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2020 EMMA AWARDS

The page will be updated with information regarding the 2021 event.

The EMMAs are the highlight of the ERA GLOBAL annual conference, also known as The Multi-Channel Home Shopping Conference.

Each year, the EMMAs (ERA GLOBAL Multi-Channel Multi-Screen Awards) provide an exciting awards ceremony that honours networks, suppliers and individuals for their ingenuity and creativity and rewards outstanding achievements during the previous year in the Home Shopping Industry.

Date

The EMMA Awards is hosted at the second evening of the 2020 ERA GLOBAL Conference. 

Access

A ticket to EMMA Awards is included in the ERA GLOBAL Conference 3 days registration pass. For information on tickets to the EMMAs, please visit the registration page of the event: https://multi-channel-home-shopping-conference.eu/entries/263-conference-registration.

Nominees

To enter the competition, the nominee should be an employee of an ERA GLOBAL member company and hold a working contract with said company. Outside advisors/consultants do not qualify as employees.

Vote

In order to vote, the person should have an association member account.
The vote starts May 4th, 2020 and ends May 22th 2020.
There will be a draw between member employees participating in the vote.

Nominations

Who can propose an awardee?
Proposals are open to any company or individual – ERA GLOBAL members.

Who is qualified to receive an award?
EMMAs are open to ERA GLOBAL members only.

Closing date for nominations
Nominations can be submitted by 15th May 2020. Please note: in order to be assessed, the nominations should include a link to a press release or a short clip/photo and also a short description. If several nominations are submitted for the same company, ERA Europe will contact the nominated company, so that only the most representative nomination could enter the competition.

CATEGORIES

Category 1. Best Short Form

The EMMA in the category Best Short Form recognizes outstanding production, sales story and product sales through a short-form clip.

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • a clear, comprehensive and compelling explanation of product features and qualities.
  • a convincing explanation of special USPs.
  • the appeal of pictures, sound and motion flow.
  • overall presentation.
  • successful sales story.

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category.


Category 2. Best Long Form

The EMMA in the category Best Long Form recognizes outstanding production, sales story, presentation and product sales through a long-form clip.

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • a clear, comprehensive and compelling explanation of product features and qualities.
  • a convincing explanation of special USPs.
  • overall presentation.
  • successful sales story.
  • competent and convincing presenter/presentation.
  • the appeal of pictures, sound and motion flow. 

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category.


Category 3. Best Live Show

The EMMA in the category Best Live Show recognizes outstanding programming and a compelling product presentation in combination with strong audiovisual appeal and a successful sales story.

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • a clear, comprehensive and compelling explanation of product features and qualities.
  • a convincing explanation of special USPs.
  • outstanding programming e.g. creation of sales event, counterprogramming vs World Cup etc.
  • overall presentation.
  • successful sales story.
  • competent and convincing presenter/presentation.
  • the appeal of pictures, sound and motion flow. 

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category.


Category 4. Best Social Media Campaign

The EMMA in the category Best Social Media Campaign recognizes outstanding use of social media platforms with tailored communication per platform, successful brand awareness, a successful sales story and excellent customer interaction and involvement.

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • platforms used for communication
  • interaction between the different platforms - are the same message/clips/pictures used or tailored for each plat successful brand building
  • form
  • customer interaction and involvement
  • outstanding number of views/clicks

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category.


Category 5. Best Presenter

The EMMA in the category Best Presenter recognizes an outstanding show presenter in the Multi-Channel Home Shopping Industry with high personal credibility and charisma and an outstanding show performance in both sales and entertainment factor. 

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • presenter’s credibility.
  • credibility of product features and quality.
  • outstanding show performance in sales.
  • outstanding show performance regarding entertainment.
  • social media and multi-channel presence.
  • social and public activities, e.g. charity support.
  • Charisma / positive vibes with the audience.
  • other outstanding activities in media.

The Best Presenter is a people´s choice award, which means that all employees of ERA Europe member companies can participate in the voting process.

Please invite all your colleagues to vote for Best presenter of the Year.


Category 6. Best Innovation 

The EMMA in the category Best Innovation  honours innovation and excellence in the development, marketing and launch of outstanding products for the Multi-Channel Home Shopping Industry. 

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • product is an invention rather than modification.
  • offers unseen features.
  • new features provide real value add.
  • bestseller in its market or impressive market entry.
  • product meets high quality standards.
  • unique design with protected IP / patent.

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category. 


Category 7. Best Supplier 

The EMMA in the category Best Supplier 2019 is awarded for excellence in product quality and supply including competitive pricing, fair delivery and payment terms, as well as on-time, efficient and responsive service and support, going to an all-round excellent supplier who works in partnership with the client. 

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • great product (IP protected, USPs, ESPs).
  • competitive pricing.
  • fair delivery and payment terms.
  • on-time delivery.
  • super-efficient account management.
  • friendly, helpful, reliable, flexible, responsive service.
  • sales support, e.g. marketing material, certificates.
  • supplier works as a partner.

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category. 


Category 8. Best Distributor 

The EMMA in the category Best Distributor is awarded to a reliable and responsive multi-channel distributor who is able to maximise the product life cycle and sell large volumes for their market, who also makes creative use of media and works as a partner. 

Judging criteria for this category are amongst others:

  • active sales on all channels
  • able to prolong product life cycle 
  • reliable, flexible, responsive
  • sells the biggest volumes for their market
  • able to buy small and large quantities of product
  • pays on time
  • offers fair delivery and payment terms to its customers
  • creative use of media
  • distributor works as a partner

IMPORTANT. Each member company can cast one vote per category. 


Category 9. Best CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) 

The EMMA in the category Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is awarded to a company that is making a positive difference in society and is an inspiring example for others on the way to a sustainable and respectful social togetherness and a better life for everyone. 

IMPORTANT. The winner of this category is selected by ERA GLOBAL Board members only.


Category 10. Business Personality of the Year 

The EMMA for the Business Personality of the Year is awarded to an outstanding industry leader who possesses unique qualities, sets an example for others and is highly recognized by her/his industry peers. 

IMPORTANT. The winner of this category is selected by ERA GLOBAL Board members only.