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Frequently Asked Questions…
Here is a sampling of frequently asked questions regarding the CVA Awards. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here or have a more specific inquiry, please feel free to contact us direct.
Yes! 😎 Submissions are now accepted online via dropbox, hightail, wetransfer, sharefile, ftp, etc. The email that you need to share them with is email@example.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!!
Deadline: September 30, 2016
LATE DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14, 2016
Entries must be postmarked on or before deadline. Late entries (postmarked after September 30, 2016) must include a one time $25 late fee. No entries postmarked after October 14, 2016, will be accepted.
All entries for each category are placed together for judging by a panel of design and healthcare marketing professionals with decades of combined experience. Entries are judged on: Creativity, Layout/Design, Typography, Production, Quality & Overall Effectiveness.
Beautiful, Gold, Silver, and Bronze certificates are issued by both Group and Category. Judge’s Choice awards are presented to Division winners receiving a perfect score from the judges.
All advertising /marketing materials developed, produced and/or distributed specifically for Cardio and/or Vascular service lines during the calendar year 2015 are eligible.
Winners will be announced on the CVA Awards’ website, www.CVAAwards.com in November. All awards will be sent to the organization designated on the Entry Form (#6). Duplicate awards may be purchased.
SINGLE ENTRIES – $75.00/each
TOTAL AD CAMPAIGNS – $100.00/each
SERIES ENTRIES – $100.00/each
Enclose one check for the total amount of all entries with a copy of each Entry Form, together, in an envelope marked “Payment”. (Make checks payable to: Creative Images, Inc.)
Payments can also be sent under separate cover if needed.
Visa, Mastercard, or American Express are also accepted.
Please be sure to check the correct box on the entry form to indicate how payment will be provided.
Ship all entries to:
Creative Images, Inc.
“CardioVascular Advertising Awards”
141 Willets Road
Sylva, NC 28779
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. Photos of billboards or outdoor transit are acceptable. No specific size requirements in mounting. High-res pdf files are also accepted.
PRINTED MATERIALS: 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 radio entries on a CD 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.
WEBSITES: Simply list your URL as the name of your entry.
Select the category that you feel best describes your entry. The judges will reassign entries into a more suitable category if the need arises.
Entries will not be returned. CVA Award entrants agree that all entries may be reprinted non-exclusively in Award Annuals, Marketing Healthcare Today magazine, and other promotional materials affiliated with Creative Images, Inc. Entrants hold or will secure the necessary licenses for use of all creative content embodied in any of the entries.
Yes, you may enter the same entry in additional categories, but you must include an additional entry fee as well as send a duplicate copy of the entry to be judged. All categories are judged separately.
There are no set number of awards. Depending on the number of entries per category and the quality of the materials the judges assign appropriate awards depending on the entry’s overall score. The judges reserved the right to assign no winner to a category if the quality of submissions does not meet their expectations.
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