The PPA Awards 2011 opened for entry today, calling on submissions from magazine and business media publishers.

The awards cover 22 categories including consumer magazine of the year, editorial campaign of the year and writer of the year.

Entries can be submitted from today by members and non-members. The deadline for entry is 18 February and the winners will be announced at a ceremony on 15 June.

"The PPA Awards is a unique event that brings the magazine publishing industry together to celebrate the very best individuals and teams working in print and digital media," Barry McIlheney, chief executive of the PPA, said in a release.

“Competition for the awards will be as healthy as ever in 2011 and we look forward to receiving a strong range of entries from across the sector."

Last year's winners included Empire, Bauer Media, which won consumer magazine of the year and, IPC Media, which took away consumer website of the year.

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