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Entries are now accepted for the 2017 MPAS Awards

The Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) has kicked off its search for stellar media firms for its annual awards.

As the only independent media awards in Singapore, the 2017 MPAS Awards will be recognising exceptional performances by industry players.

Nominations are now officially open for MPAS members. More award categories are offered this year, with additional categories catering to the increased importance of digital in today's media space.

Deadline for all submissions will be on 18 August 2017, at 5 PM.

The awards night will be held on 26 September 2017, Tuesday, at the Fullerton Hotel Singapore.

To know more on how your company can enter the 2017 MPAS Awards, visit the event webpage.

For inquiries, please contact Andrea Pascual at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Get to know the biggest winners of the 10th MPAS Awards

More than 15 industry players were recognised.

The year 2016 was momentous for the Media Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS) as it recognised more than 15 industry players and individuals for their contributions in the media industry.

Coinciding with the Singapore Media Week, the 10th MPAS Awards and Media Ball was held at the Fullerton Hotel Singapore on the 26th of September 2016.

This prestigious event was graced by the honourable Chee Hong Tat, senior minister of state at the Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Health. Amongst the other guests of honour were Cavalier Giovanni Viterale, general manager, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore; and Ho Sum Kwong, founding president, Media Publishers Association Singapore.

The 2016 MPAS Awards gave due recognition to publications and individuals for making a huge contribution in pushing for relevant content and campaigns, and embracing innovation in the media industry.

"We really value content, and we still believe that content is king," MPAS president Olivier Burlot said.

The winners of the 2016 MPAS Awards are as follows:

EDITOR OF THE YEAR 
Zul Andra - Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd
 
MARKETING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Wilber Goh - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
ADVERTISING SALES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Aileen Soh - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
WRITER OF THE YEAR
Lestari Hairul
Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd
 
FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (LICENSED)
Harper's Bazaar 
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
 
FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (TRADE)
May-June 2016 
FUTURARC
 
FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER)
Art Republik No. 6  - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
EVENT OF THE YEAR
Montblanc X Esquire Fiction Writer Project - Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd
 
PARTY OF THE YEAR
FourFourTwo - HayMarket Media Group
 
CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR 
The Esquire Talks 
Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd
 
EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR 
MillionaireAsia
 
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (PRINT)
Chuando and Frey - L'Officiel March 2016
 
VIDEO MEDIA OF THE YEAR (ONLINE)
The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel - SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
 
MOBILE APP OF THE YEAR
Time Out Singapore  - Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd
 
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Joaelle Ng  - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
SG Now - Asia City Media Group
 
TRADE MEDIA OF THE YEAR
FUTURARC
 
BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Singapore Business Review - Charlton Media Group
 
FOOD MEDIA OF THE YEAR
The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel  - SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
 
MEN’S MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Men's Folio - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
SPECIAL INTEREST MEDIA OF THE YEAR
WOW - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
TRAVEL MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Asian Journeys - F Cowan Media
 
IN-FLIGHT MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Scoot - Ink
 
BEST CLUB (Membership) MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
SANDS Style Magazine - Edipresse Media Asia
 
FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR
L'Officiel - Heart Media Pte Ltd
 
WOMEN’S MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Her World - SPH Magazines Pte Ltd 
 
LUXURY MEDIA OF THE YEAR 
Yacht Style - Lux Inc Media
 
CHINESE MEDIA OF THE YEAR
ICON - SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
 
 
 
Check out the event photos during the awards night here.

If you would like to join the 2017 MPAS Awards and be awarded as one of the most outstanding media publishers in Singapore, please send an inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click here for more information.

Winners of MPAS Awards 2015 announced

Mongoose Publishing awarded Media Company of the Year, with SPH Magazines a close second.

SINGAPOREThe Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2015, Singapore's only independent media awards, took place on Monday, 11 May 2015, at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Judges included Chloe Neo, Managing Partner of OMD Singapore, Gilles Demptos, Director (Asia) of WAN-IFRA, Evelyn Yeo Director of Corporate and Government Affairs at Edelman Singapore, Alex Fenby, Business Owner (NewsLoop) of SingTel and Krishnadeep Baruah, Senior Director (Asia Pacific) at BBM. 

Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd picked up the Media Company of the Year award for the Content Publisher with the most number of wins at the awards, followed closely by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd.

The event was attended by representatives from FIPP - The Worldwide Magazine Media Association, WAN-IFRA - The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, Media Development Authority of Singapore and members of Singapore’s magazine media publishing industry.

“The annual MPAS Awards recognises the best efforts of the important facets within Singapore’s publishing industry, namely design/production, editorial, marketing and sales, which form the foundation of every successful media company”, said James Chen, Executive Director of MPAS.

“Magzter is proud to sponsor the MPAS Awards 2015 and I congratulate all the publishers who won an awards this year", aded Vijay Radhakrishnan Co-founder and President of Magzter, a sponsor for the event.

Concluded Chris Llewellyn, President and CEO, FIPP, “Events like the MPAS Awards acknowledge publishers who have been both innovative and successful and push other publishers to raise their game, which benefits the industry as a whole.”

Click here to find the complete list of winners at the event.

MPAS Awards 2015 to take place on 11 May

Printing company KHL comes on board as Event Sponsor

This year's edition of the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) awards will take place at the middle of next month on Monday 11 May 2015 at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Some of the prestigious awards up for grabs include Journalist of the Year, Editor of the Year, Integrated Media Brand of the Year and Media Company of the Year. 

The association has secured KHL Printing Co Pte Ltd, one of the largest printing companies in South East Asia, as a sponsor for the awards. This comes right on the heels of its sponsorship deal with Magzter, a global digital magazine newsstand and book store.

Said James Chen, Executive Director of the Media Publishers Association Singapore, "With a bumper number of awards to be given away, and the participation of sponsors KHL Printing and Magzter, all signs point to an exciting event recognising the very best in Singapore's magazine publishing industry."

The MPAS Awards is an annual event organised by the Media Publishers Association Singapore since 2009.

MPAS Awards 2015 opens for entries

Record number of entries expected for this year's awards.

The Media Publishers Association Singapore has kicked off the 2015 edition of its annual awards. Highlights of this year's awards include a category for bloggers and a greater emphasis on digital awards to recognise the industry's best practices.

The cost of the first award submission for non-members is S$200, with each subsequent submission at S$100. The cost of the first submission for MPAS members is S$100, with each subsequent submission at S$50. MPAS members must be in good standing, with their annual membership fee paid in full by Monday 2 March 2015, to qualify for the member rates. 

Deadline for all submissions is also on Monday 2 March 2015 at 5pm. No extensions to the deadline will be entertained.
For all submission and the MPAS annual membership fees, please make the cheques payable to “Media Publishers Association Singapore”.

Download the submission form for the MPAS Awards 2015 and send it together with your submissions to: 
61 Ubi Ave 1, #05-17 UB Point, Singapore 408941.


Further details can be seen here.