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For the first time, the LATAM Digital Media Awards and the North American Digital Media Awards are merged into one, expanding the competition for the best projects from North America, Central America and South America.

For more than a decade, WAN-IFRA has recognized the efforts of Publishers who have developed unique and original initiatives in the field of digital media, with the help of new tools and formats, using the most advanced technology or driving innovation; From new approaches to digital subscriptions to the most impressive digital storytelling or native advertising initiatives. Digital Media Awards are a reference for the industry at a regional and global level.

Who can apply for the 2023 Digital Media Americas Awards?

The WAN-IFRA Digital Media Americas Awards are open to companies and entities of the press and the media that actively operate in the industry around the American continent (United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America). Nominations must be prepared and entered by the media organization, a representative of the organization, advertising agency or public relations firm on behalf of the company. International media with active operations in the Americas can participate as long as the project has been published in a media outlet in the region.

The competition is open to all projects that have been published or carried out between June 1, 2022 and January 31, 2023.


Registration Process


This process will take less than five minutes.

  • The first step is to create an account and confirm your email. Browse the site for all the requirements.
  • The second step is to start sending your applications after confirming your registration.
  • You can edit your application after submitting it, up to the deadline.
  • Please make sure to enter all your personal details correctly, including contact details, as they will be used to contact you if your project is selected as a finalist.
  • You can submit applications to more than one category, as long as the submitted project meets the selection criteria in each category (each entry has a cost).
  • You can use the ‘copy’ function to create a copy of your post and change the category as needed.
  • There is no limit to the number of applications that can be registered.
  • The registration fee will apply to each.
    Applications are exclusively electronic. CDs and DVDs will not be accepted. Upon completion of the online registration, a personal link to upload the materials will be sent to the registered email within the next five business days.

Important dates

February 1 – Registration opening
March 31 – Closing of registration and deadline to complete your projects and make the payment
April 28 – Finalists announcement
May 16/17 – Winners announcement at the award ceremony during Digital Media LATAM 2023

Cost for each entry

100 EUR

Each application will be invoiced for EUR 100. Bank charges will be borne by the applicant companies. Any incomplete payment will immediately disqualify the application. Registration costs and bank charges will not be refunded.

Worldwide Digital Media Awards

Winners of the following categories will be part of the Global Digital Media Awards competition in 2023:

  • Best Mobile News Site or Service
  • Best Use of Online Video
  • Best Data Visualization
  • Best Digital Subscription Initiative
  • Best Newsletter
  • Best Audience Engagement
  • Best ePaper-Concept
  • Best Trust Initiative

Ineligibility and disqualification

Any entry that features syndicated content or campaigns prepared by third parties will be disqualified. WAN-IFRA reserves the right to disqualify any application that does not comply with these rules. Disqualified applications will not be evaluated. Registration fees will not be refunded. WAN-IFRA is not responsible for materials entered into the competition. Whoever does not pay the registration fees will be disqualified.

Confidential information

Do not include sensitive or confidential information in your records.

Terms and Conditions

The finalists of each category of the Digital Media Americas Awards must present a 30-second video in high definition and .mp4 format for the delivery ceremony explaining and presenting their project before the date indicated to the finalists by email. Likewise, the finalists will have a free ticket for the chosen representative to attend Digital Media LATAM 2023 where the winners will be announced.

Entrants must assign to WAN-IFRA all rights to retain and use, free of charge, the images or material of the competition for publication in books, exhibitions, websites, or for educational or promotional use.

WAN-IFRA reserves the right to decide which companies are eligible for the small or local media awards.

Payment methods

When registering your entry, you will receive the invoice and a payment link by email, in which you can make the corresponding payment through our platform using a credit card. If you need to pay by transfer, please send us an email as soon as you have registered your ticket.

Daniela Bermúdez

Communications & Special Projects



Mexico City