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Organize a Custom Design Competition

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This page tells about organizing a custom/hosted design competition using A' Design Award platform. If you like to see existing custom competitions click here. If you like to learn about organizing a fully custom design competition click here.

Custom Design Competitions
Companies, Businesses and Institutions can utilize the A' Design Award and Competitions' existing IT Platform to run a design competition with their design competition brief. A' Design Award & Competitions will follow the design competition organization guidelines to run a design competition that fits your goals. Participants will use our existing platform to register, upload their designs and nominate their entries. There will not be any entry fees for participants. We offer two main packages.

Custom Design Competition Packages

1. Hosted Standard
In this package, we provide all the base functionality that you would require to run a design competition plus we will send an email to our existing participant base, all other aspects are organized by you; such as the judgment process, award trophies, communication campaigns etc. The Competition will be run at A' Design Award and Competitions website (http://adesignaward.com) under a unique page or subdomain such as (yourcompetition.adesignaward.com).

2. Hosted Plus
In addition to the Sponsored Standard package, we will also run a simple PR Campaign reaching further people, and the competition will also have its own domain name and unique website design for a landing page.

Table 1. Comparison of 2 Types of Custom Design Competitions
  Hosted Standard Hosted Plus
IT-Infrastructure & Functionality    
Create or Edit a Brief Included Included
Registration of Participants Included Included
Create or Edit a Participant Profile Included Included
Publicly Visible Participant Profile and Portfolios Included Included
Upload Design, Video or Presentations Included Included
Voting Designs by Public Included Included
Voting Designs by Jury Included Included
Ranking Designs based on Votes Included Included
Announcing Results via RSS Included Included
Competition Statistics Included Included
Demographics Information Included Included
Platform Hosting Included Included
PHP-MySQL Based Programming and Integration Included Included
Search Engine Optimization Included Included
Campaign Tracking with Google Analytics Not Available Optional
Social Networking Pages Not Available Optional
Multi Linguagal Website (3 Languages) Not Available Optional
Sending Newsletters Included Included
Competition RSS Included Included
Competition Blog Included Included
Unique Interface for Mobile Devices Not Available Optional
Feedback to Participants Not Available Optional
Competition Management    
Competition Poster, Flyer and Logo Included Included
Competition Winners' Certificate Included Included
Competition Winners Book Design and Layouting Not Available Optional
Production of Winners Book (100 Copies) Not Available Optional
Standard Size Banners for Web Usage Included Included
Unique Domain Name (5 years) Included Included
Unique Website Design for the Competition Included Included
Utilizing Existing Participant Base Included Included
Arranging Jury Members Not Available Optional
Arranging Advertisement Channels Not Available Optional
Creating A Royalty Based Contract Between the Company and the Participants Not Available Optional
Creating A Non-Disclosure Contract Between the Company and the Participants Not Available Optional
Managing Award Payments to Winner Designers Not Available Optional
Help with Creative Brief and Submission Texts Not Available Optional
Design of Award Trophy Not Available Optional
Competition Trophy Production (8 Items)+ Not Available Optional
Distributing Awards to Winners Via Mail Not Available Optional
Paying Winners Fees and Prizes Not Available Optional
Helping with the Organization of Gala Night+ Not Available Optional
Total Organization of Gala Night+ Not Available Optional
Public Relations    
Announcing Competition Start to Media in Newsletter Included Included
Announcing Competition Start to Members in Newsletter Included Included
Announcing Competition Results to Media in Newsletter Included Included
Announcing Competition Results to Members in Newsletter Included Included
Sending Special Competition Start Mails to Members Not Available Optional
Sending Special Competition Start Mails to Media Not Available Optional
Sending Special Competition Results Mails to Members Not Available Optional
Sending Special Competition Results Mails to Media Not Available Optional
Creating Viral Videos or Offline Campaigns+ Not Available Optional
Getting in Touch with Institutions to Publicize the Event Not Available Optional
Running Frequent Competition Blog & Updates Not Available Optional
Inviting Key Designers to Take Part in the Competition+ Not Available Optional
Viral and Social Communication Tools Not Available Optional
Base Costs    
A' Design Award and Competitions' Fees 3.000 € 5.000 €
Optional Costs    
Advertisement Budget+ Suggested:
500 €+
Suggested:
500 €+
Gala Night Budget+ Suggested:
500 €+
Suggested:
500 €+
Winners Compensation and Fees Suggested:
500 €+
Suggested:
500 €+
Jury Members' Fees Suggested:
500 €+
Suggested:
500 €+
Postage Fees for Distribution of Awards, Certificates, Books etc. Equal to it costs. Equal to it costs.
Total Cost 3.000 € -
5.000 €+
5.000 € -
8.000 €+
+ Can be adjusted further by the organizer, additional charges may apply for Optional Items.
Optional : Optional, Included : Included, Not Available : Not Included
   

How Will My Competition Look Like?
Your design competition will have a unique page within adesignaward.com (or a landing page with unique domain which links to adesignaward.com), the look and feel will be the same. This website is indeed an advanced community web-site where users (designers) can register themselves, create profile pages with photos, upload designs, search for other designers, comment on others designs and profiles, submit videos etc, the jury will have the ability to vote designs online, optionally competitions can be open for public voting, these websites will use the technology provided by A' Design Award and Competition and the design competition website for your company will be fully customized to match your brand identity and values.

Do you Need More Functions?
• Organize a Fully Custom Design Competition.
• If you need to procure designs, you might wish to consider design tender organization.
• If you are planning to organize a design award, click here.
• If you wish to organize a competition as a sub-event of your design event, check expo editions.

 
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