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Captivating visual designs and engaging virtual events have never been more important to business success—and you deserve to be rewarded for your impressive work.
Ragan’s Video, Visual & Virtual Awards recognizes the communicators, teams and creators whose visual work and virtual events succeeded in telling powerful stories, delivering beneficial and educational content, earning attention from their audiences and so much more.
Have you been a part of an award-worthy video project? Do your visual designs captivate audiences? Are your virtual events not only enlightening but engaging, too?
If you’ve created impressive videos, visual designs or virtual events, this is the awards program for you.
Winners will be recognized with a featured write-up in a special section of Ragan’s websites, www.ragan.com and www.prdaily.com, and in associated newsletters and social media. Winners will also receive an elegant trophy, a digital badge and other materials to help you tout your honor.
The entry deadline is Friday, March 18, 2022. Enter any of our dozens of categories to showcase your work from the past year.
Augmented or Virtual Reality Video
Beauty, Fashion or Lifestyle Video
Company Overview Video
Corporate Social Responsibility Video
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Video
Financial Services and Banking Video
Food & Beverage Video
Health Care Video
Internal Communications Video
Media & Entertainment Video
Product or Service Video
Public Relations Video
Public Service Video
Recruitment or Employer Branding Video
Science & Technology Video
Shoestring Video (Under $300)
Social Impact Video
Social Media Video
Sports or Outdoor Video
Travel, Hospitality or Tourism Video
VISUAL DESIGN CATEGORIES
Illustration or Animated Design
Internal Communications Design
VIRTUAL EVENTS CATEGORIES
Virtual Customer Engagement Event
Virtual Educational Event
Virtual Employee Engagement Event
Virtual Employee Meeting
Virtual Employee Recognition Event
Virtual Executive Communication Event
Virtual Health and Wellbeing Event
Virtual Immersive Experience
Virtual Inspirational Event
Virtual Press Event
Virtual Product or Service Launch
Virtual Recruiting Event
Virtual Town Hall
Virtual Fundraising/Volunteering Program
Best Overall Video
Video Team of the Year
Virtual Event of the Year
Virtual Events Team of the Year
Visual Design of the Year
Visual Design Team of the Year
HOW TO ENTER
Take a moment to complete the entry form:
- On the online entry form, tell us in 300-1,000 words why your video, visual design or virtual event is deserving of recognition. When applicable, include the following sub-headings:
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
- Go here to complete the online entry form.
You will be able to upload additional documents to your submission and/or anything else you feel will give the judges a better sense of your work. Proprietary or internal information can also be attached and will not be shared with the public.
These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
Companies from around the world are welcome to enter, as long as the entry is submitted in English.
Contact Brendan Gannon to find the perfect category for your campaign or project. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312-960-4407.
This year’s program is open to any work executed between March 1, 2021, and March 18, 2022, inclusive.
The fee for this program is $425 per entry into standard categories. The entry fee into one of the Grand Prize categories is $475 per entry.
A late fee of $199 per entry will be added to all entries after 11:59 p.m. Central time, March 18, 2022.
Do you have a project or team you'd like to enter into multiple categories? Pay the original entry fee, and then only $199 for each additional category!
All entries are non-returnable and non-refundable.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should you apply?Our awards program helps you measure the success of your work and prove the value of your contributions to your organization or clients. You can set yourself apart in the industry as an expert, which will open doors throughout your career. As a winner, you’ll earn publicity across our websites and social media audiences, a custom write-up about your success, an elegant trophy and more.
Who can enter?Global organizations are welcomed—this awards program recognizes organizations and teams, worldwide, as long as the entry is submitted in English. These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
What does it take to be a winner?We are looking for top-quality videos, visual designs or virtual events that show clear, bold and creative ideas that benefit their business or client. Please provide metrics and results that back up your claims, and share creative collateral such as photos, videos or testimonials of your work. Please look at our past award winners to see what gets recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to submit the same video, visual design or virtual event into multiple categories, if you feel they are relevant. Doing so increases your chances of winning.
What are the entry requirements?Tell us in 300-1,000 words about your work in the previous 12 months. See the How To Enter section for further information. You may also include supporting materials you believe will help our judges evaluate your entry.
Why are some deadlines extended?We extend deadlines based on applicant needs and upcoming promotional opportunities.
When will I find out results?We try to announce a list of finalists six to eight weeks after the close of the program. The announcement of the winners comes about four weeks after the announcement of the finalists. Each announcement will be made with a headline on our website, in our daily email newsletter and on our social media platforms. Emails notify entrants of these announcements. As deadlines are extended, so are expected announcement dates.
If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please call Brendan Gannon at 312-960-4407 or email email@example.com.
Ragan Communications is not responsible for international shipping fees related to trophies or certificates.