What is the deadline to enter the Awards?
Deadline extended to December 21, 2012.
How Do I Enter?
Click on the “Enter” tab above or link below and fill in all required fields. Please fill out all the information and make sure it is accurate as we will use this information to etch the awards.
How Do I Pay for My Entry?
At the end of the entry process you can pay by credit card. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. The system will automatically charge your credit card. We will send you an email confirmation once the charge has been processed.
Can I Cancel My Entry? Will I Get a Refund?
You may cancel your entry by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you will not receive a refund as entries are reviewed at any point following submission.
How Do I Know if You’ve Received My Entry?
You will see a confirmation web page after you click submit noting your entry has been collected and will also receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your entry. If you do not receive an email confirmation within twenty four hours, please email email@example.com.
How Can I Change My Entry?
The following information can be changed on an entry at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your contact information
- Update your brief
- Update your key team members
- Creative and material URLs
- Category to be reviewed – as long as we haven’t reviewed your entry
Can You Be Outside the United States to Participate?
The Awards are open to entries worldwide. The DPA awards are global awards.
Who are The Judges for The Competition?
The Awards are selected by our esteemed judging committee of leading digital media and marketing experts, journalists, insiders, marketers, publishers, and technology visionaries.
Can You Explain How The Entries are Judged?
All entries are screened by our judging committee and then winnowed down to a list of 3 finalists. The entry brief and any and all creative, web, and technology entries will be to viewed by the judges to make sure the entry is evaluated for the medium. The judges are sequestered prior to the event and select the winners during a roundtable session.
Which Category Should I Enter?
The DPAs have multiple categories to choose from and are listed below. We’ve developed categories that best fit the growing business of digital publishing, branded content and advertising technology. There may be overlap in some of the categories, and it is up to the entrant to choose which is most appropriate for that particular entry. An entry can be entered into multiple categories. If work is entered in multiple categories, it may win multiple times.
- Best Advertising Innovation by a Publisher
- Best Branded Content Integration by a Publisher
- Best Editorial Achievement by a Publisher
- Best Content Marketing Program
- Best Design
- Best Monetization Technology for a Publisher
- Best Publishing Technology Innovation
- Best Use of a iPad/Tablet by a Publisher
- Best Use of Mobile by a Publisher
- Best Use of Social Media by a Publisher
- Best Use of Video by a Publisher
- Most Distruptive Publishing Technology
- Publisher of the Year
Yes. Entrants may enter multiple categories as you see fit. This also increases your chances of winning a category. The competition allows winners in multiple categories.