Rules and Guidelines | North American Digital Media Awards 2018

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North American Digital Media Awards 2018

26 Jun 2018
New York
United States of America (the)

Rules and Guidelines | North American Digital Media Awards 2018

Rules and Guidelines

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Registration

This registration process will take you less than two minutes.

First step is to create an account and confirm your email. Explore the site to find all the requirements. Second step is to start submitting your entries after confirming your registration.

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Key dates for participation

17 January - Registration opens
9 March - Registration closes
21 March - Deadline to upload your project
2 - 27 April - Jury evaluation
30 April - Finalists announced
26 June - Winners announced

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World Digital Media Awards

The winners will be part of the World Digital Media Awards 2019 competition.

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Who can submit an entry (entries)?

The WAN-IFRA North American Digital Media 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.

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Multiple Entries

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

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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.

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Confidential Information

Please do not include confidential information in your entries.

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Data Protection and Conditions

Shortlisted/finalist projects for each category of the North American Digital Media Awards 2018 must present a 30-second video presenting and explaining their project in Full HD and .mp4 format for the award ceremony. They should also nominate the person that will assist in representation of the company to the ceremony.

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.

Nominees for the North American Digital Media Awards 2017 are required to attend the ceremony.

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.

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Eligibility

The competition is open to all news publishers in North America (US & Canada, only). All entries must have been published between January 2017 and December 2017.

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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 Payone. 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.

North American Digital Media Awards 2018

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