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Calling global artisans and makers! Submit your multimedia designs and artwork illustrating the impact of the $34 billion artisan economy.
International Assistance Programs - Department of State - Other
Type of Challenge: Creative (design & multimedia)
Partner Agencies | Non-federal: The Aspen Institute, Artisan Alliance for Enterprise
Submission Start: 07/10/2015 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 08/10/2015 11:59 PM ET
This challenge is externally hosted.
You can view the challenge details here: http://www.allianceforartisanenterprise.org/contest/
DescriptionWe are calling all artisans and artisan supporters to share your perspective on the value and impact of the $34B a year artisan economy and how artisan enterprise empowers individuals, families, and local economies around the world. We want your photos, videos, drawings, or other multimedia to help us spread the word on the value of artisan enterprise as the next startup economy, the world’s second largest employer in the developing world after agriculture. Participants will have the chance to win an expenses-paid TRIP TO Washington, D.C., CASH, and a FEATURE in the Alliance global marketing campaign for the artisan sector! More information and submission guidelines here: www.allianceforartisanenterprise.org/contest.
Cash Prize Amount: $1500
Grand prize of $1500 will be awarded to at least one individual. The winner of the grand prize will be announced and recognized at the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise Global Campaign Launch Event in Washington, D.C. in September.
Up to 30 finalists globally will be selected to receive an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. where they will be recognized in a high-profile launch event for the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise global campaign for the artisan sector. Finalists will also have their designs featured in the Alliance global campaign marketing materials.
All men and women age 18 and up are eligible to enter. We are seeking creative multimedia designs from all eligible countries and professions, including artisans, students, graphic designers, photographers, digital designers, and those just appreciate the artistry of handmade crafts as a consumer of artisan products. More details on eligibility criteria can be found in the Competition Terms & Conditions.Contestants may apply as either individuals or as a team. However, teams selected as finalists or winners will only receive one prize to be shared by the team. To be considered for a competition prize, contestants must:
- Be at least 18 years old.
- Submit your own, original work.
- Submit your entry form in English.
- Agree to the Competition Terms and Conditions.
- Submit your entry by no later than August 10, 2015 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET).
Creativity and originality
Competition topic relevance
Potential to promote understanding of the importance of the artisan sector