Submission structure and format:

Entrants must address all submission questions and provide up to two optional third-party references.

Category description and submission questions can be found below or by clicking on the categories tab.

Answers to each question must not exceed 300 words per question.

There are no limitations on how you choose to cover submission criteria, so be creative!

All entries MUST be lodged online; note that you must cover all key points and answer questions directly or your submission may be judged negatively as a result.


Supporting material:

Please refer to any supporting material in your submission that the judges may consider. This material may differ depending on the category and can include images, statistics, media coverage and other relevant information.

If documents are not directly referenced and relevant to your submission, they will be disregarded. You may submit up to FOUR additional items of supporting material to strengthen your entry.


Submission delivery:

An online submission platform will open on Monday, 5 June 2017. All responses and supporting documents can be uploaded online.

Lodge your submission now – click here.


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5.00pm on Friday, 7 July 2017



Please note that all submissions are treated in the strictest of confidence and will only be viewed by the ifa Excellence Awards team and judging panel.