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A' Design Award and Competition provides various ways to avoid payment and to join the A' Design Award & Competitions' Digital Edition for free. This page explains and links to these programs.

To take part in any of the following programs, please register for free by filling the registration form first, programs are only effective when you are registered and logged in.

Design Ambassador Program
Open to design students only: earn up to 4 free entry tickets by completing simple tasks, limited to one design ambassador per university.

Award Scholarship
Are you a very talented designer without the required funds to join the A' Design Award and Competition? You can join for free.

Suggest a Talent
Open to all: have a 1 in 40 chance to win an entry ticket and a t-shirt by inviting talented designers to take part in the A' Design Award and Competition.

Creative Duel
Open to all: Invite friends or competitive designers to take part in the competition, if they win or lose after nominating their designs, you get a free digital edition nomination ticket.

Refer a Designer
Open to all: refer your designer friends and if any of them join to A' Design Award and Competition by making a paid nomination, you can join for free.

Blog about A' Design Award
Open to all: mention or write a constructive article about A' Design Award and Competition at your blog to earn a free entry ticket for you or your friends.

Blog about A' Design Award Winners
Open to all: write an article about A' Design Award and Competitions' winners at your blog to earn a free entry ticket for you or your friends.

A' Design Challenge
Every year, between 15-21 January, Submit your creative ideas to advance and improve A' Design Awards by providing innovative ideas. The very best ideas will get a complimentary digital edition nomination ticket to join the A' Design Awards.

Talk about Design
Every year, you could submit your best design quotes, adages, sayings, proverbs and ideas to the Design Adage platform. Our team will select the very best quotes and if your idea is selected, you will get a complimentary digital edition nomination ticket to enter your works to the A' Design Awards.

Design Competition Survey
Have a 1 in 40 chance to win an entry ticket by filling our survey about design awards and competitions. You will be automatically enrolled in the program once you complete the survey while you are logged in.

Publications Survey
Have a 1 in 40 chance to win an entry ticket by filling our survey about publications you keep track of or that you wish to be featured at. You will be automatically enrolled in the program once you complete the survey while you are logged in.

Tradeshow Survey
Have a 1 in 40 chance to win an entry ticket by filling our survey about tradeshows you join as exhibitor or check as a visitor. You will be automatically enrolled in the program once you complete the survey while you are logged in.

Free Entrance
Participating institutions (patrons) and their members could join for free. To learn more about these programs click here.

Let your Client Pay
Many professional designers, architects as well as creative agencies make use of this method. Learn about how to make your clients pay for your award entry for commissioned work. This method is especially good if you worked for a company.

Crowdfund Your Entry
Crowdfund your way to fame, prestige and international publicity by running your very own crowdfunding campaign for your participation to A' Design Award and competition.

Join Now, Pay Later
This is not a free to join method, however it is an interesting option for PR Agents, Small Businesses and Independent Designers who are risk averse.

Barter Opportunities
You could perhaps barter something in return, designed for press members to barter publication or advertising options as well as suited for companies who wish to exchange products or services for entry.

Join Completely for Free
Read about some insights on joining completely free of charge without doing anything particular at all. Please kindly note that this program does not apply for some account types as they could make use of Award Scholarship programs.

Get Paid to Join?!
This is not a free to join method, however it is an interesting option for all; take part in our A'ffiliate program to earn a percentage for your referrals, potentially earn more than what you would pay for nomination.


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