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 Annual Awards Gala in New York City. 

The ADC 103rd Annual Awards is supported by an integrated campaign created by Goodby Silverstein & Partners. The “More Than Luck” campaign from GS&P plays into the truth around all the elements needed to win a coveted ADC Cube. 


Key Dates

Regular Entry Deadline
January 26, 2024 at 11:59PM PT

Extended Entry Deadline
February 16, 2024 at 11:59PM PT

Final  Entry Deadline
March 1, 2024 at 11:59PM PT


Best of Non-Profit
Top scoring non-profit entries across all ADC disciplines will be judged by all juries. The top scoring entry will be awarded Best of Non-Profit.
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Storytelling Categories
The Advertising discipline has been expanded with new categories for Storytelling in the Humor and Drama genres.

Gaming Discipline
This discipline highlights the art and craft of animation, art direction, and sound design as well as the technical aspects of gaming.

AI Discipline
Artificial Intelligence is a new discipline celebrating achievement in projects incorporating AI. The discipline includes categories for application, execution, idea and process.

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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