LONDON: The Grand Prix and Special Awards winners of the inaugural Warc Media Awards will be announced at a free event in London on February 9th, where judges will explain how they reached their decisions and the winners themselves will share their learnings.

From the client-side, Sarah Mansfield, VP Global Media, Unilever - Europe, LatAm & Global Media Operations and chair of the Effective Channel Integration category, will give her thoughts on the winning campaigns.

And from the agency side Tom Goodwin, EVP - Head of Innovation, Zenith, Rosh Singh, Director of Digital Innovation, Kinetic, Anna Watkins, Partner, Mofilm, Paul Wilson, Managing Partner - Strategy, Starcom MediaVest Group and Ruth Zohrer, Head of Programmatic Marketing, Mindshare, will bring their perspective on the world's best media campaigns.

Readers are invited to register here and join them at a complimentary session and drinks reception at the offices of MEC on London's South Bank on the evening of Thursday 9 February, where they can learn from some of the sharpest media brains in the business.

The Warc Media Awards has a $40,000 prize fund spread over four categories – Effective Use of Tech, Effective Channel Integration, Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships and Best Use of Data – each with its own 10-strong judging panel and set of Special Awards.

Grand Prix and Special Awards in each will be announced on February 9, while the gold, silver and bronze winners will be announced over the weeks leading up to the event. .

The shortlists for each category can be viewed on the Warc Media Awards site.

Data sourced from Warc