Ad Award Show Winners

Last summer we looked at a few awards shows that advertisers can submit their creative work to. Let’s take a look at some of the winners of this year’s shows.

Cannes Lions, International Festival of Creativity

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity show was recently held in Cannes, France June 19-June 23, 2023.  It is an annual prestigious advertising award show.

Google describes the festival this way, “Cannes Lions: The International Festival of Creativity – has been championing creative excellence since 1954 with the goal of providing a global destination and the definitive benchmark for creativity that drives progress.”

The Cannes’ site states that they have “been bringing the creative communications industry together every year at its one-of-a-kind event in Cannes to learn, network and celebrate.”

To view the current winners (your competitors?) click here.

Here is the The Grand Prix for TV/Cinema Film: Sectors-Consumer goods

Relax, It’s IPhone-R.I.P Leon Apple

There were many other winners from memorable brands like Ikea, Uber Eats, Levi, Ocean Spray, Skittles, Peta, Nike, General Motors, Netflix, Adidas, and McDonalds.

The Emmy Awards for Commercials

The Emmy’s give out an Outstanding Commercial award for ads that are between :30 and :120 seconds in length. The awards are announced in the Fall so this mention is for the 2022 winner.

•Gold winner 2022-Teenage Dream-Sandy Hook Promise

The One Show

According to The One Show’s website it is “…the world’s most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.”

The winner of the 50th One Show 2023 is

•Best of Show, The Greatest, Apple

The One Club, San Diego

There are also local Advertising Clubs in major markets. (If you don’t know about your local area’s club contact AAF) The San Diego Ad Club, The One Club, has an annual awards show. 

The award show is in November. At this time, there is no news about winners from 2022.