How to Enter


Enter in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download the Entry Form
  2. Complete form with all relevant information and supporting documentation (word of PDF document). 
  3. Register via our online entry portal, where you will complete your company profile and upload your completed documentation.

Download Entry Form

You will need to register via our online entry portal to make a submission. Once you have registered and filled out your company profile, you will be able to access your account and submit entries.

Remember you can enter more than one category using the same project or enter one category with multiple projects. Our judges want to see the best of the best and that might be you across different categories and areas. Just make sure you submit a separate form for each entry and tweak the information so that you ensure you match the criteria.

Once an entry has been uploaded, you will be able to edit this entry and add further entries to your awards submissions.

22 January

Entry Deadline

17 February

Judging Session

19 February

Shortlist Announced

18 March

Winners Announcement

Entry details & Essentials


  • All entries must not exceed 1000 words. The word count does not include the company information at the start of the form or the questions already within the form.

  • Title Format – ‘Agency Name & Client Name – Campaign/Product Name’ or where appropriate ‘Agency/Team Name’. e.g. ‘Don’t Panic & European Content Awards – Awards Win Business Campaign’

  • Entries should relate to work undertaken between November 2019 – January 2021.

  • Each entry submission must have a separate word/PDF document uploaded alongside – 5 entries = 5 documents.

  • Each entry must be edited to ensure the correct category is checked as incorrect information may lead to your entry being classed null and void.

  • Entry questions differ depending on your chosen category, please take care when filling out each entry form.

  • Entry forms can be designed to your company branding, however they must contain the appropriate questions/headings in the same order to ensure the Judges can access the relevant information easily.

  • Entries must be paid for at the time of submission.

  • Please ensure you read the terms and conditions before submitting an entry.

Entry Fees

All entries (made before 23:59 on 22 January 2021) will be charged an administration fee of £155 + VAT per entry which must be paid when submitting your entry or entries.

Entries submitted after the deadline date of 22 January will be charged a late submission fee of £205 + VAT, with any late submissions accepted until 29 January 2021.

EXCLUSIVE MULTIPLE ENTRY OFFER


Any organisation submitting five entries will receive an additional FREE entry. Discount will be applied automatically at checkout.

Remember to submit all six entries in one session to receive your free submission!

File Upload Formats

All files must not exceed 2MB each.

When creating your online portal profile, please make sure your company logo is of high quality as this will appear on the awards presentation should you be shortlisted.

Please ensure your entry form is uploaded as a Word Document or PDF, no other formats will be accepted.

Supporting materials can be provided in Word, PDF or JPEG formats. Zip Files and videos cannot be accepted. If you wish to use video evidence as your supporting material, please include a link to the file online in your entry form under ‘supporting documents’.

Hints & Tips

To see what the judges are looking for in a winning entry, take a look at our judging process and criteria here.

If you need any tips on how best to complete your awards submission, please download The Don’t Panic Guide to Entering Awards.

If you don’t have the time to write your entry or you need help writing an entry, you may want to consider Boost Awards who specialise in writing award entries.

Confidentiality

The European Content Awards prides itself on it’s ethical and transparent process and confidentiality is taken extremely seriously.


Judges are not allowed to enter any of the categories.


All judging discussions are confidential, and material will not be shared with anyone outside of the judging panel before or after the ceremony. Judging papers will not be shared with any third parties and will be deleted immediately after the judging period. Judges can only access entries they have been asked to score.


Permission to use any material for winning case studies post-event will be sought from entrants.