11th Education Digital Marketing Awards


Late Entry: September 29, 2023
Extended Late Entry: October 15, 2023

The Education Digital Marketing Awards recognizes the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media.

Education Digital Marketing Awards gives you the opportunity to test your programs and content against the best in the country. A national panel of industry specialists will review each entry; judging creativity, marketing execution, message impact, technology application and innovative content. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.

To avoid any inconvenience or potential loss of progress, we strongly recommend submitting the entries you have completed within the day as one batch of entries. When you return to complete any remaining entries, please start a new order to ensure the successful recording of your submissions.  Entries will not be saved in the cart for multiple days.  

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Announcing the Education Digital Marketing Awards!

We are thrilled to present the Education Digital Marketing Awards, an esteemed competition that recognizes excellence in educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media, and social media. As a dedicated education marketing professional, this is your chance to showcase your outstanding programs and content alongside the best in the country.

A distinguished panel of industry specialists from across the nation will meticulously review each entry, evaluating criteria such as creativity, marketing execution, message impact, technology application, and innovative content. With their expert judgment, you can gain valuable insights and benchmark your work against the finest in the field.

To encourage early participation, we are offering an exclusive early bird entry rate of only $50 for submissions received by August 18, 2023. For entries submitted between August 19 and September 15, 2023, the regular rate of $60 will apply. Should you require additional time, the late entry deadline is September 29, 2023, with a fee of $70 per entry. Please note that there is no limit to the number of entries you can submit.

Submitting your entry is a breeze. Simply follow the online directions provided, ensuring your overall presentation reflects a high standard of professional care and consideration, as it will be evaluated by industry specialists. Award certificates will be bestowed upon entrants whose programs and materials exhibit exceptional quality, creativity, and message effectiveness.

Stay informed! All entrants, whether institutions or agencies, will receive an email announcing the winners’ list. Additionally, we will post the list of winners on our website on November 1, 2023, so you can easily access and share the results with your colleagues and stakeholders.

For any inquiries or further assistance regarding the awards, please feel free to contact our office at 770-457-6106. We are here to support you throughout the competition.

We eagerly await your submissions and wish you the best of luck in the Education Digital Marketing Awards. Let your excellence shine and inspire the education marketing community nationwide!

Entry Instructions:

  1. All qualified entries must relate to education marketing and comply with the competition’s requirements. Entries must have been run or produced in 2022 or 2023.
  2. There is no limit to the number of entries an institution or agency may submit.
  3. Please follow the online registration. Entries can be paid at checkout or select the invoice option.
  4. SUBMITTING ONLINE ENTRIES: Please completely fill out the online registration form. Online entries may be paid through PayPal (using any kind of credit card) or you may request an invoice.
  5. MAILING ENTRIES: If your entry can not be submitted with an online upload or link, you can put files on a flash drive. Please fill out your online entry and print out the confirmation to match with your flash drive. You will complete registration and payment online before shipping flash drive. PACKAGE: Please place all your entries and payment in one shipping package. Address Entry Package To: Education Digital Marketing Awards, 4651 Woodstock Rd., Suite 208, PMB210, Roswell, GA 30075.
  6. Entries cannot be returned and become the property of Education Digital Marketing Awards.


Each entry submitted in the Education Digital Marketing Awards will be evaluated against other entries in the same group and category by a national panel of marketing, advertising, and education professionals. Judging is based on overall creativity, marketing execution, message impact, technology application and innovative content.


Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit awards will be given. Duplicate awards may be ordered for a fee following receipt of award. Copies of the certificates will be sent to BOTH the winning institution and the advertising agency. In addition, statues may be ordered from our website.


Winners in the Education Digital Marketing Awards will be posted on our website on November 1, 2023. For Questions Call 770-457-6106.

EDMAwards Categories

Entries for categories do not require physical submission. Judging entries will be done online, using the digital content provided via URL, PDF, JPEG, etc. Please use files compatible with PC’s.

  • 01 Institutional Website (.edu, .ca or .org)
  • 02 Institutional Website-Update/Refresh
  • 03 Admissions Website or Microsite

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT: (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, etc.)

  • 04 Twitter
  • 05 Linkedin
  • 06 Facebook
  • 07 Instagram
  • 08 Tik Tok
  • 09 Other Social Media Content: (Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, etc.)
  • 10 Social Media Content – Single: Creative executed across multiple social media platforms
  • 11 Social Media Content – Campaign: Multiple creative pieces executed across multiple social media platforms

VIRTUAL REALITY and APPS: Apps must advertise the institution or service offered by the institution. Apps and Virtual Reality entries will be judged using a digital (video) summary of 3 minutes or less, which must be digitally uploaded by the entrant (not via URL). This summary should describe and demonstrate the design and functionality of the entry as well as the most important user benefits and attributes of the entry. Judges will not be given access to the app itself or headsets for virtual judging.

  • 12 Mobile App: Interactive mobile apps for tablets, smartphones and wearable devices.
  • 13 Virtual Reality: Virtual Reality: The computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment.


  • 14 Annual or Community Report
  • 15 Athletic Promotion
  • 16 Development Website
  • 17 Alumni Website

ADVERTISING & PROMOTION: Single or multiple (campaign) emails.

  • 18 Web Banner Ad or Website Takeover
  • 19 Email: Single or multiple (campaign) emails or email blasts.

BLOGS & DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS: Eligible blog content must support a brand or advertisement to promote institution or service

  • 20 Blogs
  • 21 Digital Publication–Single: Online publication in support of a brand, such as annual reports, magazines, newsletters or books.
  • 22 Digital Publication–Campaign: More than one piece must be submitted of work that qualifies.


  • 23 Branded Content & Entertainment for Online/Interactive: Original content that may or may not directly promote the brand or institution, but is created on behalf of the brand.


  • 24 QR Code Content
  • 25 Employee or Staff Recruitment
  • 26 DEI – Diversity Equity Inclusion
  • 27 Microsite: Web page or series of pages that are a part of a larger website intended to feature specialized information.
  • 28 Institutional Directory
  • 29 Digital Advertising: Any online advertisement
  • 30 Streaming/On Demand Content


  • 31 Digital Special Video: Over 2 minutes.
  • 32 Digital Special Video: Under 2 minutes.
  • 33 Digital Video Ad


  • 34 Online Display Ad
  • 35 Miscellaneous Interactive Media
  • 36 Total Digital Marketing Program: Interactive media involving two or more digital channels. Multi-Media Campaigns must use at least two mediums.