New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2012
The Global Awards®, for the World’s Best Healthcare Advertising™, now in its 18th year, announced the Call for Entries for the 2012 competition. The competition receives entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies, and design studios producing communications for medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare related products. This year, the Global Awards will host awards ceremonies in both New York City and Sydney, Australia on December 6th to celebrate 2012’s award-winning entries.
The Global Awards broad range of categories are reviewed and updated annual by the Global Awards Advisory Board to reflect the current trends in the healthcare industry.
The Global Awards Advisory Board is represented by prominent health care professionals whose respected reputations and knowledge of the industry continually generates prominence for the competition, while expanding the international reach of the Global Awards. The Advisory Board is headed by Tom Domanico, Chairman Emeritus DraftFCB Healthcare, and under his leadership the board guides the judging process and ensures that the competition addresses the needs of the healthcare communication industry.
Each year, in addition to online judging sessions, the Global Awards organizes live judging sessions around the globe to review digital based works as well as collateral materials that support a campaign and which cannot be judged online. These live sessions hosted at prominent international healthcare communication agencies, allow jurors to examine in detail multi-paged works including: sales kits, direct mail, brochures, point of purchase displays, and annual reports.
The Global Awards Grand Jury is comprised of a panel of international industry experts, representing the top creative minds in the field of healthcare advertising. Last year’s jury was represented by 12 countries, spanning six continents. The 2012 Global Awards Grand Jury will be announced soon.
In 2011, the Global Awards recognized winners from 21 countries, honoring McCann Healthcare Worldwide Japan with the Grand Global Award for “Roll Up Your Sleeves, Japan!” and Langland, UK with the inaugural title of Global Healthcare Agency of the Year. The 2011 Grand Jury also awarded 31 Global Awards and 121 Finalist Certificates.
Entry fees for the 2012 Global Awards are: $345 USD for a single entry; $595 USD for Campaign Single Media; $695 USD for a Campaign Mixed Media. The Global Awards deadline for entries is August 17, 2012. To review the complete list of rules and regulations go to: http://www.theglobalawards.com/res/pdf/2012GlobalRules.pdf or visit the Global Awards website at http://www.theglobalawards.com.
All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel(at)internationalawardsgroup.com. Phone 212 643 4800.
About the Global Awards: Now in their 18th year, The Global Awards are dedicated to excellence in healthcare communications on an international basis.
International Awards Group, founded in 1957, organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards® for the World’s Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness™; Midas Awards® for the World’s Best Financial Advertising™; The Global Awards® for the World’s Best Healthcare Advertising™; New York Festivals® for the World’s Best Advertising™; New York Festivals® for the World’s Best TV & Films™; and New York Festivals® for the World’s Best Radio Programs™. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to http://internationalawardsgroup.com/