Award Writing Workshop: how to create a great submission


Explore the judges expectations of a submission, tips and tricks and creating your entry.


Guidance on which award category to choose, which team members to write the entry and how to prepare your angle.


Strategy to use your time and resources effectively to prepare a quality entry without missing the deadline or paying late entry fees.


Learn how to leverage your award win to its maximum potential.

Course Overview

Are you thinking about submitting your brand, business, product or service for a business award but haven’t won in the past? Or are you not sure what to expect or where to start? This course is for you. 

This content is designed specifically for the AMI Marketing Excellence Awards, however the knowledge you gain will help you with all awards. Participants will gain knowledge through this informative and collaborative session, develop ideas for their own business, share relevant experiences to take away, and most importantly, hone their skills.

Winning awards offers so much value, PR and exposure. There are many ways to ensure that you’re putting your best foot forward to answer all of the questions, impress the judges and prove why you should be a winner.

AMI Member Value: this course qualifies for 4 hours of professional development under the AMI’s Certified Practising Marketer Program.

Who is this course for?

Marketing Consultants

Set yourself and your brand apart from the competition, demonstrate your prowess and develop ideas for your own business.

Senior Marketers

Marketing directors, heads of departments, C-suite marketers who want recognition for themselves or their brand as being the top of their profession.


Increase your success rate and understand the intricacies of award writing so you can get the kudos your agency deserves.

Course Facilitator

 Christopher Melotti, Melotti Media

Christopher Melotti is a Marketing, Social Media and Copywriting aficionado who lives by the motto “Continually challenge, consistently grow, constantly humbled, confidently show.” Christopher Melotti is a published author, and won the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of the Year award in 2017. Possessing a solid range of marketing experience including strategy, digital, social media, content writing, creative, promotion and communications, Christopher has personally initiated, developed and launched several successful Marketing campaigns across a diverse range of industries, for which he was awarded the 2015 Australian Marketing Institute’s highly commended Future Leader of the Year award.

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and Marketing, a Masters Degree in Commercial and Business Law, and has commenced an MBA. He has a creative energy and enthusiastic flair, with a strong belief in entrepreneurial spirit and professional respect.

One of his major passions is presenting and teaching people so they can profit off his experience, which is why people enjoy attending and hold him in such high regard.


2022 AMI Awards for

Marketing Excellence

Entries for the 2022 AMI Awards for Marketing Excellence are now open!

As the most established and respected Marketing Awards in Australia, the AMI Awards for Marketing Excellence recognise excellence and innovative practice from trail-blazing marketers. We invite the most innovative, highest–performing marketers, advertisers, publishers, creatives, agencies, influencers and marketing teams from across Australia to enter the awards.

Get in touch

Location: Level 2, 21 Chandos Street, St Leonards, NSW

Telephone: (02) 8256 1653

Email: training@ami.org.au

Office Hours: M-F: 9am – 5pm