New York Festivals Launches “You… Be The Judge” Contest

by Chris Saunders , FTI Consulting

New York, NY – March 31, 2014: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® competition invites ad people to judge the World’s Best Advertising®. NYF’s newly launched contest–“You… Be the Judge” offers creatives a virtual seat at the New York Festivals® Executive Jury table and the opportunity to match their skills against the 400+ international Creative Directors, Executive Creative Directors, and worldwide Chief Creative Officers who are judging the 2014 entrants for the World’s Best Advertising.

Contest entrants simply visit to register online and select the competitions they would like to judge, choosing from one or more of the following: Avant-Garde, Design, Digital, Film, Integrated, Print, Public Service Announcements, and Student. Contest participants will judge the entries that have advanced to the 2014 Finalist and select their own choices for the World’s Best Advertising®.

The New York Festivals “You… Be the Judge” contest officially opens Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 9:30AM. EST and closes Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 9:30AM EST. Contest award-winners will be selected based the contestant’s selections that best match the scoring ranks of the 2014 Executive Jury. In case of a tie, the person who was the first to finish judging their ads will be declared the winner. New York Festivals will notify the winners by email on April 30th. The list of the top 25 scorers' names and agency will be available online at after 10:00 PM ET on 1 May, 2014.

Award-winners will receive the following:

· Grand Prize: Two “All Access” passes to either the 2014 or 2015 “New York Show™” honoring the “World’s Best Advertising®” in New York City.

· First Prize: $25 Apple Gift Card & a New York Festivals® T-Shirt.

· Second Prize: Free download of the 2014 New York Festivals Digital Annual iPad App and a New York Festivals T-Shirt. (Two Second Prizes will be awarded.)

· Third Prize: Free download of the 2014 New York Festivals Digital Annual iPad App. (Six Third Prizes will be awarded.)

Click Here for the Complete Rules and Regulations

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: Ph: 1 212 643 4800

About New York Festivals®

New York Festivals organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands:

AME Awards World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness™
The Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising™
Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising™
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising™
New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programs™
New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films™

Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to


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