<p>The AOP Digital Publishing Awards will this year be held as a stand alone event on 2nd June at Old Billingsgate, and the call for entries will go out later this month.</p>

<p>Three new categories are introduced for 2009: Digital Commercial Individual – an opportunity to applaud an individual who works in digital advertising, digital marketing or business development; Digital Editorial Individual – an award to reward the individual contribution of online journalists, editors and community managers – open to those working in both consumer and B2B environments; and an award for Specialist Publisher – recognizing the success of smaller media owners with an annual turnover of less than £5m, calling for entries from both business and consumer publishing. </p>

<p>This year’s categories are as follows:</p>

<p>Launch 2009
<br />Editorial Team 2009 – Business/Consumer
<br />Research and Insights Project 2009
<br />Digital Advertising Sales Team 2009
<br />Innovation 2009
<br />Cross-Media Project 2009
<br />Commercial Partnership 2009
<br />Use of Video 2009
<br />Mobile Site 2009
<br />Digital Commercial Individual 2009 – New!
<br />Digital Editorial Individual 2009 – New!
<br />Website 2009 – Business/Consumer
<br />Specialist Publisher 2009 – New!
<br />Digital Publisher 2009 - Business/Consumer</p>

<p>AOP is dedicated to helping media owners build better digital businesses, with our awards attracting entries from the entire spectrum of digital media, the AOP Awards offer unique industry recognition for the achievements of your business and products over the past 12 months.</p>

<p>Full details at: <a href="http://www.ukaop.org.uk/awards">www.ukaop.org.uk/awards</a&gt;
<br />Deadline for entries: 20 March 2009</p>

<p>Visit <a href="http://www.ukaop.org.uk/awards">www.ukaop.org.uk/awards</a&gt; for full details and to enter online or contact Ron Nussey at <a href="mailto:ron.nussey@ukaop.org.uk">ron.nussey@ukaop.org.uk</a> or on 020 7400 7532 for more information.</p>

<p>The AOP Digital Publishing Awards will take place on 2 June 2009, at Old Billingsgate in EC3.

Published on: 1:48AM on 13th February 2009