Design Our Valentines

JOIN US FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL "DESIGN OUR VALENTINES" COMPETITION
NSS exhibitors: show some love for Valentine's Day!  We are showcasing the incredible talent inside our industry to thousands of retailers and buyers this Valentine’s Day.  We invite NSS exhibitors to submit new, original designs for consideration in the 2019 “Design Our Valentines” competition.  A winning design in each category will be featured on printed, mailed Valentine’s Day postcards, digital messages, social media and the NSS website.  Two finalist designs in each category will be featured on digital messages, social media and the NSS website.

The widespread promotional exposure to influential decision makers is the key reason to enter!

Deadline to enter: Friday, November 30, 2018, 5 pm ET
SUBMIT

CATEGORY#1: TRADITIONAL

This category is for Valentine’s Day-themed greeting card art, design, graphics and editorial direction that is wholesome, vintage, tender, romantic, serious or conservative. The design may or may not include copy. Limit one entry per designer/company per category. If submitting in this category, all fields must be completed for consideration of your submission.

CATEGORY #2: CONTEMPORARY

This category is for Valentine’s Day-themed greeting card art, design, graphics and editorial direction that is current, modern, on trend, hip, fun, humorous, bold, sarcastic or snarky. The design may or may not include copy. Limit one entry per designer/company per category. If submitting in this category, all fields must be completed for consideration of your submission.

CATEGORY #3: WE LOVE THE NSS

Let your creativity run wild! This category is for Valentine’s Day-themed greeting card art, design, graphics and editorial direction that incorporates the NSS as part of your original design. Your design may include the NSS logo or can reference “NSS” as part of the design. Limit one entry per designer/company per category. If submitting in this category, all fields must be completed for consideration of your submission. If submitting in this category, all fields must be completed for consideration of your submission.

WINNER SELECTION:

The week of December 7:

  • 1 winner and 2 finalists in each category selected by NSS show team
  • Winners and finalists notified

PRIZES:

A winning design in each category will be featured on:

  • A direct mail promotion to NSS pre-registrants and prospective attendees prior to Valentine's Day, 2019
  • Featured nationalstationeryshow.com as a winning design
  • Email promotion to pre-registrants and prospective attendees

Two finalists in each category will be featured on:

Submit today!

Official Rules

*For purposes of entering the Design Our Valentines contest, you must register and submit entries by 11/30.

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