The initiative that IAPI have chosen for the Young Marketers category is www.checktheregister.ie

To be eligible to compete in the Young Marketers competition the team must be made up of two young professionals working for client companies that engage the services of advertising and communications companies. Freelancers are not eligible to compete in Young Marketers.  

You must be 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 22 June 1987 and resident in Ireland.

Key Dates
Key Dates

Brief available

16th Feb

Entries Open

16th Feb

Deadline - 5:00 p.m.

5th Mar

Entries are shortlisted

15th Mar

Young Marketers shortlisted teams present in person to the jury - 23 March

23rd Mar
The Competition
The Competition

Who can enter? 

To be eligible to compete in the Young Marketers competition the team must be made up of two young professionals, 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 22 June 1987. You should work for client companies that engage the services of advertising, PR or communications companies. People working in advertising agencies and freelancers CANNOT compete in the Young Marketers competition. 

The Competition

The Young Marketers Competition champions the worlds best young client marketers. 

The brief is for a non-profit organisation. When a team enters, they answer the brief as the brand they currently work for. The competition requires that you apply the brand you work for to whatever brief is on the table. So for example, last year’s team from Vodafone answered the brief using the Vodafone brand to tackle the issue. 

You must submit the following as part of your entry: 

  • Presentation (PPX/PDF - max: 10 slides / 25MB)

Your entry will be judged on the following criteria: 

  • Reasonable - Are the budget and timelines realistic?
  • Insightful - Does it show deep target audience understanding?
  • Focused - Is it sharp and single-minded? 
  • Clear
  • Inspirational
  • Engaging
  • Distinctive

Shortlisted teams will be asked to come and present to the jury w/c 19 March, exact date TBC 

Entry fee

There is no entry fee for this competition.

The Deadline

5 pm on Monday 5 March

You must submit your entry to katherine@iapi.com and include the CATEGORY (i.e. YOUNG MARKETERS) and both TEAM MEMBERS NAMES AND EMAILS.

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