How To Enter The CardioVascular Advertising Awards

1) ELIGIBILITY

All marketing/advertising materials developed, produced and/or distributed specifically for Cardio and/or Vascular services lines during the calendar year 2016 are eligible.

2) MAILED ENTRIES

For entries that are mailed in, enclose two copies of the Entry Form per entry. One form with actual entry and one with payment. There is no limit on the number of entries that may be submitted.

3) CAN I ENTER ONLINE / DIGITALLY?

YES! 😎 Entries can now be submitted and paid for online! Simply choose the “Enter Online” button and fill out the entry form. You will be able to drag and drop your artwork/radio/video files into the gray box in section 8. There is no limit to the number of entries submitted. You will receive a confirmation email once the files have been downloaded. If you choose to finish your entries at a later time, you will receive a link via email to go back to your entries.

ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS: PDF, JPEG, MP3 as well as all digital video formats. If you have a video file over 20mb and are concerned about upload time, we suggest that you provide a word document or pdf with a hyperlink to where the video can be viewed or contact us at (800) 254-6789 ext. 102 for other options.

PAYMENT: When you finish submitting your entries, choose the black “Finish and Review” button at the bottom where you will have the option to review your entries and then proceed to our TLS-secured payment page. A payment receipt will be emailed to you. The charge will appear on your credit card statement as “Awards Program Services.” If you choose to mail in your payment or request an invoice, payment must be received by November 30, 2017.

4) DEADLINE

Deadline:  September 29, 2017 (postmarked on or before Sept. 29)
LATE DEADLINE: OCTOBER 20, 2017 (postmarked after Sept. 29 and before or on Oct. 20)
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 October 20, 2017, will be accepted.

5) PAYMENT

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

SINGLE ENTRIES: $75.00/each
TOTAL AD CAMPAIGNS: $100.00/each
SERIES ENTRIES: $100.00/each

Make checks payable to: Creative Images, Inc.

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

6) SHIPPING

Ship all entries to:

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

7) ENTRIES

Entries will not be returned. CVAA entrants agree that all entries may be reproduced non-exclusively on www.CVAAwards.com, in Marketing Healthcare Today, and other promotional materials affiliated with Creative Images, Inc.  Entrants must hold or secure the necessary licenses for use of all creative content embodied in all entries.

8) MAILED ENTRIES – SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS

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.

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 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: Write the url as the Name of Entry (See #1 on the Entry Form).

9) AWARDS

Entries will be judged on: Creativity, Layout/Design, Typography, Production, Knowledge Transfer & Overall Quality.

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 December. All awards will be sent to the organization designated on the Entry Form (#6). Duplicate awards may be purchased.

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Early Deadline: September 29, 2017

All entries postmarked on or before September 29, 2017

Late Deadline: October 20, 2017

All entries postmarked after September 29, 2017 and before or on October 20, 2017 are considered late and require a one time processing fee of $25.  Not per entry.

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