The ADCE Awards 2018 are now open for entry, aiming to recognise the best creative work in design and advertising from across the continent.
The ADCE Awards is the only award scheme in the world to bring together the best of European award-winning work under one competition. Participation to the ADCE Awards is exclusively granted to works that have being recognized at the national level offering them international visibility and promotion. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Shortlist winners of the competitions organized by ADCE member clubs are eligible to participate, as well as winners of other European competitions (see full list below).
Agencies and individuals from across the whole of Europe are invited to enter and have their work judged by Europe’s top creative professionals, with categories grouped into six primary juries:
Film & Radio
Print & Outdoor
Interactive & Mobile
Promotions & New Media
Innovation & Integration
In addition to those categories, the awards also have space to promote young talent and students with European Student and European Young Creative competitions.
In the framework of the 5th ADCE European Creativity Festival, a prestigious international jury composed of some 60 renowned creatives will gather in Barcelona to assess all previously awarded participating works. Gold, Silver and Nomination across each category, as well as the overall Grand Prix, will be revealed at the Festival’s Closing Party on November 10. Last year, the Jury awarded 30 Gold, 64 Silver and 133 Nominations from a total of 802 entries from 23 European countries.
Submissions should be made online at http://adce.submit.to before Thursday 27 September, 2018. More information on rules and eligibility for the ADCE Awards can be found at http://www.adceurope.org/awards/rules/
Eligible competitions and entry fees
Entry is free to all Gold winners from ADCE members’ shows. With significantly reduced fees for Silver and other awarded work, ensuring agencies of all sizes from across Europe have the opportunity to participate.
Austria CCA - Venus Awards
Croatia Art Directors Club Croatia – ADC Awards
Cyprus Cyprus Creative Club - Pygmalion Awards
Czech Republic ADC_Czech Republic - Creative Awards
Estonia ADC Estonia – ADC Disainiauhinnad / Kuldmuna
Finland Grafia - Vuoden Huiput
Georgia ADC Georgia - AD Black Sea Festival (only Georgian winners)
Germany Art Directors Club Deutschland - ADC Wettbewerb
Iceland FÍT - FÍT Keppnina
Ireland Institute of Creative Advertising and Design - ICAD Awards
Italy Art Directors Club Italiano - ADCI Awards
Latvia Latvian Art Directors Club - LADC Awards
Portugal Clube de Criativos de Portugal - Festival CCP
Romania Art Directos Club Romania - Premille FIBRA
Russia Art Directors Club Russia - ADCR Awards
Slovakia Art Directors Club Slovakia - Zlatý Klinec
Slovenia ADC Slovenia - SOF
Spain ADG-FAD - Laus Awards
Club de Creativos - Premios c de c
Switzerland ADC Switzerland - ADC Awards
UK D&AD - D&AD Awards (only UK winners)
Ukraine Art Directors Club Ukraine - ADC*UA Awards
Registration is also open to winners from non-member European nations for a general fee.
Belgium Creative Belgium - CCB Awards
Denmark Creative Circle Awards
France Le Club des DA Awards / Cristal Awards (only French winners)
Greece EBGE awards
Hungary Golden Blade Awards
Lithuania Lithuania Design Forum Awards
Netherlands ADCN Awards (Lampen)
Norway Kreative Forum - Gullblyanten
Poland Konkurs KTR
For more information please contact:
Art Directors Club of Europe
Tel. +34 93 256 67 65
About the Art Directors Club of Europe
The Art Directors Club of Europe (ADCE) is a not-for-profit association headquartered in Barcelona comprised of 22 professional clubs and associations of graphic design and advertising from 21 European countries: Austria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Georgia, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Ukraine.
Founded in 1990, the ADCE strives to foster excellence in graphic design and advertising creativity at a European scale. The association represents more than 5,000 professionals from the field and internationally spotlights the best works accomplished at a local scale through its annual European awards.