2018 Charlie Awards

List of Winners

Charlie Award Reading Gallery

Award Presentation

Photos of Winners


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Please note: The start time of this year's Charlie Awards gala has been moved slightly earlier. The reception will start at 5:30 pm with the dinner and award presentation starting at 6:30 pm. 

The judging of this year's Charlie Awards competition is complete and a list of magazines that have placed in the competition is now available for review. View the list here.

Awards will be announced at a gala on Friday, August 10, during the Florida Media Conference. The gala starts with a reception at 5:30 pm followed by the awards presentation and dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets to the gala can be purchased for $130 ($150 after July 27).  Click here to register.

New this year! Buy full or half tables at the gala – Get your company name on the table and more! Check out the registration options page for complete details.


Contest Opens: February 26, 2018
Early Submission Deadline: March 26, 2018

Regular Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018 Extended! April 16, 2018

Showcase your publication’s accomplishments and receive the recognition you deserve by entering this year's contest! The Charlie Awards ceremony will be held on the evening of Aug. 10, 2018 during the Florida Media Conference at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.

Entries to this year’s contest will be submitted using the same online contest platform as last year. All entries will be submitted at florida.awardsplatform.com.

For complete Charlie Awards information, including rules, categories, and entry instructions, please visit floridamediacontests.com.

If you have any questions or have trouble logging into the contest website, please contact us at [email protected] or (321) 283-5272.



General Contest Information

Competition is restricted to FMA members in good standing whose 2018 dues are current. Entries must have been published between May 2017 and April 2018. Need to renew your membership?

Entry Fees
Early Entry (submitted on or before March 26, 2018)
   $50 per entry
   $55 per entry - Best Overall categories entry

Regular Entry (submitted March 27, 2018 - April 16, 2018)
   $60 per entry
   $65 per entry - Best Overall categories entry

Division Verification Form
All entering magazines are required to submit a Division Verification Form. This is to ensure all magazines are placed in the correct division for judging purposes.

Charlie Awards Gala
August 10, 2018 at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
6:00 pm - Cocktail reception
7:00 pm - Awards presentation and dinner