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2018 Timeline & Entry Fees

Nominations Open 
January 8, 2018
Early Deadline ($117*) 
March 16, 2018
Regular Deadline ($147*) March 30, 2018
Last Chance Deadline ($197*) April 6, 2018
Judging Phase April 9-23, 2018
Finalists Announced April 27, 2018
Winners Announced
at the SIPAwards Luncheon at SIPA Annual 2018 
June 6, 2018
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What are the eligibility requirements?

Work that began or was initiated in the 2017 calendar year. You may include results seen through March 30, 2018 in your entry as long as the campaign or initiative was started in 2017.

What are the categories?

You can choose from 37 categories in editorial/content, marketing, product success and leadership recognition. In 2018, we announced 8 new categories! View all the categories here.

Is there a limit to the number of entries I can submit?

No, you may enter as many submissions and categories as you want.

When will finalists be notified?

Finalists will be notified in late April. It will not be revealed if it's a first, second or third placement. Winners will be announced during the SIPAwards Luncheon and Ceremony on June 6, 2018 at SIPA's 42nd Annual Conference: Collaborate. Inspire. Grow. We encourage entrants to attend but you do not need to be present to win. 

Can I enter the same entry in multiple categories?

No. However, you can enter different components of a singular work in multiple categories. For example, you may submit an article for one of the editorial/content categories and also the results of the marketing campaign surrounding it for a marketing category.

If I start an entry, can I finish it at a later time?


How do I pay for my entry?

All entries are paid for online with a credit card. If you need to pay by invoice, please contact Nancy Brand at Please note entry fees are non-refundable.

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