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This page describes the A’ Design Award & Competitions’ Manual Account Services.

Account Services
A' Design Award & Competition offers several account services that could be ordered by participants. Since these services relate to modifying accounts, administrative fees apply and a payment is required. The payment made also helps to legally establish the basis to make changes, and helps us prove that the changes were made upon participants' requests and with consent.

Automated Password Reset Service
The Automated Password Reset Service is a free service that allows users to reset their passwords by providing their account email addresses. Password recovery is not possible using this service; a new password will be provided for you but you will be able to update it later. To reset your password, simply click here.

Account Merge Service
The Account Merge service allows two A' Design Awards accounts to be merged together under single account. (Two profiles merge into one) In this case, one of the accounts is chosen as the Primary Account, the other account is indicated as the Secondary Account. When ordered, all designs registered in the secondary account is ported to the Primary Account. For this service to be ordered, both accounts must belong to the same party, or both parties should consent merge. The cost of this service is a flat fee of 25 euros. Order this service by first making the service fee payment, and after please kindly contact support. Support team might require further documents or proof of identity, in most cases we need confirmation via email by both account holder emails.

Account Split Service
The Account Split service allows a single A' Design Awards account to be seperated into two accounts. (One profile splits into two). Before ordering this service, a new Secondary account should exist. Account split orders must be communicated via email. Designers should indicate which Design ID#'s to be shifted to the Secondary account. The cost of this service is a flat fee of 25 euros. Order this service by first making the service fee payment, and after please kindly contact support. Support team might require further documents or proof of identity.

Account Modification Service
The Account Modification service allows to change the ownership of an A' Design Awards account. In this case, the previous owner is required to consent the changes. Upon order, a new account is created and all the information of the old account is ported to this new account, the User ID and Profile ID Email Address Changes are part of the Account Modification Service. The cost of this service is a flat fee of 25 euros. Order this service by first making the service fee payment, and after please kindly contact support. Support team might require further documents or proof of identity.

Account E-Mail Update Service
The Account E-Mail Update service allows the registrants to update their email accounts. While it may seem as a trivial operation, it need manual intervention and database access. Furthermore, a fee of 25 Euros is requested to justify the change; i.e. a payment is required to prove that a valid person is requesting the email change, this is indeed necessary for security purposes.

Account Recovery Service
The Account Recovery Service is a paid account service that allows users to gain access to an account that has been inaccessible since the password is invalid and email account has also been changed. The cost of this service is a flat fee of 25 euros. Order this service by first making the service fee payment, and after please kindly contact support. Support team might require further documents or proof of identity.

Consulate or Embassy Email Service
A’ Design Award and Competition provides gala-night winners and their guests a complimentary official letter of invitation in English with all winner details. This letter can be freely downloaded by professional edition competition participants from their gala-night panels. However, if the Consulate or Embassy requires a “more official” letter in English that is printed, stamped, scanned and emailed to them directly from our own addresses, in this case you can order “Consulate or Embassy Email Service“. Any request for “sending email to consulate” will be considered as an order of “Consulate or Embassy Email Service” and your account will be credited with the amount indicated in this page. Important to Note: 1. Ordering this service does not guarantee a Visa status, and 2. This is not the legal letter of invitation. 3. We will not attach any Identity Cards or their scans but company details if required. 4. We do not provide insurance or guarantee for you. 5. We do not provide hosting or accommodation nor guarantee this for you.

Design Update Service
A’ Design Award & Competition locks the designs during evaluation and after their results are announced. This means that there cannot be any changes in evaluated designs. While this no-change principle is definitely required for visuals and for technical specifications and details of award winning works, there are pieces of information that could be altered post-competition. These pieces of information are: Design Name, Designer Name, Inspiration, Yearbook Text, Yearbook Description or similar items which do not have weight during evaluation of the design for award consideration. We must note that even though updates would be made at A’ Design Award platform, updating design information, especially in other magazines or websites is not easy and in most cases impossible once the design is published. In this case, the information update is usually limited to A’ Design Award Website and any future publications. To have the names and information updated, companies requesting the change must send a written communication which also indicates the reasons, and furthermore an administrative fee must be paid to have this operation made manually, for each design.

Design Unlock Service
The design unlock service can be ordered to alter design details for design description text including Design Name, Design Team member name but not images after results are announced to winners but not to public. Any cached files will also be removed to ensure changes that are made would be reflected in result displays. Before this service is provided, we will make a backup of your entry. Unless permitted you cannot change images or the design itself completely, you can only update the text to make corrections for example fixing typos, language or names. You can order this service at the bottom of this page.

Design Restoration Service
If you delete your design yourself from your control panel you might request a design restoration service to undelete or recover the design. We can try to restore your project by requesting backups from the datacenter as well as a hard copy of the documents that relate to the deleted project to restore the design entry using existing online or offline backups. This service does not guarantee that your design could be undeleted, if we cannot recover your design you will not be charged and we will disqualify the design since we cannot keep any design as a winner without its images or text present in our database. If we recover your design, you will be charged with the design restoration service fee.

Urgent Account or Design Removal
It is free to remove your account or designs from A’ Design Award & Competition: you can remove your profile, account and designs easily from your control panel, there are no fees. However once you win the design award, it is not possible to remove your entries, due to our infrastructure, this is because award winning works are manually copied to several servers, and the results of the competition are cached; the design pages are locked, and the content is no longer dynamically served (it is read from a static cache file). The fee of this service covers removal of the design from our cached platforms, however it does not cover removal from any other webpages or magazines where the design is published; i.e. if your design got featured in some publications, we cannot remove it, however we could contact publications on your behalf to request removal for an additional cost. We cannot also remove your design from our book, if we already printed the book but if it is a very serious case we could for example put a sticker to such pages again with added cost, this cost covers removal of posters from exhibition, removal of name from world design rankings, designer rankings, design classifications, and removal of projects from salone del designer. This service is only for people who have for example submitted the wrong design, or who had submitted a design that shall be kept hidden, alternatively we want to note that if you wish, we could simply hide the project without deletion of the files (by changing the award category to concealed award category) so you keep your rankings and profile but your projects are not displayed. This last option usually asked by companies who wish to protect trade secrets or who need to obey non disclosure agreements. Furthermore we especially do not remove awarded works to ensure they are not accidentally removed. Once you make the payment for this service, please contact support.

Forced Disqualification Fee
If you participate at A' Design Award, your design will be locked after results announcement and you will no longer be able to make modifications, except for subtle changes that might be required for publications; such as enhancing the quality of images or providing a bit of extra text for press purposes. However, if you make too much changes; and too much change is defined as any type of change that could have potentially effected the outcome of a design's award status during voting; i.e. any change potent enough to effect or change award status (for better or worse), such as removing some images or replacing them with white images, then your work will get disqualified and you will be asked but not obliged to pay Forced Disqualification Fee, however this fee will be registered as a negative credit and if your account is too low in negative credits we might suspend the services provided to you. We especially have this policy because we have internal and external inspections regarding voted designs and voting system to have a fair platform, and for example if you change your design images to all white, or remove text etc, after results announcement, when inspections are made, it looks unethical that a completely blank or empty design submission might have obtained an award, runner up or participant status, thus especially when you remove all images, text and data from an entry, as well as when you make too much changes to your design that could have effected voting results, you accept and agree that your work will be disqualified, and a disqualification fee would be noted as written and stated in terms and agreements 78.45 This fee is valid regardless of your entry is concealed or not because both concealed as well as non-concealed entries get inspected.

Credit Card Refund Fee
When we refund an item for a Credit Card Payment, we do not get back the %3 percent commission we pay to the bank or payment gateway provider or point of sales device provider, for small payments we usually do not ask this amount back, but for large payments we would ask you to pay for it, it is calculated by the whole amount; if you make 1000 payment and get 500 refund, the %3 is calculated based on the initial 1000. When this happens, we would register a negative credit in your account.

Concealed Category to Regular Category Conversion
If you submitted your design to a Concealed Category, you might request a change from Concealed Category to Regular Category after results announcement. We remind that there are additional rules and conditions that apply; for example even if you request your entry category to be changed from Concealed Category to Regular Categories, your work cannot be included in the yearbook or in the exhibition or any other mediums that require advance planning or design. Furthermore not all concealed to regular requests will be considered, we reserve right to refuse change from concealed category to regular category for any reason, therefore before requesting this service you must first get a confirmation from us by contacting us with a very clear request. indicating us clearly the design ID Number and the number of the new requested (regular) category or to “appropriate category” that we could choose. We cannot change the category of your entry from concealed to regular without a very clear request, as you might understand that there are many people who submit to concealed categories for actually concealing their work, and any ambiguous request will therefore be discarded. We cannot change from concealed category to regular category without participants making a very clear request that the category shall be changed. We reserve right to change it to a different regular category then you request. Furthermore, when changing from Concealed Category to Regular Category, your award level could potentially be updated; your award level could be upgraded or downgraded, as the scores must be recalculated for the new category, however in most cases, the regular categories are more competitive thus it is normal to see award level degraded (downgraded) when changing from concealed to regular category.

Regular Category to Concealed Category Conversion
Some entrants might want to conceal the results of their entries upon award announcement, for a variety of reasons including but not limited to PR (for example some large enterprises order this service for their runner-up or other work that did not win a Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze or Iron award), while some companies order this service for IP (Intellectual Property issues, to have time for patent applications or to cover their trade secrets), and some designers order this service as required by their clients (such as NDA – Non Disclosure Agreements, or for example if they did a design that involves trade-secrets etc.). Regardless of the reason, conversion to Concealed category does not completely remove the design and you will keep your rankings and profile but the designs will not be shown, press release not made and of course it will not be published. You may order this service within 36 hours of award announcement, otherwise it could be too late. i.e. we might start your PR in advance, so we advise to order in advance if you plan to hide it, in general most entrants will never order this service as ordering this service will exclude you from PR campaign.

Category Change Service
After Nomination, before results are announced, you can request your design award category to be changed to another category. However this request is optional, as in most cases, a pre-screening jury might move your entry to the correct design award category, free of charge, if would be to your benefit; this change is only made if the pre-screening jury believes that your entry would get higher scores in another category or if your entry does not fit the nominated category, however this change of category is not always provided and is not guaranteed to happen, sometimes your design could fit the category for which it was nominated for, even though it might have a higher evaluation in another category. In this case, the pre-screening jury would not update the category, even though if preliminary jury had suggested you to update; the pre-screening jury or the grand-jury does not see the suggestions, score or feedback by the preliminary jury. Therefore, if preliminary jury suggested you to change category after nomination, you might consider but not need to update your category. The service has a fee as it requires manual intervention. To use this service, first pay the Category Change Service, second send an email or contact support indicating your design ID number and the new category.

Category Selection Service
Before or after nomination, but before results announcement, if you did not choose an award category to nominate to, you can ask us to choose the best fit category for your entry, we will do our best (but we of course do not guarantee any results just to be clear) to choose the right category that would result in the highest evaluation of your entry i.e. by shifting it to the right design award nomination category. This service is optional in most cases however we could be also obliged to provide it if we notice that your entry does not have a nomination category assigned to it before voting of entries. The cost of the service is nominal. To order this service please first pay the Choose a Category for Me service from the list of services, and second send an email or contact support indicating your design ID number, and if you wish you could also share your own insights about which categories you think your design would fit, so that we could take your insights into consideration as well when choosing a category for your entry. If your design is nominated, we will update the nomination category, otherwise we will send you an email in which we suggest the right category.

Design Withdrawal Service
Before Voting Starts: Participants can withdraw their designs from the competition, free of charge, before the end of late deadline, by simply removing or deleting their designs from their control panel, plus participants should send a confirmation to the design award support to ensure the entry is marked withdrawn but not disqualified. After Voting Starts: We are unable to permit participants to withdraw designs since jury is already voting them, yet if you need to withdraw your design after voting starts (anytime after late entry period, including last and omega entry periods), you could order the design withdrawal service so that we could intervene manually to gracefully remove your design from the competition.

Award Status Cancellation Service
The A' Design Award and Competition follows a peer review mechanism based on criteria voting and score normalization to evaluate entries, works that rank at higher percentiles get higher award status while works that rank at lower percentiles get lesser award status or runner-up or participant status which are displayed in your profiles. While the result of the competition cannot be altered, participants could request to withdraw or hide their weak works before results are announced in case they wish to avoid lesser award status displayed at their profiles. Hiding weak works are possible in three ways first by moving designs to concealed category or second by the removal of designs and third by having their award status cancelled. The service to withdraw was requested and initially designed for very large enterprises and design companies who wish to retain a high brand profile by hiding lesser award status entries. Withdrawal is free before award status announcement to winners but it is not free after results announcement to winners (different from result status announcement to public). We especially do not wish to provide cancellation service to keep the integrity of the competition, as well as to avoid the bureaucracy, thus we also ask participants who wish to dance their award status to write a formal request, this formal letter and eventual paint of the award status cancellation service helps us avoid cancellation of your award status by a maleficent third party who could have access to your email. If you wish to Cancel award status you need to order the "Award Status Cancellation" service. Important to know: you cannot request restoration of award status once this service is provided. Instead of ordering this service we suggest to order movement to concealed categories. Please remember to read about the "Move to Concealed Category Service" for moving your entry to concealed category before making this decision as the "Move to Concealed Category Service" is easier to provide and costs less. Please do not confuse this service with Nomination Status Cancellation Service.

Nomination Status Cancellation Service
This is a service you can order only if your design has not yet been assigned a status (i.e. entries with Null-Status who are queued for results but did not have a status set in database) latest 15 days prior deadline announcement date. In this case, there is no award status to cancel; the design is not awarded nor a runner-up nor does not have participant status. When you order this service, your nomination is cancelled, your entry is taken out of competition, could potentially be also deleted, your fee is not returned but you will be given a nomination ticket for nominating another or same entry within 365 days. This service can only be ordered once per nominated design. Nomination Status Cancellation Service does not reset the preliminary score but only nomination status; it takes your Null-Status work out of competition; this service could only be orderable for any entries regardless of nomination status. The service costs 75 Euro. The new ticket will be valid for 365 days, so that it could be used to nominate a design now or within the 365 days.

Temporary Concealment Service
This service can be ordered to conceal or hide a design from the A’ Design Award & Competition website for a limited time period of up to 365 days. If the design has been published at other publications, articles or features at these publications will not be concealed or hidden. Furthermore, the service cannot hide articles at traditional media either. This service could be requested under following issues: Patent Applications, Intellectual Property Disputes, Trade Secret Protection etc. To request this service, please order the “Temporary Concealment Service” from this page. When this service is ordered, your design is not deleted, but is moved to Concealed Category 999, which means your designs will no longer be visible online at A’ Design Awards. Learn more about concealed design award categories. Upon ordering this service, we will change category of your design to “Concealed”, we will then delete winners page, the design details page and also update your profile page and hide the design.

Technical Disqualification Re-Evaluation
This special service can only be ordered if your design was disqualified due to technical issues in your presentation. These issues can be for example problems in images, identification marks or anything else that would result in your entry from being properly judged, for example it could be a case that you did a good design but if the design was not anonymously presented (such as explicitly adding brand name to images before the results are announced) this design could get disqualified automatically. When you order this service (which can only be ordered if we communicate you the possibility of ordering it), you will have opportunity to contact us and fix the issues and have the design judged rapidly once again to fix the issues that initially resulted the disqualification of the nominated work. Please do not order this service for works that were not disqualified (such as Participant, Runner-Up, Iron, Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum awarded entries for it to be rejudged). The cost of the service is 175 Euro; 25 Euro for updating the images or text that was required to be updated and 150 Euro for Express Judging Service. Please note that this service can only be ordered within 36 hours of results announcement. Ordering this service does not guarantee or imply an award status possiblity and furthermore, your entry would be converted to a digital edition entry.

Technical Status Re-Evaluation
This particular service can only be ordered if we explicitly allow you to order it. We might allow you to order it if your final results is significantly lower than your initial preliminary score. Your final result might be lower than your preliminary score in many cases; 1) if the jury sincerely does not like your entry; if this is the case we will not allow you to order this entry. 2) if your presentation does not comply with submission guidelines; then we could allow you to order this entry and indicate you required changes. 3) if your presentation score was low during the judging process and therefore if the design was eliminated due to biases towards presentation. The cost of the service is 225 Euro; 25 Euro for unlocking the entry for updating the images or text that was required to be updated, 50 Euro for pointing out to issues that needs to be updated and 150 Euro for Express Judging Service. When you order this service (which can only be ordered if we communicate you the possibility of ordering it), you will have opportunity to edit the design, and fix the issues and have the design judged rapidly once again to fix the issues that initially resulted the down voting of the nominated work. Please note that this service can only be ordered within 36 hours of results announcement. Ordering this service does not guarantee or imply award status improvements, in truth, most designs which order this service do not have their results changed or modified and furthermore, your entry would be converted to a digital edition entry.

Vector Logo Application
In order to control logo usage, we usually do not provide a vector logo, however depending on different situations we might be able to grant usage of the Vector Logo. In some cases, we might provide very very high resolution files that you could use. Before we grant a vector logo usage and send it to you, we will need to check a few things and consider a permission. If you need a vector logo, please first apply to obtain the logo. While the logo is free of charge, applying for a vector logo costs a bit as we will need to see and check: 1) Where you will use this logo, 2) How many times the logo would be used or viewed (expected impressions or number of integrated copies) and 3) For which medium or product you will use the logo with. We also wish to see and advertising copy whenever possible. The Vector Logo usage right will be granted on a case by case basis. We would like to remind that we provide the logo free of charge from your control panel, and this service shall only be ordered if you need the vector logo and if the high-res logos are not enough for you.

Post-Results Image Modification Confirmation Service
When you make changes to an awarded design, you risk your design to be disqualified. In order to ensure that your design would not be disqualified, before making any changes, it is a good idea to consult our team regarding such changes. You do not need to order this service if you are updating textual part, however you might need this service if you are going to modify images. We remind you that any new images must also comply with image and presentation guidelines. After ordering the service, we will ask you for your new images and we will confirm you regarding their update if they comply with our guidelines, otherwise we will ask you to make modifications. You must request the service each time you ask a question, therefore instead of constantly asking the service it is a very good idea to download presentation and image guidelines. There are two conditions in which you do not need to order this service: If we had already contacted you regarding the updates, or if we had sent you an email about any changes required for your images - such as removing text or brand logos from images; in these cases, you do not need to order this service. This should only be ordered after awards announcement, non-awarded works do not need to order this service.

Instant Design Changes Update Service
When you have made some changes to an awarded design, it could take up to 7 days for your dynamic changes to be reflected in various static pages. If your changes are very very important and if you wish to accelerate the update process so that the changes would be reflected immediately, you might like to order instant design changes update service, once you order the service do not ask our support to make the changes for you; first make the changes yourself and then ask our support to update all the static pages with the new information you provided, quickly, by ordering this service. This service is absolutely optional and we remind that any change you would make would normally be reflected within 7 days in any case (after 15 days of award announcement, we update static pages only each 180 days so if you make changes after 15 days of award announcement you might request this service if your changes are not reflected but we would normally provide the service as part of other services in that case). This should only be ordered after awards announcement, non-awarded works do not need to order this service.

Manual Account Email Confirmation & Password Reset Service
This service can be ordered if you are unable to reset your password yourself. You might not reset your password if your account email is not confirmed. To have your account email confirmed normally you would click on the account email confirm link in the registration welcome email. However if you did not do so and later forgot your password you might be unable to reset your password because the system would think that you are trying to reset a password of an account not yet confirmed. In these situations we can manually confirm your account, reset and send you a new password. The service is subject to a fee and could be ordered from Table 1. below.

Manual Intervention Service
In certain cases we might need to modify or remove data from your entry, these cases include but not limited to 1) make it compliant with entry guidelines, 2) if a preliminary jury member noted an issue, 3) if not removing or modifying your data could lead to disqualification, 4) if your data could result in legal issues due to trademark infringement, copyright issues etc, lack of usage permissions etc. 5) if your data makes your entry identifiable 6) if your data could have ethical issues or offensive content. In these cases, we could charge you a small manual intervention fee as noted in terms and conditions 78.55 & 78.56 but you could also order this service yourself in advance if you feel your entry might have some issues and you are not able to make changes yourself (such as during voting periods, or if your entry is locked, or if you can simply not access your entry etc). If you order the service yourself, please also contact us stating the change required.

Account Type Conversion
The Account Type Conversion service cost depends on the number of nominations made using your previous account type. There is an initial cost of 25 Euro for application of account type conversion plus there could be additional cost per awarded entry in cases in which nomination fees would be higher for the new account type (for example when converting from Professional to Enterprise Account). Furthermore, you will be required toı pay the difference in fees. Before ordering this service please contact support and get more details on real costs or check this page to calculate the final fees yourself. We would like to remind you that the account type conversion can be made from your control panel if you did not win or nominate a work yet.

Table 1. Account & Profile Services
Package Name Total Cost4 Purchase Link
Account Merge Service
Merge 2 Profiles into 1 Profile
25 € Buy Now.
Account Split Service
Split 1 Profile into 2 Profiles
25 € Buy Now.
Account Modification Service
Manually Modify an Account Profile
25 € Buy Now.
Account Recovery Service
Gain Access to an old Account
25 € Buy Now.
Automated Password Recovery
Reset Your Account Password
FREE Utilize
Account E-Mail Update Service
Change Email Address
25 € Buy Now.
Design Update Service
Change Design Details Post-Competition after Public Results Announcement
25 € Buy Now.
Urgent Account or Design Removal
Urgently and Manually Remove Designs or Profiles.
250 € Buy Now.
Account Update Service
Change Account Type Post-Competition
25 € Apply Now.
Concealed to Regular Conversion
Change from Concealed Category to Regular Category.
250 € Buy Now.
Move to Concealed Category
Change from Regular Category to Concealed Category.
25 € Apply Now.
Consulate or Embassy Email Service
Request us to send official letter of invitation to Embassy or Consolate in your country.
25 € Buy Now.
Design Restoration Service
Restore a Deleted Awarded Project from Backups
75 € Buy Now.
Design Unlock Service
Change Design Details Post-Competition before Public Results Announcement
10 € Buy Now.
Award Status Cancellation Service
Cancel the Award Status and Withdraw Design After Winner Results Announcement
750 € Buy Now.
Temporary Concealment Service
Hides a design from online view up to 365 days.
100 € Buy Now.
Nomination Status Cancellation Service
Cancel the Nomination of a Null-Status entry, latest 15 days prior to Public Results Announcement
75 € Buy Now.
Category Change Service
Change nomination category after nomination, before results announcement.
25 € Buy Now.
Category Selection Service
Request a nomination category to be assigned to your entry before results announcement.
50 € Buy Now.
Design Withdrawal Service
Remove design gracefully from the competition after voting starts.
75 € Buy Now.
Technical Disqualification Re-Evaluation
Request a technically disqualified work to be re-evaluated within 36 hours of results announcement.
175 € Buy Now.
Technical Status Re-Evaluation
Request a down-voted entry due to presentation biases to be re-evaluated within 36 hours of results.
225 € Buy Now.
Vector Logo Application
Please remember that high-res logos are already freely available from your control panel.
50 € Buy Now.
Post-Results Image Modification Confirmation Service
Ensure whether you could update your awarded design images without getting your work disqualified.
20 € Buy Now.
Instant Design Change Update Service
To have your dynamic changes reflected to our static pages immediately.
20 € Buy Now.
Manual Account Email Confirmation & Password Reset Service
Get your account email status as confirmed and your password reset.
20 € Buy Now.
Forced Disqualification Fee
After results announcement, if inspections highlight an irregularity with your entry or its presentation.
250 € Buy Now.
Manual Intervention Service
Modify or Remove Data such as images, documents, video or text from your entry.
25 € Buy Now.

* Important note about Account and Profile Services, if you have A' Design Award credits, you can use these credits to order these services, to do so, please contact support first.


Do it for Me
The A' Design Award & Competitions' control panel is designed in a way to make all functions, tools and aspects of the competition accessible in digital format or interface from one single page. Anything that could be required could potentially be done from the control panel. For example, invoices can be downloaded from download invoices section, certificates can be downloaded from certificates page, yearbook previews, exhibition cards, gala-entry tickets and gala invitations can all be accessed from their pages that you can access from control panel. However if you do not wish to click the buttons yourself, we can help you for that, however each time such a request is made by you (such as an email, phone or any contact request for anything that could potentially be done by yourself but instead asked from us), we will deduct a small fee from your account. While the fee is small, it helps us keep the requests in a manageable amount, the small fee was brought as a result of many participants simply contacting us before trying to download or access the relevant functionality from their control panels, initially the amount was not high so we used to comply with each and every request, however after a while, it happened that several dedicated staff would be required simply to click buttons and perform mundane and irrelevant operations on behalf of participants, such as “download that for me”, “send this to me as an email”, “please update my information”, “please replace my image as attached” etc. In the end we observed and agreed that instead of providing dedicated staff for clicking buttons for others, we would simply ask a small fee, which we hope would result the winners or participants to use the free functionality themselves in a free manner, and doing so, providing us the ability to allocate dedicated staff for PR and publicity of the winner works instead. You do not have to order this service, we will deduct the relevant fee for each requests.

Table 2. Do it for Me Services
Package Name Total Cost4 Purchase Link
Download it for Me
Download and email an item such as invoice, yearbook preview, certificate, invitation etc.
5 € Buy Now.
Upload for Me
Upload an image, document or file on behalf of you.
5 € Buy Now.
Edit for Me
Update a section of your profile, on behalf of you.
5 € Buy Now.
Remove for Me
Remove file or delete text from your profile, on behalf of you.
5 € Buy Now.

* Important note about Do it for Me Services: All of these can be done by you for free of charge from your control panel, we suggest that you do these yourself instead of requesting the service from us.


Express Preliminary Score Service
Once you upload your design, it could take up to a week to get a preliminary score, but in most cases, we try to provide a score within the same day if not, within 2 or 3 days. However if you are in rush, you could order Express Preliminary Score Service to get a preliminary score assigned to your design within 24 hours. Please kindly note that this service is not the same with Express Judging Service, and please also be reminded that the Preliminary Score Service is actually free if you would be patient to wait the score. This is an urgent preliminary score service and you will learn your preliminary score faster if you order the service. We once again remind you that the preliminary score service is free of charge but it could take a few days to get your score assigned.

Table 3. Express Preliminary Score
Package Name Total Cost4 Purchase Link
Express Preliminary Score
Get a preliminary score faster than usuall, within 24 hours upon ordering.
50 € Buy Now.

* Important note about Express Preliminary Score Service, it is not Express Judging Service and we remind for the third time that preliminary check services are actually free if you wait for them a few days.


Extraordinary Request
Extraordinary Requests are unique things or services you would need from A’ Design Award. We classify and create a pricing for them based on (T) time man-hours or processing power, (R) resources and costs, including but not limited to costs of production as well as opportunity costs, as well as (E) difficulty or expertise and experience required to prepare or respond to such requests. The fee (F) calculation for extraordinary request is calculated based on the following formula: Fee (F) = 1.25 (( T x Z(E) ) + R ). Here, T is the minimum man-hours required, all tasks would be considered to take at least 1 hour, this is justified by the fact that while the task could take several minutes, switching tasks, and following through, rechecking etc could actually make the task longer than it actually is. Z(E) is a multiplier array and the following array is used for different difficulty levels or expertise required for the task Z(E) = (1: Basic/Simple = 10, 2: Limited/Easy = 20, 3: Intermediate/Normal = 50, 4: Advanced/Hard = 100, 5: Expert/Difficult = 200, 6: Unique/Very Difficult = 500) where Basic/Simple are the tasks that do not require much thought or experience; i.e. those type of tasks could be completed by any employee, and Expert/Difficult are tasks require a competent and proficient high level staff member to be able to complete it. Furthermore, the R is the cost, which also includes opportunity costs; i.e. when taking care of your extraordinary request the staff member will probably not be able to take care of other equally important requests or perform services, thus the opportunity cost as well as costs of taking care of the task including material costs shall be included, furthermore it should also include any overheads or other costs and minimum R is 10 €. We do not limit the Extraordinary Requests to any specific domain, as long as they are ethical and relevant. We are happy to give you a price quote for a specific request upon demand. Below we provide some examples of calculation of fees, but for each case the fees could be different. Please contact support so that we could calculate the request fee and provide you the service you needed but we did not previously offered. Services are not available immediately and there will be no refunds about them at any point, their booking must also be made in advance in many cases. If there is an equivalent other service noted in the fees section, the service with the highest fee shall be ordered.

Table 4. Extraordinary Requests
Package Name (E) Expertise1 (T) Time2 (R) Resouces3 (F) Cost4 Purchase Link
Translation of A Single Document
Get a specific 1-page document translated into your language (such as a certificate).
3 1 10 € 50 € Buy Now.
Simple Photography
Take a specific photo of a subject from exhibition, gala or other events.
1 1 10 € 25 € Buy Now.
Authorized Signature
Get a document signed and stamped by an authorized entity for a specific need.
3 1 10 € 50 € Buy Now.
Professional Photography
Take a very specific professional photo of subject from exhibition, gala or other events.
5 2 40 € 550 € Buy Now.
Formal Invitation
Request a formal, duly stamped letter on stationary paper for Visa Application + Company Registration Details + Identity of Inviting Administrative Person + Get this document delivered via fax and email.
3 1 10 € 75 € Buy Now.
Urged Parcel Preparation
Your winner kit will be shipped before other winner kits are shipped, but no guarantees on speed of delivery, this just effects the order of shipment. Not a service for shipment; remember to request a delivery before ordering this.
1 1 10 € 25 € Buy Now.
Do It Faster
This is for some specific items where you would need a faster confirmation or review.
1 1 10 € 25 € Buy Now.

* Some of the services requries you to fulfill several criteria; for example before you could order Formal Invitation service, you need to; 1) be a laureate of the professional edition 2) confirm attending gala from your control panel 3) book your hotel and plane tickets. If you order a service that we cannot provide; then we will add the amount to your account at A' Design Award instead of refunding it, therefore it is a good idea to consult support before ordering any bespoke services and to check their availability first.


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