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At the Spark! Awards AMA Charleston will honor creative and marketing excellence in the Charleston community. Finalists are selected from each category, and the winners are announced at the Spark! Awards presentation. Enjoy an evening of awards, networking, drinks and hors d’eouvres as we celebrate the top marketers in the Lowcountry.

Spark! Awards highlight the best and brightest local marketing talent. The awards recognize individuals and companies for remarkable, effective campaigns from the past year.

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Award Categories

Project Awards

Submit between 1-3 digital ads related to the same campaign.

Campaign Awards

AMA Charleston Special Awards

Charleston’s Most Prestigious Marketing Award. This award honors a marketer currently working in the greater Charleston area who enhances the marketing community. Nominate someone and in 250 words or less, explain why your nominee should be considered for this award, including examples of marketing excellence in his/her job and contributions to the overall marketing industry in Charleston. Nominees do not have to be members of the Charleston AMA to be considered for this award.


Entry Process & Information

AMA Charleston members may submit up to 3 entries for free. Additional entries are $35 per entry.

Non-member entry fees are $45 per entry.

All submissions must be from projects/campaigns completed during the previous year. All submissions must be digital and made online using the Spark! Awards Submission Form. If you are submitting more than 10 entries, please contact for special instructions.

For each Project or Campaign award category, submit ONE link to showcase your work. This may be a Dropbox link, Google Docs or Folder link, your own URL, etc. Please make sure your link has public access. Links without public access will not be considered for awards.

Entry fees will be processed at the conclusion of the submission.

Entries are judged by board members of other AMA chapters nationwide. Award decisions are final. No refunds for entry fees.

Note that once you begin to fill out your submission form, you cannot save and return to it later. You may want to be prepared with the following information for each submission: project title, URL, and project overview.

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