PRESS: Golden Drum entry deadline extended until August 15


28th Golden Drum
5 August 2022

Golden Drum entry deadline extended until August 15

Golden Drum gives more time to late entrants. The entry deadline for the main competition has been extended for 10 additional days until 15 August. The Young Drummers Competition entrants now have until 22 August to come up with creative solutions on the given brief.

Golden Drum Competition 2022

Golden Drum call for entries has been extended until 15 August 2022. All works that have been aired, published, or implemented for the first time between 1 September 2021 and 15 August 2022 are eligible to compete.

Agencies, advertisers, clients, design/production houses, media companies, and other creatives from 36 countries are invited to enter their works in four diverse sections: One-Channel Drum, Omni-Channel Drum, Craft Drum, Creative Business Excellence Drum, and a special, All Juries Section, judged by altogether 55 amazing creative professionals.

See more about the Golden Drum competition:

Two new special awards

Production Agency of the Year Award will recognize the best production company showing outstanding pre- or post- production work. The award will be presented to the production company that collects the most points in the festival competition.

Digital Agency of the Year Award will recognize the best digital agency showing exceptional creativity in the digital world. The award will be presented to the digital agency that collects the most points in the festival competition.

Find out more about Golden Drum awards 

Partnership with Little Black Book opens doors into The Immortal Awards

Every Grand Prix winner of the festival will be entered directly and free of charge into The Immortal Awards. The eligibility period for The Immortal Awards runs from 1 September 2021 until 31 August 2022. The company that has entered the winning work receives a complimentary membership to Little Black Book that will enable entering The Immortal Awards.

Rebuilding lost connection: Live on 23 September in Rovinj, Croatia

After a long break from real-life experiences, the festival is ready to rebuild the lost connection with a strong desire to reunite and reignite creativity. 28th Golden Drum will take place live, on Friday, 23 September in Rovinj, Croatia at the Weekend Media Festival.

Golden Drum Festival Pass includes a program full of the latest trends & creative insights, an Awards Show, and a crazy party to top it all off.

First speakers you will be able to see on the Golden Drum stage are known:

More time for Young Drummers Competition entrants

Young Drummers Competition deadline has been extended until 22 August 2022. Creatives under 30 from all over the world have 18 more days to submit their best creative works in form of poster or video.

Golden Drum Festival and Slovenian Tourist Board invite young creative talents worldwide to join the annual Young Drummers Competition. This year's challenge is to design the best and most creative poster or video on the topic of ῝Hey you, become the future of tourism!῎. 

The author of the best work will be awarded a EUR 1,000 prize, attend the festival and be highlighted during the 28th Golden Drum Awards Show. Creatives under 30 from all over the world can enter until 22 August 2022.

The challenge of this year's competition is to encourage young people for a career in tourism. The aim is to find creative solutions that show that working in tourism is interesting and offers countless opportunities for growth, international exchanges, and life experiences.

Important information:

  • EXTENDED deadline for submissions: 22 August 2022
  • Entry format: poster or video
  • Entry fee: EUR 25 + VAT

More information HERE!

Dates and information to remember

EXTENDED deadline for entry submission: Monday, 15 August 2022 at 23.59 CET

EXTENDED deadline for Young Drummers Competition: Monday, 22 August 2022 at 23.59 CET

Golden Drum Awards Show: Friday, 23 September 2022

Golden Drum Juries:

Entry System:

Entry Fees:



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Additional information

Kristina Bogataj, Golden Drum Festival Head of Communication

E: [email protected], M: + 386 40 898 090

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