Those entries that have been shortlisted will be announced on 16 October with the Awards ceremony being held at Old Billingsgate on 29 November.
This year's Campaign Big Awards will feature new product categories, awards for "the Best of the Best" agencies by media platform, and the overall Campaign Big Agency of the Year to be named on the night.
The awards are being judged by a panel of top creative talent, chaired by the chief creative officer of Mr President Laura Jordan-Bambach and supported by Ana Balarin, the joint executive creative director of Mother; Richard Brim, the chief creative officer of Adam & Eve/DDB; Alex Grieve, the joint executive creative director of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO; and Caroline Pay, the joint chief creative officer of Grey London.
There are now 16 product categories for which agencies can enter their best work that has run over the past 12 months. These are: Alcoholic Drinks; Automotive; Charity, Consumer Durables & Furniture; Energy; Fashion, Clothing, Footwear & Accessories; Financial & Legal; Grocery & Soft Drinks; Health & Beauty; Household Goods; Media & Entertainment; Online Services; Public Service; Retail & Restaurants; Sport Travel & Leisure; and Telecoms & Technology.