Dates for Your Diary

With 2008 drawing ever nearer, is seeking to compile a calendar of the key media events, including awards ceremonies, taking place next year. Can you help fill the gaps? What events are missing? E-mail here. P.S. We’ll be keeping this story up on the site for a good few days, updating it as and when.

Academy Awards (Oscars) Feb 24
(Newspaper Society) Advertising and Digital Media Awards
BAFTA Scotland
BECTU annual conference May 9-10
Berlin International Film Festival Feb 7-17
Orange British Academy Film Awards Feb 10
British Independent Film Awards Nov 28
(Press Gazette) British Press Awards April 8
Cannes Film Festival May 14-25
Celtic Media Festival April 16-18
Chartered Inst of PR (Scotland) AGM
Chartered Inst of PR (Scotland) Awards
Chartered Inst of PR Awards
(Newspaper Society) Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards
Direct Marketing Association Scotland
Edinburgh International Film Festival June 18-29
Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival Oct 17-19
French Film Festival UK March 7-20
Glasgow Film Festival Feb 14-28
Grierson (documentary film) Awards
Highlands & Islands Media Awards Feb 1
Institute of Practitioners in Advertising Awards
Italian Film Festival UK
Journalists’ Charity (Glasgow and WoS) Ball
Journalists’ Charity (Glasgow and WoS) Lunch
Leith Film Festival
(Newspaper Society) Local Newspaper Week
London Film Festival
(Press Gazette) Magazine Design and Journalism Awards
(PPA) Magazines and Business Media conference, May 6-7
The Marketing Excellence Awards Scotland
Marketing Society Scottish Annual Dinner
MediaGuardian International Television Festival Aug 22-24
Broadcast, Screen International and Q: The Media Summit Jan 16
MIPCOM (global audio-visual content market) Oct 13-27
MIPDOC (global documentaries market) Apr 5-6
MIPTV (global TV market) Apr 7-11
National Union of Journalists annual conference Apr 3-6
Newspaper Society Annual Lunch
Picture Editors’ Awards
(Press Gazette) Regional Press Awards June 13
Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention
Salford Conference (Television from the Nations & Regions) Jan 22
Scottish Advertising Awards
Scottish Magazine Awards November 27
Scottish Media Awards
Scottish Press Awards April 17
Scottish Press Photography Awards
Scottish Students on Screen March 14
Scottish Student Press Awards
Society of Editors (Scotland) annual conference
Society of Editors annual conference
Sony Radio Academy Awards May 12
(Press Gazette) Student Journalism Awards
Guardian Student Media Awards
Sundance Film Festival Jan 17-27
Toronto International Film Festival Sept 4-13
(Newspaper Society) Weekly Newspaper Awards
Write Stuff Awards

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