The ADC Annual Awards, celebrating 99 years of excellence in design and craft, is now open for entries! This iconic award show 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.

The ADC Annual Awards features a tiered pricing system that encourages entries from smaller shops, studios, and freelancers, allowing their work to be showcased on a global stage alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.

ENTRY DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2020



ADC Deadlines

Regular Deadline: January 31, 2020

First Extended Deadline: February 14, 2020
Please note that each entry completed in the system between February 1-14 will incur a $50 USD late fee.

Final Extended Deadline: February 28, 2020
ADC Resources

Entry Guide

ADC Jury

ADC FAQ

Rules & Eligibility

Tiered Pricing



Featured Jury Chair Profiles


Mark Seliger: Shooting Stars

Industry icon comes from behind the camera to chair ADC 99th Annual Awards Photography.

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Biography

Kate Dawkins: Are You Exprienced?

ADC Awards Experiential Design Jury Chair knows how to put on a show.

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Biography

Luke Hayman: Cover Model

ADC Annual Awards Publication Design Jury Chair discusses magazines in a digital world.

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Biography

Tosh Hall: Cultural by Design

"Impeccable craft is a given - cultural impact is a win."

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Biography


ADC 99th Annual Awards Entry Showcase

  • Company: W.W. Norton / New York + Laywan Kwan / Brooklyn
    Client: Liveright Publishing
    Title: The World Doesn't Require You
  • Company: Amazon Prime Video / Santa Monica + Tool / Santa Monica
    Client: Amazon Prime Video
    Title: Amazon Prime Video Experience at SDCC
  • Company: Sidewalk Studio / New York + NOIZE / New York
    Client: NOIZE (Noxs Inc)
    Title: CARE STORIES
  • Company: Michel Vrana / Toronto
    Client: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    Title: Gorgeous War
  • Company: T. S. Wendelstein (75W) / Berlin + Poetic Pastel Press / London
    Client: Poetic Pastel Press
    Title: Journal du Thé – Chapter 2
  • Company: Studio Bliink / Brighton
    Client: Shaw Contract
    Title: Shaw Contract - Smarter Impact
  • Company: Ditroit / Milano
    Client: Digital Design Days
    Title: Digital Design Days 2019 Trailer
  • Company: Delphys inc. / Tokyo + C3Film Co.,Ltd. / Tokyo
    Client: Toyota Motor Corporation
    Title: 60,000 Points of Environmental Destruction
  • Company: The Rare Form / Decatur
    Client: EVOLVh
    Title: EVOLVh Eco-Luxe Haircare
  • Company: Kathy Mueller Design / Philadelphia
    Client: Pink Boots Society, Philadelphia Chapter
    Title: Bold Women & Beer