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This page provides a list of all A' Design Award & Competition account types.


Account Types
In order to create positive discrimination between different competition participants, A’ Design Award & Competition has created several account types: Enterprise, Agency, Professional, Non-Profit, Academic, Young, Start Up, Media and Government.

Each account type will show a distinct account-type label for the user profile and will grant inclusion to a further ranking system based on the account type in addition to special benefits designed for each profile to create further value; i.e. account types also effects the cost of participation meanwhile creating distinct opportunities and possibilities for different account types.

Before you could nominate a design, an account type selection is necessary to determine the nomination fee and any other or additional services that could be granted and provided for your account.

For more information regarding Enterprise, Agency, Professional, Non-Profit, Academic, Young, Start Up and Media account types, please refer to the information below.

List of account types are given below. You will notice that each account has certain benefits as well as a different pricing for nomination fees. For all accounts, registration, submission and preliminary score is free of charge.

 
Enterprise

Enterprise Account: Designed for the needs of big enterprises in mind, Enterprise Account type comes with a complimentary PR push and Portfolio Evaluation Service.



Enterpise


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Enterprise)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Enterprise)
Promote Designers & Get Discounted Participation
Inclusion in Rankings (Enterprise)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Enterprise)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 40
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
1.350 € 1.800 € 2.250 € Professional Edition
675 € 900 € 1.225 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
High when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Must be an enterprise, a commercial business that produces services or products in order to generate profits. The Enterprise generally buys (or generates in-house) design to implement to their own products or services. Includes also building development companies, as well as product manufacturers, factories, famous or national brands, service provider companies and any other company. Generates profits by selling products and services. Choose this option if you represent an enterprise.

Restrictions: Can use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional or corporate electronic mail address for registration. Can provide up to three (3) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is fourty (40) i.e. cannot list more than forty (40) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: If you have more than forty (40) team members or if the project is a collaboration between multiple enterprises, you should use Business Consortium Account type instead.

Business Consortium

Business Consortium Account: Designed for the needs of big enterprises or consortium of multiple enterprises in mind, the Business Consortium Account type comes together with a complimentary PR push and Portfolio Evaluation Service.



Business Consortium


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Consortium)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Consortium)
Promote Designers & Get Discounted Participation
Inclusion in Rankings (Consortium)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Consortium)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 500
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
2.025 € 2.700 € 3.375 € Professional Edition
1.015 € 1.350 € 1.690 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Highest when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Should be consortium between enterprises or could be a single multinational corporation. Consortium members or subsidiaries should be enterprises, ommercial businesses that produces services or products in order to generate profits. The Enterprise generally buys (or generates in-house) design to implement to their own products or services. Includes also building development companies, as well as product manufacturers, factories, famous or national brands, service provider companies and any other company. Generates profits by selling products and services. Choose this option if you represent a business consortium, a megacorporation, a multinational business or a very big enterprise.

Restrictions: Can use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional or corporate electronic mail address for registration. * Can provide up to three (3) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is five-hundred (500).

Clarifications: If you have less than forty (40) team members, you could use Enterprise Account type instead.

 
Agency

Agency Account: Designed for creative companies, Agency Account type also includes the complimentary PR Push and Portfolio Evaluation Service. Entry fees are discounted compared to Enterprise Account.



Agency


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Agency)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Agency)
Promote Designers & Get Discounted Participation
Inclusion in Rankings (Agency)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Agency)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 2*, Team-Member Limit: 20
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
480 € 640 € 800 € Professional Edition
240 € 320 € 400 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Should be a single company that produces raw design as output to be used for other companies for their services, promotion and/or products. A design producer business whose core competency is design, architecture, creative consultancy, advertisement or similar. Does not produce any tangible products or services unrelated to design. Can be industrial design company, graphic design company, advertising agency, photography studio, marketing agency, innovation consultancy, creative agency or a PR Company. Generates profits by providing design & creative services. Choose this option if you represent an agency.

Restrictions: Can use agency names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional or corporate electronic mail address for registration. * Can provide up to two (2) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits, one of the names is suggested but not obliged to be the Agency name or its abbreviation. Can use only the name of the agency for account name and designer rankings. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is twenty (20) i.e. cannot list more than twenty (20) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: The purpose of Agency account is to provide discounts to design companies, architecture offices, advertising agencies and similar. Agencies who need to mention more than twenty (20) team members should use Agency Cooperation Account type.

Agency Cooperation

Agency Cooperation Account: Designed for large agencies or group of creative companies, Agency Cooperation Account type also includes the complimentary PR Push and Portfolio Evaluation Service. Entry fees are discounted compared to Enterprise Account.



Agency Cooperation


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Cooperation)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Cooperation)
Promote Designers & Get Discounted Participation
Inclusion in Rankings (Cooperation)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Cooperation)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 40
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
720 € 960 € 1.200 € Professional Edition
360 € 480 € 600 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Above Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Should be either a very large agency or a collaboration between multiple companies that produces raw design as output to be used for other companies for their services, promotion and/or products. Agencies are design producing businesses whose core competency is design, architecture, creative consultancy, advertisement or similar. Does not produce any tangible products or services unrelated to design. Can be industrial design company, graphic design company, advertising agency, photography studio, marketing agency, innovation consultancy, creative agency or a PR Company. Generates profits by providing design & creative services. Choose this option if you represent a group of agencies or a very big agency.

Restrictions: Can use agency names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional or corporate electronic mail address for registration. Can provide up to three (3) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is forty (40) i.e. cannot list more than forty (40) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Small agencies who have less than twenty (20) team members can use Agency Account type instead of Agency Cooperation Account type to save on entry fees.

Professional

Professional Account: Designed for individual design professionals, creators and architects, Professional Account type also includes the complimentary PR Push and Portfolio Evaluation Service. Entry fees are discounted compared to Enterprise or Agency account.



Professional


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Professional)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Professional)
Distinguished Designer Program
Inclusion in Rankings (Professional)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Professional)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1*, Team-Member Limit: 2
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
330 € 440 € 550 € Professional Edition
165 € 220 € 275 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Low when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions : A person that produces raw design as output to be used for other companies for their services and products. A freelancer whose core competency is design, architecture, creative consultancy, advertisement or similar. Could be an owner of a design company and could potentially be registered to chamber of commerce or a relevant association. Can be a designer, artists, photographer, architect, stylist or a creative. Generates income by providing design and creative services to others. Choose this option if you are a design professional or if you represent a design professional. Must be a single individual.

Restrictions : Must use full name; first name and surname for the yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot represent a group of designers or architects. Cannot use brand names for yearbook, certificates or profile details. Cannot use nickname, alias or handle. Should not include business name or brand names for the yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use multiple names: can provide only one (1) entity name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to the designers' own brand. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is two (2) i.e. cannot list more than two (2) entity for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications : Professional Partnership Account should be used when there are two (2) partners who both need to be named in yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Agency Account should be used when the number of team members is higher than eight (8).

Professional Partnership

Professional Partnership Account: Designed for group of design professionals, creators and architects, Professional Account type also includes the complimentary PR Push and Portfolio Evaluation Service. Entry fees are discounted compared to Enterprise or Agency account.



Professional Partnership


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Partnership)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Partnership)
Distinguished Designer Program
Inclusion in Rankings (Partnership)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Partnership)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 8
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
480 € 640 € 800 € Professional Edition
240 € 320 € 400 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Should be a small team of designers that produces raw design as output to be used for other companies for their services and products. Core team of freelancers whose core competency is design, architecture, creative consultancy, advertisement or similar. Could be an owner of a design company and could potentially be registered to chamber of commerce or a relevant association. Can be a designer, artists, photographer, architect, stylist or a creative. Generates income by providing design and creative services to others. Choose this option if you are a professional design team or if you represent a group of design professionals.

Restrictions: Cannot use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Can provide up to three (3) designer names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is eight (8) i.e. cannot list more than eight (8) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: If you have more than eight (8) team members, you should choose Agency Account. If you do not have any team members, use Professional Account instead of Professional Partnership account to save on entry fees.

Non-Profit

Non-Profit Account: Designed for not for profit organizations, the Non-Profit Account type provides possibilities of submitting works through patronage or membership referral programs with discounted entry fees.



Non-Profit


Special Benefits
Patronage Program (Non-Profit)
Refer to Members (Non-Profit)
Inclusion in Rankings (Non-Profit)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Non-Profit)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1+1*, Team-Member Limit: 10
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
450 € 600 € 750 € Professional Edition
225 € 300 € 375 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Below Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Should be a single legal entity that is granted tax-exempt status by the local tax authorities, revenue officials or the government. The not-for-profit organization uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than distributing them as profit or dividends. Can be any type of entity, charity, trust or cooperative. Must be registered and have a tax code. Choose this option if you represent a non-profit organization.

Restrictions: Can use non-profit institution name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional electronic mail address for registration. * Can provide up to two (2) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges or screen presentations if space permits, one of the names must be the Non-profit name or abbreviation. Can only use the non-profit name for the designer rankings or profile details. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is ten (10) i.e. cannot list more than ten (10) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Non-profit Account type is not for participants who have created probono works; the Non-profit Account is proplerly for non-profit organizations. Institutional Alliance Account type should be used for collaborative non-profit works or when the number of team members exceed ten (10).

Institutional Alliance

Institutional Alliance Account: Designed for very large non-profits or group of not for profit organizations, the Institutional Alliance account type provides possibilities of submitting works through patronage or membership referral programs with discounted entry fees.



Institutional Alliance


Special Benefits
Patronage Program (Alliance)
Refer to Members (Alliance)
Inclusion in Rankings (Alliance)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Alliance)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 40
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
675 € 900 € 1.125 € Professional Edition
340 € 450 € 565 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Above Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Group members should be legal entities that are granted tax-exempt status by the local tax authorities, revenue officials or the government. The not-for-profit organization uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than distributing them as profit or dividends. Can be any type of entity, charity, trust or cooperative. Must be registered and have a tax code. Choose this option if you represent a group of non-profit organizations or a very large non-profit organization.

Restrictions: Can use non-profit institution name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional electronic mail address for registration. Can provide up to three (3) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is forty (40) i.e. cannot list more than forty (40) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Non-Profit Account type instead of Institutional Alliance Account could be used when the number of team members are less than or equal to ten (10).

Academic

Academic Account: Designed for Academics in mind, this account type allows individual scholars to join the competition with lowest fees as well as provides opportunity for further involvement.



Academic

Special Benefits
Patronage Program (Academic)
Design Award Jury Invitation (Academic)
Inclusion in Rankings (Academic)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Academic)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1+1*, Team-Member Limit: 2
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
240 € 320 € 400 € Professional Edition
120 € 160 € 200 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Least when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: A Single individual, representing or taking part in the competition on behalf of a private or public academic organization or an institute of education where scientific method is followed to teach natural or social sciences, design, technology, architecture or any other disciplines or studies. The academic institution must be legally registered or accredited by government. Universities as well as specialized or technical schools are eligible as long as it is a high institution teaching individuals. Choose this option if you represent an academic organization or if you are a staff of an academic institution.

Restrictions : Can use academic institution name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional electronic mail address for registration. Cannot use multiple names: can provide up to (2) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges or screen presentations, one of the entity names must be that of the academic institution. Only one (1) entity name is allowed for designer rankings and profile details. Institution registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is two (2) i.e. cannot list more than two (2) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Academic Account type is not suitable for undergraduate students of academic institutions; undergraduates should use Young account type, on the other hand graduate students are eligible for Academic Account type. Group of academics should use Academic Collaboration Account type, especially when the number of team members for the projects are higher than or equal to three (3) people.

Academic Collaboration

Academic Collaboration Account: Designed for Academics in mind, Academic Collaboration Account type allows group of scholars to join the competition with low fees as well as provides opportunity for further involvement.



Academic Collaboration


Special Benefits
Patronage Program (Collaboration)
Design Award Jury Invitation (Collaboration)
Inclusion in Rankings (Collaboration)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Collaboration)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 40
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
360 € 480 € 600 € Professional Edition
180 € 240 € 300 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Low when compared to other account types.

Eligibility / Conditions: Group of academic individuals, representing or taking part in the competition on behalf of a private or public academic organizations or an institute of education where scientific method is followed to teach natural or social sciences, design, technology, architecture or any other disciplines or studies. The academic institution must be legally registered or accredited by government. Universities as well as specialized or technical schools are eligible as long as it is a high institution teaching individuals. Choose this option if you represent an academic organization or if you are a staff of an academic institution.

Restrictions : Cannot use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details except for the name of the academic institution. Must use institutional electronic mail address for registration. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to the academic organization. * Cannot use more than three (3) names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Only one (1) entity name is allowed for designer rankings and profile details. Cannot list more than forty (40) entities for the team members section of designs.

Clarifications: Academic Collaboration Account type is not suitable for group of undergraduate students of academic institutions; undergraduates should use Young Collective account type, on the other hand group of graduate students are eligible for Academic Collaboration Account. Individual Academics can use Academic Account type instead of Academic Collaboration Account type to save on entry fees.

Young

Young Account: Designed for individual, upcoming talents and new designers, the Young Account type provides the lowest entry fees as well as complimentary participation options for young designers.



Young

Special Benefits
Design Ambassador Program
Design Award Scholarship
Young Design Category
Inclusion in Rankings (Young)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Young)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1*, Team-Member Limit: 2
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
240 € 320 € 400 € Professional Edition
120 € 160 € 200 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Least when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: A Single individual, young person, below or equal to 25 years of age, aspiring to become a good designer. Does not own a company or work for a company: does not yet earn money by providing design services. Can be a student or not, the field of study is not relevant for account type however is usually in one of creative disciplines such as architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, communication design, interactive design, service design etc. Choose this option if you are a young designer.

Restrictions : Must use full name; first name and surname for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use nickname, alias or handle. Must fill complete profile details and provide proof of age on demand. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to their own personal brand; cannot use third party brand, agency or enterprise logo. * Cannot use multiple names: can only use one (1) entity name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is two (2) i.e. cannot list more than two (2) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner. Any and all listed team members must also be below or equal to 25 years of age.

Clarifications: Graduate students and academics should use Academic Account type instead of Young Account type. Group of Young Designers should use Young Collective Account type instead of Young Account type. If you have more than two (2) team members, please use Young Collective Account type instead.

Young Collective

Young Collective Account: Designed for groups of young designers, upcoming talents and new designers, the Young Account type provides low entry fees as well as complimentary participation options.



Young Collective


Special Benefits
Design Ambassador Program
Design Award Scholarship
Young Design Category
Inclusion in Rankings (Collective)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Collective)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 3*, Team-Member Limit: 8
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
330 € 440 € 550 € Professional Edition
165 € 220 € 275 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Low when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Group of individuals or young people below or equal to 25 years of age. None of the group members own a company or work for a company: group members do not yet earn money by providing design services. Group members can be a student or not, the field of study is not relevant for account type however is usually in one of creative disciplines such as architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, communication design, interactive design, service design etc. Choose this option if you are representing a group of young designers.

Restrictions : Must use full name; first name and surname for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use nickname, alias or handle. Must fill complete profile details and provide proof of age on demand. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to their own personal brand; cannot use third party brand, agency or enterprise logo. * Can use up to three (3) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is eight (8) i.e. cannot list more than eight (8) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner. Any and all listed team members must also be below or equal to 25 years of age.

Clarifications: If you have less than two (2) team members, please use Young Account type instead of Young Collective Account to save on entry fees.

Start-Up

Start-Up Account: Designed for newly established companies, the Start-Up Account type comes together with a complimentary PR push and Portfolio Evaluation Service as well as great discounts.



Start-Up


Special Benefits
Complementary PR Push (Start-Up)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Start-Up)
Inclusion in Rankings (Start-Up)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Start-Up)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1+1*, Team-Member Limit: 8
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
600 € 800 € 1.000 € Professional Edition
300 € 400 € 500 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: A newly established business within the last 3 years, already registered and having a tax number. Full of energy, passion and creativity but needs support for marketing, pr and publicity. The start-up can be an agency for design or a future enterprise, i.e. could be producer of design, or integrator of design; can make or sell design products or services or just the service of creating designs. Choose this option, if you represent a newly established business within the last 3 years. In addition to age restriction, turnover must be less than 360.000 Euro / year regardless of company age and/or company size must be less than than 8 people. Cannot use designer names for yearbook, certificates or profile details, must use brand name. Profile information should be filled and indicate that your company or brand is newly founded, within the last 3 years.

Restrictions: Must use start-up name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. * Can provide up to two (2) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges or screen presentations, one of the names must be the name of the Start-Up. Can use only the name of the Start-Up for account name and designer rankings. Company registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is eight (8) i.e. cannot list more than eight (8) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Enterprise account should be used if the number of team members is higher than eight (8). Individual designers should use Professional Account type instead of Start-Up Account type.

Media

Media Account: Designed for publications and information dissemination channels, Media Account type provides complimentary entry in return of featuring award winners. Media Account also allows access to Pressroom.



Media

Special Benefits
Pressroom, Press Panel & Functionality
• Article Sponsorship for The Award or The Winners
Design Award Jury Invitation
Inclusion in Rankings (Media)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Media)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1+1*, Team-Member Limit: 20
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
480 € 640 € 800 € Professional Edition
240 € 320 € 400 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Press or Media institutions, registered (for printed media) or not registered (e-zines, new media and online) publications covering and spotlighting articles on lifestyle, design, art, architecture or any other topic of interest, including but not limited to sector specific publications. Please kindly note that corporate publications (publications by companies to promote themselves) and religious publications are not eligible. Choose this option, if you represent a publication, if you are an editor or press member.

Restrictions : Should use media company name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Must use organizational electronic mail address for registration. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to the media organization. * Can use up to two (2) entity names names for yearbook, certificates or posters, one of the entity names must be the media company name. Can use only the name of the media company for account name and designer rankings. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is twenty (20) i.e. cannot list more than twenty (20) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Media Conglomerate Account type should be used if you have more than twenty (20) team members that you wish to list at the team members section of your design.

Media Conglomerate

Media Conglomerate Account: Designed for very large publications, media networks and information dissemination channels, Media Conglomerate Account type provides complimentary entry in return of featuring award winners. Media Account also allows access to Pressroom.



Media Conglomerate


Special Benefits
Pressroom, Press Panel & Functionality
• Article Sponsorship for The Award or The Winners
Design Award Jury Invitation
Inclusion in Rankings (Conglomerate)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Conglomerate)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 2+1*, Team-Member Limit: 80
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
720 € 960 € 1.200 € Professional Edition
360 € 480 € 600 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Above Average when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Large press or media organizations, registered (for printed media) or not registered (e-zines, new media and online) publications covering and spotlighting articles on lifestyle, design, art, architecture or any other topic of interest, including but not limited to sector specific publications. Please kindly note that corporate publications (publications by companies to promote themselves) and religious publications require are not eligible. Choose this option, if you represent a group of publications or if you represent a very large media network.

Restrictions : Should use media company name for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Must use organizational electronic mail address for registration. Client / Brand / Studio details and logo must relate to the media organization. * Can use up to three (3) entity names names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details, one of the entity names should be a media company name. Can use only the name of the media companies for account name and designer rankings. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is eighty (80) i.e. cannot list more than eighty (80) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Media Account type could be used if you have less than twenty (20) team members that you wish to list at the team members section of your design.

Government

Government Account: Designed for governments, administratives of local or national governments regardless of responsibility (executive, legistlative or judiciary), the Government Account type provides discounted nomination ticket possibilities to distribute to designers or companies in order to subsidize design or to spur economy through design promotion.



Government

Special Benefits
Patronage Program (Government)
Design Award Jury Invitation (Government)
Complementary Portfolio Evaluation (Government)

Good to Know
Free Registration, Free Submission, Free Preliminary Score
No Further Fees if an Entry is Awarded
Campaign Rates & Nomination Packages (Government)

⚐ Yearbook Name Limit : 1+1*, Team-Member Limit: 20
Nomination Fees
Early Standard Late  
360 € 480 € 600 € Professional Edition
180 € 240 € 300 € Digital Edition

* Discounts could be available based on preliminary score.
Nomination Fees
Low when compared to other account types.

Eligibility Conditions: Representing an official government as acknowledged by UN. Can be any branch of the government including but not limited to ministry of economy, ministry of culture or council of designs, council of developments or any others such as design centers, design development initatives or other administrative bodies. Choose this option, if you officially represent a government body, if you are a breaucrat, government representative or politician with seat in parliment.

Restrictions : Can use government institution names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details. Cannot use brand name for gala-badges. Must use institutional or government electronic mail address for registration. * Can provide up to two (2) entity names for yearbook, certificates, exhibition posters, gala-badges, design rankings, screen presentations or profile details if space permits, one of the names must be the name or abbreviation of the government institution. Can use only the name of the government institution for account name and designer rankings. Institution registration number, value added tax number or corporate identification number must be provided for invoices. Maximum Team Size - number of designers that could be listed as team members at team members section of design details is twenty (20) i.e. cannot list more than twenty (20) entities for the team members section of designs, including the account owner.

Clarifications: Government Account type is not for designers or agencies who have designed a work for government; Government Account is for the government entities themselves such as government bodies, government agencies, government institutions, ministries and similar.

 
 
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