The Awards Governing Council of Goafest 2014 have announced its “call for entries” for Goafest Abbys 2014. The entry forms can be downloaded from www.theadvertisingclub.net. The last date for submission of entries is Friday, April 11, 2014. Goafest 2014 will be held from May 29 to 31 at The Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, North Goa.
Award shows for various verticals will be held on the following evenings:
May 29: Publisher and Media Abbys
May 30: Design, Direct, Promo-Activation, PR, Outdoor, Print Craft, Branded Content and Broadcaster Abbys.
May 31: Interactive Digital, Radio, Print, TV, and Integrated Abbys
Regular award entry fee is Rs 6,500 plus 12.36 per cent service tax. For Integrated campaigns, the entry fee is Rs 9,000 plus 12.36 per cent service tax. For entries from other countries in the SAARC region (Single and Integrated) the entry fee is $20 plus 12.36 per cent service tax ($22.47).
Goafest is in its ninth year and this is the seventh year that the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and The Advertising Club have come together to award Abbys, India’s definitive honour that recognises creativity.
As announced earlier, this year will see some new categories – Promo–Activation, PR, Broadcaster and Publisher Abbys.
Grand Prix can be awarded for Film, Print, Radio, Outdoor, Design, Interactive Digital, Direct, Media and Integrated.