How To Enter The Go Green Advertising Awards

1) ELIGIBILITY

All marketing/advertising materials developed, produced and/or distributed specifically for Earth friendly products or services during the calendar year 2016 are eligible. Submissions must promote and/or be produced by green themed ideas including: Sustainability, Environmental Responsibility, Earth Friendly Products, Recycle, Reduction of Carbon Footprint, Etc.

2) ENTRY FORM

Enclose two copies of the Entry Form per entry — one with actual entry and one in an envelope marked “payment”. There is no limit on the number of entries that may be submitted. Payment can be sent with entries.

3) DEADLINE

DEADLINE: September 1, 2017 (postmarked on or before September 1, 2017)
LATE DEADLINE: September 15, 2017 (postmarked after Sept. 1 and before or on Sept. 15)

Entries must be postmarked on or before deadline.  Late entries must include a one time $25 late fee (not per entry). No entries postmarked after September 15, 2017, will be accepted.

4) PAYMENT

Enclose one check for the total amount of all entries with one copy of the Entry Form.

SINGLE ENTRIES: $50.00/each
TOTAL AD CAMPAIGNS: $75.00/each
SERIES ENTRIES: $75.00/each

Make checks payable to: Creative Images, Inc.

Visa, Mastercard and AMEX are also accepted. (See Entry Form)

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5) SHIPPING

Ship all entries to:

Creative Images, Inc.
“Go Green Advertising Awards”
141 Willets Road
Sylva, NC 28779

6) ENTRIES

Entries will not be returned. Go Green Advertising Award entrants agree that all entries may be reproduced non-exclusively on www.GoGreenAdAwards.com and other promotional materials affiliated with Creative Images, Inc. for the promotion of the Go Green Ad Awards program.  Entrants must hold or secure the necessary licenses for use of all creative content embodied in all entries.  Physical entries will be recycled after judging is completed.

7) SUBMITTING ONLINE

Submissions are now accepted online via DROPBOX (www.dropbox.com) or HIGHTAIL (www.hightail.com). The email that you need to share them with is mlucas@gogreenadawards.com. You can send multiple entries that way as long as you separate them into folders and include a scanned copy of the entry form in each folder. Include a master copy of the entry form with the total number of submissions and payment information. Once your entries are downloaded, we will send you a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation then we did not receive your entries!!

8) SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MOUNTED ITEMS: Mount all one sided materials… newspaper ads, magazine ads, posters, billboards, outdoor transit, logos, letterhead, etc., on a display board with the Entry Form attached to the back of the board. Photos of billboards or outdoor transit are acceptable. No specific size requirements in mounting. High-res pdf files are also accepted.

REPURPOSED DESIGN: If submitting image only, please include a note explaining to the judges the before & after products. Otherwise submit the physical piece.

PRINTED MATERIALS: Physical entries are not required, but sending actual samples of your work si the best way the judges can fairly evaluate the quality and execution of the entry. It is not necessary to mount flat pieces such as billboards, news ads, magazine ads, outdoor transit, posters, etc. For multiple sided entries, (brochures, annual reports, direct mail, magazines, handbooks, etc.) place the entry in an envelope or box along with the Entry Form. High-res pdf files are also accepted.

RADIO SPOTS: Submit CD’s in an envelope with an Entry Form attached.

VIDEO/TV: Submit television and special video productions on DVD. Video entries should be submitted in an envelope with an Entry Form attached. Digital files such as MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV are preferred.

CAMPAIGNS/SERIES: Submit total advertising campaigns and series entries in a large envelope or box. Make sure an Entry Form is attached securely to outside of envelope or box. All media including TV & Radio should be included for campaigns. High-res pdf files are also accepted.

MOBILE & APPS: Mobile website/app entries must be accessible via iTunes or placed on media with appropriate download instructions. They will be judged on a mobile device.

WEBSITE: List the URL as the Name of Entry (See #1 on the Entry Form). It’s that simple.

9) AWARDS

Entries will be judged on: Creativity, Layout/Design, Typography, Production, Knowledge Transfer, Overall Quality and of course, the promotion of Environmentally Friendly Concepts, Services and/or Products.

Beautiful Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards will be issued by both Group and Category. Judge’s Choice trophies will be presented to Division winners receiving a perfect score.

Winners will be announced on this website in June following the judging of entries. All awards will be sent to the organization designated on the Entry Form (#6). Duplicate awards may be purchased.