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This page explains benefits of becoming an accredited press member, and the application procedure. To learn more about the Press Accrediation benefits, and to see the available tools and resources, visit our press portal.

Who is Eligible?
How to get press accrediation? Simply register to A' Design Award and Confirm your email, afterwards, from your control panel "Convert to Press Account".

Who is Eligible?
To become a press accredited member, you should fullfil one of the following criteria: 1. Working in media company. 2. Owning a blog or writing as a freelancer about design (not just your designs, but design in general). 3. Working in a research institution. 4. Working in a PR company. 5. Working in the media relations in a design company.

Eligibility for Free Nomination Tickets
You become eligibile for free entrance tickets to distribute to your designer friends by publishing an article about A' Design Award & Winner Projects, the limitation is once a year per blogs, once every six months for e-zines, and once a month for traditional media.

How to Claim & Use Free Nomination Tickets
For each publication you do about A' Design Award or A' Design Award winners, you are eligible for a free nomination ticket. When you write an article, update your publication here and enter the links to the articles you had published. Your friend will nominate the design with "other payment methods" and will enter your publications' URL as the AUTH/REFERENCE CODE, we will then confirm your article and also confirm her entry.

Registering as a Press Member

Before you could fully utilize the A’ Design Award Press Platform as a press member, you need to complete a few easy steps and must get accreditation for your media. There are two levels of accreditation: 1. Personal, 2. Institutional. Registration is slightly breucratic however proposes many benefits.

PERSONAL ACCREDITATION INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

Personal Accreditation Benefits:

  1. Ability to download all the high-resolution and unmasked / non-watermarked images of winning entries, designers’ images and photos from the exhibition, the gala-night and such.
  2. Download pre-made interviews with the winner designers about their designs and themselves.
  3. Download Corporate Press Kit, Editorial Images and More.
  4. Upload Interviews and articles, and get free entrance tickets.
  5. Get an accredited press member badge that would display in your profile. Link and list your articles and have a link to your press archives.
  6. Invited to Gala Night as a Press Member
  7. Invited to Exhibition
  8. A single nomination ticket as a welcome gift, together with Express Evaluation Service.
  9. A link to your design magazine, blog or media at design-media.org
  10. Access the press panel as seen in our press-portal page.

Institutional Accreditation Benefits:

  1. Automated publishing agreements; you will be given an automated publishing agreement between A’ Design Award and your institution that grants you to utilize the works in your media or research.
  2. Ability to see e-mail addresses and contact details of all winner and runner-up designers.
  3. Ability to request additional information from designers through our automated forms; create and ask your own interview questions.
  4. Earn two free entrance tickets to the competition to give to your friends.
  5. VIP Invitation to Gala Night
  6. VIP Invitation to Exhibition with Guided Tour
  7. Free MOOD T-Shirt by A' Design Award
  8. A Miniature Version of the A' Design Award Trophy
  9. Two nomination tickets as welcome gifts, together with Express Evaluation Service.
  10. A link to your design magazine, blog or media at design-media.org
  11. Access the press panel as seen in our press-portal page.

Personal Accreditation Process

Personal accreditation to the A’ Design Award Press Platform is easy; all you need is a valid business card from a media company or research institution.

To Gain Personal Accreditation, please:

  1. Register Yourself to A' Design Award.
  2. Convert Your Account to Press Account.
  3. Register Your Publication Here.
  4. Visit Press Accrediation Page.
  5. Upload your business card in JPEG Format, (preferably 150dpi scanned version for ease of reading), using the accreditation link in your control panel under press tab.

Institutional Accreditation Process

Depending on your institution, using the accreditation link on your control panel under press tab, upload a PDF document consisting of:

  1. Register Yourself to A' Design Award.
  2. Convert Your Account to Press Account.
  3. Register Your Publication Here.
  4. Visit Press Accrediation Page.
  5. For Magazines:  1. The cover of your magazine together with the masthead / impressum page. OR 2. Upload a low-resolution PDF version of your last issue.
  6. For Blogs, E-Zines:  1. Homepage Screenshot. 2. A Screenshot from any article where your name is visible.
  7. For Newspapers: 1. Front page of the Newspaper. 2. A Page where you have an article.
  8. For Freelance Editors: Upload a PDF document consisting of: 1. Your CV, 2. Two of your published articles.
  9. For PR Agents: 1. Photo of you, in your office with company logo in the background if possible. 2. Registration details to a Chamber of Commerce indicating your scope of business.
  10. For Researchers: 1. Photo of you, in your office. 2. Any article you have published in a peer-review magazine.
Learn More:
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