The National Mature Media Awards® is the nation’s largest awards program of its kind. It annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for older adults. The competition is celebrating its 33rd year in 2024.

Entry Divisions:

  • Community Organizations
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Miscellaneous

Entry Categories:
Entry categories are available for Marketing & Communications, Publications/Editorial, Education/Training Programs, Mature Work & Retirement, Art/Design, and Web-based & Mobile Resources, Health Promotion & Wellness, Caregiving, Home and Community Based Programs.

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Entry Deadlines/Fees:
The entry deadline for the 2024 awards is Friday, April 19th, and the fee is $75 per entry. Some entry categories require an extra fee.

Entries will be judged by Division and Category. Using a rating scale of 1 to 100, a panel of mature market experts will judge the entries based on format, content, creativity, relevance and overall quality. Judges’ scores will be totaled and averaged. Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Merit certificates may be awarded by Division and Category based on these averaged scores. All judges’ decisions are final. Winning entries may be used for promotional purposes. Award packets will be mailed this summer, following the announcement of the 2023 winners.

Award Winners Will Receive:

  • A colorful award certificate
  • Listing on
  • Complete list of 2023 winners
  • National publicity
  • Resources to promote your achievement
  • One-year license to use the official National Mature Media Awards winner logo

Online Entry for the 33rd National Mature Media Awards is as Easy as 1,2,3

  1. Review the entry guidelines
  2. Complete the online entry form and upload your entry in a digital format*
  3. Check out securely with payment by credit card or check.

*Only digital entries are being accepted for the 2024 competition.

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