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This page provides an overview of the A' Design Award's Marketing and Consultancy services for winners.

Marketing and Consultancy
A' Design Award & Competition provides marketing and consultancy services to winner designers through DesignMediators and DesignPRWire. First of all, all winners are granted consultancy services for making design contracts and agreements, and DesignMediators also provide help if a mediation or settlement would be required. DesignPRWire on the other hand provides free consultancy for marketing the award winning designers. First of all, A' Design Award & Competition gets in touch with the leading publishers through DesignPRWire for editorial placement of winners. In this case, editors usually choose the best designs that fit their reader profiles. Secondly, DesignPRWire submits winners' works to design listings for further placement. Thirdly, DesignPRWire publishes a press release for the winners and provides a custom interview that is also shown on DesignInterviews. In addition several exhibitions are held, and a gala-night is organized in order to create further networking opportunities. Least but not last, Designers are provided a service called "Proof of Creation".

Proof of Creation
Proof of Creation is a service provided to all A' Design Award participants. Firstly, it consists of a paper document that explains a particular design. The Proof of Creation contains information such as title, description and images of a design, and is duly signed by the designer and two witnesses. This signed document is later deposited at A' Design Award and Competition, and could be used to prove that you are the creator of a design since it serves as evidence that you created a design at a particular date. Legally speaking, it at least proves that you had the particular design at your disposal at a given date. Please note that "Proof of Creation" documents is not a Patent or Design registration certificate and does not grant any exclusive rights on your design. The Proof of Creation document is provided free of charge, and explained in detail at the designcreation.org

Design Mediators
A' Design Award and Competition uses Design Mediators to provide several services to winners. These services usually regards to the Consultancy for Agreements: Contacts, Intellectual Property Sales, Sales Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, designers are provided Mediation services if there would be any issues arising from such agreements. In this case DesignMediators acts as a neutral third party to assist communications and to find a mutual ground for a settlement. DesignMediators also provide template contracts to award winners; these contracts are especially relevant for new and upcoming designers who are selling or leasing their intellectual properties for the first time. More information could be obtained from: designmediators.com

DesignMedia
A' Design Award & Competition keeps an updated list of design blogs and publications. The media listing is called the DesignMedia includes the most prestigious design related media. DesignPRWire contacts editors registered to the DesignMedia to get further coverage opportunities for winners. The DesignMedia page is regularly updated for new publications. Read more at design-media.org

Design Interviews
DesignPRWire and A' Design Award provides two sets of questions to the award winning designers in the form of an interview with the designer, and an interview regarding the winning works. These interviews are bundled together to the media kits and press packages of winners and are sent to the media editors for placement possibilities. The interviews are especially handy because they include the most common questions that the editors would be asking regarding the award winning designs, thus the design interviews increase the placement speed and opportunities to a great extent. Many editors simply use the already answered questions in the interview in their articles, and they use the images from the provided press packages. The DesignInterviews are also available as a stand-alone website where other editors could reach and read the interviews. To learn more, you could visit: design-interviews.com

A-Design Award Gala-Night
A-Design Award Gala-Night
A-Design Award Gala-Night
A-Design Award Gala-Night
A-Design Award Gala-Night

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