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Students asked to design new eGovernment logos

 

 

Dubai eGovernment has launched a contest for students of Zayed University to design creative logos for the 17 core eServices offered by Dubai eGovernment, including AskDubai, ePay, mDubai, eLearn, eLibrary, eHost, Mobile Portal and eSurvey, among others.

Through the competition, Dubai eGovernment aims to give a fresh and more contemporary look to its logos and overall identity.
They are offering attractive prizes to winners of contest, with Dh10,000 going to the winner, Dh5,000 for the second-placed candidate, Dh3,000 for the third prize and Dh1,000 each for places four to 10.

“We are pleased to host this competition for students of Zayed University and we are certain that the results of the contest will be overwhelming both in terms of response and the level of creativity.

Students will have an excellent opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and imagination through their logo designs, which will give a fresh look to Dubai eGovernment’s overall branding and identity,”
said Salem Al Shair, eServices Director, Dubai eGovernment. 
 
He added: “We expect the participants to come up with designs that are innovative, trendy and a true reflection of Dubai eGovernment’s forward-thinking approach.”

Participants in the contest are required to create designs for all the 17 logos and submit the artwork both as softcopy and colour printouts. All the designs should be original and must not have been used before or submitted to any previous competition. The deadline for entries is March 27, 2008.

 
 

The Numbers

 

10,000: The amount in dirhams that can be won as first prize in the logo designing competition. Second place offers Dh5,000, third Dh3,000 and there are seven awards of Dh1,00, for the rest of the top ten contenders
 
 
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