I-COM Data Creativity Awards 2019

Entry Form - Non-Members

Thank you for your interest in applying for the I-COM Data Creativity Awards. Please note this Entry form is intended for companies which don't have an I-COM Membership. If you are uncertain if your company has Membership, please contact us at dca@i-com.org.

Introduction

In total, 13 awards will be given, consisting of Overall Winner, Emerging Market Regions Award and Awards covering entries from the following categories: General, Artificial Intelligence, Attribution, Content Marketing, CRM, Data Driven Business Transformation, Data Visualisation, Mobile, Programmatic, Social Media and Video.

The submission should be presented as a case study that describes a business or industry challenge, a creative solution and results. For example, how did you measure, optimise, adjust and perform? Judges will be looking for evidence of the following within your precise and clear entry:

  • What instigated the project and what were your objectives from the outset?

  • What were your objectives, KPIs, targets and ROI?

  • Give sufficient details of the project and supporting material to familiarise the judges with the background, strategic plan and the implementation of the project.

  • Give examples of how you were innovative and creative in your approach.

  • What particular insights were you able to draw from the project which you would not otherwise have been aware of?

  • What was the budget for the project?

  • Summaries the financial results and other key performance indicators.

  • Whilst it will be made clear to the judges that the judging process is confidential, entrants may wish to express results in percentage terms rather than by providing the actual figures.

Please take time to prepare your entry in advance of completing the form below. You can work on an offline document. To download an editable pdf version of the entry form, click here. Please note only entries received via the form on this page are eligible for the awards. Our distinguished Jury will review all your answers in detail. 

You can take a look at sample entries from 2018, 2017 and 2016 and see the finalists presentations on our YouTube channel.

Important Notes:

  • Deadline for entries is February 28th, 2019. Late entries may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • All questions with an asterisk (*) require an answer.

  • Before answering questions please take a look at the Award Categories page with the judging criteria.

  • If you are submitting an entry for more than one category, kindly add an addendum addressing the specific data creativity elements for the additional category.

  • If you select multiple categories and you are chosen as part of the Official Selection, you will present only once at the I-COM Global Summit in the category of your choice.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you insert will be used only for the purposes of the competition. Whilst it will be made clear to the judges that the judging process is confidential, entrants may wish to express results in percentage terms rather than by providing the actual figures.

  • If the Data Creativity Awards Jury nominates an entry as part of the Official Selection, at least one team member or a qualified representative from each shortlisted company needs to register and attend the Summit, in order to participate. Payment of the entry fee does not cover the registration fee.

  • Deadline for paying the entry fee is 5 business days after submitting your entry. You can conveniently pay with your credit card here.

  • *If your company billing details are based in either Estonia or Singapore, please email us at dca@i-com.org to obtain the payment instructions.

CONTACT INFORMATION
if you are entering on behalf of someone else, kindly indicate name in separate text box
Please insert complete phone number including country code and area code.
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CREDITS
Name
Name
Please list first name, last name, job title and company of every team member involved in the project.
CATEGORIES INFORMATION
You may submit your entry into multiple categories as long as the work meets the criteria of each category. In each specific category there are underlying elements of the general data creativity awards judging criteria. If you select multiple categories and you are chosen as part of the Official Selection, you will present only once at the I-COM Global Summit in the category of your choice. If you are submitting an entry for more than one category, kindly add an addendum addressing the specific data creativity elements for the additional category.
CATEGORIES *
Please select in which category(ies) you would like to compete:

ELEMENTS OF DATA CREATIVITY


Please select the element(s) of data creativity demonstrated in the entry, only for the categories you choose.

GENERAL CATEGORY
Successful entries from this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements.
General Data Creativity Elements
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
ATTRIBUTION CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
CONTENT MARKETING CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
CRM CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
DATA DRIVEN BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
DATA VISUALISATION CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
MOBILE CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
PROGRAMMATIC CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
SOCIAL MEDIA CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
VIDEO CATEGORY
Successful entries for this category will show one or more of the listed data creativity elements. The general data creativity elements should be addressed in the core entry. Please address the category specific data creativity elements in a separate addendum.
Specific Data Creativity Elements
General Data Creativity Elements
THE WRITTEN EXPLANATION

The written explanation you provide will be referred to throughout the judging process. We recommend that it should be as detailed as possible.

CORE ENTRY:
Top 4 together should be no more than 500 words = 1 Pager
CORE ENTRY DETAILS:

For the core entry, please cover the detail of how you did it using a maximum of 1500 words. The following questions must be addressed in your text:

For Data Visualisation Entrants:

● Give a comprehensive description of the data that you are visualising. For example, is it descriptive data summarisation, structured or unstructured data summarisation ?

● It is required as part of the entry in this category to include visuals (images, video) to illustrate the value of your work.

To address the category specific data creativity elements, use a maximum 500 words per addendum.
Supporting materials

Supporting materials can consist of testimonials, research, performance analysis, collateral, screen grabs, pictures etc.

Entrants may send up to 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each. Attached files must be no more than 2MB each, documents must be in .pdf or .doc (word) format.

If you have supporting materials please send them to email dca@i-com.org, with email subject: DCA supporting materials & Name of your company
If you have video material supporting your entry, please insert hyperlink. Video should be no more than 5 minutes long
Confidentiality declaration *
If there are parts of your entry that are confidential and cannot be later published, kindly state this.
*MANDATORY FIELDS