Entries must be received by 3pm (15h00) Central European Time (GMT +1) on 30 July (1st deadline), 30 August (2nd deadline) or 10 September (3rd deadline). Click here to read more.
How do we submit the final entry?
All entries must be submitted online. No entries will be accepted in any other format.
What is the confidentiality policy for the written entries?
Click here to read about the Effie Awards Europe confidentiality policy.
How much does it cost to enter?
Please click here to read more about the entry fees.
Is there a late entry deadline?
There are two late entry deadlines. Click here to read more.
I do not know if my agency is a member of EACA. How can I find out?
Find out if you are a member of the EACA here. If you are unsure, please contact Kasia Gluszak on [email protected].
Does anything need to be signed or approved?
Before you begin to enter the case information, the system will require you to certify that you have approval from your client to enter the competition and that all content is true and accurate.
Are there any important eligibility factors we should be aware of?
The Effie Awards Europe are open to all agencies (whether members of EACA or not) for campaigns which ran in Europe. The eligibility period for the standard/multi-market categories runs between 1 January 2020 and 31 March 2021; for Best of Europe it runs between 1 January 2019 and 31 March 2021.
A campaign is still eligible to enter if it was launched before the eligibility period however it must have ran in the eligibility window. Data has to be available for the entire period.
To be considered for a Effie Awards Europe, campaigns must prove beyond reasonable doubt that the choice and use of marketing communications were key to the campaign's success. Any campaigns can be submitted and all disciplines are welcome.
Who can enter?
Entries will be accepted from multinational agency members of the EACA, individual agencies and agencies outside the membership of EACA.
Which category should I enter my case in?
If, even after reading the category descriptions on the Effie Awards Europe website, you are unsure in which category to enter, please email Kasia Gluszak on [email protected]with a brief description of the campaign you wish to enter followed by your questions.
Where can I find the entry form?
The entry form and other relevant documents are available here.
When is the first round judging?
The first round judging is handled online in September/October.
When is the second round judging?
The second round judging will take place in October.
When are the finalists announced?
The finalists will be announced in September/October.
When are the winners announced?
The winners will be announced at the Effie Awards Gala in November.
Who should I contact if I have any questions?
For any questions concerning entry procedure (registrations, categories, creative material, evidence of results etc.) please contact: Kasia Gluszak, Communications & Events Manager at [email protected]