All single entries
$325/entry*

Integrated Campaign
$550/entry*

All other campaigns
$175/piece*

unlimited pieces/campaign


Entry eligibility period is between June 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011.

* Please see the Eligibility & Fees page for full details on pricing.

PLEASE NOTE: REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRIES VARY FOR EACH MEDIUM.  PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU READ AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS FOR EACH MEDIUM THAT YOU ARE SUBMITTING AN ENTRY FOR.

 

MEDIA REQUIREMENTS

  • All entry media MUST be submitted digitally through this website.
  • For entries in the Film and Film Technique mediums, please upload the commercial ONLY.
  • Do NOT include bars, slate or black.
  • This is the preferred spec for your movie file uploads:
    • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (minimum)
    • File type: .mov  (Allowed file types/extensions are .mov, .mpg and .mpeg)
    • Compression: h264
    • Sound: AAC 44khz
    • File size: up to 60 MB
  • Still image requirements for all JPG files:
    • High resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels(The only exception is for the Interactive medium, which requires a minimum size of 800 x 600 pixels.)
    • File size: up to 7 MB

 

POSTING/COURIER
A PDF will be emailed to you upon completion of your entries. This PDF contains a summary of your entries, address shipping labels, master entry forms, individual entry forms and a pro-forma invoice. If you are paying by check, please mail it along with a copy of your summary page to our New York address:

CLIO Awards
770 Broadway
7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
U.S.A.

Phone: 1-212-683-4300

Fax: 1-212-683-4796
Email: contact@clioawards.com

 

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING ENTRY INFORMATION AND CREDITS

  • The data that you submit during the entry process will be used for all CLIO Healthcare materials and events, including, but not limited to, press releases, websites, awards shows, festival literature, statue nameplates and the CLIO Healthcare Awards Annual.
  • Please make sure that you enter all information and credits completely and accurately when submitting an entry so that all contributors are properly recognized for their efforts.
  • CLIO Awards is NOT responsible for errors or omissions of information and/or credits.

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ENTRY MEDIUM DESCRIPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

COLLATERAL

  • Entries in this medium are specific to the education of products and services targeted toward physicians and/or patients. Entries in this medium are typically printed promotional materials that are displayed, mailed or left behind with the target audience.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.
  • All Collateral entries are to be submitted as a digital image upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Collateral medium.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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DESIGN

  • Entries in this medium are geared toward the physical and graphical design of printed products.
  • Entries in this medium will be judged within selected categories.
  • Entries may contain multiple related components or variations.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.
  • All Design entries are to be submitted as a digital image upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Design medium.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • If the work requires multiple images, please upload each image as a separate JPG.
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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FILM Single or Campaign (2 or more ads)

  • Entries in this medium include all moving image advertising. This includes, but is not limited to: commercial television, cinema, online, mobile, outdoor, in-store or point-of-purchase advertising.
  • Film campaigns consist of 2 or more ads.
  • Each piece in a campaign requires a separate entry form, upload and fee.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  Non-English entries must be dubbed or subtitled in English. In addition, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.  We strongly suggest dubbing or subtitling in English.
  • All Film entries are to be submitted as a digital video upload ONLY. Please do NOT send CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Film medium.

Digital Entries:

  • You MUST upload your digital video(s) through this website.
  • This is the preferred spec for your movie file uploads:
    • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (minimum)
    • File type: .mov  (Allowed file types/extensions are .mov, .mpg and .mpeg)
    • Compression: h264
    • Sound: AAC 44khz
    • File size: up to 60 MB
  • Upload the commercial ONLY.  Do NOT include bars, slate or black.

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FILM TECHNIQUE

  • Entries in this medium include all moving image advertising and the specific craft of its production. This includes, but is not limited to: commercial television, cinema, online, mobile, outdoor, in-store or point-of-purchase advertising.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  Non-English entries must be dubbed or subtitled in English. In addition, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.  We strongly suggest dubbing or subtitling in English.
  • All Film Technique entries are to be submitted as a digital video upload ONLY. Please do NOT send CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Film Technique medium.

Digital Entries:

  • You MUST upload your digital video(s) through this website.
  • This is the preferred spec for your movie file uploads:
    • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (minimum)
    • File type: .mov  (Allowed file types/extensions are .mov, .mpg and .mpeg)
    • Compression: h264
    • Sound: AAC 44khz
    • File size: up to 60 MB
  • Upload the commercial ONLY.  Do NOT include bars, slate or black.

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INNOVATIVE MEDIA

  • Innovative Media includes work that uses a medium in a unique or especially creative manner.
  • All Innovative Media entries are to be submitted as a digital image, video or audio upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Innovative Media medium.
  • Moving and live action executions MUST be submitted as a digital video presentation no longer than 3 minutes in length and submitted via upload through this website.
  • Multiple element entries, moving and still, MUST be made into a digital video presentation no longer than 3 minutes and submitted via upload through this website.
  • This is the preferred spec for your movie file uploads:
    • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (minimum)
    • File type: .mov  (Allowed file types/extensions are .mov, .mpg and .mpeg)
    • Compression: h264
    • Sound: AAC 44khz
    • File size: up to 60 MB
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • If the work requires multiple images, please upload each image as a separate JPG.
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

  • Consists of a minimum of three ads in at least three different mediums (i.e. Film, Print, Out of Home, Design, Radio, Innovative Media, Interactive).
  • All Integrated Campaign entries, including any with an Interactive component, MUST be made into a digital video presentation no longer than 3 minutes and submitted via upload through this website.
  • This is the preferred spec for your movie file uploads:
    • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (minimum)
    • File type: .mov  (Allowed file types/extensions are .mov, .mpg and .mpeg)
    • Compression: h264
    • Sound: AAC 44khz
    • File size: up to 60 MB
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of this form.

There are no categories in Integrated Campaign

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INTERACTIVE

  • Interactive is generally considered any digital media that is connected to a user or gives the user the ability to interact through technology.
  • Submit the URL to be judged along with any required usernames and/or passwords as well as 1 digital image screenshot of the entry.  If multiple screenshots are necessary, a higher resolution composite image of multiple screenshots may be submitted, but each screenshot in the composite image should be at least 800 x 600 pixels.
  • It is recommended that the URL should bring the user to a “landing page” that contains a short synopsis of the entry for the judges to read and a link to the entry itself.
  • Interactive Sales Aids are also eligible for this entry type.
  • Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Interactive medium.
  • Entrants must keep their submissions accessible online for judging through December 1, 2011.
  • For judging purposes, English-language versions of sites and banners are strongly recommended. In the event of an entry being in a language other than English, a simple, accurate English-language translation and/or site map is required.
  • NOTE: If an interactive entry is taken off its original site, it must be transferred to an alternate URL for viewing. The CLIO office MUST be notified immediately of any such change(s).
  • IMPORTANT: Statue recipients will be required to submit a self-contained, high-resolution, digital presentation of the site (no more than 2 minutes in length) upon receipt of official winner’s notification.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 800 x 600 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • If the work requires multiple images, please create a single composite image in which each screenshot is at least 800 x 600 pixels.
  • You MUST upload your digital image through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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OUT OF HOME Single or Campaign (2 or more ads)

  • Entries in this medium consist of any large-format advertising that reaches the consumer while they are outside of the home. This includes, but is not limited to, billboards, posters, transit and ambient advertising.
  • Out of Home campaigns consist of 2 or more ads.
  • Each piece in a campaign requires a separate entry form, upload and fee.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.
  • All Out of Home entries are to be submitted as a digital image upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Out of Home medium.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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PRINT Single or Campaign (2 or more ads)

  • Entries in this medium include work appearing in published print media such as newspapers, magazines and similar press.
  • Print campaigns consist of 2 or more ads.
  • Each piece in a campaign requires a separate entry form, upload and fee.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.
  • All Print entries are to be submitted as a digital image upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Print medium.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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PRINT TECHNIQUE

  • Entries in this medium include work appearing in published print media such as newspapers, magazines and similar press.  The Technique medium is examining specific crafts involved.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.
  • All Print Technique entries are to be submitted as a digital image upload ONLY. Please do NOT send boards, CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Print Technique medium.

Digital Image Requirements:

  • High-resolution RGB JPG with a minimum size of approximately 2400 x 3000 pixels.
  • File size: up to 7 MB
  • You MUST upload your digital image(s) through this website (BEFORE submitting your payment).

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PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Entries are open to for-profit and non-profit organizations that are involved in the management of information exchange between an organization and its public.
  • All entries MUST include a 2-page PDF entry summary and a larger PDF containing any supporting collateral material.  The PDFs shoud be anonymized so as not to identify the entrant.  (See specifications below):
  • The entry summary PDF should be no more than two pages in length. All entry summaries MUST be submitted in English.
    • The entry summary should contain the following five sections:
      1. Project Overview
      2. Research/Planning
      3. Strategy Statement
      4. Execution Synopsis
      5. Results
  • It is recommended that the PDF containing the supporting collateral material be no more than 50 pages in length.
    • The PDF should contain any supporting components that best represent the campaign. This might include, but is not limited to: Annual Reports, Brochures, Corporate Identity Publications, Press Clippings, Press Releases, Public Relations Planning Documents, Speeches and Surveys.
    • The PDF should contain a table of contents (preferably hyperlinked to allows the jurors to easily navigate to the sections).
    • All Strategic Communications / Public Relations entries are to be submitted as two digital PDFs via upload to this website ONLY. Please do NOT send CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Public Relations medium.
  • In addition, please include a short, 100 to 300 word synopsis in the space provided on the entry form. Portions of this may be used to describe your entry at the Awards Gala if it wins a CLIO Healthcare Award.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  If your entry is not in English, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form.

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RADIO Single or Campaign (2 or more ads)

  • Entries into this medium include all commercial radio advertising.
  • Radio campaigns consist of 2 or more ads.
  • Each piece in a campaign requires a separate entry form, upload and fee.
  • Each spot within a radio campaign must be its own separate MP3.  Do NOT combine them into one MP3 file.
  • For judging purposes, submitting your entry in English is strongly recommended.  Non-English entries must be dubbed in English. In addition, you must also provide an English translation in the box under the “Foreign Language Entry” section of the entry form. We strongly suggest dubbing in English.
  • All Radio entries are to be submitted as a digital MP3 upload ONLY. Please do NOT send CD’s, DVD’s, or any other physical items for entries in the Radio medium.

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Awards Notices

Gold, Silver and Bronze statue winners will be notified three weeks prior to the awards ceremonies. All shortlisted entries will be posted on www.cliohealthcare.com in late October 2011. This information will not be made available to entrants or to the general public before that time. All statue winners will be posted on www.cliohealthcare.com on the evening of the awards show.

Disclaimer: Once received, all entries become the property of CLIO and cannot be returned. In select cases, such as a rare bottle of wine which is submitted so that the design jury can judge its label or product design, entrants may request that CLIO return the piece after the awards show. In such instances, CLIO will make every effort to do so, providing that the entrant assumes all costs for storing and shipping. CLIO will not be held responsible if after judging such entries are lost or damaged.

 

Copyright & Rebroadcast Issues

Entries submitted become the property of CLIO and cannot be returned. CLIO retains entries for supplemental presentations to educational institutions, trade groups, advertising professionals and the public generally. Each entrant, by signing the declaration, specifically grants non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, sublicenseable, royalty-free, paid up permission to CLIO and its parents, affiliated entities and subsidiaries to reproduce, perform and display the entries (including in edited form, or as part of compilations of entries) at award shows, at CLIO’s sponsored screenings around the world, or in any other public or private presentation whenever and as often as the organizers see fit. Entrant authorizes CLIO the use for such purpose of any personas, trademarks, service marks, animated character(s), animal(s), and merchandised item(s) included in the entries. CLIO may use entries or license entries for use in telecasts, videotapes, DVDs, the Internet, exhibits, books, pamphlets and any other such publications and media as are now known or hereafter created, including without limitation, television specials featuring CLIO Awards entries for the year or in subsequent years for historical retrospectives. CLIO may charge a fee to third parties to access, view, display or use such material. Entrant represents and warrants that it holds or will secure all necessary license for any third party intellectual property embodied within the entry, sufficient to grant the rights granted herein. This includes, without limitation, securing music rights and any necessary rights of publicity. Entrant will fully defend, indemnify and hold CLIO, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees harmless from any third party charges or claims made against or incurred by CLIO, its affiliated companies, assignees and licensees resulting from the use of the entries and the intellectual property contained therein. The person submitting this entry form(s) certifies that he or she has full authority to approve the rights granted herein. This entry form constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and the Entrant warrants that he or she has nor relied on promise or statement not expressly set forth herein in submitting this entry.

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