The Best Email Design Hunt 2017 – Showcase Your Email Design Talent


Emails have paved a long way from being a plain text personal communication to an effective marketing channel with amazing animations and interesting interactive elements. The entire email industry is sure to experience many more revolutionary trends in the years to come.

EmailMonks, one of the largest email template production company, is happy to announce, “The Best Email Design Hunt 2017” – a contest to acknowledge the advancements in email designing and the creative brilliance that works behind the awesome emails. There are prizes worth USD 10,000 that includes exciting cash prizes and freebies for the winning entries.

Our partners are the big players of email industry such as Email on Acid, Campaign Monitor, Really Good Emails, and Emma.

We strongly believe that just like web designers, email designers/developers should also have a platform where they can showcase their amazing email designs. There are several web design contests every year, but email designing is still a growing field. Therefore, to encourage our fellow email professionals, we have taken this one-of-a-kind initiative.

If you are an email designer or developer, marketer or campaign manager who, in any capacity, is associated with a remarkable email produced in 2017, this contest is for you!

The only criteria are that you should have the consent to submit that entry, it should be created in 2017, and it should be from a real brand. We would not accept emails that have sample text like “Lorem Ipsum”.

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION: 10th January 2018, 11:59 PM PT.


5 Easy Steps to Enter the Contest

  • Sign up on
  • After the registration, go to the entry page and upload your entry along with the title and relevant description for the email design. (.gif, .jpeg and video formats will be accepted)
  • Once you submit the entry, it will be sent to the moderator for review
  • You will receive an email on the entry approval
  • It will be disapproved if it does not match the contest guidelines. However, you can submit a new entry and we would be glad to approve it, provided it abides by the contest rules.

How to Increase your Chance to Win?

First 100 participants submitting valid entries will get assured prizes of $50 EmailMonks wallet.
The more votes, likes, and shares your entry has, the brighter are your chances to win.
You can ask your friends and family to share, like, and vote for your entry.
Make sure you get only genuine votes, shares, and likes.

Choosing the Winners

50 entries will be shortlisted based on public voting and sharing. These entries will be judged by our esteemed jury panel based on the following parameters:

  • Originality and uniqueness of concept
  • Visual ‘WOW’ factor
  • Innovation in conveying the message
  • Usage of Brand to reinforce the design
  • Inclusion of Interactive Elements
  • Incorporation of Humor, Emotion or Fun

The top 3 winners will be announced on 31st January 2018.
We are thrilled with the response we have received at the outset itself. We would love to hear from you and provide a scaffold for your talent.