Eligibility:

Any media, marketing, or advertising element or campaign that was carried out during the qualifying period: April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013. The work may have been launched earlier but must have run at some point during this period. Work that ran inside and outside the U.S. is eligible for entry.

Entry Fee:

Early Entry Deadline (by 5/10/13) Final Entry Deadline (by 6/21/13)
$375 per entry, per category $425 per entry, per category

To receive outlined pricing all entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on the deadline dates. There is no limit to the number of categories a submission may be entered. In addition, there is no limit to the number of entries submitted by one entrant.

Preferred method of payment is by credit card.

Refunds: There are no refunds for entry withdrawals even if it is before the official deadline. Entries cannot be cancelled or removed from the competition after July 19, 2013.

Each category finalist shall receive one free ticket for the Awards Gala.

Submissions:

Entry Information and Credits:

Judging:

Awards and Prizes:

Awards are specifically submission-based. If an entry is submitted by multiple companies for the same category, the submissions will be scored independently and only the highest-scoring submission will be eligible to win.

The judges will also select and honor a Best in Show winner that they feel displays the strongest characteristic of creativity and impact. Entries in all categories are eligible.

Publication of winning work:

Trophies:

General Conditions:

By participating in this contest, entrants agree to abide by the following terms and conditions and by the decisions of the judges which are final on all matters pertaining to this contest. All federal, state, local, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations apply. This contest is subject to the laws of the United States. The winners of the 2013 IAB MIXX Awards who do not attend the Awards Ceremony will be notified within approximately seven (7) days after the September 24, 2013 awards ceremony. If the IAB is unable to contact the potential winner after reasonable effort, or if the potential winner fails to respond within three (3) days of first attempted notification, the award may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted notification. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any award notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. IAB reserves the right to use and publish entrants' proper names online, in print and in any other media in connection with the Contest. Acceptance of an award constitutes permission for IAB to use winner's name and likeness and entry submission for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless IAB, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in this Contest. Contact information becomes property of the IAB and will not be shared with or distributed to any third party.

The IAB reserves the right not to award categories which, in the judgment of the panel and administrators, did not elicit entries up to top industry standards.

Copyright & Rebroadcast:

Entries submitted become the property of IAB and cannot be returned. IAB retains entries for supplemental presentations to educational institutions, trade groups, advertising professionals and the public generally. Each entrant, by signing the declaration, specifically grants worldwide, royalty-free permission to IAB to show or play the entries at award shows, at IAB sponsored or produced events, or in any other public or private presentation with or without charge whenever and as often as the organizers see fit without compensation to Entrant. Entrant authorizes IAB the use for such purpose of any trademark, animated character(s), animal(s), and merchandised item(s) included in the entries. IAB may use entries or license entries or the reproduction of entries in perpetuity, without payment to Entrant, non-exclusively throughout the world, for use in telecasts, videotapes, DVDs, the Internet, exhibits, books, pamphlets and other such publications and media now known or hereafter created, including without limitation, television specials featuring IAB MIXX Awards entries for the year or in subsequent years for historical retrospectives. IAB may charge a fee to third parties for use of such material. Entrant holds or will secure the necessary license for use of all music embodied within the entries. Entrant will fully defend, indemnify and hold IAB, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees harmless from any talent or other residual charges due to the release of selected entries or any third party claims against IAB, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees resulting from the content of the entries and the intellectual property contained therein. The person submitting this entry form(s) certifies that he or she has full authority to approve the rights granted herein.

Contacts:

For more information, please contact Gina Imperato at [email protected] or 917-696-6370.

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