General terms & Conditions

Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity
  1. General

1.1 Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity (hereinafter the “Festival”) is organized and managed by the Organizer Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica (Slovenian Advertising Chamber, SOZ), registered in Ljubljana, Slovenia with registration number 1332392000 and registered office at Letališka cesta 35, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1.2 The Organizer is reserving the right to change the conference program and speakers, as well as cancel the Festival without any prior notification. In case the Festival is cancelled, all those who paid the registration fee will be notified via e-mail and their purchase fee will be reimbursed.

1.3 By registering for the Festival, the Delegates are agreeing that the Organizer can use the photographs, as well as audio and video content that could possibly show Delegates. The Organizer is reserving the right to use these materials for promotional purposes, media and online publication, for research and/or educational purposes. The Delegates forgo the exercise of any kind of copyrights or other rights that pertain to their mention or image. The Delegates are aware that the Organizer is not undertaking any obligations for any possible damages caused by publication of these materials where the Delegates are mentioned or shown.

1.4 The users of online registration system, the Delegates and the Entrants agree that the Organizer can contact them via e-mail to notify them about the Festival.

1.5 The Delegates are attending the Festival at their own responsibility. The Organizer shall not answer for any possible lost or damaged property or for possible injuries that occur at the Festival. Because of the light effects the festival is not suitable for people with epilepsy. For more information please contact the organizer.

1.6 The Organizer reserves the right to ban the entrance or to administer a demand to vacate the event to a certain person on the basis of inappropriate behaviour at the discretion of the members of the organizational team or anybody who operates under the authority of the Organizer.

  1. Registering for the 27th Golden Drum festival conference

2.1 Golden Drum Festival’s congress program / conference / is free of charge. The congress program includes also the closing Award Ceremony.

Participants can attend by registering through an online system. Registration through an online form is confirmed when you receive a confirmation e-mail.

When registering you need to fill a form that includes - name, last name, title, company / agency, e-mail.

2.2 With registration, you fully accept our General terms and conditiones.

  1. Registering for the Golden Drum Competition

3.1 Golden Drum Competition is the official competition of the Festival. The Competition and Awards are open to all agencies, advertisers, clients, design or production houses, media companies and other involved in the creation or production of marketing communications, registered in the following countries:

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

*Golden Drum, international festival of creativity, has suspended Russia and Belarus from submitting entries into this year’s competition and from having representatives in the juries, with immediate effect.
Although we are a politically neutral body promoting the interests of the advertising and communication industry, we feel a firm stance is essential in these extraordinary circumstances. The decision, taken by the Board of the Slovenian Advertising Chamber and Golden Drum leadership, was based on Russia's unjustifiable and illegal invasion of Ukraine, grave violation of international law, and the support of Belarus in those acts.

3.2 Before entering the Golden Drum Competition read the full Eligibility Rules and Conditions. Entry conditions must be strictly observed by all entrants. The submission of the entry form implies the entrant’s full acceptance of the Festival rules. Non-compliance with any of the competition rules results in entry’s automatic disqualification.

3.3 A registered entry will not be considered complete until it has been paid for and the corresponding material has arrived at the Festival office or has been uploaded through Golden Drum on-line registration system. The Organizer does not accept responsibility for late entries.

3.4 All entry fees of 2022 are in Euros (EUR). Registrations will only be processed with full pre-payment. The entry fee is applicable for each individual entry, either competing as an independent work or a part of a series.

3.5 It is the entrant’s responsibility to cover all the costs of shipment, custom duties, and all other costs that may arise.

3.6 Failing to pay the invoice does not automatically imply cancellation of the entry registration. In case of cancellation, you must inform us at [email protected]. Entries cannot be cancelled or withdrawn from the festival for any reason after 15 August 2022.

3.7 Please carefully check and re-check the credits and submitted materials when filling an entry form. Any amendments of additions to credits and/or submitted materials made after 15 August 2022 will be charged with an administration fee of 70 EUR + VAT.

  1. Shipment of trophies

4.1 Shipping costs of the trophies will be paid by the Festival. In case the package is returned all the costs of the second shipment are paid for by the entrant. In this case, the entrant chooses and orders the courier service and pays for it on their own.

4.2 All the shipping costs for award duplicates are paid by the recipient.

  1. Payment

5.1 All payments for registration fees (delegate and entry) must be made in Euros (EUR). Prices are set out on the website VAT for entries is charged at 22% under ZDDV-1 Slovenian VAT rules.

5.2 If you wish to pay by bank transfer please use the bank account details below. It is entrant’s responsibility to cover all bank charges, otherwise registration(s) will not be processed. Please refer to your order number/ID when making your payment.

Company Name:Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica
Address:Letališka cesta 35, SI-1000 Ljubljana
VAT No.:SI12850730
Registration No.:1332392000
IBAN:SI56 0201 0005 3715 074
Bank:NLB d.d.

5.3 All invoices will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the registration form. If you require the hard copy of your invoice or a contract to complete the payment, please make a request at our finance department in writing at [email protected].

5.4 By entering the data on taxable and non-taxable status of the Billing Company, respectively, as well as VAT / Tax number in the registration form, the entrant confirms the data entered are correct, represent the actual status and shall be considered final. We will charge any changes of invoices an administrative fee of 70 EUR + VAT.

  1. Privacy policy

6.1 By registering into Golden Drum online registration system, entrants give their consent that Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica (Slovenian Advertising Chamber, SOZ) uses their personal data collected for purposes of data analysis concerning participants of the events and for information purposes about all events organized by SOZ. Each individual can at any time file a written request to SOZ for a temporary or permanent cease of his or her personal data for the purposes described above. Within 15 days SOZ is obliged to prevent from using personal data as stated above and inform the individual thereof in the next 5 days.

6.2 All information about privacy can be found in our Privacy statement.

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