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World Accreditation Day 2023 Poster Contest

The 2023 WAD poster contest is now closed. Download the first place poster and learn about the inspiration behind the winning designs here.

Find out more about our 2023 WAD theme, Accreditation: Supporting the Future of Global Trade, here.

WAD 2023 Official Poster Contest Rules

1. Poster Design

Design the 2023 World Accreditation Day Poster illustrating how accreditation and conformity assessment support Accreditation: Supporting the Future of Global Trade.

The Poster must include the following:

1. Text:

World Accreditation Day
Accreditation: Supporting the Future of Global Trade
09 June 2023

2. The logos of the two organisations in the following order:

3. Editable text to ensure reproducibility in other languages

4. Fully editable design so that elements may be included in WAD branding.

2. Submissions

All entries must be received via the official competition entry form at https://bit.ly/3Sygeyz by 23:59 UTC, 01 December 2022 and include A2 Poster PNG and PDF formats, of 300 DPI with a 5mm bleed, and all associated design files. Design files may be submitted via WeTransfer, Google Drive, Dropbox link or equivalent if too large. The links to the files must be provided via the form mentioned above.

The following information is also required for completing the form:

1. Full name,
2. Economy,
3. A short biography, and
4. Profile photo.

Additional information may be required upon winning the contest.

Up to 3 submissions will be accepted from both individuals and/or teams.

3. Eligibility

Anyone over 18 years old can enter the contest, except for directors, executives, secretariat staff and officers of the organizers, and their respective spouses, parents, siblings, and children. IAF and ILAC member organizations and their staff are eligible to participate if they are not from those excluded above.

Both individuals and teams are eligible for participation.

4. Prizes

The winning team will receive USD 1,500, while second and third places will receive USD 500 each.

5. Terms & Conditions

IAF and ILAC reserve the right to use the entrant’s submission worldwide. The entrant grants IAF and ILAC the royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted entry in any media, including posting in an online gallery, publication(s), and various marketing materials, and the right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works therefrom, and agrees to execute documents confirming such right and license at the organizers’ reasonable request.

The full terms & conditions can be found at https://bit.ly/3SwZjwk.