Who May Enter
Publishers of e-books, apps and software that have been copyrighted and published—no unpublished works or beta tests will be accepted.
Call for Entries
Entries may be submitted any time throughout the calendar year. Entrants will be notified as to whether
they have achieved honoree status within 8 weeks of entry submission.
About the Awards :
Gold and silver award winners will be honored in each category. As a rolling awards program,
the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards welcomes submissions year round and entries will be
judged against a standard of excellence in four categories: E-books, Enhanced E-books, Books as Apps
and New Technologies. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards provides both Gold and Silver Honoree
awards for exceptional content, and all entrants will benefit from direct , constructive feedback from
a hallmark of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™, for print now in their 25th year.
All honorees are showcased and promoted on the IBPA website and
through the IBPA social media platforms, newsletters, and media
releases and announcements to the book trade industry. In addition,
all honorees receive promotional space in the widely circulated Independent,
the official print publication of the IBPA and are displayed and promoted at BEA,
ALA, PLA and the Frankfurt International Book Fair. All honorees are recognized at
an event celebrating the recipients at the IBPA annual Publishing University. Honorees
also receive award certificates along with award seal graphics for cover art and promotional
and marketing materials.