The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. It honors the best creative talent and groundbreaking work across many different creative disciplines, from graphic design to illustration, from publishing to packaging, from advertising to photography and all points in between.
Outstanding entrants are selected by highly respected juries, and honored with coveted Gold, Silver and Bronze Cubes, presented at an Annual Awards Gala. Beyond these Cubes, ADC Annual Awards winners join a rich legacy of past honorees that include some of the most influential artists of the past century.
The 2021 competition categories include:
- Brand / Communication Design
- Design for Good
- Experiential Design
- Fashion Design
- Motion / Film / Gaming Craft
- Packaging Design
- Product Design
- Publication Design
- Spatial Design
All submitted entries must have been printed, published, aired or broadcast live online for the first time between 1st January 2019 and 26th March 2021.
Established nearly a century ago by the legendary Art Directors Club, the ADC Annual Awards are part of The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in all forms of advertising and design.
ADC 100th Annual Awards – Entry Fees
The ADC 100th Annual Awards categories and fees vary by discipline.
The entry fee starts at $100 Single / $150 Series for Freelancers and rises for companies of different sizes.