Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enter?
Download an entry form for each award you wish to enter. Complete all the relevant sections and send back to Marilena Rosu at the Marketing Association via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to Marketing Association, PO Box 47681, Ponsonby 1144, Auckland or courier to Marketing Association, Level 1, 61 Wellington Street, Freemans Bay 1011, Auckland.
Is there anything new about entering the TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards this year?
No, there are no new requirements this year and the categories you may enter in are the same as in 2012. Thirteen Industry awards, Six Judges' Choice awards, Four Individual awards. Please refer to the entry forms for each award as to entry details.
The complete list of categories is available here.
How many awards can I enter for each campaign?
You can enter the same marketing initiative/project into as many Industry Sector and Judges' Choice awards as you like. You must complete a separate Industry Category entry form for each of the marketing initiatives/projects being entered.
To enter a Judges' Choice award you must enter an Industry Category award in order to qualify for consideration.
What is the entry deadline?
The deadline for receipt of entries is 5pm 24 May 2013. The extended deadline date is 5pm 31 May 2013. You may apply for an extension until 12pm 24 May 2012 at an additional cost of $150 + GST per category. A written request for permission for late entry must be received by noon on Friday 24 May 2013 in order for the extension to be granted. Email Marilena Rosu - email@example.com
Can I get my agency to help me with my entry?
What do I do if I have confidential information in my entry form?
Please highlight in yellow any confidential information contained within your entry. In the event your entry becomes a finalist and/or winner we reserve the right to use any information that is not highlighted in the profiling of the entry online, in print and/or on the AV on awards night.
Do I need to provide supporting material as part of my entry?
Supporting material is not required for round one of judging – everything the judges require is covered in the entry form. In the event your entry is chosen as a finalist, we will contact you at that time for supporting material required. Finalists will be announced on Thursday 27 June 2013. Supporting material for each finalist entry will be required by Wednesday 10 July 2013. Supporting material must include a maximum of 6 images, in high res jpeg format, that best represent the marketing project/initiative. The supporting material supplied may be used on the website, in print and/or on the AV on awards night.
Is there any special entry requirements I need to be aware of too enter the individual award?
Nominees for Rookie Marketer of the Year, Marketer of the Year and a representative for the Marketing Excellence award need to be available for an interview with the judges on Friday 5 July 2013. The MA will liaise directly with the nominees for timings and details.
What happens if I exceed the required word count for a question?
You entry may be disqualified
Can I edit my entry form/credits after I’ve submitted my entry and paid?
There are no changes to admissions after you have entered and paid, however should you have any concerns or questions regarding this please contact Marilena@marketing.org.nz.
What is the qualification period to enter the Industry and Judges Choice Awards?
Entries for the Industry and Judges' Choice awards must relate to the period 26 May 2012 – 31 May 2013, and must relate to a marketing initiative/project that originated in New Zealand.
What is the qualification period to enter the Marketing Excellence Award?
The judges are looking for an organisation that has demonstrated a consistent commitment to marketing excellence, over a period of not less than three years, where the adoption of a superior marketing strategy has led the organisation and driven business success.
What is the qualification period to enter the Marketer of the Year Award?
Entries for the Marketer of the Year award are open to a marketer who has achieved outstanding results throughout his or her marketing career, with an emphasis on achievements in the last 12 months.
What is the qualification period to enter the Rookie Marketer of the Year Award?
The judges are looking for a marketing leader who has achieved outstanding results throughout his or her marketing career, with an emphasis on achievements in the last 12 months.
Can I still enter the awards if the campaign started prior to 24 May 2012 but was still running during the qualification period?
How much does it cost to enter?
Industry Category - $395 +GST per entry
Individual Category - $ 195 + GST per entry
Judges Choice Awards – No additional cost
Late Entry Fee - $150 +GST
How can I pay for my entries?
Cheque (made out to the Marketing Association and attached to entry form)
Post to: Marketing Association, PO Box 47681, Ponsonby 1144, Auckland Attention: Marilena Rosu
Invoice (for MA members only, please submitted your purchase order number to firstname.lastname@example.org), Credit Card
Interested in being a judge?
If have you have not been a judge before with the TVNZ NZ Marketing Awards and wish to find out more please email email@example.com with your contact details.
When is the awards ceremony?
Thursday 29 August 2013 at The Langham, Auckland
When can I purchase tickets?
Tickets will be available for purchase as soon as the finalists are announced at the end of June.
Can I get a refund on my tickets?
You may reassign your ticket to another person from your company by notifying the Marketing Association in writing no later than 2 working days before the event. If you are unable to arrange a replacement, a full refund will be made provided written notification is received 2 working days before the event. There will be NO refunds for cancellations received after this date or 'no shows' to the event. To reassign or cancel your registration please contact the inspire team.