International AME Awards Open for Entries

International AME Awards Open for Entries

The international AME Awards for marketing and advertising effectiveness is now accepting entries for 2015.

Since 1994, the AME Awards has honored campaigns world-wide that successfully demonstrate groundbreaking solutions to challenging marketing problems.

This year the AME competition launched several category updates to showcase technological trends brands employ to connect with consumers. Updates in the Use of Discipline group include Augmented Reality, Technology, and Social TV. The new Augmented Realty category will recognize the marketer’s ability to engage the consumer throughout the sales cycle via apps that encourage consumer interaction with brands via their mobile device.

The newly unveiled Technology category will honor creative campaigns that employ new technology or showcase innovative ways to use existing technology on behalf of the brand, and Social TV will salute effective strategies utilizing the technological union of television and social media. Additional Category updates include Use of Medium: Website and Products & Services: Luxury Items.

“The AME Awards dedication to evaluating new trends and technologies that engage consumers have led to strategic changes aimed at recognizing and showcasing the World’s Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness,” commented Alisun Armstrong, Executive Director, AME Awards. “It is AME’s goal to honour campaigns that achieve specific marketing goals, coupled with an innovative solution to a marketing challenge accomplished through creative execution and critical planning.”

The 2015 AME Grand Jury of interactive and multidisciplinary marketers, media planners, strategy directors, social media experts, and creatives will evaluate entries based on four specific criteria, each weighted by importance: Challenge/Strategy/Objectives – 20%; Creativity – 25%; Execution – 25%; and Results/Effectiveness – 30%.

The deadline to enter the 2015 AME Awards is October 31, 2014. Entries received by August 15 will save 10% with the code PRA2015.

Entry details and competition rules and regulations can be found on the AME website.