December 4: Call for Entries

January 15: Early-Bird Deadline

January 22: Final Submissions Deadline


The NMAF welcomes applications from individuals who bring different industry perspectives – from recognized leaders to celebrated emerging talents. We also aim for the judging panels to reflect our country’s diverse Indigenous, cultural and regional communities.



Call for Entries opens December 1, 2016


The Early Bird rate offer ends on Friday, January 13, 2017


The final online submission deadline is Friday, January 20, 2017


The deadline for receiving your hard copy submissions, if required, is Tuesday, January 27 at 5pm ET.*


*Most categories do not require hard copies.  Those hard copies received after the deadline may be accepted at the discretion of the administrators of the awards but will be subject to a $25 late fee.