Since 1962, D&AD has been inspiring a community of creative thinkers by celebrating and stimulating the finest in design and advertising. A D&AD Award is recognised globally as the ultimate creative accolade, entered and attended by the best from around the world.
Entry Deadline: February 17th
Extended Deadline: March 2nd
Founded in 1998, ADFEST is an annual advertising festival celebrating and raising the standard of creativity.
ADFEST embraces and celebrates local culture and heritage. With the rich history of heritage and legacy, ADFEST aims for the recognition and preservation of such local value.
And for the first time, ADFEST will also accept entries from the Middle East to further embrace the cultural diversity and richness in Asia.
Extended Deadline: January 8th
London International Awards, also known as LIA, founded in 1985, has established itself as a global competition, celebrating creativity and the power of Ideas in all forms of Advertising, Digital, Branded Content, Design, Production and Music & Sound. Barbara Levy, President, along with her staff, are constantly updating media and categories to keep up with the ever-changing trends of these industries.
Entry Deadline: June 5th
The 2015 Awards features 34 Single Market categories and 2 Multi-market categories, with 5 new categories, namely Branded Utility, Business-to-Business, Shopper Marketing, Sponsorship & Event Marketing, and Youth Marketing.
“The introduction of these new categories will ensure that the competition keeps on the forefront and stays current with the market trends,” said Jarek Ziebinski, the 2015 Awards Chairman. He further added, “As the gold standard of marketing effectiveness, winning an APAC Effie is an affirmation of the best in its class in the region. It represents agencies’ success in delivering ideas that work for their clients. I certainly look forward to seeing the exceptional cases from the region.”
On Time Deadline: November 17th
Extended Deadline: December 1st
Final Deadline: December 15th
The WPPED Cream Awards were initiated in 2007 to recognise the very best work produced by WPP companies around the world, across all marketing disciplines.
The awards give all agencies within the WPP group the opportunity to compete and be recognized for outstanding work that has provided growth and brand value to their clients.
The eight categories in which agencies can compete to win a Crème de la Crème award are Advertising, Consumer Insight, Design and Branding, Digital, Direct, Media, Public Relations and Integrated. The entries are judged by separate juries which are made up of leaders from each of these disciplines and are some of the industry's top professionals.
The only exception is the Advertising category where awards points won at Cannes, the One Show, D&AD, Clio and Spikes are used to decide what work wins and gets in the book in the following categories: film, radio, print, ambient, outdoor and promotion & activation.
Entry Deadline: June 13th
Lions Health is a new two-day festival of creativity in healthcare communications, from Lions Festivals – a company with a 60-year tradition of recognising and inspiring the worldwide creative communications industry.
Lions Health builds on this rich tradition with a Festival that has been specially adapted to the specific needs and concerns of the healthcare communications industry.
Entry deadline extended to April 25th
Formerly known as AME, the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards is adding three new strategy sections that will complement its existing recognition of effectiveness to become the Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards.
The awards presentation will relocate from Shanghai to Singapore, where the winners will be announced at the AMES awards on 29 May 2014 at the St Regis Singapore.