DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES
Deadline for all entries is August 31st, 2013 - there is only the one deadline and it's final. All entries are submitted and completed online. If it is impossible to submit your work online, please contact Global Best Awards at firstname.lastname@example.org for an emailed form and instructions for other options.
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Eligibility for the 2013 competition requires that entries (except those under the Experimental categories) have been published or aired, with the knowledge and approval of the client/advertiser, between February 1, 2012 and July 01, 2013. Winners must show proof of media buys if requested. Any spec or scam ads (ads created only for submitting in competition and not commissioned by and published for a client)will be disqualified and fees forfeited.
NOTE: GBA has a special categories section, Experimental that allows free, unrestricted works to be submitted.There are two selections under that category, Best Innovative/Experimental and Wild Card that have no publishing restrictions.
Student submissions have no publication restrictions, but should be created within the 2012-2013 school years at any time right up until the Augus31st, 2013 deadline.
Note: All Entrants must be 18 years old or older. Student Competition
Entries and materials submitted may be displayed, shown, duplicated, published or reproduced for purposes as Global Best Awards deems appropriate. Entrants agree upon registration to hold Global Best Awards and any of its affiliated companies exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such use.
Single entry for most categories is USD $100 per submission.
Campaign submission is $150 per campaign.
Student submissions are $20 per submission Student Competition
- The same entry may be submitted to multiple categories - each additional submission will be viewed as and charged as a unique entry.
- There are no additional fees for multiple uploads in campaign categories. Submission allows unlimited uploads, but use common sense. Too much media may bore the judges and negatively influence your score.
The online registration and submission (preferable) process requires checkout/payment as a final step in the submission process. Payment is immediate and will automatically finalize your submission.
Note: Entries submitted physically offline will require an additional $150 USD surcharge for manual digitizing, uploading and processing. You may contact Global Best Awards at email@example.com for an emailed form and instructions.
Any questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non English entries must provide any entry description and as an English translation. Descriptions are limited to 1600 characters. Entrants may also upload PDF files which the judges may review along with the other media.
TV/Cinema and video entries should include English translation as subtitles and should be clearly legible. Websites should provide pertinent text and menu items in English version.
Shortlist will be announced Mid-September, 2013. Winners will be announced November, 2013 at an award event. The venue and exact event dates will be announced.
All winners will be published on the Global Best Digital Advertising Awards website, blog, social media pages. Press releases will be sent to international wire services and to the trades.
Credits listed with each entry will be the EXACT CREDITS that will be listed on trophies, certificates, on the website or any other venue where the winning works are shown or published. Please make sure they are accurate.
Trophies and certificates awarded at the awards events will list the first four names/job titles listed in the entry credits. Industry standard job titles are requested.
On the website and other publication of winners, as many credits will be listed as possible at Global Best Awards' discretion from the top four to a complete list.
Duplicate trophies and certificates may be ordered to include any names and job titles listed in the credits from 1-4 on trophies to up to 16 on certificates. Names MUST be listed in the original credits as entered and submitted to the competition or accompanied by a notarized letter from the lead entrant.
The Global Best Digital Advertising Awards Student Competition, 2013 is open for submissions right up until the deadline of August 31st, 2013.
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