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Fundraising by the Bay | April 18-21, 2015 San Diego, CA | Hyatt Regency Mission Bay

Awards Entry Guidelines


Thank you for your participation in the 2015 ALADN Marketplace Awards Program. We are anxious to review the wonderful publications and materials your institutions are using to advance the library’s mission and donor relationships. The awards will be presented during the banquet on Tuesday, April 21.

Important: All awards materials should be shipped in advance to the conference hotel. Materials should arrive no earlier than Wednesday, April 15, 2015 and be received no later than Saturday, April 18, 2015. NOTE: Items received after noon on Sunday, April 19 won’t be included in the awards program however may still be displayed in the Marketplace.

Click here for ALADN 2015 Awards Entry Form (*this contest has ended).

Categories

The following categories will be reviewed by our panel of judges:

  • Annual Reports
  • Capital Campaign Materials
  • Case Statements
  • Collections Materials
  • Friends of the Libraries
  • Library Public Relations Materials
  • Newsletters
  • Special Events (invitations, programs, Holiday, cards, etc.)
  • Stewardship Materials
  • Videos

Best in Show –– Awarded to the single best item of all categories in the program.

Conference Attendees will have the opportunity to help select the “People’s Choice” Award representing the best item from all categories. Voting for the “People’s Choice” Award will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20.

Entry Guidelines

Please find the guidelines for entering materials below:

  • Each institution may enter materials in no more than three categories. Items may have been printed or produced at any time, but should still be in use for marketing and development activities.
  • All awards materials should be shipped in advance to the conference hotel. Materials should arrive no earlier than Wednesday, April 15, 2015 and be received no later than Saturday, April 18, 2015. NOTE: Items received after noon on Sunday, April 19 won’t be included in the awards program however may still be displayed in the Marketplace.
  • Links to videos or a USB drive with the video file should be provided along with the submission form.
  • Please ship materials to the following address:
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
Attn: ALADN April 2015
Kathleen Schmand, ALADN Marketplace
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109
  • Clearly label the materials you would like to be considered for the award program using the ALADN 2015 Awards Entry Form (*this contest has ended). Submit one form for each category you choose to nominate pieces in.

You can ship items for the Awards program at the same time as those for general Marketplace display. Remember, only items in three categories may be nominated for the awards and should be clearly marked