Agency Calendar

Annual Art Directors Club
Deadline: January Annually
Awards: Worldwide Best of Show. Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Distinctive Merit in each category. Published in ADC Annual, Tour in International Exhibitions. Gala Awards Ceremony.
Organization: The Art Directors Club, Inc.*
Eligibility: Published 1st time in previous year.
Categories:Advertising, Graphic Design, Photography & Illustration, New Media
Contact: Annual Art Directors Awards, The Art Directors Club, Inc.
250 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003-1402
212 674-0500, fax 212 228-0649 / 212 460-8560, e-mail
*The Art Directors Club, Inc. in New York is a vital not-for-profit international membership organization of creative professionals in advertising, design and communications.

Summit Creative Awards
Deadline: January Annually
Purpose: International recognition of smaller creative companies
Judging Criteria: Strength of concept / Quality of execution / Ability to communicate and persuade
Organization: Summit Creative Awards
Awards: Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards
Eligibility: Entering Organization Maximum Billing Size - Advertising/Public Relations Agency $15 million, In-house Advertising Agency $5 million, Motion Picture/Television Program Producers $5 million, Multimedia Producers $5 million, Video/Audio Production Companies $5 million, Display Production/Package Design Company $2 million, Graphic Design/Commercial Art/Photography $2 million
Categories: Advertising, Collateral, Direct Mail, Commercials, Films, Videos, CD-ROMs and Web Sites
Submission Format: See entry form and informaiton at
Entry Fees: Yes
Contact: Summit Creative Awards
503 297 9979 phone / 503 297 9978 fax / email /

The New York Festivals / International Print & Radio Advertising Awards
Deadline: USA - Winter / Spring Annually
Purpose: Honoring excellence in communications media which touch the hearts and minds of readers, listeners and viewers worldwide.
Awards: A Grand Award trophy to the highest-scoring Gold WorldMedalist in each main competition class. Gold, Silver and Bronze WorldMedals to the top-scoring Finalists in catergories. Finalist Certificates of Recognition for high-scoring, non-medalists in categories. Award winners published in The New York Festivals Annual of Advertising Six.
Eligibility: Competition entries must have been produced, marketed, run or distributed after February 1, previous year.
Categories: Print Advertising, Direct Response, Collateral, Packaging Design, Radio Advertising
Submission Format: All Categories / Slides, except Radio / Standard Audio Cassettes
Entry Fees: Yes
Judges: International Distinguished Judges, comprising a veritable "Who's Who" of world leaders in communications.
Contact: The New York Festivals
186 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10010
914 238 4481 / Fax 914 238 5040
*The New York Festivals Annual of Advertising Four is available $69.95 plus shipping & handling

Annual Webby Awards
Event: Awards Ceremony for The Best Web Sites
Hosted By: THE WEB Magazine
Date: Annual
Where: Bimbo's 365 Nightclub in San Francisco
Virtual Presence: Live Web Simulcast on the Net [using the latest in technology so that you can tune into the virtual event]

FCS Awards
Deadline: March Annually
Awards: FCS Portfolio Awards
Organization: Financial Communications Society* [FCS]
Eligibility: Fianacial Services Advertising
Contact: 800 949 4049, code 460, to receive your call for entry form instantly via automated fax system
*FCS, an not-for-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of professional standards in financial communications

Communication Arts Graphic Design & Advertising Annuals
Deadline: June Annually
Award: Winning entries reproduced in the November Design and December Advertising issues of CA, 65,000 copies of each distributed worldwide.
Organization: Communication Arts Magazine
Eligibility: Work first printed published or broadcast between June and June previous
Categories: Design: Audio/Visual Packaging, Packaging/Labeling, Identity, Letterhead, Company Literature, Poster/Design, Editorial, Books & Jackets, Self-Promotion, Broadcast Graphics, Public Service, Environmental Graphics. Advertising: Consumer Magazine & Newspaper, Trade/Institutional, Poster, Sales Promotion, Self-Promotion, Television, Radio, Public Service.
Entry Fees: Yes
Contact: Communication Arts, Graphic Design & Advertising Annuals
P.O. Box 10300, Palo Alto, CA 94303 (Mail)
410 Sherman Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306 (Delivery: Fed Ex, UPS, etc.)
415 326 6040, FAX 415 326 1648, Email:

Annual West Coast Show
Deadline: July Annually
Purpose: Honoring the best graphic design & print advertising form Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California & Hawaii
Awards: Each entry selected for inclusion in The Annual Wst Coast Show will be awarded a certificate of Excellence. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Best of Show Awards.
Sponsored by: Western Art Directors Club
Eligibility: Examples of Graphic Design, Print Advertising, Illustration, or Photography from the West Coast, dates apply.
Cateories: Print Advertising, Corporate Literature, Books & Jackets, Idenitity, Illustration, Photography, Packaging, Poster/Exhibit/Point of Purchase, Self-Promotion, New Media, and Miscellaneous.
Entry Fees: Yes
Submission Format: Official entry form. Unmounted actual samples or tear sheets. No slides accepted, other than those required by categories.
Contact: The Annual West Coast Show
c/o Lai Venuti & Lai Advertising, 3945 Freedon Circle, Suite 1000, Santa Clara, CA 95054
415 321 4196 E-Mail:

Studio Magazine Awards Program
Deadline: July Annually
Award: Reproduction in the Annual Awards Issue of Studio. Winners receive Gold, Silver or Merit Certificate Awards of Excellance
Each Entrant: Winner or not, will receive one copy of the Annual Awards Issue to be published December following competition
Organization: Studio Magazine
Eligibility: Work completed between May and July previous
Categories: Graphic Design, Art Direction, Illustration, Photography, Printing, TV Commercial / Video
Entry Fees: Yes
Contact: Studio Arts Magazine, 124 Galaxy Blvd., Rexdale, Ontario, Canada M9W 4Y6
416 675-1999, Fax: 416 675-6093

XIX John Caples International Awards
Deadline: September Annually
Purpose: Honoring Individual Creative Solutions to Direct Marketing Problems.
Award: Caples Awards Luncheon. Only top creative solutions to direct marketing problems win, approximately 150 entries become Finalists. Final Judging is by 40 specially selected, world famous, International creatives.
Categories: Consumer- promotions soliciting an inquiry, order or donation from the general public. Business-To-Business - promotions soliciting an inquiry, order or donation form business, industrial or professional prospects or customers.
Media: Television, Electronic Interaction, Radio, Print Ad, Direct Mail - Standard, Dimensional or Customer Retention, Catalog, Alternate Media, Campaign.
Entry Fees: Yes
Submission Format: Request "Call for Entries". Must have Official Entry Form & follow Official Rules.
Contact: Caples Fullfillment Center
37 11th Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746
Phone: 800 727 5759, Fax: 212 949-8268

The Mobius Advertising Awards
October Annually
Cateories: A.Television & Radio Advertising - aired or released int the 12 months preceeding October.
B. Print Advertising & Package Design - Produced
Entry Fees: Yes
Submission Format: 3/4" U-Matic for Television
Contact: The Mobius Advertising Awards
841 North Addison Ave, Elmhurst IL 60126-1261
708 834 7773, FAX 708 834 5565

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