Kyiv International Advertising Festival (KIAF) is the top event in the advertising in Ukraine and one of the leading European festivals in advertising that took place in Ukraine since 2002.
The annual event brings together entries from leading communications agencies of Eastern European countries, Baltic states, Asia and other countries, 500 guests, about 100 titled international judges. The core thing of festival is the jury members that are titled and recognized world experts in advertising and creativity, professionals of international level.
Festival is organized by All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition. It is the key association in the advertising and communications market in Ukraine (on the Ukrainian market since 1997). It brings together the leading players of the market (more than 144 companies), including creative, marketing, PR agencies, media companies and advertisers. Coalition is an organizer of key international and local advertising contests and events in Ukraine (such as Effie Awards Ukraine, Kyiv International Advertising Festival, Ad Black Sea, WOW DONE AWARDS and etc.) and local representative of all international contests (such as Golden Drum, Epica, ADC*E, White Square, and etc.). It is a member of European Association of Communications Agencies.
The competition of the festival consists of 12 contests:
· FILM CRAFT
· PRINT & PUBLISHING
· OUT OF HOME
· DESIGN & BRANDING
· DIGITAL & MOBILE
· ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
· BRANDED CONTENT & VISUAL STORYTELLING
· INDUSTRY CATEGORIES
· BEST MARKETING INNOVATIONS
Entries judge by 8 jury panels:
· FILM & RADIO JURY
· FILM CRAFT AND BRANDED CONTENT & VISUAL STORYTELLING JURY
· PRINT & PUBLISHING AND MEDIA JURY
· DESIGN JURY
· DIGITAL & MOBILE JURY
· OOH & ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS JURY
· INDUSTRY JURY
· BEST MARKETING INNOVATIONS JURY