The new year is upon us and the deadline for entering the Web Marketing Association’s seventh annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards is less than one month away. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. The Competition Web site is located at www.IACAward.org and the deadline for entry is January 30, 2009
The Internet Advertising Competition Awards are open to all organizations and individuals (advertising and interactive agencies, corporate marketing departments, etc.) involved in the process of developing Internet advertising. Entries will be judged on creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting, and use of the medium.
Entering is easy. Entries are submitted online by creating a new nominator account or logging in to your existing nominator account. Upload your creative onto a html page and you are ready to win.
Awards will be presented within each of the industry categories and advertising formats such as:
online ad (including banner, pop-up or interstitial)
rich media online ad
online newsletter campaign
integrated ad campaign
ads the client did not choose
Best of Show awards for each format will be selected from among the industry winners. Ads eligible for entry in the competition must have run during the period from January 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.
Judging for the IAC Awards will take place in February, 2009, and winners will be notified by e-mail one week prior to the general announcement of winners in March, 2009. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web advertising.
Winning an Internet Advertising Competition award is a great way to show clients and senior management the excellence of your work – and it won’t hurt the moral in the office either!
Don’t wait! Enter your best online advertising and win the recognition you deserve! Enter today at www.IACAward.org