ADCN AWARDS 2018 – Keydates Update

Club ADCN, 30 October 2017

It is time to take note of some key dates to make sure you don’t miss a thing when the excitement around the Lamps kicks in. When are the deadlines for entry? When are exciting events taking place? Grab a pen and paper (or your phone) and start counting down to the big kick-off.

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The 2018 dates

ENTRIES
December 4, 2017: Entries will open
January 17th, 2018, 18.00h on Friday: Official deadline
January 24th, 2018, 18.00h on Friday: Extended deadline (+25% surcharge)
Entries (and payments) received after the 24 of January 2018, cannot be qualified for competition.

ENTRY FEES
Single entry per category: €240 ex VAT
Campaign/Series/Range entry per category: €390 ex VAT

DISCOUNTS & SPECIAL FEES
ADCN aims to be a platform for all creative disciplines and all creative companies, small and large. ADCN offers special rates for the following categories and companies:

Talent
There is no entry fee for the talent category.

Freelance creative professionals
Freelancers receive 50% discount on all entries.

New companies/agencies
Starting companies/agencies, younger than 1 year, receive a discount of 50% on all entries.

Small companies/agencies
Companies with less than 3 people staff receive a discount of 25% on all entries.

JURY & JUDGING
Mid December 2017 – Announcement full jury

EVENTS
February 2018 – Judging Festival
March 2018 – Nominations Announcement & Exposition
April 2018 – Awards show

CATEGORIES / ENTRY REQUIREMENTS / JUDGING CRITERIA & PROCESS
The 2018 categories, entry requirements and judging criteria and process will be in line with 2017, with some minor changes, for example 1-2 new categories. All will be announced soon, the 20th of November.

UNLEASHING DUTCH CREATIVITY.

ADCN Awards Ceremony 2017 from ADCN on Vimeo.

WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO?

As a non-profit, ADCN takes all of its surplus revenues and invests them back into the creative industry through educational programs for professionals and talent, the development and promotion of creative talent and excellence.

Entry fees are used to manage and improve the ADCN Awards program – including the online entry and judging system, the judging days, the Lamps, the awards ceremony, communications with and support for entrants, the digital gallery, the ADCN Annual, and all PR efforts in the Netherlands and internationally, aimed to give your work and talent maximum exposure to the professional brand, media and creative community.