Awards

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All registered entries shall be reviewed and judged by international Juries, comprised for the ONE-CHANNEL, OMNI-CHANNEL, CRAFT, CREATIVE MEDIA EXCELLENCE and CREATIVE BUSINESS EXCELLENCE Sections. 

By entering the Golden Drum Competition, you are competing for the following awards: 

  • Shortlist
  • Bronze Drum
  • Silver Drum
  • Golden Drum
  • Grand Prix
  • Best of Social Good
  • Best of Genius Loci
  • Game Changer (Open Worldwide) (NEW)
  • Adriatic Agency of the Year is a special award and shall be presented on the basis of the Festival’s points system for the most successful entries from the following Adriatic Region countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Based on collected points throughout all sections and special groups 
  • Brand Grand Prix for the advertised brand that collects the most points
  • Independent Agency of the Year for the most successful independent advertising agency that collects the most points 
  • Agency of the Year for the agency that collects the most points 
  • Production Agency of the Year for the production company that collects the most points
  • Digital Agency of the Year for the digital agency that collects the most points
  • Media Agency of the Year for the media agency that collects the most points (NEW)
  • Creative Director of the Year awarded to the Creative Director of the Campaign of the Year that collects the most points for the campaign and the individual entries of the same campaign in all categories
  • Network of the Year for the most successful advertising network on the basis of the points of all agencies that comprise the network in question 

 

Every Grand Prix Winner at The Golden Drum 2023 to be Entered Directly into Immortal Awards

Little Black Book’s partnership with The Golden Drum will see all Grand Prix winners entered directly, free of charge, into the relevant regional competition of The Immortal Awards. The company that has entered the winning work receives a complimentary membership to Little Black Book (with a value of £1000) that will allow them to enter the Immortal Awards as well as offering them the opportunity to take advantage of all that Little Black Book offers.

 

Award Points

AwardPoints
Finalist (Shortlist)1
Bronze Drum 2
Silver Drum4
Golden Drum8
Grand Prix12
*Best of Genius Loci12
**Best of Social Good12
***Game Changer (Open Worldwide)12

* Based on the jury’s decision, Bronze, Silver and Gold awards will be granted. Grand Prix is not awarded in the Genius Loci / Local Spirit Group. However, the winner will receive the Best of Genius Loci / Local Spirit Award. The recipient of this award gets 12 points. The Jury reserves the right to withhold this award.

** Based on the jury’s decision, Bronze, Silver and Gold awards will be granted. Grand Prix is not awarded in the Social Good Group. However, the winner will receive the Best of Social Good Award. The recipient of this award gets 12 points. The Jury reserves the right to withhold this award.

*** Based on the jury’s decision, Bronze, Silver and Gold awards will be granted. Grand Prix is not awarded in the Game Chnager Group. However, the winner will receive the Game Changer Award. The recipient of this award gets 12 points. The group is open to entries worldwide but only the 42 countries eligible to compete at the Golden Drum Festival Competition will receive points for Golden Drum rankings. The Jury reserves the right to withhold this award.

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

 

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