Rules and Regulations

All submissions for the Negarit Awards must be completed online through the Negarit Awards website.

Submissions should be made before the entry deadline and are subject to the general entry rules established by Negarit Awards. Additionally, specific rules may apply to individual award categories, and entrants are encouraged to carefully review and understand these specific rules, which will be provided in the entry form for each respective award category.

Negarit Awards reserves the right to modify any rules, terms, and conditions as deemed necessary at any given time. Entrants are advised to regularly visit the Negarit Awards website to stay informed about the most current updates, rules, and terms and conditions associated with the awards.

1. Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of the Negarit Awards is to recognize and celebrate outstanding creativity and innovation in the fields of advertising, design, and communications.
The Objectives of the Award Include:

  • Encouraging and promoting creativity and innovation within fields of advertising, design and communications.
  • Acknowledging individuals or firms who have demonstrated exceptional creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Inspiring others to strive for excellence in their creative endeavors.

2. Eligibility Criteria

The award is open to individuals or firms that have made significant contributions to creativity and innovation in the fields of advertising, design, and communications.

In the spirit of promoting and celebrating creativity within Ethiopia, the Negarit Awards are open exclusively to individuals and organizations that are legally registered and based within Ethiopia. To be eligible for entry, firms must meet the following eligibility criteria:

3. Submission Guidelines:

All submissions must be made in accordance with the guidelines provided by the award committee.

Submissions should include the specified required materials on the entry forms for each category to showcase the nominee’s creative achievements.

Submissions must be received by the specified deadline. Late submissions will not be considered.

4. Award Categories

Best Artwork Award

Best Radio Advertising Award

Best Branding Award

Best Influencer Award

Best Social Media Campaign Award

Best Integrated Marketing Award

Best Billboard Award

Best Graphic Design Award

Best Fashion Photography Award

Best Advertising Photography Award

Best Product Photography Award

Best Packaging Award

Best Print Campaign Award

Best Transit Advertising Award

Best Below-the-line Advertising Award

Best Public Relation Award

Innovator of the Year Award

Agency of the Year Award

Best TV Commercial Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

5. Judging Process

An independent panel of judges, consisting of experts in the field of advertising, design and communications, will evaluate all submissions.

Judges will assess entries based on criteria such as originality, impact, relevance, storytelling, technical excellence and overall presentation.

The judging process will be confidential, and judges’ decisions will be final.

6. Award Presentation

The award ceremony will take place on December 15, 2023.

Award nominees will be notified in advance and are expected to attend the ceremony to receive their awards.

7. Prizes and Recognition

We will award a total of 21 category trophies, alongside one prestigious lifetime achievement award, to commendable recipients. 

Additionally, nominated entries earn well-deserved recognition, with their remarkable work prominently featured on the esteemed Negarit Awards website.

8. Intellectual Property and Rights

By submitting their work, nominees affirm that they hold the necessary rights to the creative materials and grant permission for the award committee to use and promote their work for award-related purposes.

9. Disqualification

Nominations/submissions that do not adhere to the rules and guidelines may be disqualified at the discretion of the award committee.

10. Amendments to Rules

The award committee reserves the right to amend or update the rules and regulations as necessary. Any changes will be communicated to participants in a timely manner.

Entrants are advised to regularly visit the Negarit Awards website to stay informed about the most current updates, rules, and terms and conditions associated with the awards.

For inquiries, please contact us 

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