Etsy, a global Marketplace, has been helping sellers from all over the world to enhance their creativity. To add on to this initiative, Etsy has launched the very new Etsies, The Etsy Design Awards with $ 15,000 cash price.
Etsies is the Marketplace’s first ever global competition, created to showcase the very best of Etsy sellers.
Eye-Catching Perk of the Competition:
1) The winner will be named the Etsy Design Award Grand Prize Winner & will be awarded $ 15,000.
2) Five Category Winners will be named Etsy Design Award Category Winners & will be awarded $1000.
3) All winners will receive a trophy & a bundle of Marketing and business prices.
Deadline for Entry submission:
Etsy sellers should submit their favorite piece—handcrafted, designed or vintage—between May 14 and June 4, 2019,11:59 pm ET, for the chance to win. Finalists will be notified no later than the 1st of August 2019 and winners will be announced in September 2019.
The Five Award Categories:
- Inventive Decor: Goods that make your home look better.
- Signature Style: Jewelry, fashion, and accessories & much more.
- Festive Celebrations: Goods that make your parties go crazier.
- Earth-Friendly: Environmental-friendly goods.
- Creative Collaborations: Innovative goods.
How to enter the contest?
- Check whether you are eligible for the contest or not.
- Dive into the Official Rules.
- Make your shop stand out.
- Submit your best item for the contest.
Criteria for sellers to apply:
1) The shop should have been running for a long time & should not be developed for just the sake of the campaign.
2) The shop must have at least 5 listings.
3) The submitted item must have at least 5 photos.
4) The applicant should himself be the owner of the shop, ( You cannot apply on someone else’s behalf).
5) Only one entry per shop is allowed.
6) Do not display vintage items on your shop till the winner of the contest is not announced.
More about the prizes of the competition:
The Grand Prize:
- A cash prize of $15,000.
- The Grand Prize Winner Shop badge.
Five Category Winners:2
- The cash prize of $1000.
- Category Winner Shop Badge.
All Category Winners:
1) An Etsy Design Awards Winner.
2) A special feature on the Etsy blog.
3) A special feature on the Etsy blog
4) Features on Etsy’s Editor’s Picks page, marketing emails, and social media
5) A one-year subscription of Etsy Plus – an expanded set of tools to help jump-start growth and express your brand.
6) All shortlisted finalists will receive a Finalist Shop Badge.
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