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This page provides details on the design competition services provided by A' Design Awards and Competition.
Table 1. Comparison of 3 Types of Fully Custom Design Competitions with Details
  Promo Media Enterprise
IT-Infrastructure & Functionality      
Create or Edit a Brief Included Included Included
Registration of Participants
+ Saving User Data to Database with Secure Hash Algorithm Encryption
+ Registration Confirmation E-Mail
+ Spam Account Detection and Removal
+ Welcome Follow-up Email
+ One Account per Email Address
Included Included Included
Create or Edit a Participant Profile
+ Upload Profile Image
+ Database Optimized To See Demographic Data
Included Included Included
Publicly Visible Participant Profile and Portfolios
+ Search Engine Optimized Profile Page
+ E-Mail Protection Script
+ Web Based Contact Form
Included Included Included

Upload Design, Video or Presentations
+ Select Number of Tables or Views Required
+ Generate Thumbnails to Decrease Server Load
+ Optimize Images for Speed
+ Download Tracking
+ Automated Watermarking of Uploaded Images with your Logo

Included Included Included
Voting Designs by Public
+ Viral Spread through Social Network Voting
+ Viral Spread through Invite Friends to Vote Function
+ Single Vote per Social Networking Profile
+ Alternatively Track Voting within Platform (Less Viral)
Included Included Included
Voting Designs by Jury
+ Jury Dashboard and Manual
+ Jury Step-by-Step Voting Interface
Included Included Included
Ranking Designs based on Votes
+ Normalization of Jury Votes
+ Ranking Based on Evaluation Criteria
Included Included Included
Announcing Results via RSS
+ Competition Results RSS with SEO.
Included Included Included
Competition Statistics
+ Customizable Reports for Each of Databases.
Included Included Included
Demographics Information
+ Based on the Information Collected During Registration
+ Country, Age, Sex, Income, User Types etc.
Included Included Included
Platform Hosting
+ Tier 1, USA CloudHosting with 99.9% Uptime with Mirroring Option
Included Included Included
PHP-MySQL Based Programming and Integration
+ Creation of Unique Functionality per Requirements
+ Database Integration and Optimization
Included Included Included
Search Engine Optimization
+ Unique Title, Keyword, Description for all the thousands of pages.
+ XML Sitemap Generation and Robots Forwarder
+ Article Spinner Functionality
+ Manual Submission to Search Engines and Directories
+ Manual Submission to 20+ Design Competition Indexes
Included Included Included
Campaign Tracking with Google Analytics
+ Tracking Account Creation and Integration
Not Available Optional Included
Social Networking Pages
+ Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn Profile Pages for the Competition
Not Available Optional Included
Multi Lingual Website (3 Languages)
+ Computer Assisted Automated Translation (free)
+ Page by Page Translation (Optional)
Not Available Optional Included
Sending Newsletters
+ Sending Newsletters to thousands of people.
+ Costs 0.05 euro per mail.
+ Free 1000/2000/5000 emails credits.
Included Included Included
Competition RSS
+ An RSS of competition dates and timelines.
Included Included Included
Competition Blog
+ A blog hosted at a separate IP address for SEO.
+ Management and Updates of Blog Page
Included Included Included
Unique Interface for Mobile Devices
+ Tablets
+ Palm Devices
Not Available Optional Included
Newsletter Management
+ Join Newsletter
+ Unsubscribe from Newsletter
Not Available Optional Included
Feedback to Participants
+ Feedbacks during submission process
+ Jury Voting Feedbacks
Not Available Optional Included
Designer Interviews
+ Good for Blog Posts, to distribute to Design Press
+ Automated and Integrated to User Control Panel
Not Available Optional Included
Participants' Feedbacks
+ Survey with your questions
+ Testimonials Module
Not Available Optional Included
FAQ, HAQ and Support Pages
+ Searchable Frequently Asked Questions Database
+ How to Questions and Answers Database
+ Support Function and Issue Status Priority and Tracking
Not Available Optional Included
Press Control Panel
+ Press Accrediation
+ Press Kit Access and Generation
+ Press Release Generation, also Integrated to User Control Panel
+ Download High-Resolution Non-Watermarked Images
+ Keep Track of Press Interests and Downloads
Not Available Optional Included
Proof of Creation Document
+ Helps users to protect their copyrights based on Bern Convention
+ Automated and Integrated to User Control Panel
Not Available Optional Included
Administration Panel
+ More than 100 functions
+ Automate major tasks, reduction of labor
+ Database Access & Controls
+ Entry, Entrant or Event Management
+ Support for Usage
Included Included Included
Competition Management      
Participation Terms and Agreements
+ Legal Agreement to be able to collect entries
+ Covers Liabilities, Indemnity and other clauses
Included Included Included
Competition Poster, Flyer and Logo
+ Design of a Logo, Flyer and Poster for the Competition
Included Included Included
Competition Winners' Certificate
+ Design of the Winners' Certificate for Automated Generation
+ Ability to Create Winners' Certificates with 1 Click.
+ Integrated to User Control Panel for Downloading.
Included Included Included
Competition Winners Book Design and Layouting
+ Design of the Winners' Book
+ Implementation of the Winners' Book Design for Page Generation
+ 1-Click Download of Winners' Book Pages
Not Available Optional Included
Production of Winners Book (100 Copies)
+ 100 Printed Copies of the Winners' Book
+ Further or less copies can be requested on demand.
Not Available Optional Included
Standard Size Banners for Web Usage
+ 300x250, 728x90, 125x125 etc. Banners for Web Ads
Included Included Included
Unique Domain Name (5 years)
+ Your CompetitionName.com, it is yours.
+ Or lease one of our 500+ premium domain names for one year.
Included Included Included
Unique Website Design for the Competition
+ Designed for Usability, SEO Integration and Conversation Rate
Included Included Included
Utilizing Existing Participant Base
+ Your Competition will be communicated to our existing members
Not Available Optional Included
Arranging Jury Members
+ Help on Jury Member Selection
+ Communicating with Jury Members
Optional Included Included
Arranging Advertisement Channels
+ Suggesting the right websites for CPM Marketing
+ Suggesting the right blogs for Editorial Posts
Not Available Optional Included
Creating A Royalty Based Contract Between the Company and the Participants
+ Only if you intend to produce the submitted designs
Not Available Optional Included
Creating A Non-Disclosure Contract Between the Company and the Participants
+ Only if you require participants to submit only to you
Not Available Optional Included
Managing Award Payments to Winner Designers
+ Providing Legal Ground for Award Prize Payments
+ Performing the transactions if required (25% Commission)
Not Available Optional Included
Help with Creative Brief and Submission Texts
+ Suggestions to make it clear for designers to submit the right works.
Not Available Optional Included
Design of Award Trophy
+ A 3D Award Trophy that will be unique to your competition.
+ Can be in: Metal, Wood, Ceramics, Glass or Plastics
+ Can also pick from 1500 existing designs that are cheaper.
Optional Included Included
Competition Trophy Production (8 Items)+
+ Option to make a prototype of the trophy.
+ 8 Trophies included.
+ Price Depends on material choice, dimensions, packaging, quantity
+ 25% Commission for Trophies Produced.
Optional Included Included
Distributing Awards to Winners Via Mail
+ Sent from Italy, with a unique packaging.
+ Postage fee is not included.
Optional Included Included
Helping with the Organization of Gala Night+
+ Tips and Best Practices
+ Invitation of Press Members, Local Contacts
+ Totems, Printed Material and Communication Design
+ Choice of Venue Space, Time and Location
+ Catering Services and Live Music Arrangement
+ Host and Hostess Arrangement with Guards and Welcome Desk
+ Timeline Planning and More.
Optional Included Included
Total Organization of Gala Night+
+ Everything will be managed by us.
Not Available Optional Included
Credit Card Payment Processing Gateway+
+ If you require users to pay a nomination fee.
+ Design of the processing gateway, as required by your Bank
+ Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificate must be purchased
+ Keep track of payments using the Administrator Control Panel
+ Automated Approval for successful payments
Optional Optional Optional
Alternative Payment Methods Incorporation+
+ Integrate Paypal, MoneyGram, Western Union, WireTransfer Options
+ Track and Confirm Payments that are "Pending Confirmation"
Optional Optional Optional

Administrator Control Panel
+ Export User Data
+ View and Edit User Profiles
+ Manage Winners, Runner-Ups and Participants
+ Manage Certificates, Gala-Night or Exhibition Attendence Status+
+ View Jury Voting Status+
+ Lock Designs or Profiles from changing
+ View and Track Shipment Orders for Winners' Packages+
+ View Award Statistics in Detail
+ Remove or Update submitted designs using Admin Interface
+ Automated Invoice Generation+
+ Other Functions as you may require+

Included Included Included
Public Relations      
Announcing Competition Start to Media in Newsletter
+ Distributed to opt-in participants and members database.
+ Design of the Newsletter Included
+ Click & View Tracking Included
Included Included Included
Announcing Competition Start to Members in Newsletter
+ Distributed to opt-in participants and members database.
+ Design of the Newsletter Included
+ Click & View Tracking Included
Included Included Included
Announcing Competition Results to Media in Newsletter
+ Distributed to opt-in participants and members database.
+ Design of the Newsletter Included
+ Click & View Tracking Included
Included Included Included
Announcing Competition Results to Members in Newsletter
+ Distributed to opt-in participants and members database.
+ Design of the Newsletter Included
+ Click & View Tracking Included
Included Included Included
Sending Special Competition Start Mails to Members
+ To our opt-in participants database.
Not Available Optional Included
Sending Special Competition Start Mails to Media
+ To our opt-in press members database.
Not Available Optional Included
Sending Special Competition Results Mails to Members
+ To our opt-in participants database.
Not Available Optional Included
Sending Special Competition Results Mails to Media
+ To our opt-in press members database.
Not Available Optional Included
Creating Viral Videos or Offline Campaigns+
+ We will assist you for viral content generation.
Not Available Optional Included
Getting in Touch with Institutions to Publicize the Event
+ We will pitch your design competition for you.
+ We will talk to them on phone, or visit them if necessary.
Not Available Optional Included
Running Frequent Competition Blog & Updates
+ Your competition blog will be alive with new posts every week.
Not Available Optional Included
Inviting Key Designers to Take Part in the Competition+
+ We will provide the necessary tools or perform ourselves.
Not Available Optional Included
Viral and Social Communication Tools
+ Further SEO Through Sponsored Tweets
+ Editorial Posts at Various Magazines
Not Available Optional Included
Base Costs      
A' Design Award and Competitions' Fees
+ For providing the IT Platform, Public Relations and Management
15.000 € 20.000 € 30.000 €
Optional Costs      
Advertisement Budget+
+ We will assist for choice of Media
Suggested:
2.500 €+
Suggested:
5.000 €+
Suggested:
10.000 €+
Gala Night Budget+
+ We will provide a checklist for you
Suggested:
2.500 €+
Suggested:
5.000 €+
Suggested:
10.000 €+
Winners Compensation and Fees
+ We will assist for determining fees and compensation
Suggested:
2.500 €+
Suggested:
5.000 €+
Suggested:
10.000 €+
Jury Members' Fees
+ We will assist for jury members fee payments
Suggested:
2.500 €+
Suggested:
5.000 €+
Suggested:
10.000 €+
Postage Fees for Distribution of Awards, Certificates, Books etc.
+ Based on your choice of postage: priority tracking etc.
Equal to it costs. Equal to it costs. Equal to it costs.
Total Cost 15.000 € -
25.000 €+
20.000 € -
40.000 €+
30.000 € -
70.000 €+
+ Can be adjusted further by the organizer, additional charges may apply for Optional Items.
Optional : Optional, Included : Included, Not Available : Not Included
     

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