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.
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.
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