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Extended Deadline!

The 2014 Advertising & Interactive Awards deadline has been extended until April 24!  Don't miss your chance at increased exposure in print and online.

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Student Awards

Get noticed by the pros! The 2014 Student Awards are now open and accepting entries until Friday, May 16.






The 2014 Design Awards will begin accepting submissions on February 10, 2014 with a deadline of March 21, 2014


The Applied Arts Awards programs are an invaluable opportunity to promote your work to an audience of the best and brightest of our industry, as well as potential clients. With our two decades of awards experience, the Applied Arts Awards are one of the industry's most prestigious recognitions of creative excellence.


Winners and their winning work receive extensive media exposure:


  • In the highly-anticipated annual July/August Design Awards issue, complete with full credits. This gorgeous reference is kept and read by the Applied Arts readership of 46,000.
  • On the very popular Design Winners gallery, which attracts more than 300,000 visitors annually, as well as the Applied Arts Awards Archive, featuring 10+ years of winning work.
  • At the well-attended Winners' Exhibit in Toronto, where AACE Winners will be announced in an evening of suspense and celebration.
  • Lastly, all winners will receive a suitable-for-framing Applied Arts Winners Certificate, an enduring testament to your accomplishment.


The Judging Process:



Each entry is judged by an independent panel of highly regarded industry professionals and experts, based on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use. Discussion is not permitted and judges cannot vote on their own work. 


For a detailed look at our 2014 Design Judges, click here


Entry Fees:


For a full list of categories and entry fees, click here.


Check out the 2013 Design Awards Winners in their online gallery.


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