Important Dates:
November 2, 2020
Nominations Open
January 15, 2021
Submission Deadline
March 15, 2021
Winners announced

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About Awards

Aging Media Network presents the Aspect Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Awards featuring the industry’s best examples of marketing and advertising. In today’s world of marketing, messaging expertise on across all platforms is critical for success including both integrated campaigns as well as specific segments. These awards honor projects and campaigns that showcase the industries, their customers, employees and services they provide.

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Honoring

Recognizing the efforts of providers and professionals in the following categories:

  • Skilled Nursing, Nursing Homes and Therapy (SNF)
  • Home Health and Home Care
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Senior Housing & Senior Living

Entry Types:

  • Multimedia Campaign (includes more than 3 categories together)
  • Print, Direct Mail & Billboard Campaign
  • Audio / Radio / Podcast Campaign
  • Video or TV Campaign
  • Social Media Campaign
  • New Brand Launch
  • Rebranding (Before and After)
  • COVID-19 Messaging & Communication
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Entry Information

You can enter online on our website. Entries should include project background, goals, challenges, metrics of success defined at the start of the campaign and the achieved results that can be shared publicly.

Entries and campaigns should address a challenge in the marketplace, utilize outstanding creative elements and design aesthetic, and incorporate a thorough marketing plan to deliver a successful execution. Entries should outline and display specific marketing goals and objectives accomplished through creative execution and strategic planning as part of the submitted campaign.

Campaigns must have been created and placed into market between October 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. 


Required Items:

Materials:

All materials must be provided upon the time of entry. Aging Media will not accept hard copy materials with ANY submission. Materials should be submitted to: awards@agingmedia.com. Aging Media accepts submissions from major file transfer or sharing services such as WeTransfer, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box.

Save $100 with our early bird pricing, available through December 31, 2020.


Early Bird Entry Fee: $495 per campaign from November 2 to December 31

Regular Entry Fee: $595 per campaign for entries from January 1 to 15

Please note: There are no discounts for entering the same campaign in multiple categories. Each entry will be judged against those in that particular category.

Judges will be asked to evaluate the submissions based upon the materials entered including the written, visual and audio/video content. Judges will assign a confidential score on each entry from 1 to 100, with 1 being lowest grade and 100 being the highest.

An average of each of the judges scores will be compiled and tabulated. In the event of a tie, the judges for the category shall re-convene and select a final winner between the entries. The top three in each category will be classified:

  • Winner
  • Second Place
  • Third Place

Interested in Judging the 2020 Aspect Awards? Apply here.

Competition Timeline:

 

November 2, 2020 | Call for nominations open

December 31, 2020 | Early Bird Entries End

January 15, 2021 | Deadline for Submissions

February 1, 2021 | Judging Begins

March 15, 2021 | Winners announced

The awards recognize the incredible efforts of providers and professionals in the following top level continuum categories:

  • Skilled Nursing, Nursing Homes and Therapy (SNF)
  • Home Health and Home Care
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Senior Housing & Senior Living

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Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Awards

Features the industry’s best examples of advertising, pr and marketing of products and services in the care continuum.

Freqently Asked Questions

    What is the deadline for submission entries?

    November 2, 2020 | Call for nominations open

    December 31, 2020 | Early Bird Entries End

    January 15, 2021 | Deadline for Submissions

    February 1, 2021 | Judging Begins

    March 15, 2021 | Winners announced

    Who should apply?

    Any company, organization or agency on behalf of its client that has developed a campaign in any of the following areas:

        • Skilled Nursing, Nursing Homes and Therapy (SNF)
        • Home Health and Home Care
        • Hospice & Palliative Care
        • Senior Housing & Senior Living

    Why apply?

    The Aging Media Network (AMN) Aspect Awards is a competition and marketing event that showcases innovative and dynamic marketing and advertising campaigns in the senior care industry and is judged by experienced industry professionals. The competition draws entries from across the United States and internationally that showcase the latest trends in marketing the care continuum. Entrants may get featured as nominees in announcements and stories that run on AMN’s publications bringing recognition to the organizations and firms/agencies that helped bring the project to life.

    This program is a way to market and showcase your organization or your work for your client. Entrants look at programs such as this as a means to showcase their expertise and talents to the industry.

    What if my project does not fit the skilled nursing, hospice, home health / home care or senior housing categories?

    If your submission does not fit exactly to one of those areas, you may choose to submit the one that fits closest if you would like. For questions, email us at awards@agingmedia.com.

    I'm a vendor in these industries. Can I enter or is this just for providers?

    Yes, a provider or vendor may enter in the respective category and entry type. You will need to choose one category as there is no way to select multiple categories for one campaign if you work in two of the industry categories.

    What will we receive as a nominee and/or winner?

    All accepted applicants will receive an Aspect Awards Nominee Badge, recognition on Aging Media’s websites and our email distribution, as well as a mention in a press release that will be submitted nationally for both nominees and winners. In addition, all nominees and AMN selected material from the submission will be featured on the Aspect Awards website.

    AMN is recognized as one the best of the best in business publishing and information for senior care.

    In addition, the first place winner will receive the following:

      • Recognition on Aging Media’s website.
      • Engraved Trophy for your community or company.
      • Exclusive online badge that can be displayed on your website.

    What information do I need to submit?

    What file size do I need for the files I send to showcase online?

    For images to showcase online, they must be 1180 x 625, either portrait or landscape. We suggest to have your designer/developer create image with title and text on the page. Please note: descriptions may be removed for display on mobile devices to ensure compatibility.

    How can we send the images to display on the website to you?

    For web display, email the images to us at awards@agingmedia.com or share with wetransfer, box, dropbox, onedrive or google drive.

    Is it a requirement to use the template to submit?

    Yes. We require use of the template for presentation to the judges and also the files embedded within the powerpoint deck to showcase on the website. If one or the other are not present, the submission is incomplete. No exceptions. 

    view example submission (PDF)  |  download blank submission template (PPT)

    Who will choose the winners?

    The winners will be chosen by our expert team of judges

    Please note that any judge who was involved with a project submitted will not be able to cast a vote for that particular project and a representative from AMN will take their place.

    How much does it cost to submit an entry?

    We offer special early bird pricing of $495 when entry is submitted before December 31, 2020.

    The full price for entry is $595 if submitted between January 1 – 15, 2021.

    Submissions can be paid using any major credit card through our entry form.

    What is the minimal acceptable submission?

    Required Items:

    Materials:

    All materials must be provided upon the time of entry. Aging Media will not accept hardcopy materials with ANY submission. Materials should be submitted to: awards@agingmedia.com. Aging Media accepts submissions from major file transfer or sharing services such as WeTransfer, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box.

    Should I submit more material than is required?

    More does not always mean better. Your submission should be clear and concise with the right amount of information to let a professional evaluate the entry.

    view example submission (PDF)  |  download blank submission template (PPT)

    What is the criteria for judging?

    Judges will be asked to evaluate the submissions based upon the materials entered including the written, visual and audio/video content. Judges will assign a confidential score on each entry from 1 to 100, with 1 being lowest grade and 100 being the highest.

    An average of each of the judges scores will be compiled and tabulated. In the event of a tie, the judges for the category shall re-convene and select a final winner between the entries. The top three in each category will be classified:

    • Winner
    • Second Place
    • Third Place

    Interested in Judging the 2020 Aspect Awards? Apply here.

    How do I become a Judge?

    Will actual winners be chosen?

    Yes, the Judges will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category.

    If an entry is submitted with payment and proper materials for consideration, it will be considered a nominee for that particular category.

    Can I sponsor the awards or a particular category?

    Are refunds available for submission fees?

    No.

    Can I see a sample of a previous submission?

    No. This is the first year of the awards.

    But you can view example submission (PDF) or download blank submission template (PPT)

    What do I receive after I submit my project?

    You will receive an email from us confirming your submission along with a receipt. We will also send a confirmation email once your entry has been reviewed to ensure compliance, quality control and any other materials that may be required.  Once we have published a full list of nominees, we will provide you with a nominee badge.

    Other questions?

    Contact us at awards@agingmedia.com