Entrant-Information

Entrant information section will assist you know all the details you require to make an entry here to the 2015 DMA Asia ECHO Awards !

If you think you’ve not just been there and done that, but done that exceptionally well, here’s your chance to bask in the glory you truly deserve.

You have the regular 15 Business Categories and this year the expanded DMAi Awards has introduced 25 new sub-categories Creative effectiveness under a new program CREATEFFECT.

TWO Awards for the price of ONE.

Save additional USD 100 when you pay before Jun 12. Submit by June 30.

Subsidised Entry Fees

AdClub Winners

$ 395each
$ 395each
  • SAVE USD 200Only for metal winners at EMVIES, ABBYS, EFFIES and 4A of HK, DMAS
  • Extended Deadline till July 16Simultaneous Entry to DMA International ECHO - Submit by July 10
  • Enter Directly at Round 2Only for METAL winners from partner shows
  • Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ?Call +919910049190 for bulk pricing.
  • DMA Asia Metals Advance to Round 2 at International ECHOSeparate form required to be filled by July 10

AdClub & DMAi Members

$ 495each
$ 495each
  • SAVE USD 100Only for members of AdClub, DMAi
  • Pay by July 13, 2015Simultaneous Entry to DMA International ECHO - Submit by July 10
  • Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ?Call +919910049190 for bulk pricing.
  • Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ?Call +919910049190 for bulk pricing.
  • DMA Asia Metals Advance to Round 2 at International ECHOSeparate form required to be filled by July 10

Rush Entry

$ 595each
$ 595each
  • Pay before July 13, 2015Its now or never!
  • Pay by July 13, 2015Simultaneous Entry to DMA International ECHO - Submit by July 10
  • Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ?Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ? Call +919910049190 for bulk pricing.
  • Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ?Agency or Bulk over 25 entries ? Call +919910049190 for bulk pricing.
  • DMA Asia Metals Advance to Round 2 at International ECHOSeparate form required to be filled by July 10

* All entries to the DMA International ECHO from ASIA are being subsidised by Direct Marketing Association India. Should you not wish to avail the subsidy, please write to us stating your intent to pay full fees or you can apply to the DMA International ECHO directly. Your forgoing the subsidy helps DMAi run other initiatives that advance and protect marketing. DMAi reserves the right to not allow subsidy or refuse participation if entrant organisations are found to not be adhering to the marketers code of conduct prescribed by DMA of USA.

PAYMENT CRITERIA

Please complete the appropriate information on the entry form.

Entry fees are non-refundable.

All entries intended for judging must be paid in full and submitted prior to the entry deadline. This includes online payments, wire transfers, and checks mailed to the DMAi. For wire transfer and mailed-in checks, please allow an extra week to process.

No Tax Deduction at Source is applicable on payment of fees. Make sure the amount being transferred is in USD and covers the full amount of the entry fee(s). Payments in INR will attract local taxes, currency conversion fees and gateway fees.

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DMAi Awards participants will now enjoy the privilege of a direct entry in the DMA International ECHO Awards.

Submissions begin from the 15th April, 2015. Last Date of early submissions is June 12.  Per entry fees are USD 495. Rush entries are now accepted till July 13. Extended Rush Deadline for Ad Club Metal winners from EMVIES, EFFIES and ABBY till July 16, 2015.

The coveted DMAi Agency of the Year citation is in its third year running.The agency with the maximum awards tally is declared as the agency of the year. This year also introduces the Network of the year & the Holding Company of the year citations.

Payment may be made by:

  • PREFERRED METHOD : Wire Transfer ( NEFT / RTGS ) – Wire transfer payments should be sent directly to our bank: Account Name: Direct Marketing Association India. | Bank Name: HDFC Bank |  Bank Address: Prabhadevi, Mumbai |
    • USD Remittance Account  HDFC bank LTD.
      SWIFT CODE – HDFCINBB | BENEFICIARY A/C Number # 50200005793592 | BENEFICIARY A/C NAME : DIRECT MARKETING ASSOCIATION – INDIA
    • INR Bank Account HDFC bank LTD. #: 00122000004687 | IFSC Code: HDFC0000012 MICR Code : 400240006.
    • All originating bank charges must be prepaid.
  • Check
    1. Preferred: Direct Deposit at Bank Branch with Pay In Slip
    2. Deposit at HDFC Bank – Non Branch / ATM Drop Box Location CAUTION : Drop it in the bank drop box and not the credit card drop box.
    3. Deposit at HDFC Bank – Branch Drop Box Location
    4. By Courier to be sent to Attn. DMAi Accounts Department, DMAi Awards, DMAi House, F604, Ramphal Chowk,Dwarka Sector 7, Delhi 110077 .
  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) at Explara.com

Invoices & Estimates

DMAi only provided e-invoices.Physical invoices will be provided on prepayment of INR Rs.500 per instance.  If you have any questions, please contact our Finance Department at accounts@dmai.co

How to win an ECHO?

Payment Choices

Wire Transfer

USD
USD
  • Maximum SavingsIdeal for Bulk entrants
  • Service Tax 0 % . additional SAVE upto 19.28 %For USD remittance no service tax applicable!
  • Conversion Charges 0%
  • Gateway Processing Fees : 0%Payments are tracked through the gateway ticket id on the entry form
  • SAVE on Conversion costsFree to choose your bank
  • Total of Other Charges : Nil

Wire Transfer

INR
INR
  • More Convenience + Some SavingsEase for Indian Entrants
  • Service Tax 14% applicableFor INR remittance service tax is applicable!
  • Conversion Charges 3%INR remittance attract a conversion charge of 3% including conversion fee taxes.
  • Gateway Processing Fees : 0.01%Payments are tracked through the gateway ticket id on the entry form
  • As per the payment Gateway's day rate
  • Total of Other Charges : 17 %Estimated at approx 67 USD per entry till Jun 12 and 84 USD per entry from Jun 12

Credit Card

INR
INR
  • Maximum ConvenienceIdeal for small agencies
  • Service Tax 14% applicableFor INR remittance service tax is applicable!
  • Conversion Charges 3%INR remittance attact a conversion charge of 3% including conversion fee taxes.
  • Gateway Processing Fees : 2.28%Payments are tracked through the gateway ticket id on the entry form
  • As per the payment Gateway's day rate
  • Total of Other Charges : 19.28 %Estimated at approx 75 USD per entry till Jun 12 and 95 USD per entry from Jun 12

DMA ASIA provides e-invoices, for physical invoices in India prepayment of Rs.500 + 14% Service Tax extra is required. For physical invoices to ASIA add USD 30 + 14% Service Tax.

Submissions :

An invitation code will be sent to you once your payment has been received for the submission.