Readers’ Choice Awards Merdeka TVC 2020 edition boosted to national level with Astro

Our submission page for the Readers’ Choice Awards Merdeka TVC 2020 edition officially went live on 1 August 2020 and today we have some bonus good news to share with you. 

We’re excited to finally announce our collaboration with Astro as the official Media Partner, as we take this edition of the Readers’ Choice Awards to the national level.

As part of Astro’s commitment to promote patriotism and togetherness among Malaysians in fighting against pandemic, brands can now run their long form Merdeka/Malaysia Day TVC (duration up to 2-min) across top Astro channels at a heavily discounted rate, with additional promotions on digital and radio platform. The first six (6) advertisers who sign up for Astro’s 2-min video package will get FREE admission to the MARKETING’s Reader Choice Awards – Merdeka TVC 2020 Edition worth RM2,000 per entry.

The good news doesn’t stop there – on top of this, the best TVC voted by Malaysians will get 1 week of FREE* exposure across Astro channels to celebrate their win as the Readers’ Choice Award with the whole nation.

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity for your creative Merdeka/Malaysia Day TVC to receive the coverage of a lifetime.

*only applicable if winning TVC campaign runs on Astro’s platform

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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


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Submit Entries Here

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