Advertising Awards

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 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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