Advertising Awards

4 Tips for Winning Advertising Awards in the 2013 ABAs

Posted by Liz Dean on Fri, Apr 19, 2013 @ 03:14 PM

Next Wednesday, April 24, is the final entry deadline for The 2013 American Business Awards, the top business awards competition in the USA, and we thought it would be helpful for communications professionals if we provided some tips for winning advertising awards. (If you haven't already downloaded your entry kit, you can request an entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)The Stevie Awards

1. Review the categories.
We have several corporate awards categories including app awards categories, live event awards categories, video awards categories, website awards categories, corporate literature awards categories, PR awards categories, and marketing awards categories, among others that may be of interest to communications professionals.

2. Review past winner's entries.
2012 ABA Gold winners include Bloomberg Law, Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, Fazoli's Italian Restaurants, Ford Motor Company, HubSpot, iolo technologies, Northwestern Mutual, SquareTrade, and Vemma Nutrition Company, among others. You can see the complete list of 2012 Gold, Silver and Bronze StevieĀ® Award winners here.

3. Pick who you would like to recognize and what for.
There are hundreds of categories to choose from as well as awards for individuals, teams, and departments. Click here to see the entire list of categories.

4. Contact us!
We want to help you highlight your organization's achievements. Contact us at help@stevieawards.com and we'll help direct you to categories that are right for your organization.

How will your highlight your organization in the 2013 ABAs?

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5 Tips for Winning Advertising Awards in The 2012 ABAs

Posted by Liz Dean on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 @ 08:36 AM

The entry deadline for The 2012 American Business Awards, the premier business awards program in the U.S.A., is quickly approaching on Wednesday, April 25 and we thought it would be helpful for communications professionals if we provided some tips for winning advertising awards. (If you haven't already downloaded your entry kit, you can request an entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)

Stevie Awards1. Review the categories.
We have several corporate awards categories including app awards categories, live event awards categories, video awards categories, website awards categories, corporate literature awards categories, PR awards categories, and marketing awards categories, among others that may be of interest to communications professionals.

2. Review past winner's entries.
Our 2011 ABA winners in the above categories include  IDEXX Laboratories, CME Group, XPLANE, Sun Life Financial Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA: One of the Best Kept Secrets of World War II, and Dawson + Murray + Teague Communications, among others. See all 2011 ABA winners here.

3. Pick who you would like to recognize and what for.
There are hundreds of categories to choose from as well as awards for individuals, teams, and departments. Click here to see the entire list of categories.

4. Watch our video,
How to Enter The 2012 American Business Awards.
Get step-by-step instruction on how to submit your 2012 entries.

5. Contact us!
We want to help you highlight your organization's achievements. Contact us at help@stevieawards.com and we'll help direct you to categories that are right for your organization.

How will your highlight your organization in the 2012 ABAs?

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3 Tips for Winning Brochure/Annual Report Awards in the 2012 ABAs

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Dec 13, 2011 @ 04:33 PM

Showcase your organization's excellence in brochure or annual report design by applying to one of The American Business Awards Corporate Literature Categories. (Request your entry kit for the 2012 ABA awards and it will be emailed to you right away. The early-bird entry deadline is December 14.) Let us help you make the most out of your ABA submission with these helpful hints:

1. Review the Corporate Literature Categories. Categories include:The Stevie Awards
  • Best Annual Report [Online/Electronic]
  • Best Annual Report [Print]
  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit [Online/Electronic]
  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit [Print]
  • Best House Organ/Publication [Online/Electronic]
  • Best House Organ/Publication [Print]
2. Review the Corporate Literature Awards submission requirements. Submission requirements include:
  • An essay of up to 100 words describing the work's purpose and results to date
  • If applicable, the electronic publication in the form of an attachment or a URL (via our attachment/link uploading tool)
  • Optional:  You may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

If you wish to submit your publication offline for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then, print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the publication or series of publications to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.

3. Review entries from past winners.Some 2011 Stevie Award-winning entries include:

Which type of business-related literature will you be submitting on behalf of your organization?

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