2017 RULES & REGULATIONS

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All of us at the New York Festivals wish you and your company great success in this year’s competition for the World’s Best Advertising™, Jim Smyth, Chief Executive Officer / Michael O’Rourke, President / Michael Demetriades, Senior Vice President of the New York Festivals.

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  • Entrants can only submit payment in US Dollars.

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1. DEADLINES AND ENTRY FEES

DEADLINES

Your payments can be made by Bank Transfer or Credit Card.

Discount Deadline: December 15th, 2016

  • Entries submitted and paid for before December 16 will receive a 10% entry fee discount by using Discount Code NCR2017 when entering.

Final Deadline: January 31st, 2017

  • In the event the Final Deadline is extended, a 15% late processing fee will be incurred.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

ALL ENTRY FEES, CREDIT CARD FEES, BANK TRANSFER FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL IN THE AMOUNT STATED ON YOUR INVOICE BEFORE YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE PROCESSED.

No refunds will be granted after the entries have been processed for judging.

Carts that have been inactive for more than 6 weeks will be deemed abandoned and therefore will be automatically deleted.

Case study videos, submitted as entry supporting material, cannot be longer than 2 minutes.

ALL PHYSICAL COLLATERAL MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 28TH, OR YOUR ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE 2017 COMPETITION.

COMPETITIONS & ENTRY FEES

Activation & Engagement

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Avant-Garde / Innovative

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Branded Entertainment

Single – 1 piece - $600

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1300

Creative Marketing Effectiveness

Single – 1 piece - $600

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1350

Design

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Digital

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Direct & Collateral

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Film - (Cinema/Online/TV)

Single – 1 Piece - $600

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Film Craft

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Integrated

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces of Integrated/Mixed Media - $1300

Media / Best Use of Media

Single – 1 Piece - $450

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Mobile

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Outdoor/Out of Home

Single – 1 Piece - $500

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Package & Product Design

Single – 1 Piece - $400

Full Line – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Print

Single – 1 Piece - $450

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $900

Public & Media Relations

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $1200

Public Service Announcements

Single – 1 Piece - $400

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Audio Advertising

Single – 1 Piece - $400

Campaign – 2 to 5 Pieces - $950

Student

Single – 1 Piece - $100

Campaign – 2 to 4 Pieces $250

ENTRANT PROCESSING FEES

Credit Card Processing Fees – Visa/MasterCard 3% and American Express 3.2% of total order to be paid by the entrant.

Shipping costs, customs duties, insurance, currency conversion and bank transfer fees need to be paid by entrant.

If you have any questions regarding payment and fees, please contact accounting@newyorkfestivals.com

No refunds will be granted once your entries have been processed.

WE DO NOT CHARGE MEDIA HANDLING FEES, SALES TAXES OR VAT TAXES!

For more information please call +1 (212) 643.4800 or email info@newyorkfestivals.com or nyfaprocessing@yourawardscompany.com

2. ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the 2017 competition, entries must have been published or aired between January 1, 2016 and May 1, 2017, with the full knowledge and approval of the advertiser. All winners must be able to show proof of media buys if requested.

Entries submitted to the New York Festivals International Advertising competition in the previous competition and aired between January 1, 2017 and May 1, 2017 can be submitted again this year as long as they are submitted in a different competition.

2A. IMPORTANT - SCAM ADS: New York Festivals was the first advertising competition to ban “Scam Ads”— ads that were never published, or were published without the full knowledge and consent of the advertiser. Our SCAMGUARD system, the oldest and strongest policy in the industry, encourages jury members to anonymously flag suspicious ads and include comments in support of their suspicions. Every flagged entry is investigated; should the evidence prove the ad to be a scam, the entry will be disqualified and the people listed in the credits of the entering company will be barred from entering our competitions for a period of three years.

2B. “OTHER” Category: The “Other” category is provided to the entrant for any entries that do not fit into any of the existing categories. Upon review, New York Festivals will submit the entry into the most appropriate category.

IMPORTANT: New York Festivals gives the Executive Jury the right to move an entry to a different competition or category should they determine the work does not belong in the category and/or competition in which it was originally entered. By moving the ad to another category the Executive Jury will agree it will receive an award equal to, or higher than the one it was originally scheduled to receive.

Entries can be submitted into as many competitions and categories as one wishes, but the entrant must pay a separate fee for each entry.

3. SYNOPSIS

A brief synopsis is required for all entries. The synopsis should be broken down into three parts containing two-three sentences each: objective, concept and target audience. The synopsis should be no longer than 200 words total.

4. ENTRIES IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

If your entry is not in English, you MUST provide a translation or detailed synopsis in the space provided on the online entry form for the jury members. If you are submitting creative materials offline for your entry, a digital translation on CD or DVD must be attached and mailed with the entry form.

Film: It is strongly recommended that translations be included in the film as clear legible subtitles. White letters on black bar is recommended.

Radio: If your entry is not produced in English, a complete script in English for radio is required in order for the jury to understand the entry. Include script text in the translation space on the entry form.

Websites: Translate only relevant menu sections, headlines, and text.

5. ENTRY SPECIFICATIONS

TEXT FORMATTING

All entries MUST use the following standards for text formatting. These standards allow the juries to properly judge and showcase your work:

Title of Entry and Brand Name Format: Proper case (all first letters capitalized) must be used in the title and brand name. Campaigns must be named with a single series title or with individual ad titles separated by slashes.

Single entry example:
Title of Entry

Campaign example:
Title One / Title Two / Title Three

Campaign example with overall title:
Campaign Title

Client / Brand URL Format: Submit client or brand web addresses ONLY.

Example: www.newyorkfestivals.com

Translation / Synopsis Format: Include text in sentence case (first letter of each sentence capitalized). Do not use all capital or all lowercase letters!

Example: This entry was created to support the release of a movie. It was released worldwide.

6. ENTRY SUBMISSION TECHNICAL GUIDELINES

IMPORTANT! Please be sure to read through this section carefully before entering.

All Print and Outdoor entries must be submitted in two separate formats, BOTH as:

  1. Digital file
  2. Mounted on foam core boards with the dimensions of 42 cm. X 60 cm. [A2 size or 16.5 in. x 23 in.]. See below for further information.

In general package design, brochures, direct mail, and other collateral promotional items, etc. must be submitted as hard copies as they originally appeared.

Case study videos must not be longer than two minutes in length! Except for Creative Marketing Effectiveness and Public & Media Relations entries, which can be up to 4 minutes in length.

Unless absolutely necessary, Do Not submit video files embedded in web or URL links. Submit video to us as native QuickTime h264 .mov files.

Integrated Mixed Media Campaigns: Case study videos cannot be longer than two minutes. All print and outdoor ads must be uploaded as digital files and mounted on foam core boards. All package design, brochures, direct mail, and other collateral promotional items etc. must be submitted as hard copies as they originally appeared. All URL addresses for websites and app downloads must be supplied. All websites must be active and functional from the time entered until the end of May 2016 for judging.

Important! Hard copies of original work as it initially appeared should be submitted in support of your entry for the following competition categories:

Collateral & Direct:
• Print • Direct Mail • Use of Medium

Design:
• Graphic Design • Company Identity

Package & Product Design

Print Competition - All Product, Service and Craft Categories: In addition to your digital file upload, tear sheets or proofs must also be mounted on boards 42 cm. X 60 cm. (A2 size or 16.5 in. x 23 in.) and sent to our office. If boards are not possible, please e-mail a pre-press ready PDF file (PDF version 1.5 or higher) with all the fonts embedded to: prepresspdf@yourawardscompany.com.

A. Online Entries: File Size Under 1 Gigabytes

You have two choices for uploading your support material:

You can upload your pieces from within the online entry process during Step 3. You can wait until after you checkout and add your pieces later using the upload link you'll get with your invoice.

Both upload methods will send your entry’s creative material directly to the Your Awards Company server for processing.

Audio Upload

Standard MP3 format (MPEG-2 Audio Layer III), stereo or mono, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit sampling, minimum sample rate: 160 kbps. Please include a complete script of the piece in the translation field, even if it is in English for judging purposes.

Image Upload

.jpg file format, maximum quality, at least 300 dpi resolution in RGB color, 2000x3400 pixels (portrait or landscape). NOTE: JPEGs in CMYK format are NOT accepted.

For entries in the Print Product and Service and Print Craft categories: Tear sheets or proofs mounted on a board 42 cm. X 60 cm. (A2 size or 16.5 in. x 23 in.) are also required. If mounted board is not available, please e-mail a pre-press ready PDF file (PDF version 1.5 or higher) with all the fonts embedded to: prepresspdf@yourawardscompany.com

Name the pre-press PDF files with your six digit item number:
Example:
123456-1-PDF.pdf

Video Upload

All uploaded videos must use H.264 compression and have a QuickTime (.mov) wrapper as specified below. (10-bit video sources are preferred.) Select "Enable Streaming" or "Fast Start" if your transcoding software offers that option. The audio must be encoded in stereo using the MPEG 4/AAC Main Profile compressor with 48 kHz 16 bit sampling. (160 KBPS minimum, 256 KBPS recommended)

For television spots, please maintain the original frame rate and frame size of your source material. Any technical questions may be emailed to: videosupport@yourawardscompany.com.

For Standard Definition (SD) files: Use the H.264 at Main Level compression profile.

Acceptable frame rates:
25 fps for PAL
29.97 fps for NTSC

Acceptable frame sizes (rectangular pixels per ITU-R Recommendation BT.601): 720x576 for PAL
720x486 for NTSC

For High Definition (HD) files: If possible, use the H.264 at high-level compression profile. Otherwise, use the H.264 at Main Level compression profile. Limit the bandwidth to 30 mbps per second.

Acceptable frame rates: 23.98p, 24p, 25p/50i, 29.97p/59.94i and 59.94p

Acceptable frame sizes: 1920x1080 and 1280x720.

Websites and Online Advertising

Not only can you submit websites as entries, you may also set up a web page with your supporting creative material instead of uploading it to our servers. Just provide the URL in the proper place on the entry form. The same technical requirements outlined above apply.

IMPORTANT: Any URL address or web page embedded with the entering company’s name or logo will NOT be accepted. The URL should lead directly to your entry and not require a password or login. All submitted URLs must be active from the time you submit your entry through May 2016 for judging and winner showcasing purposes.

B. Online Entries: File Size Over 1 Gigabytes

The same technical file requirements outlined above apply.

TO RECEIVE A LINK TO UPLOAD: Please email upload@yourawardscompany.com placing in the subject line the title of your entry AND the corresponding six digit item id number from the invoice. You will receive a reply with a Dropbox link for you to upload your file. Once you have completed the upload to Dropbox, we will audit the file and contact you if there are any issues before it goes into judging.

TO SEND A LINK TO DOWNLOAD: If you would prefer to send us a link from which we may download your file, please email the link to upload@yourawardscompany.com placing in the subject line the title of your entry AND the corresponding six digit item id number from the invoice. Please make sure the file we will be downloading is not labeled with anything except the corresponding six-digit item id number from your invoice.

Example:
123456-1.mov
123456-2.jpg
123456-3.pdf

THE FOLLOWING FORMATS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE:
AgencyName123456-1.mov
EntryTitle123456-2.jpg

If you have questions about the upload process or technical questions, please contact:
srose@yourawardscompany.com or hgoldberg@yourawardscompany.com

C. Offline Entries

After completing your online entry forms we recommend uploading all creative material in digital files directly to our server. However, once you have entered online, you may submit your creative material when necessary through the post office. Please include a copy of your invoice in the package.

Original Work

Whenever possible, original work should be submitted in support of your entry in these competition categories:

Collateral & Direct:
• Promotion Marketing
• Direct Mail
• Use of Medium

Design:
• Package Design
• Company Identity

Package & Product Design

Print Competition All Product & Service and Craft Categories Tear sheets or proofs mounted on a board with the dimensions of 42 cm. X 60 cm. [A2 size or 16.5 in. x 23 in.] are required, in addition to digital file.

Audio

Entries must be submitted in MP3 format on CD-ROM or audio CD. Be sure to affix or write the corresponding six-digit Item ID number on the disc.

Images

Entries must be submitted in .jpg file format (300 dpi, maximum quality, RGB color, 2000 pixels by 3400 pixels) on CD-ROM. Insert each piece in an envelope along with a copy of the entry form or printed invoice and translations (non-English entries only). Label the envelope clearly with company name, category, entry title, and Item ID numbers. The sender must prepay all shipping costs, insurance, customs duties and handling fees for all entries. We cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance. You will be notified by email when your package has been received.

Video

Video entries may be submitted on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM as .mov files using H.264 at main level compression. (Utilize the same specifications as on-line submissions.)

Video entries may also be submitted as standard PAL or NTSC video DVDs.

Please maintain the original frame rate and frame size of your source material, reducing the compression quality only if necessary to fit on the disc. All entries should be submitted together on a single DVD or CD, if possible. If submitting a DVD that is burned in-house, please remove all region and security encryption.

Note: We no longer accept Digibeta or any tape-based media.

Insert each piece in an envelope with a copy of the entry form or printed, invoice and translations (non-English entries only). Label the envelope clearly with company name, category, entry title, and Item ID numbers, and be sure to affix or write the corresponding Item ID number on the disc.

The sender must prepay all shipping costs, insurance, customs duties and handling fees for all entries. We cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance. You will be notified by email when your package has been received.

Send labeled materials, along with the computer-generated invoice and any fees due, to:

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards
c/o Your Awards Company
260 West 39th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
USA
Tel +1 (212) 643.4800
Fax +1 (212) 643.0170

7. ONLINE ENTRY FORM

You must be officially registered with a New York Festivals account before you can upload or submit any work.

Once you have gathered the basic information for your entry(s), begin by creating an account or login to your existing account. To prevent possible data loss, you must be logged in before beginning the online entry process! Once you are logged in and have provided basic information for your entry, you will be able to select the specific competition you are entering from the menu and proceed as directed.

You may submit work as a single entry, or as a campaign into multiple categories without filling out separate entry forms. Simply click the box next to each category you want the ad to be entered into.

Note: A separate entry fee will be applicable for each category.

Be sure to complete all of your entry information in your cart before proceeding to checkout. A printable record of the total for all your entries, including an invoice for the total amount due, will be automatically generated at checkout and emailed to you.

Creative materials can be uploaded during the online entry process, or no later than two weeks after checkout. If you are uploading materials for your entries after checkout, you will receive an additional email containing full uploading instructions, including upload links, within one hour after checkout.

Caution: Open carts without any activity for 6 weeks will be deemed abandoned and will be automatically deleted.

8. CAMPAIGN ENTRIES

Same-media campaigns may include up to five examples from the campaign (for example five radio ads, or five TV ads. Entrant may submit all pieces of a campaign as individual files or all together in one file. Example: In video format — one .mov file with two seconds of black or silence between each ad.

Integrated media campaigns are only accepted in the Integrated Media Campaign competition and may include 2 to a total of five pieces.

Only one entry form is required per campaign type (same-media or integrated).

9. CAMPAIGN BRIEFS (for Public & Media Relations and Creative Marketing Effectiveness entries only)

Additional information is required for all entries into the Public & Media Relations and Creative Marketing Effectiveness competitions.

Public & Media Relations:

  • Objective
  • Research
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Target Audience
  • Results

Creative Marketing Effectiveness:

  • Objective
  • Target Audience
  • Campaign Summary
  • Other Awards Won
  • Marketing Context
  • Campaign Description
  • Cost of Campaign
  • Campaign Planning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Media Strategy
  • Creative Strategy
  • Evidence of Results

If you wish to keep all submitted information confidential and used for judging purposes only, you must indicate this on the entry form.

10. CREDITS

New York Festivals’ new trophies are in the shape of NYC skyscrapers and are being proclaimed by the advertising industry, as well as everyone else in the world, as... The World’s Best Trophy!

The list of creative credits are no longer limited to four or five lines - The New York Festivals trophies have a patented micro LED video projector embedded in the base of the trophy! When you lift the trophy up, a movie file of your award winning work, as well as crawling titles containing an unlimited number of names and titles of those credited for their work, are projected from the bottom of the trophy onto a desk top or wall!

Everyone involved in the ad is eligible to have their name and professional title listed in crawling credits inside the trophy and on our website, including the names of people on the client side, agency account and brand managers as well as the production team members. The trophies make great gifts for the clients as well as the entire team.

Entrants must enter the credit information at the time of entry! You will be able to preview your credits before you move on in the entry process.

List the credits in the hierarchical order as shown below.

Name credits may be listed in order of rank, with the highest-ranking team member first.

Line 1: Entering Company
Line 2: Brand/Sponsor
Line 3: “Title of Entry”
Line 4: Category
Line 5: Year & Competition
Line 6: Company and/or Person's Name & Job Title
Line 7: Company and/or Person's Name & Job Title
Line 8: Company and/or Person's Name & Job Title
Line 9: Company and/or Person's Name & Job Title
Lines 10 and up: Company and/or Person's Name & Job Title
Etcetera.

11. DISPOSITION OF ENTRY

Entries and materials submitted will not be returned and may be displayed, shown, duplicated, published or reproduced for educational or promotional purposes, as New York Festivals deems appropriate. By entering our competitions, the entrant agrees to hold International Awards Group, LLC, and any of its affiliated companies, exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any use.

12. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS

All work surviving the first two rounds of judging by the 400 members on the Grand Jury will have minimally earned a Finalist Trophy. Entrants will be informed of their status beginning the week of March 24th. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, as well as the industry award winners, judged by the 30 members on the Executive Jury in New York City, will be announced to the public on Thursday, May 18th at the New York Show®.

13. THE NEW YORK SHOW – THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2017

Join New York Festivals as we celebrate the World's Best Advertising in the heart of New York City. Award-winners, jury members, and guests from around the globe are invited to a series of events honoring our 2017 winners and the ad industry. From inspirational and provocative panel discussions with industry leaders, workshops with renowned ad programs, and networking opportunities with the world's top advertising professionals at the NYIT Auditorium, at 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets.

The 2017 First Place and industry award winners will be honored in a gala awards ceremony at the stunningly beautiful Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York City. The ceremony will also reveal the 2017 Torch Awards Grand-Winning Team, the result of our young professionals mentorship competition.

14. INDUSTRY AWARDS

Global Brand of the Year will be awarded to a brand that earns the highest score for entries in all mediums across all competitions and has distinguished itself through innovative and creative marketing while demonstrating effective communications.

Global Agency Network of the Year will be awarded to an advertising agency network that earns the highest score for entries in all mediums across all competitions. For consideration to be part of a Network, the company concerned must be wholly, or majority owned by a network, or associated with a network group through naming and/or branding.

Regional Agency of the Year will be awarded to an advertising agency that earns the highest score for entries in all mediums across all competitions. The five regions of the world are North America, South America, Middle East/Africa, Europe and Asia/Pacific.

Boutique Agency of the Year is awarded to an agency unaffiliated with a large agency network, employs less than 50 people and has made an impact on the marketplace. In order to qualify for this award, the agency must win at least three different awards (First/Second/Third Prize) for three separate or individual entries. Finalist Awards do not apply. Single and Campaign entries do not count as separate entries. In the event no agency qualifies, this award will not be presented.

Best New Agency of the Year, based on total points earned, recognizes the impact upstart agencies less than three years old have on the marketplace and their ability to garner international exposure. In order to qualify for this award, the agency must win at least three awards (First/Second/Third Prize) for three different or individual entries. Finalist Awards do not apply. Single and Campaign entries do not count as separate entries.In the event no agency qualifies, this award will not be presented.

Independent Agency of the Year The Independent Agency of the Year Award will be given to the non-networked agency that obtains the highest score for entries in all competitions across all mediums, irrespective of whether these have been entered by the agency or another party.

Agencies must opt in for Independent Agency of the Year during the entry process in order to qualify for this award. In order to win Independent Agency of the Year, the individual agency must win at least three awards for three separate or individual campaigns. The agency with the highest scoring entries in total will be awarded this honor.

Best Commercial Film Director In 2016, NYF added “Best Commercial Film Director” to the powerhouse lineup of special industry awards. NYF by way of its esteemed jury will present this newly minted award to the commercial director whose visionary talent and creative excellence is associated with the highest number of award-winning commercial entries, regardless of who submitted the entry.

Film Production Company of the Year is based on total points scored, regardless of whether entries were submitted by the production company, advertising agency, or a third party. Please be sure to enter the production company's name on the entry forms so they can receive their due credit.

Best of Show Everybody’s got one. But every once in a while, an idea comes along that stands far, far above the rest. Determined by the Executive Jury from among top-scoring winners, the Best of Show will be awarded to the entry that possesses creativity and innovation deserving of this special recognition.

15. UNITED NATIONS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION (UNDPI) AWARD

In 1990 New York Festivals established the UNDPI awards in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Public Information to honor public service advertising that best exemplifies the aims and ideals of the United Nations, including peace and security; advancement of women's rights; social development; health issues, including HIV/AIDS; human rights; crime and violence; literacy; sustainable development; and poverty.

All Public Service entries achieving Shortlist status will be automatically eligible for consideration for this prestigious award at no additional cost to the entering company. All entries are judged by a blue ribbon panel convened by the United Nations.

16. PERSONALIZED AWARDS

Personalized awards can be purchased from the New York Festivals Store. Each additional trophy and certificate can be personalized to recognize the contributions of any or all individuals involved with the award-winning work.

17. EXHIBITION AND COPYRIGHT

All copies of entries submitted become the property of International Awards Group, LLC, and its affiliated awards companies, AME Awards®, Midas Awards®, Global Awards? and New York Festivals® (hereafter collectively referred to as NYF), and can be used for supplemental presentations to educational institutions, trade shows, advertising professionals, and the general public. Entries will not be returned.

Entrant specifically grants worldwide, royalty-free permission to NYF to play or show the entries at award presentations, at NYF sponsored screenings around the world, or in any other public or private presentation with or without charge whenever and as often as NYF and its representatives see fit without any compensation to Entrant.

Entrant authorizes NYF the use of any trademarks, animated characters, animals, and merchandised items included in the entries for such purposes. NYF may use entries or license entries or the reproduction of entries in perpetuity, without payment to Entrant or Entrant’s clients, non-exclusively throughout the world, for use in telecasts, broadcasts, videotapes, Internet, DVDs, exhibits, annuals, and any other publications including without limitation, television, radio, or Internet presentations featuring the NYF winners.

Entrant holds or will secure the necessary license for use of all music embodied within the entries. Entrant will fully defend, indemnify and hold NYF, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees harmless from any talent or other residual charges due to the release of its entries or any third party claims against NYF, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees resulting from the content of the entries and the intellectual property contained therein. The person submitting entry or entries certifies that he or she has full authority to approve the rights granted herein.

If you wish to not have your winning work shown publicly, please contact Michael Demetriades at 1.212.643.4800 or email mdemetriades@newyorkfestivals.com

We sincerely thank you and your company for your business and wish all of you great success in this year’s competitions.

18. Important Contact Information
  • General Information - info@newyorkfestivals.com

  • Entry Information - processing@newyorkfestivals.com

  • President - Michael O'Rourke - morourke@newyorkfestivals.com

  • Executive Director - Michael Demetriades - mdemetriades@newyorkfestivals.com