FAQs Who can enter the awards? The awards is open to: Everyone who uses measurement in PR and communications work: Measurement and research firms PR and communications agencies Media agencies Digital and social teams In-house communications teams – private, public and not-for-profit sectors How do I enter? Click here to go to the online Awards entry system. You can log in ahead of entering and create draft entries on the system before submitting entries. Entry fees Early EarlyBird All organisations – Entry Deadline 18 Feb 2020 AMEC Member: £162 + 20% VAT Non-Member: £234 + 20% VAT EarlyBird Private sector organisations – Entry Deadline 28 Feb 2020 AMEC Member: £170 + 20% VAT Non-Member: £257+ 20% VAT EarlyBird Not-for-profit & Public sector organisation – Entry deadline 28 Feb 2020 AMEC Member: £165+ 20% VAT Non-Member: £241+ 20% VAT Late Entry Private sector organisations – Entry deadline 25 March 2020 AMEC Member: £250+ 20% VAT Non-Member: £339+ 20% VAT Late Entry Not-for-profit & public sector organisations – Entry deadline 25 March 2020 AMEC Member: £234+ 20% VAT Non-Member: £318 + 20% VAT Discounts are offered for multiple entries. Every 7 th entry will be free. Entry fees must be paid online at the time of completing the submission. You will receive an invoice/receipt on payment. Do I have to pay UK VAT @ 20% if I am not a UK registered company? If you buy goods or services for your business in the UK that are VAT chargeable, you may be able to reclaim the VAT you paid in the UK if you’re VAT-registered in your own EU country, and bought the goods or services to use in your business. For Non EU businesses: If you are registered as a business in your own country, and bought the goods or services to use in your business. Please follow this link for further information on the international trade refunds: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/vat/managing/international/index.htm Can I enter the same campaign in more than one category? Yes you can enter as many categories as you want with the same campaign. Can I enter an on-going campaign for an Award? Yes you can. The majority of the campaign just have taken place between 1 September 2018 and 13 February 2020. It cannot have been entered into the AMEC Awards 2019. What is the eligibility period? 1 September 2019 to 13 February 2020 What is the closing date for entries? 18 February 2020 23.59 GMT – Early Earlybird Entry Deadline 28 February 2020 23.59 GMT – EarlyBird Entry Deadline 25 March 2020 23.55 GMT – Extended Final Entry Deadline What if I miss the entry deadline? Please contact Nicola at [email protected] to discuss late entries. When will I know if I am shortlisted? You will be notified that you have been shortlisted in April 2020 and the shortlist will be published on the AMEC website. When will the winners be announced? The annual AMEC Awards will take place in Vienna on Thursday 4 June 2020. It is an event taking place alongside the AMEC Global Summit on Measurement. As a delegate at the Summit you will receive a ticket to the Awards. You can book tickets separately to the Awards Gala Dinner. Contact [email protected] to book your awards tickets. Can my entry remain confidential? The responsibility for advising AMEC of any confidentiality restraints imposed by clients shall lie with the company submitting the entry. AMEC will work with you to ensure that clients who wish to remain anonymous will do so to the public. It is advised, to increase your chance of success, to allow the judges to know who the client is. All judges are under strict NDA not to disclose anything. AMEC shall not be held liable for any failure by the company or agency submitting the entry to supply such confidentiality details. If someone in our organisation is a judge, can we still enter the awards? Yes. The judge will be recused from judging your entry. Judges can only access the entries that they have been asked to score. Will my contact details be kept private? Your personal data that AMEC collects will be processed by AMEC. It will be kept confidential and secure once received. AMEC does not sell or rent personal information to other organisations. AMEC will use the personal data to provide you with information, products and services on AMEC.