What is the AdForum PHNX Tribute for?

To celebrate the year’s best work in a spirit of generosity and optimism. To lift the spirits of our industry in the midst of challenge. We have made entering easy and judging enjoyable.

What can I enter?

Everything you’d expect! Film, print, radio, activations, PR case studies, design... all the main creative disciplines. The competition is free and open to advertising agencies, PR agencies, film production companies, media agencies, design studios, photographers, freelance creatives and advertisers worldwide.

See rules

What do I get?

There will be Gold, Silver and Bronze phoenix feather winners. The trophies will be virtual, but we’ll sing your praises on the heavily-trafficked AdForum site and among our extensive press community. Not to mention in an online celebration on July 9.


Entries must have been approved by a client and broadcast, published or taken place between May 2019 and June 2020.


The PHNX Tribute is craft-focused. Its five main areas are Film, Print, Strategy & Technique, Digital and Design. See a full list of the 25 categories here.

Who is on the jury?

We aim to recruit a full jury of creatives, from young talent to seasoned professionals. Find an update here.

Key dates

Entries open:

May 18

Closing date:

June 15

Jury voting:

June 16-26

Online celebration:

July 9