AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Deadline Tomorrow!
The deadline for entries for the 2013 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ competition is tomorrow, Friday, September 21st. All entry forms must be submitted by this date whether you are shipping your pieces to AGTA in Dallas or dropping off your piece at the New York drop-off on October 2nd.
The opportunities for exposure in this year's Spectrum Awards are unprecedented. AGTA will host its annual Media Event, where editors, bloggers and stylists will spend time scouring the entire collection looking for innovative designs and new trends. Platinum Guild International is once again sponsoring Platinum Honors™ and the Palladium Alliance is returning with the Palladium Prestige™ awards. Also, AGTA is pleased to announce the creation of the WJA Gem Diva™ awards in Bridal, Business/Day Wear and Evening Wear. All of these divisions will create tremendous additional media exposure.
AGTA has also arranged for the winning pieces to be modeled by Hollywood actresses for the second year in a row. Taraji P. Henson of Person of Interest and Morena Baccarin of Homeland, will participate in a photo shoot coordinated by celebrity stylist Tod Hallman and internationally-recognized fashion photographer Roger Erickson. The pictures will be made available to consumer and trade magazines for covers and featured stories.
Winning a Spectrum Award is a benchmark for jewelry designers and can make a big difference in their business based on the incredible exposure that the competition generates. If you have thought about entering the AGTA Spectrum Awards™, but never have, then this is the year to give it a shot. Entry forms and information can be found at www.agta.org/awards.