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Entries are open for the annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards. We encourage all civic-minded professionals who are using the media industry as a tool for social good to enter. All submissions will be judged by a panel of industry experts, and finalists will be announced in February.

Regular Deadline: 12/20 ($549/entry)

Late Deadline: 1/11 ($649/entry)

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Rules of Entry

Overview

The Cynopsis Social Good Awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide—corporate, agency, association, governmental agency or nonprofit—of any size is eligible to enter. Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of client. The program is open to national and international entrants. Multiple entries are accepted, and a single entry can be entered into more than one category.

Entries are open to Radio and OOH companies as warranted.

Eligibility Period

To be eligible, the entry/campaign initiative must have taken place (either in part or full) between January 2018 and January 2019. The program or initiative must have been initiated during this time but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period.

Deadlines

Entry Deadline: Thursday, December 13, 2018 by 11:59pm ET ($399/entry)

Regular Deadline: Thursday, December 20, 2018 by 11:59pm ET ($549/entry)

Late Entry Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019 by 11:59pm ET ($649/entry)

Rates

The price of each primary entry is $399. If you are submitting a secondary entry for the same campaign into two or more categories, the price drops by $200 for each additional entry.

Early Bird Deadline: 12/13 ($399/entry)

Regular Deadline: 12/20 ($549/entry)

Late Deadline: 1/11 ($649/entry)

Compiling Your Entry

The entry process is quick and easy and is completed solely online: First, you will be guided through the registration process, and then the entry (synopsis + supporting materials) and payment process. Click here to get started.

FAQs

I need clarification on the categories or payment process, who can I contact?
Please email Cathy Pearson (cathyp@cynopsis.com) for assistance.

I need technical help during the online submission process, who can I contact?
Please email for any of your technical needs.

How are the entries judged?
Entries are judged by a blue chip panel of corporate, agency, nonprofit and academic executives, as well as by the staff of Cynopsis Media. We evaluate your entry based on creativity, innovation, sound planning implementation and results. Our most important criterion is proven success in aligning your strategic objectives with your end goals.

Who is eligible to win an award?
The awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide—corporate, agency, association, governmental agency or nonprofit—of any size are eligible to enter. Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of client. The program is open to both national and international entrants.

When are the deadlines?
All entries must be submitted online by January 11, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. Finalists will be notified in late February 2019. 

How do I increase my chances of winning an award?
Provide as many concrete and specific examples of success as possible. Also, supporting materials like video, screenshots and graphs are very helpful.

When will I be notified about the status of my entry?
Cynopsis Media staff will contact you only if you are named a finalist in the awards program. Finalists will be notified in late February 2019.

Must we include our campaign budget?
It’s not a requirement, but it helps the judges to better compare your campaign against other entries. Include at least a reasonable budget range. The judges always take into account the campaign budget relative to the goals and outcome. All information is confidential and will not be published.

What is Cynopsis Media/Access Intelligence’s tax ID number?
52-2270063

Contact

Questions

For award entry questions, contact:

Cathy Pearson

Cathy Pearson
Marketing Coordinator
Cynopsis Media
cathyp@cynopsis.com
203.899.8470

Sponsorship

For award sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing
Cynopsis Media
mike@cynopsis.com
203.218.6480

Programming

For information on programming, contact:

Cathy Applefeld Olson
Awards Producer
Cynopsis
cathy@cynopsis.com