2017 Gold Book Categories

Directory Division and Marketing and Promotion Division Categories

Listed below are the categories for the Directory Division and the Marketing and Promotion Division. When you click on the link, it connects you to that category's criteria for Judging, Entry Requirements and Electronic Submission information. 

Once you have decided which categories you want to submit, click here to enter, fill out the Entry Description Form, make your payment, and upload your entry materials. You must be logged in to enter, please contact Lisa at 800.267.9002 ext. 207, if you need to reset your username or password.
You do not have to submit all your entries at one time, but all your submissions must be completed by January 31, 2017

D1          Excellence in Print Directories - 25,000 and Under

D2          Excellence in Print Directories - 25,001 – 50,000

D3          Excellence in Print Directories - 50,001 – 100,000

D4          Excellence in Print Directories - 100,001 and Above

D5          Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Print

D6          Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Product Branding  

D7          Excellence in Directory Ad Effectiveness, Design and Print

D8          Directory of the Year

D9          Excellence in Internet Directory Website and/or Mobile App


MP1       Excellence in Television Advertising

MP2       Excellence in Radio Advertising

MP3       Excellence in Printed Sales Support Collateral

MP4       Excellence in Marketing – Printed Direct Mail

MP5       Excellence in Marketing – Event

MP6       Excellence in Marketing – Magazine and Newspaper

MP7       Excellence in Marketing – Outdoor

MP8       Excellence in Marketing – Digital Initiatives

MP9       Excellence in Marketing – Environmental Initiatives

MP10     Excellence in Marketing - Industry Innovation