Directory and Marketing Division Categories

Listed below are the categories for the Directory Division and the Marketing 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 March 4th – March 6th.

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 : Digital Directory of the Year
  • D4 : Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Print
  • D5 : Excellence in Cover Design and Art – Product Branding
  • D6 : Excellence in Directory Ad Effectiveness and Design
  • M1 : Excellence in Sales Support Collateral
  • M2 : Excellence in Marketing – Direct Mail, Contest, Magazine, Newspaper, Outdoor or Event
  • M3 : Excellence in Marketing – Best Advertiser’s Website
  • M4 : Excellence in Marketing – Best Social Media Strategy
  • M5 : Excellence in Marketing – Best Strategy to Grow Digital Audience
  • M6 : Excellence in Marketing – Industry Innovation

Thank you for entering The ADP Directory Excellence Awards!