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2011 Postmark Deadline

November 18th

2011 Entry Form

Reaching out to the Seniors in our Communities

Recognition for Professionals

best online trading The Generations Award, an International Competition for Excellence in Senior Marketing, began as a means to honor phenomenal achievement and service to professionals communicating to elders worldwide. As part of its mission, the Generations Award supports the efforts of marketing and communication professionals who contribute their outstanding talents to communicating with the 50+ Mature Market.

These International Mature Market awards are judged by an experienced group of industry leaders. The international team consists of marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media and online industry professionals.

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what is the best online trading platform International Recognition for Marketing to the Mature Population

The Generations Award is an international competition for creative

professionals involved in the concept, design and writing of targeted advertising and communication for those in our communities in the Mature Market, age 50+

Entries come from advertising agencies, PR firms, design studios, non-profit agencies helping seniors, corporate marketing and communication departments, production companies, web-based professionals and freelancers who cater to the seniors in our communities.

One of the unique aspects of this award competition is our committment to the next generation of communication professionals. A Generations Award Scholarship will be given to the top student work from the submissions received.

There are no entry fees for students who want to submit their work.


Judges will review how the look and feel of the submission reflects the clients brand values and the expectations of its target audience. Entries are judged on a scale of 1-100 based on their own merit, not as compared to other entries. Those entries that receive scores of 90-100 will be awarded Platinum recognition. Scores of 80-89 will receive Gold recognition. Special Recognition will also be awarded to work that did not place in the Gold category but was selected by judges for its valuable contribution to the senior population.

Pro Bono Work

top trading platforms Generations Award recognizes the generosity of creative professionals who do not charge for their work intended for non-profit organizations. A Pro Bono entry is work that you did for free for a non-profit organization that does not employ you. For instance, you personally designed material for a local seniors center.

In order to be eligible for pro bono work only, you must first enter into the regular Generations Award competition. Entrants who pay the category fee of $100 are eligible for Pro Bono at no extra cost. Please send all Pro Bono materials and include a brief summary about your part in completing the Pro Bono project.

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1. Direct Mail Piece

2. Magazine

3. Newspaper

4. Web

5. Advertising Campaign

6. Other __________


7. Annual Report

8. Brochure

9. Catalog

10. Magazine

11. Newsletter

12. Other __________

Marketing Collateral/Branding

13. Invitation

14. Media Kit

15. Postcard

16. Poster

17. Specialty Item

18. Other __________


19. Illustration/Graphic Design

20. Logo

21. Media Kit

22. Brand Identity

23. Electronic Media

24. Web Site Overall

25. Other __________


26. Advertising

27. Publication

28. People/Portrait

29. Other __________


30. Ad Copy

31. Advertorial

32. Publication Article

33. News Release

34. Speech

35. Other __________

Electronic Media

52. Social Media Site

53. Web Site Overall

54. Blog

55. E-Newsletter

56. Other __________


57. Educational

58. Marketing (Service/product)

59. Training

60. Podcast

61. Radio Program

62. Other __________

Pro Bono & Student Entries

In recognition of the spirit of marketing and communication professionals, anyone who enters the Generations Award is encouraged to enter their Pro Bono and /or student work without charge. Please indicate if your submission is Pro Bono work.

Integrated Marketing

36. Integrated Marketing Materials

37. Integrated Marketing Campaign

38. Company Branding

39. Internal Campaign

40. Event Marketing

41. Other __________

Public Relations/Communications

42. Communication Plan

43. Corporate Social Responsibility Program

44. Community Relations

45. Employee Relations

46. Social Media Campaign

47. Special Event

Media Relations

48. Media Response

49. Magazine /Newspaper Placement

50. Publicity Campaign

51. Other __________


Entry Form

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To be eligible for the 2011 Generations Award, all projects must be produced between January 1st, 2010 through December 31st, 2010.

All work must be submitted no later than the postmark deadline of November 18th, 2011. Entrants will receive a free, complimentary category for every five entries submitted. All entries must be submitted in .PDF format on a CD or by sending links electronically along with the entry form to

Each year, generous efforts of marketing and communication professionals will be acknowledged by special recognition.

Please send your entry form and PDF files to:

Generations Award

617 North17th Street Suite 203

Colorado Springs, CO 80904 USA

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Eligibility and Fees

Payment Options

The Awards Office will process the payment and send you a confirmation email containing your Invoice/Receipt for your records.

WireTransfer: To pay for your entries by wire transfer, please complete your entry form, proceed to pay for your entries by selecting Wire Transfer as your payment method. Contact your bank and advise them of how much you are transferring. This can be done for both domestic and international entrants and make sure to ask for a receipt of payment. Once we have recieved the payment, an email will be sent to you. There is a $10 fee for all wire transfers. Our bank details are as follows and will be needed for this payment method:

Wire Transfer to FirstBank of Colorado

10403 West Colfax Avenue, Lake, Colorado 80215

Name on Account: Generations Award

ABA Routing Number: 107005047

Swift Code: FBCRUS

Check: Make sure the check is payable to 'Generations Award' and mail it along with your project(s) and entry form to the following address:

Generations Award

617 North 17th Street Suite 203

Colorado Springs, CO 80904


(Standard worldwide time zone: UT/GMT- 7hours)

Please include your contact number on the check.

Electronic Invoice: An invoice will be emailed to a secure webmail address with ease and security. When filling out the entry form, please include a valid email address. Once the entry form has been received, an invoice will sent to you immediately with instructions and will use Paypal as a payment method.

The Awards mission is to provide the international advertising and design industry with the worlds best judged creative competition in the areas of TV, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Integrated Campaign, Innovative Media, Design, Interactive, Content & Contact and Student work and in so doing, to honor advertising and design excellence worldwide.


Entries postmarked no later than the final 2011 deadline should include a $100 fee per category. Entrants will receive a complimentary category for every five entries submitted.

General Eligibility

Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. All entries excluding student work must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organizations.

Eligible Submissions

For the 2011 Awards, entries first appearing between January 1st, 2010 & December 31st, 2010 that are submitted must be submitted by the 2011 deadline.


*Only entrants who have completed their payment, sent relevant project(s) for judges's review and sent their entry form will

be considered for the 2011 Generations Award. Fees are non refundable, once the entries have been processed

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Terms & Conditions

In submitting the entry, I/we have read the rules, agreed to them and accept the judges decision as final and binding. I/we agree that any information provided has been checked and is accurate.

The awards administered by the Generations Award, which appoints a selection committee composed of senior industry professionals to make a preliminary assessment of the entries and grade each entry based on it's own merit on a scale of 1-100 with consideration for effectiveness of communication and design. The judges decision is final. They have the right to determine the standards of an award and to withhold an award in any category if, in their view, the entries are not of sufficient merit. They may also reallocate an entry to a different category.

Failure to complete all stages of the payment process may invalidate your entry. Our international

headquarters number in the United States is 1.719.465.3565 (Standard worldwide time zone:

UTC/GMT- 7 hours)

2011 Generations Award Postmark deadline November 18th, 2011

Please note that the name and company name of delegates registered for the Generations Award 2011

will be published in the awards press announcements, through the Award website and via social media.

Members of the Generations Award committee will declare an interest in their own agency's

work and will not be eligible to judge these submissions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to enter the Generations Award?

The Generations Award is an international competition for creative

professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies.

Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies, web based innovators and freelancers.

How do I enter the Generations Award?

The Generations Award can be entered during the open submissions period by mailing entry forms and a CD with PDF's of your project(s) to:

Generations Award

617 North 17th Street Suite 203

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

*No submissions will be returned.

Can I submit an entry into more than one category?

Yes, you may submit the same entry into more than one relevant category, but please complete a separate entry line on the entry form for each category entered.

What types of credit cards are accepted?

The Generations Award accepts all major credit cards. Once the entry has been received by the Awards office, we will send you a PayPal Invoice.

Security Number (last three digits)

Name & Address of Card Holder

Is it possible to be invoiced for the cost of entry to the awards?

The Generations Award unfortunately is unable to invoice for the entries. Please fill in your credit card details on the entry form, or send a check made payable to the Generations Award.

The payment confirmation form has been designed to ensure that all entries have been completed and uploaded to the system. You will receive confirmation that your entry has been submitted once this form is received. It is done as insurance for members entering the awards.

If my company has entered more than one entry can I do one bulk payment?

Yes, when you pay by credit card or check, you may pay for the total amount in one total bulk payment.

Please send the payment along with copies of the entry forms for each category entered.

Please send the above directly to the Generations Award:

Generations Award

617 North17th Street Suite 203

Colorado Springs, CO 80904 USA

Will entrants be notified upon payment and submission of awards entries?

Yes, you will be notified that we have received your award submission once we have received an entry form and payment.

Receipt of entry will be sent via email to the contact on the submission form.

When will the winning entries be announced?

Winning entries will be announced on Monday December 5th, 2011 via our website, through international news media sources and professional trade publications.

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Generations Award Winners receive a free, electronic certificate for each winning entry and are eligible to purchase stunning crystal Generations Award trophies. Once winners are notified about their award(s), an email will be sent with all appropriate forms and information.

Generations Award winners are granted permission to use trademarked Generations Award graphics and official news releases to receive recognition in their own publications and in local media.

Winners can call 1.719.465.3565 or email

Generations Award Winners may order the stunning crystal awards custom engraved with their company or client's name. These beautiful handblown glass sculptures are an elegant way to showcase your recognition for excellence in senior marketing.


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The 2010 Generations Award Platinum Winners have been announced. Please click on the logo to see the complete list of Platinum winners.

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