ADC Annual Awards

ADC 103rd Annual Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is celebrating 103 years of excellence in design and craft. This iconic award show honors the best creative talent and groundbreaking work across many different creative disciplines including advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, gaming, experiential and architecture, photography, illustration, fashion design and all points in between. Outstanding entrants are selected by highly respected juries, and honored with coveted Gold, Silver and Bronze Cubes presented at the ADC Annual Awards Gala. This year's Gala was held at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday, May 15th.

The ADC 104th Annual Awards will open for entries in September 2024.

ADC Winners


Founded by ADC in 1996 as a showcase of emerging creative talent,  Young Guns is a portfolio-based competition for creative professionals 30 years of age or under that has grown to become one of the most coveted accolades in the global creative community. YG22 is open to creative people 30 or younger with at least two years of professional experience and a portfolio featuring amazing creative work in anything from advertising, graphic design, illustration, photography, filmmaking, animation and beyond. The entry deadline is Thursday, July 11th, 2024.

ADC 103rd Partner

ADC will for the fifth year partner with the creative community Working Not Working on event and content collaborations, as well as special awards including the Freelancer of the Year, which was won in 2023 by photographer Greg Miller. All ADC Annual Awards Gold Cube-winning entries submitted through the freelance level of the show's tiered pricing structure will be judged again by a separate jury that includes the Working Not Working community. Working Not Working freelance members are also eligible for a special discount to enter the ADC Annual Awards.

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