Categories and Scoring

When will the Finalists be announced?
The finalists are announced on August 18, 2020. The full list of Finalists can be found here.

When will the Winners be announced?
This year’s Winners will be announced at Digital Pharma Innovation Week on October 26-30, 2020.

Can I apply to more than one category?
Yes. You may submit the same campaign to multiple categories, or, submit multiple campaigns to the same category. There is no limit to how many applications your company can submit.

How are applications judged?
Each application will be reviewed by two judges against the set of criteria outlined above, which are designed to evaluate each entry’s creativeness and effectiveness.

How can I pay for my application?
You can pay for your application using a credit card at the time of submission. Submissions must be paid for by the deadline in order to be reviewed by judges.

What information should I include in my application?
It is mandatory for your application to include your company name, company website, campaign name, company overview, campaign description, campaign results, and your company logo preferably as an .eps file. If you are an agency filing on behalf of a life science client, please note both parties in the application. Please submit at least one visual element per entry. Photos, video compilations, case study proofs and PowerPoint presentations are all encouraged as compelling ways to make your entry stand out.

Can applications be submitted from outside the United States?
Yes, we are accepting applications from anywhere in the world.

What is the cost to apply?
The cost to submit a single application is $250.

Who is eligible to apply?
Any company that has run a marketing campaign between June 2019-June 2020 in the life sciences industry is welcome to apply. Each entry will be scored based on the ability of the applicant to demonstrate the following criteria: creativity, strategy, audience impact, social good, true innovation, and effectiveness. Descriptions of each specific category can be found on the Category page.

Will I receive feedback from the judges?
No, however, some of the judges’ comments will be featured in the special report written about the finalists and winners.

Who should I contact with questions regarding my submission?
Please reach out to Emily Schriver with any questions on your submission.

Where can I find your Privacy Policy?
The Questex Privacy Policy can be viewed here.