Directory and Marketing and Promotion Division Categories

Listed below are the categories for the Directory Division and the Marketing and Promotion Division. Please download the files below for an explanation of each category’s criteria for Judging, Entry Requirements and Onsite Submission information.

Once you have decided which categories you want to submit, click here to enter, fill out the Registration Form and email to All entries for both divisions should be received by the hotel between May 1st – May 3rd.

Directory Division Categories

Download Directory Division Entry Instructions

  • D1 : Excellence in Print Directories – 50,000 and Under / Directory of the Year
  • D2 : Excellence in Print Directories – 50,001 and Above / Directory of the Year
  • D3 : Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Print
  • D4 : Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Product Branding
  • D5 : Excellence in Directory Ad Effectiveness, Design and Print
  • MP1 : Excellence in Sales Support Collateral
  • MP2 : Excellence in Marketing – Printed Direct Mail
  • MP3 : Excellence in Marketing – Event
  • MP4 : Excellence in Marketing – Magazine and Newspaper
  • MP5 : Excellence in Marketing – Outdoor
  • MP6 : Excellence in Industry Innovation

Thank you for entering the 2019 Annual Gold Book Awards!