All entries (print and digital) must have been published from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. All links must be live and available through standard Web browsers at the time of judging. Entries for registration-restricted websites must include login/password information for the judges. Links that are not working during the judging period will not be judged. If you are a winner, the links must be active until December 31, 2021. All entries must be in English.
Rights and Permissions
All winners will be posted on the AM&P EXCEL Awards website. For any winning entry to be posted we first need you to warrant that you own the rights in the content and images we will post on the site and for you to grant AM&P the authority to post the content and images. Therefore, you must check the rights and permissions agreement box on your entry form.
Deadlines & Notification
Early Bird entries will be accepted through February 7, 2021. Regular entries will be accepted through February 28, 2021, and AM&P staff will not correct errors or alert you to problems with an entry submitted after this deadline. The final deadline for entries is March 7, 2021.
All entries must be paid online at siia.net/excel by 11:59 p.m. PST, March 7, 2021. All payments must be paid online via credit card (American Express, MasterCard or Visa). Checks are not accepted as payment.
All winners will be notified of their status. Award winner rankings (Gold, Silver, Bronze) and the winner of the EXTRA! Award will be announced at the EXCEL Awards Ceremony in June.
Any inquiries about the final results should be addressed to email@example.com. Decisions of the judges are final in all matters pertaining to the EXCEL Awards. No refunds will be issued for any reason.
Everything you need to know about the AM&P EXCEL Awards, including how to submit (do’s and don’ts of filling out the entry form and packaging your entries); how to select categories that best showcase your work; what judges look for in the entry pitch; a review of the newest award categories; tips for crafting a winning entry; and more. All presenters are past EXCEL Award judges.