The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA), today, announce the call for entries for the 20th annual awards. The final deadline for entry into the awards (Known as the BIMAs) is the 30th of June. Once again, the BIMAs are hosted in association with Revolution magazine.

Recognizing creative excellence in digital media, the 20th annual BIMAs, cover 22 categories. The Awards reflect the diversity of the industry, crossing both vertical markets and a wide array of new media disciplines. The BIMAs winners will be awarded in November at the BIMAs ceremony.

Alasdair Scott, Chair of the Awards committee, says: “The BIMAs are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate, as a community, the best in interactive design and commercial effectiveness. As a rapidly maturing industry, we have more talent and expertise than ever. Now is the time to benchmark the new and innovative alongside the most creative and effective our industry has to offer.”

Revolution will be hosting the event for the second year running. Philip Smith, editor of Revolution, comments: “Digital creativity is now an essential part of our focus throughout the pages of Revolution. The BIMAs, with their creative focus, reward the best work from all parts of the world and we are terrifically excited to be involved in acknowledging the best work in the sector."

BIMA champions interactive excellence around the Globe. Its collaboration with overseas associations will ensure winners and their clients gain recognition around the world.

Last years winners include Sky News Active online, Lever Faberge's Lynx Pulse,; and Ladbrokes Gran National and last year’s the Grand Prix winner, The Battersea Power Station website developed by Random Media.

Further information on the awards and categories, along with entry forms, can be found at
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Editorial notes

About BIMA

BIMA is the trade association representing the interactive media industries in the UK. Established in 1985, we have grown and changed as digital technology has developed and progressed.

The British Interactive Media Association brings new media into focus. Through its activities and networking opportunities it provides clarity and guidance. It delivers the power of information and support.

With more than 200 organisations and individual members from all sectors of the market, BIMA provides a valuable way to keep up with developments in a fast-moving sector.

Whether they are a large software house or an up-and-coming developer, working online or on disc-based media, in education or business, all our members share a common goal:

To exchange information and advice on the technology, application and business of new media, and to promote the use of interactive technology to business and the public.

Published on: 12:00AM on 24th May 2004