Event: Newspaper & Magazine Awards

Excitingly, Holland Alexander recently began producing the Newspaper and Magazine Awards which took place in May 2018 at London’s Marriott Grosvenor Square. The night was a tremendous success and here a just a few of our top highlights.

Electric atmosphere

Everything from the guests, the music and the visuals were all electric. We began the awards with a dramatic opening sequence with high tempo music, a fully immersive lighting sequence and industry power statements, really setting the celebratory high impact tone of the evening.

The buzz was incredible, with such excitement from the audience for the announcement of the winners, followed by the end of evening set by SqueezeBox, which carried the atmosphere through to the early hours.


Winner’s reactions

The sheer joy displayed by the winners of the highly acclaimed 14 industry awards was heart-warming. Genuine excitement, disbelief and pride was displayed in abundance. To re live these moments we produced a highlights with On Point Productions. The highlights video encapsulates the evening and it’s something we love to make happen for our clients.

Support from Global Organisations

Generous sponsorship from top global organisations made the evening possible and it was fantastic to see the level of enthusiasm displayed when presenting awards. Industry support is vital and the contribution made by all was wonderful to see. Holland Alexander decided to sponsor Campaign of The Year which was incredibly rewarding especially when handing over that winning trophy.


Breadth of talent

Present at the event were brands, titles, teams and companies who had all reached the top heights of industry excellence. The standard of entries was exceptional and led to some very close final decisions with High Commendations awarded to multiple finalists. Winners ranged from children’s magazines Beano and Pokémon, to lifestyle magazines such as BBC Gardeners World and then Retailer of the Year was scooped up by Waitrose.


These highlights are just a few of the reasons we loved working on the project this year. We thrive on the detail that goes into planning such an event and are always pushing the boundaries of how we can create a bespoke electrifying atmosphere for all our clients.