The Golden Drum Competition is the official competition of the festival. The Competition and Awards are open to all agencies, advertisers, clients, design or production houses, TV broadcasting or media companies and others involved in the creation or production of marketing communications, registered in the following countries from New Europe:  Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Golden Drum Competition is divided in two sections:

  • Single Channel, for entries that excel in the most creative and efficient use of a single communication channel;
  • Multi Channel, for entries that promote creative use and integration of more than one communication channel.

Both sections will be judged by two International Juries, featuring top industry professionals.

Final Entry Deadline: 12 September 2015.

Online entry registration system is now closed! 

If you aren’t sure why you should spend your budget and other resources on entering your work in the 22nd Golden Drum Competition, we give you the top 5 reasons you should do so.

Technical Instructions

Technical guidelines & requirements for entries and materials (.pdf).

The address where you can send your entires:

Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica (SOZ) / Slovenian Advertising Chamber
Letališka cesta 35
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

The organizer reserves the right to change the technical requirements if necessary.

Entry Fees & Payment

All registration fees of 2015 are in Euros (EUR). Registrations will only be processed with full pre-payment. The entry fee is applicable for each individual entry, either competing as an independent work or a part of a series (in case of a series a single entry or a whole series may receive an Award). It is the entrant's responsibility to cover all the costs of shipment, custom duties, and all other costs that may arise.

GroupNet pricePrice (22% VAT included)*
A. Film (television, cinema & online) 260,00 € 317,20 €
B. Press 260,00 € 317,20 €
C. Outdoor 260,00 € 317,20 €
D. Radio 230,00 € 280,60 €
E. Direct communication 260,00 € 317,20 €
F. Design of Brand & Corporate Identity 260,00 € 317,20 €
G. Digital 260,00 € 317,20 €
H. Mobile 260,00 € 317,20 €
N. New or innovative 260,00 € 317,20 €
Q. Integrated communications campaigns 420,00 € 512,40 €
R. Direct Campaigns 325,00 € 396,50 €
S. Digital campaigns including Mobile campaigns 325,00 € 396,50 €
T. Branded content 325,00 € 396,50 €
U. Events 325,00 € 396,50 €
V. Public relations 325,00 € 396,50 €
W. Media 325,00 € 396,50 €
X. Innovative campaigns 325,00 € 396,50 €

Special offer: Enter works, get free Award Ceremony tickets!

Any entrant will receive 1 free Award Ceremony Ticket including Friday party for every 10 entries submitted in the Golden Drum Competition 2015 (must be submitted by the same agency)! Please contact the Golden Drum Festival Office at entries@goldendrum.com to claim your ticket(s).

Entry fee VAT rules

The following VAT rules apply for entry fees in 2015 and are in accordance with the Slovenian / EU rules and regulations on VAT:

  1. VAT to be charged to all Slovenian legal persons and individuals.
  2. VAT reverse charge procedure under Article 44 of VAT Directive for taxable person from EU having VAT identification number or taxable person from a third country possessing confirmation of being an economic operator.
  3. VAT charged under Article 45 of VAT Directive for non-taxable person from EU or a third country.

For further information, please contact your financial department.

Payment details 2015

Our details for your bank:

Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica (SOZ)
Slovenian Advertising Chamber
Letališka cesta 35
1000 Ljubljana

ID for VAT: SI12850730 

  1. Beneficiary's name: Slovenska oglaševalska zbornica
  2. Beneficiary's full address: Letališka cesta 35, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  3. Beneficiary's account number & bank code - IBAN: SI56 1010 0004 9546 334
  4. Beneficiary's bank & address: Banka Koper, Pristaniška 14, 6502 Koper, Slovenia
  5. Swift code: BAKOSI2X

Note: Please ensure you cover all bank charges; otherwise your registration(s) will not be processed. We will charge any credit card payment with 2.3 % on the total amount that we will be passing on to entrants.

Before entering the Golden Drum Competition 2015, please familiarise yourself with the Eligibility & Conditions. If you have any questions, please send them to entries@goldendrum.com.