The Biggest
Digital Media Awards

June 17th, 2016 Mumbai


  • The Indian Digital Media Awards 2016 (hereafter referred to as IDMA2016) recognize excellence by organizations and individuals for their work in India's growing digital media sector.
  • The submission of the entry form assumes that you have carefully read the IDMA 2016 terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.
  • To be eligible the work of the entrant must have been used/ deployed between 0000 hours February 1st, 2015 and 23.59 hours January 31st, 2016.
  • The e4m IDMA 2016 assumes all entries are original and the entrant either owns the work or has permission from a client or other appropriate party to enter the work, with all rights granted therein. Sending entries doesn’t guarantee awards. Each and every entry goes through two levels of judging process and winners are chosen on the basis of content submitted.
  • Delegate registration is independent of submission of entries.Click here to attend IDMA 2016 awards nite.

The following is the procedure for submitting forms:

  1. The form must be filled in English only. Entries need to be submitted online with all the relevant details that are being asked for. The organizers will not be responsible for any incorrect or incomplete information.
  2. A creative URL is MANDATORY.
  3. The PowerPoint and/or Video of the work will need to be uploaded through Google Drive or Youtube and the URL needs to be provided on the Creative Material URL Field. The File Size should not exceed 2 MB (For PowerPoint and maximum of 5 slides) or 2 minutes (For Videos) maximum. Also make sure to change the settings to public if submitted through google drive.
  4. Video needs to be shared in AVI or MPEG4 format, whichever is applicable or both. In case of any image, it needs to be shared in a PPT Format only.
  5. Refer to the Criteria section which includes eligibility requirements and judging criteria for each category. Think about how your campaign excels in the following areas: strategy, creativity and innovation, execution and results.
  6. Please make sure all campaign, client, agency names and contact details provided are accurate; we will use this for all our communication materials if your entry wins.
  7. The entry will be deemed to be accepted only when the entry fee as detailed in #16 below reaches us either through online payment or our Delhi NCR office.
  8. Entries to be submitted under Product, Services, Corporate or Films/ TV Shows/ News Shows/ Films in respective sub categories.
  9. Entrants are expected to ascertain that the entries put up on the web can be viewed on multiple browsers and platforms (including the Mac). The organizers will not contact entrants in case an entry cannot be viewed. The works should be resident on the microsites till June 18th, 2016.
  10. Please avoid requirement of username and password for viewing of provided material, in case such is required, kindly mention the same very clearly in the covering note.
  11. For mobile campaigns and apps that need to be viewed on devices like iPads and iPhones, the entry must be accessible on the device. In case the device for which an app has been made is not available easily with the organizers and or jury, the organizers may write to the entrant and request for making available the device on the date of judging in Delhi/ NCR office.
  12. For social media campaigns that are no longer active, screenshots and text of messages must be highlighted on a microsite.
  13. Please note:

    • Top 5 finalists of sub-categories B.4 (Strongest Community Engagement) and B.5 (Best Innovation in Mobile Marketing) will get a chance to come and make a presentation in front of the jury during the judging day.
    • IDMA person of the Year category is open for entries and nominations by the jury.
    • We are not accepting entries for the Hall of Fame categories of the India Digital Media Awards 2016. No entry and no entry fee should to be sent for the same.
  14. In case of Best Integrated Digital Campaign, the URL provided must feature all the creative's that support the entry.
  15. The justification must be entered in the space provided on the form. It can be written in point form.
  16. There is no limit to the number of entries a digital/creative agency, organization, or individual can send us but an all-inclusive, non-refundable entry fee should be sent after submitting the entry or can be paid online through debit or credit card.

    The Entry Fee is as follows:

    One entry Rs. 7500 *
    10-14 5% Discount
    15-19 entries 10% Discount
    20-29 entries 20% Discount
    30-49 entries 25% Discount
    50 entries and above 30% Discount
  17. * Taxes as applicable

  18. Alternatively, fee can also be paid by credit/ debit cards, net-banking and cheque. (in favour of Adsert Web Solutions Private Limited and must reach our Delhi/NCR office at B-20, Sector 57, Noida - 201301 by the last date of acceptance of entries)
  19. Non-Delhi / non-payable at par cheques will NOT be accepted. The entry fees cannot be submitted in cash.
  20. Entry will be accepted only on realization of payment via credit/debit card or cheque(s).
  21. We repeat: Entry fees (and entries) will not be accepted for Hall of Fame awards.
  22. No refunds will be made, once payment is submitted.
  23. The IDMA jury will comprise eminent individuals from all walks of life. The decision of the jury is final and binding. Any form of canvassing for the awards will disqualify an entrant.
  24. All entries must be completed online before 12pm on Tuesday, 10th May, 2016. The deadline will not be extended

    Note: Entries will be considered accepted only upon realization of the entry fee (cheque/ online/ net-banking). The last date of 10th May, 2016 indicates that payment of entry fee by cheque/ online/ Net-banking must be received by our office by that date. The forms can be submitted online 24x7. The Cheque(s) must reach our Noida office between Monday and Friday, 11am to 6pm Cheque(s) can also be sent by courier to our Noida office. Please address envelope containing cheque(s) to Ms. Nikita Vig and clearly super scribe envelope with 'IDMA2016 ENTRY FEE'. Our Delhi/ Noida office address is stated below.

    Delhi: NCR/Noida: Adsert Web Solutions Private Limited, B-20, Sector 57, Noida 201 301.

    Telephone: 0120-4007700

  25. If you do not view a 'Success' screen after submission of an entry, there has been an error at the backend. Please resubmit the entry. On the submission of an entry, other than the success screen, you will also be sent an email acknowledging your entry with the details you have entered. Note in case we receive two entries for the same work, only the one received last will be considered for judging.
  26. All entries submitted will become a property of the exchange4media group. Submission of entry also authorizes the exchange4media group to use images and/or audio/video clips of up to 2 minutes from a single entry for use on broadcast television (free-to-air, pay, cable, satellite, DTH, FTA, mobile, out-of-home, internet or any other digital medium for the purpose of promoting or reporting the awards) with due credits.
  27. We presume that all entries sent to us are based on original work. The submission of entry guarantees that the entry is original. However a letter of declaration from the client/ marketing head stating the entries submitted is original and authorized work. Incase if entry is submitted for self then the marketing head to certify the same. If any entry is found to be plagiarized, the entry will be disqualified.
  28. The exchange4media Group is a mere custodian of the Indian Digital Media Awards 2016. At no stage of the jury meetings will anyone from the exchange4media Group team be part of the decision-making process.

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