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  • What are the 2017 entry fees?
    Category Fee before 24 January 2017 Fee after 24 January 2017
    Branded Content & Entertainment USD 585USD 640
    Creative Effectiveness USD 585USD 640
    DesignUSD 399
    USD 454
    Direct USD 399USD 454
    Film USD 399USD 454
    Film Craft USD 399USD 454
    Innovation  USD 399USD 454
    Integrated USD 675USD 730
    Interactive USD 399
    USD 454
    Media USD 399
    USD 454
    Mobile USD 399
    USD 454
    Outdoor  USD 399USD 454
    Print & Outdoor Craft USD 399
    USD 454
    Print & Publishing USD 399
    USD 454
    Promo & Activation USD 399
    USD 454
    PR  USD 399USD 454
    Radio  USD 399USD 454

    A USD55 late fee per entry will be added after the early bird deadline (24 January 2017).

    Please note any entries that are submitted with incorrect / holding / fake JPG, MP3, MOV files, etc will be charged the higher rate, even if they come in before the early bird deadline.

  • Do I have to pay when I enter or will you send me an invoice?

    We cannot process your entry until we receive your payment. We will not send you a bill.

    You can pay online by credit card or choose to pay by bank transfer. If paying by bank transfer, you will receive a proforma invoice (invoice to pay) by email to give to your finance department. After this, you must fax proof of payment/bank transfer confirmation, quoting your Entry Reference Number, before we can process your entry.

  • What methods of payment do you accept?

    Credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, AMEX

    Bank transfer


  • When will I receive my receipt?

    A receipt (paid invoice) will be posted to you after the Festival. Invoices will be issued in the name of the invoice company. Please check that this information is correct when you complete the payment section as we cannot re-send corrected invoices.



  • When will I know if I have won?

    The judging takes place at the Festival in Dubai between 5–8 March 2017. The shortlists and winners are published on the Dubai Lynx website during the Festival.

    Dubai Lynx will not send official notification to award winners until after the Festival is over. Gold winners may be contacted from Dubai by telephone or email so that they can attend the Awards ceremony on 08 March 2017. 

  • When does judging take place?

    Judging takes place at the Festival in Dubai between 5-8 March 2017.