Rules and Guidelines | Middle East Digital Media Awards

Middle East Digital Media Awards

28 Feb 2018
Dubai
United Arab Emirates (the)

Rules and Guidelines | Middle East Digital Media Awards

Rules and Guidelines

#FFFFFF

Registration

This registration process will take you less than 5 minutes and includes the following steps:

Step 1 – Personal profile

Step 2 – Company profile

Step 3 – Registration for your entry / entries

Step 4 – Payment

Step 5 – Registration summary

Please fill in the requested information at each step. Click the "next" button to move to the following step and the "confirm" button at the end. A * indicates a required field or area.

Entries registration process

The online registration third step allows the registration of entries for various different publications or services from the same company:

- Enter the name of your publication or service

- Select the categories you wish to register for

- Should you wish to submit several entries from the same publication or service under one given category, please re enter the name of your publication in the next publication field with a distinctive serial number: e.g. MyDaily-1, MyDaily-2, etc.

- If you wish to register more entries, you will be able to do so by clicking the “Register more” button at the end of the registration process.

After completing the registration and the payment, you will receive a link and a password to upload your entries.

#f2f2eb

Entry fee per submission

Each entry will be invoiced at EUR 100 + VAT.

#FFFFFF

Key dates for participation

  • 01 November 2017 Registration opens
  • 12 January 2018 Registration closes
  • 19 January 2018 Deadline to upload your project
  • 20 January 2018 - 02 February 2018 Jury evaluation
  • 06 February 2018 Finalists will be announced
  • February 2018 Winners will be officially announced at the WAN-IFRA Middle East conference 2018 in Dubai
#f2f2eb

World Media Awards

The winners will be part of the World Digital Media Awards competition.

#FFFFFF

Who can submit an entry (entries)?

The WAN-IFRA Middle East Awards are open to news media companies and entities affiliated with the news media industry within the region. Entries must be prepared and uploaded by the news media organisation, news media organisation representative, advertising agency, or public relations firm working on the company's behalf.

#f2f2eb

Multiple Entries

Unlimited entries can be submitted and payment must accompany each entry.

#FFFFFF

Disqualifications

Syndicated material or campaigns that are not specifically prepared for your company are not eligible. WAN-IFRA reserves the right to disqualify any entry that fails to conform to the rules. Disqualified entries will not be judged. Fees for these entries will not be returned.  WAN-IFRA is not responsible for materials entered in the competition.
You will be also disqualified if you have not paid the entry fee. 

#f2f2eb

Confidential Information

Please do not include confidential information in your entries.

#FFFFFF

Data Protection

Participants must grant WAN-IFRA the full rights to retain and use, free-of-charge, any images or material from the contest for publication in books, exhibitions, websites, or for educational and promotional purposes.

#f2f2eb

Submissions

Submissions are strictly online based. CD/ DVD will not be accepted.

Following completion of your registration online, a personal link to upload nominated materials will be
sent to entrant’s email within three working days.

#FFFFFF

Recognition of Excellence

All prize winners will be granted the exclusive usage of a special icon illustrative of their achievement and
representing – for each category – the gold, silver and bronze awards. Winners will be entitled to display this distinctive recognition of excellence in their publication as well as in all their corporate communications or marketing materials.

#f2f2eb

Eligibility

The competition is open to all news publishers in the Middle East. All entries must have been published between January 2017 and December 2017.

#FFFFFF

Payment Methods

Payment can be made directly at the end of the registration via credit card. There is also an option to request a personal link for your payment via Montrada. This is an online merchant who processes the credit card transaction over a secure site. Both VISA and Mastercard are accepted. We cannot view, and do not require, your credit card number (that information is encrypted & protected) to perform a refund transaction. Bank Transfer would only be accepted within three working days and on a case-by-case basis. Once the payment is received we will proceed with your registration and we will send you your login details.

Middle East Digital Media Awards

Contact 

Shariff