1. AWARDS PROGRAM AND PARTICIPATION
1.1. SEMrush AU Search Awards celebrate the achievements of online marketing professionals in Australia.
1.2. SEMrush AU Search Awards have the following list of categories:
|ONLINE PRESENCE BREAKTHROUGH|
|HIGHEST WEBSITE VISITOR GROWTH|
|BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN|
|BEST SEO CAMPAIGN|
|BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN|
|BEST ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN|
|BEST CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN|
|BEST DIGITAL PR CAMPAIGN|
|BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN|
|BEST B2C CAMPAIGN|
|BEST B2B CAMPAIGN|
|BEST USE OF DATA IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – FINANCE|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – RETAIL|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – LEGAL SERVICES|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – HEALTHCARE|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – EDUCATION|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – TRAVEL|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – THIRD SECTOR / NOT FOR PROFIT|
|BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – REAL ESTATE|
|BEST MARKETING COMMUNITY|
|BEST IN–HOUSE TEAM|
|BEST MARKETING AGENCY|
|YOUNG SEARCH PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR|
1.3. The Awards participation entries timeline as follows:
Entry Deadline – Thursday 17th September 2020
Judging Session – Tuesday 6th October 2020
Shortlist Announced – Thursday 8th October 2020
Online Award Ceremony – Thursday 22nd October 2020
1.4. Participation entries are welcome from organizations, agencies and individuals based in Australia as well as from those based elsewhere but who wish to submit participation entries relating to work they have conducted in the Australian market.
1.5. The participation entries word limit is 1000 words.
1.6. For submission, the Applicant should download the entry form via the link https://www.semrushawards.com.au/download-entry, complete it and upload via the link https://www.semrushawards.com.au/entry-form.
1.7. The submission to the SEMrush AU Search Awards is provided on a paid basis. After uploading the entry, the Applicant will be transferred to the webpage of Don’t Panic Projects Ltd for further payment.
1.8. Each entry will be charged an administration fee of $175 AUD (+ VAT if applicable) per entry which must be paid when submitting your entry or entries.
1.9. All completed and returned entries will be acknowledged online at the time of submission. If you do not see this confirmation message please contact us via email email@example.com to confirm receipt of your entry.
1.10. The organisers do not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of any entry.
1.11. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into or feedback given regarding the selection of short-listed nominations or winners.
1.12. We reserve the right to shorten entry titles for the purpose of the awards brochure and winners trophies.
1.13. Winning case studies may be used in post-event materials to promote best practice or as part of future marketing and promotion for the awards. We will not publish any part of your entry without first seeking approval. Entrants have the right to mark any information or sensitive parts of their entry as ‘not for publication’. This will be respected by the organisers and their media partners.
1.14. SEMrush reserves the right to extend the Entry Deadline , amend categories or not award categories should the standard of entries received not reach the required standard.
2. ONLINE EVENT PROGRAM AND PARTICIPATION
2.1. SEMrush AU Search Awards Online Ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2020 (“Event Date”).
2.2. Additional information will be provided to each entrant via email
3. JUDGES CODE OF CONDUCT
3.1. SEMrush AU Search Awards’ judges confirm that they will adhere to the following code of conduct:
a. Accepting that in the interest of transparency, judges are ineligible to enter the Awards competition they are judging.
b. Agreeing not to judge ‘competing awards’ whilst on the SEMrush AU Search Awards judging panel.
c. Dedicating sufficient time to fairly read, judge and score the entries.
d. Securely deleting all judging materials and marks immediately after the judging period or give materials to the orgineser’s team who will manage this.
e. Declaring any conflict of interest and accepting to be exempted from judging such entries.
f. Not allowing personal relationships or experiences to influence judging marks or decisions.
g. Understanding all judging discussions are confidential and will not be shared or discussed with anyone outside of the judging panel ahead of the ceremony.
h. Not sharing confidential material, judging papers or details of entries with anyone.
i. Not notifying anyone that they have won or that they are shortlisted ahead of the official announcements.
j. Not giving any feedback to entrants as to why they have not won or were not shortlisted – all requests for feedback must be directed to SEMrush or the awards organisers.
k. Not attempting to solicit business or approach awards entrants for any other purpose than to discuss the SEMrush AU Search Awards.
4. CANCELLATION PROCEDURE & REFUND POLICY
4.1. The Participant has the right to cancel the participation by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
4.2. Participation entry (Administration Fee) refunds cannot be made.
5. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
5.1. This Agreement is in the English language, which prevails over any translations of it to other languages, made by us and provided to you for your convenience, as applicable. You also agree to have all communications with us in English and local language of the Event venue.
5.2. Unless described herein, capitalized terms have the meaning stated in the SEMrush Event Attendee Terms and Conditions.
5.3. We are available to be reached by e-mail at email@example.com