here to pay online

·      call the BSME office on 020 8906 4664 to pay by BACS

Entries without payment will not be processed

Mark your entry BSME Awards and add the name of your own 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