European Corporate Media Award

The European Corporate Media Award honors media published on behalf of companies or organizations in the context of Content Marketing. The deadline for entries is October 28th (Early Bird) and February 03rd, 2022.


European Content Creator
of the Year
The category awards excellent and successful content marketing which happens via owned media – and the team of content creators involved. Entries should include a clear suggestion what makes them Content Creators of the Year. The jury is free to promote entries from other categories to the shortlist.
European Content Innovator
of the Year
The most innovative content marketing approach via owned media will be awarded in this category – no matter if it is innovative in terms of content or shape or both. The concept should not be older than three years. The jury is free to promote entries from other categories to the shortlist.
B2B Client Publishing –
print & digital
Owned Media published by companies or organizations, created for existing or potential B2B clients.

B2C Consumer Publishing – print & digital
Media published on behalf of a company or organization in order to address consumer audiences.

CSR-related Publishing –
print & digital
Social reports, environmental reports etc.: Media that reveal a company’s or organization’s responsibility in society may be entered here.
IR-related Publishing –
print & digital
Successfully addressing a capital market audience: Please enter company reports – in print or digital – here.

HR-related Publishing –
print & digtal
This category is for media products dedicated to employer branding or recruiting, as well as media for internal communications.

Specials and One-offs –
print & digital
Be it a yearbook, an anniversary publication or any other one-off project in print or digital: This category recognizes the beauty of its concept and professional delivery.
Editorial Concept
Most creative approaches in terms of content and style in Owned Media. Editorial principals should be described, including topics and the successful of the concept.

Content Strategy
This category is about combining and synchronizing content and channels of Owned Media in a perfect way. This category is also for corporate newsroom strategies.

Creative Corporate Media Approach
Particularly innovative and creative approaches of Owned Media strategies and campaigns may be entered here.

Design – print
Best contemporary magazine design published by a company/organization or its service provider. Submissions should explain the design idea and include a minimum of two features from one issue or the whole issue itself.
Design – digital
Best contemporary digital design published by a company/organization or its service provider. Submissions should explain the general digtal design idea.

Cover – print
The category awards cover design used in company’s or organization’s printed media. Please submit only one cover per entry.

Pictures and Graphic Design
Best use of visual elements like photography, infographic etc. to reveal magazine content in Owned Media. Submissions should include a brief description of the subject and context – and, if appropriate, also the challenge in visualizing the topic.
Animated Content
The category is open for any animated pieces of content used in Owned Media.

Digital Usability
Best practice examples of good usability and user journey of a company’s or organization’s media product should be entered in this category.

Best use of mobile design, content and features in media published by companies or organizations.

Social Media
Using Social Media as a part of a company’s or organization’s communication activities.

Corporate Podcast
Stunning podcasts produced and distributed on behalf of companies or organizations may be entered here.


Daniel Neuen


PR Report

Javier Errera


Errera Communicacion

Christian Breid



Ernst Primosch


Buerau of Communication

Lutz Thalmann

Managing Director

Axel Springer Corporate Solutions

Clarissa Haller

Senior Communications Strategist

Monika Schaller

Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Responsibility

Deutsche Post DHL

Stefan Postler

Magaging Director


Paolo Sisti

Magaging Director

RS Planner Media


The entry fee is EUR 390 for each media brand and award section. A media brand may consist of different media products operating under the same brand and publishing responsibility. Award sections are European Magazine Award, European Digital Publishing Award and European Corporate Media Award.
For all submissions completed by October 28th, 2021, this entry fee will be reduced to EUR 290 per brand and section. All prices excl. VAT.
Early Bird: 28-10-2021, 11.59 pm (25% off)
Deadline: 03-02-2022, 11.59 pm
Submissions will only be made digitally and in English using our submission tool. After pre-selection, the finalists will be asked, if appropriate, to send haptic copies. Participants create a profile in the tool without obligation. Submissions can be saved as drafts and processed until they are sent. The corresponding submission fees will only be charged after submission. You can make as many submissions as you like and submit them in different categories. Unless otherwise mentioned in the category descriptions, a submission always refers to an object, i.e. a copy of a magazine label.
Entries can be submitted in multiple categories. The jury is allowed to move entries to other categories. The winners will be notified after the jury session in March 2022, but external communication will start after the awards show at the European Newspaper Congress 2022. The jury’s decisions are final. The jury is allowed without further explanatory statement to disqualify entries which are formal incorrect or entries with missing data. By submitting your entry, you accept that your data will be proceeded electronically in the course of the judging process and filed in a database containing of selected entries. In case an entry gets nominated or awarded, the abstract and a selection of the submitted pictures will be published. Within your entry, you can highlight certain statements or data as “confidential” in the sense of “nor for publishing”.


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