New York Festivals issues 2017 call

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New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now accepting entries for the 2017 creative competition. The deadline is Tuesday 31 January.

Entries submitted by Thursday 15 December can save 10% of the entry fee by using the code NE2017.

New York Festivals receives entries from 80+ countries – the fest’s roster includes: Activation/Engagement, Avant-Garde/Innovation, Branded Entertainment, Creative Marketing Effectiveness, Design, Digital, Direct & Collateral, Film & Film Craft, Integrated Media Campaign, Media, Mobile, Outdoor/Out of Home, Package & Product Design, Print, Public & Media Relations, Public Service Announcements, Radio, and Student.

There’s also the regulars – Best of Show, Global Brand of the Year, Global Agency Network of the Year, Regional Agency of the Year, and Best New Agency of the Year, plus special awards: Boutique Agency of the Year, Independent Agency of the Year, and (newly launched in 2016) Best Commercial Film Director.

All entries are judged by 400+ members of New York Festivals executive and grand juries, a brains trust of global creative minds who collectively will cast over 400,000 votes to select the World’s Best Advertising.

For the 7th year in a row, the 2017 executive jury, an elite panel of 24+ high-level chief creative officers, will meet together in New York April 7-11 to select the winners from the shortlist selected by the grand jury during five days of live judging sessions.

The 2017 executive jury and grand jury will be announced in the coming weeks.

New York Festivals president Michael O’Rourke said: “NYF’s world-class juries are respected around the globe for their breakthrough creative work. These reflect the diverse range of creative expertise in the industry today, and their dedication to their craft, along with their ability to recognise trends and innovations ensures each entry is evaluated with the utmost attention.”

The 2017 New York show creative panel sessions and networking events will take place on Thursday 18 May at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway, between 61st & 62nd Street. The annual awards ceremony and gala will be held that evening at the world-class performance space, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

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  • The competition rules & regulations, plus a complete list of all special industry awards here

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