The National Advertising Challenge is a national competition that awards prizes for creative excellence in the fields of advertising, media, and communication. Through our year-round events we support the sharing of best practices from ad agencies, design firms and media companies across North America. Our annual creative competition is open to creatives working at agencies, design firms, brand creative departments, media personnel, freelancers and students.
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Briefs Go Live: March 29
Entries Due: April 19
Judging: May 4
Gala: May 17
The National Advertising Challenge is a celebration of originality. We are the only brief-based advertising competition that engages hundreds of creatives in advertising agencies, design firms, production companies as they compete to create the best ideas for brands across North America. Juries are made up of the smartest, creative advertising experts to determine winners and those lucky enough to be selected are flown to Cannes for the Festival of Creativity as their reward.
We’re gearing up for a great competition in 2017. New categories will be introduced along with a number of exciting new sponsors. We invite you to compete in North America’s only brief-based competition that sends winners all the way to Cannes, France. read more
Our sponsors represent some of the most well known brands in North America. More than just the beneficiaries of original ideas, they allow creatives the opportunity to work on their business and bring out the best for their brands. Without them the NAC would not exist. Learn more about sponsorship