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Western Group of Motoring Writers' PR Driving Day at Castle Combe Circuit, Chippenham (by invitation only)


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Newspress awards flower in March

publication date: Dec 11, 2017

Returning for its third year  and one of the most respected and coveted prizes in the industry, the Newspress Awards will take place on Wednesday 28 March 2018 at The Brewery in Clerkenwell, London.


Bringing together the best-of-the-best in automotive media and PR, the Newspress Awards proudly retains its independence and impartiality.

Judging in the journalism categories is conducted by a wholly-independent panel of highly experienced media experts, with the PR awards nominated and voted for by the users of Newspress.

For 2018 the awards have been expanded to recognise the industry excellence in Ireland, with Irish Journalist of the Year and Irish PR of the Year to be awarded on the night by Newspress Ireland.

Tim Barfoot, Newspress Managing Director, said, “It’s a genuine pleasure to be kicking off the Newspress Awards for the third time. The response from across the industry in previous years has been outstanding, both in the quality of those nominated and the reception the Newspress Awards have received, and with the inclusion of our colleagues from Ireland the 2018 awards promises to be the most competitive ever.”

The 2018 Awards website is live now, with entries for all categories open from 1 January 2018

As with the 2017 awards there will be a number of fully branded sponsorship opportunities allowing automotive and associated companies to put their brand in front of the UK’s elite motoring media and OEMs. Manufacturers, PR agencies or associated companies wishing to find out more about sponsoring the event and interested in purchasing tickets/tables, should contact Jackie Allard at Newspress,

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