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FAQ

We’ve listed the most popular questions below about the Digital Media Awards

General Information

When & where are the Digital Media Awards 2020?

Friday, February 21st, 2020 at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4

Where can I find the DMAs on Social Media?

#DMA2020

Twitter – @digitalmedia_ie
Facebook – @DigitalMediaAwards
Instagram – @digitalmedia_ie
LinkedIn – @DigitalMediaAwardsIreland

How long have the awards been running?

The Awards were launched in 2003 and this is the 17th year of the Awards. Lucky for some!

Entries

Who can enter the Digital Media Awards? Can we enter?

Any digital advertising agency, marketing agency, creative agency, web design and development agency, or company that utilizes both digital and traditional media channels can enter the 2020 Digital Media Awards.

Is there a charge to enter the Digital Media Awards?

There is a charge of €140 per entry + 23% VAT. Multiple entries are encouraged; 4 entries may be made for the price of 3.

Can I submit the same entry into multiple categories?

Yes, the same submission may be entered into all relevant categories. Please note that different categories have different weights per section so please take this into consideration when entering the same text into different categories.

Be sure to tick the box at the end before adding to cart to copy your entry into another category.

I am working abroad, can I enter the Digital Media Awards?

Yes, you can enter every category bar Best Agency as long as the campaign ran in Ireland.

I won't see the results of my campaign until after the deadline, should I still enter?

In short, yes.

A large proportion of the criteria is to see the makings of the campaign and all the behind-the-scenes work it takes to launch. Make sure to double-check the weight of marks given in the Results section and instead talk about your projections and include any feedback/tester comments that would indicate your projected results.

What time frame must the campaign cover?

Between December 2018 and December 2019.

If your campaign ran outside of this time frame, the majority of the campaign must fall in between these months.

Is there a word limit?

Each section of the entry form has a word count of 400 words. Please keep your information concise and relevant.

What date do entries close?

The closing date for entries is Tuesday, 5th of November 2019.

We accept bribery in the form of chocolate for any extensions.

Judging

How does the judging process work for each round?

Judging, insofar as possible, will be remote. Two judges will judge each application and the final score will be the average of the two marks. In the case that the average score is the same, a 3rd independent judge will review the top 3 entries.

When are entries judged?

The judging commences the second week of December 2020 regardless of any extensions given.

Tickets

How do I buy tickets to the awards?

All tickets will be available to purchase through our online booking form in early 2020.

How much are tickets?

All prices will be confirmed early 2020.