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Entry fees  
IBPA member - $75 for first title.
Non-IBPA member - $150 for first title, which includes one year's membership in IBPA.
$50 per title, per category for second and subsequent

Entry Process

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Devices Supported (Check all that apply: this question is used to score how well your submission supports multiple devices):

Cover Image is mandatory Minimum image width must be 200px

Minimum image dimesion must be 700px X 350px

Who May Enter

Publishers of e-books, apps and software that have been copyrighted and published—no unpublished works or beta tests will be accepted.

Call for Entries

Entries may be submitted any time throughout the calendar year. Entrants will be notified as to whether they have achieved honoree status within 8 weeks of entry submission.

About the Awards :

Gold and silver award winners will be honored in each category. As a rolling awards program, the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards welcomes submissions year round and entries will be judged against a standard of excellence in four categories: E-books, Enhanced E-books, Books as Apps and New Technologies. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards provides both Gold and Silver Honoree awards for exceptional content, and all entrants will benefit from direct , constructive feedback from judges, a hallmark of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™, for print now in their 25th year.

All honorees are showcased and promoted on the IBPA website and through the IBPA social media platforms, newsletters, and media releases and announcements to the book trade industry. In addition, all honorees receive promotional space in the widely circulated Independent, the official print publication of the IBPA and are displayed and promoted at BEA, ALA, PLA and the Frankfurt International Book Fair. All honorees are recognized at an event celebrating the recipients at the IBPA annual Publishing University. Honorees also receive award certificates along with award seal graphics for cover art and promotional and marketing materials.