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Winners of the 2017 MPAS Awards revealed

75 awards were given this year.

This year saw a record number of industry players who participated in the 2017 Media Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS) Awards. From around 200 nominations, 75 awards were given to the most exceptional firms in the print and online publishing industry in Singapore.

Now on its 11th year, The MPAS lauds publications and individuals for for their remarkable contribution in pushing for relevant content and campaigns, and embracing innovation in the media industry.

The 2017 MPAS Awards and Media Ball was held at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore on the 26 September 2017.

The prestigious event was graced by His Excellency Dmytro Senik, Ukraine Ambassador to Singapore, Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale, general manager of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and representatives from the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA).

For this year, a student publication from the Nanyang Polytechnic – Diploma in Mass Media Management also stood out and received a special citation from the the MPAS to acknowledge their efforts and hard work in providing an exceptional student publication.

The winners were presented to close to 200 attendees.

The winners of the 2017 MPAS Awards are as follows:

MEDIA AWARDS

Animals & Pets Media of the Year
pets magazine
Magazines Integrated Pte Ltd

Automotive Media of the Year
Audi
Edipresse Media Singapore

Art Media of the Year
Art Republik
Heart Media

Business Trade Media of the Year
Singapore Business Review
Charlton Media Group Pte Ltd

Children Media of the Year
Asian Geographic Junior
Asian Geographic

Chinese Media of the Year
ICON Singapore
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Consumer Review Media of the Year
Hardwarezone
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Current Affairs Media of the Year
STORM.SG
E-Quill Media Pte Ltd

Custom Media of the Year
Sands Style
Edipresse Media Singapore

Education Media of the Year
Asian Scientist Magazine
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Education Project of the Year
Asian Scientist Magazine
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Expat Media of the Year
Expat Living
Expat Living Publications Pte Ltd

Fashion Media of the Year
Female
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Fashion Project of the Year
L'Officiel Singapore
Heart Media

Financial Trade Media of the Year
Asian Banking and Finance
Charlton Media Group Pte Ltd

Food Media of the Year
The PEAK Selections: Gourmet & Travel
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Geographic Media of the Year
Asian Geographic
Asian Geographic

Health & Wellness Media of the Year
THIS Quarterly
Eden Publishing Pte Ltd

High Fashion Men's Media of the Year
Men's Folio
Heart Media

High Fashion Men's Project of the Year
Men's Folio
Heart Media

High Fashion Women's Media of the Year
L'Officiel Singapore
Heart Media

High Society Project of the Year
Prestige Singapore
Burda Singapore Pte Ltd

Home and Interior Design Media of the Year
Singapore Tatler Homes
Edipresse Media Singapore

In-Flight Media of the Year
SilverKris
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Lifestyle Guide Media of the Year
City Guide
Expat Living Publications Pte Ltd

Luxury Media of the Year
Portfolio Magazine
Pulp Kreatives Pte Ltd

Luxury Project of the Year
Singapore Rendezvous Event
Heart Media

Men's Media of the Year
Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Parenting Media of the Year
theAsianparent
Tickled Media Pte Ltd

Photographic Media of the Year
Scuba Diver Ocean Planet-Black is the New Blue
Asian Geographic

Property Media of the Year
PALACE
Lux Inc Media

Science Media of the Year
Asian Scientist Magazine
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Science Trade Media of the Year
Supercomputing Asia
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Science Project of the Year
Asian Scientist X PHD Comics: Where Art & Science Collide
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Sports Media of the Year
FourFourTwo
Haymarket Media Group

Technology Trade Media of the Year
Supercomputing Asia
Asian Scientist Publishing Pte Ltd

Travel Media of the Year
Travel by Lightfoot
Lightfoot Travel

Travel Trade Media of the Year
TTGassociations
TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd

Travel Project of the Year
SilverKris
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Watch & Jewellery Media of the Year
WOW
Heart Media

Yacht Media of the Year
Yacht Style
Lux Inc Media

Yacht Project of the Year
Singapore Rendezvous Event
Heart Media

MEDIA TALENT & PERSONALITY AWARDS

Advertising Sales Professional of the Year
Nicholas Ng, Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Art Director of the Year
Shellen Teh
Asian Geographic

Editor of the Year (Consumer)
Alex W. Campbell
Asian Geographic

Marketing Professional of the Year (Consumer)
Eugene Azucena, Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Photographer of the Year (Consumer)
Ronald Leong, Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Writer of the Year
Wayne Cheong, Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

DIGITAL AWARDS

Multimedia Project of the Year
Hu Bing 胡兵 in Singapore
SENATUS.NET

Video of the Year
MICHELIN Guide Singapore - The Days We Cook Congee
Wine Advocate Pte Ltd

Technology Innovation of the Year
MY READING ROOM
MAGBE Pte Ltd

Consumer Website of the Year
Portfolio Magazine Website
Pulp Kreatives Pte Ltd

Business Website of the Year
HRD Asia
Key Media Publishing and Events Pte Ltd

SPECIAL AWARDS

Contract Publication of the Year- BRONZE
Audi
Edipresse Media Singapore

Contract Publication of the Year- SILVER
Sands Style
Edipresse Media Singapore

Contract Publication of the Year- GOLD
The Johnny Walker House Edit
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Event of the Year- BRONZE
Singapore OpenGov Leadership Forum 2017
CIO Network Pte Ltd

Event of the Year- SILVER
Singapore Rendezvous
Heart Media

Event of the Year- GOLD
MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2017 Star Event
Wine Advocate Pte Ltd

Exhibition of the Year- GOLD
Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) 2017
Asian Geographic

Feature of the Year- BRONZE
"The dark side of dark tourism"
TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd

Feature of the Year- SILVER
"In The House Of The Father, Comes The Rising Son" by Wayne Cheong
Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Feature of the Year- GOLD
AUGUSTMAN Singapore
Burda Singapore Pte Ltd

Front Cover of the Year (Consumer)- BRONZE
Asian Geographic Passport 2016-2017
Asian Geographic

Front Cover of the Year (Consumer)- SILVER
The Home Issue - August 2017
Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Front Cover of the Year (Consumer)- GOLD
epicure February 2017: Dessert La La Land
Magazines Integrated Pte Ltd

Front Cover of the Year (Trade)- GOLD
Asian Trucker
F Cowan Media

Special Edition of the Year- BRONZE
The 50th issue - November 2016
Esquire Singapore
Mongoose Asia

Special Edition of the Year- SILVER
Wine & Dine- Singapore's Top Restaurants 2017/2018
Wine & Dine Experience Pte Ltd

Special Edition of the Year- GOLD
The Home Issue - August 2017
Esquire Singapore

Student Project of the Year- GOLD
and Special Citation Award
Catch Magazine
Nanyang Polytechnic – Diploma in Mass Media Management

Website of the Year- BRONZE
MICHELIN Guide Singapore
Wine Advocate Pte Ltd

Website of the Year- SILVER
The Peak
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Website of the Year- GOLD
www.senatus.net
SENATUS Pte Ltd

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Nominations for the 2017 MPAS Awards to close on 25 August

Firms have five days left to submit their entries.

One week before formally closing the nominations, the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) is calling all industry players to submit their entries for this year's MPAS Awards.

The MPAS Awards is the only independent media awards in the country that lauds the achievements, best practices, and top talents of Singapore's Magazine Publishing industry. It is exclusive only for MPAS members who are print/digital media publishers.

Entries will be accepted until 25 August 2017.

This year, several categories were added to the mix to honour the increasing importance of digital publishing in today's media. This year, awards will be given in four divisions, namely, Media of the Year Awards, Digital Media Awards, Media Talent and Personality Awards, and Special Awards​.

The MPAS Awards and Media Ball will be held on 26 September 2017, Tuesday, at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore.

The event​ ​​i​s supported by the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore​ (IMDA)​, ​and will ​be graced by its senior management

During last year's Media Ball, MPAS President Olivier Burlot said the awards will continue to give 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," he said.

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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 25 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.

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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.

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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.