Voting is Open for the New Media Europe Awards

New Media Europe Awards logoThe New Media Europe Awards are an opportunity for New Media to recognize people and organizations in the “new media” space who do remarkable things and create the digital mark on people of new media generation. Voting is now open.

The New Media Europe 2016 conference will be host to the following 6 New Media Europe Awards during their evening gala:

Best UK Podcast of 2016 Award – Open to UK podcasts only, all categories, styles, and niches are welcome.

Audience Appreciation Award – Award for the most engaged audience, community or tribe of a podcast. The award is for the podcast which impacts the most people with their work.

World’s Best Podcast of 2016 – Open to all podcasts (regardless of geographic location). This award is to recognize the most prominent podcast worldwide.

2016 Community Award – Open to existing online tribes and communities. An online community is a group of people with common interests who all use the internet (websites, email Facebook groups, social media, etc.) to communicate work together and pursue their interests over time. The requirement here is for the community to have a visible presence.

2016 Influencer Award – Award for people who have the ability to influence the behavior or opinion of others in a positive way. The requirement here is to have a visible presence online, and to be someone who has impacted your life significantly over the last 2 or 3 years.

2016 App Award – Award for software, tools, programs, websites, that make a significant impact on new media users. The requirement here is for the app to have visible presence online.

The voting process is now open. Stage one, “Nominations” began on May 9, 2016, and will end on May 29, 2016. In order to vote a person has to be a Facebook users. There is a poll inside the Event Page for New Media Europe for each category. You can vote for multiple categories. Each category is open to the first 100 unique nominations.

Stage two begins on May 29, 2016, and ends on June 10, 2016. From the stage one voting, New Media Europe will select the top 10 voted nominees for each category. The deciding factor is number of votes. People will be able to vote on those top ten nominees in each category. This time the voting will be done through Twitter.

Stage three is the awards, which will be announced and handed out during the New Media Expo event on June 18, 2016, at the exclusive Gala Dinner Party. Tickets and more details are available via the New Media Europe Awards website.

New Media Europe Will Happen in June

New Media Europe logoNew Media Europe will be happening on June 18-19, 2016, in London, England. The event focuses on podcasting, blogging, video, social media, marketing, online business, and more. It is possible to register for the Early Bird Ticket to the conference now.

Who is this conference for? New Media Expo has a handy list on their website that gives a glimpse into what it is all about. New Media Expo was founded by Mike and Izabela Russell, a couple who want to enable individuals to discover their true potential using new media tools.

This conference is for you if:

* You would like to learn how to utilize new media tools in your existing business (or brand new entrepreneurial venture).

* You are a forward thinking individual who realizes the power new media holds.

* You would like to connect with like minded individuals.

* You are looking to learn tactics that can save you time, give you more reach, and bring more customers.

* You have an idea and would like to start monetising it.

* You value events with no BS speakers who provide genuine value and leave sales pitches at home.

New Media Europe has a bunch of speakers for 2016. Twenty-two of them are featured on the website. There are a few that are involved in podcasting:

Kevin Field is the founder and host of Radio Skills for Podcasters, a podcast and a blog focused on the craft of creating powerful audio content that gets results.

Steve Folland is a former radio presenter/producer turned freelance video creator an marketer. His podcast is called “Being Freelance”, and it features “creative freelancers chatting about being freelance.”

Colin Gray is a podcaster and writer who has a PhD in education. He writes regularly on podcasting and content marketing, and produces five podcasts along with his team at The Podcast Host. PodCraft is the flagship show. It is a season-based show which tackles Podcasting topics head-on over a series of shows, looking to create a definitive guide each time.

A full schedule has been posted on the New Media Europe website that shows the dates and times that specific things will be happening. The Venue is the Amba Hotel Marble Arch in London, England.