The American Advertising Awards

American Advertising Awards Call for Entries Now Open



FIVE…FOUR…THREE…TWO… Call For Entries has launched! Our Mission: To recognize and reward the spirit of creative excellence in advertising.

It’s time to submit your stellar creative from 2020 and take home galactic gold. Don’t forget, this galaxy doesn’t end with Columbus. When you enter this three-tier national competition, winning work from our local chapter moves on to District 5 awards, and those winners go to Nationals for a chance to land among the brightest stars in our industry.

So treat yourself to a freeze-dried ice cream sandwich and see what’s new in this year’s Official Rule & Category Book & Student Official Rule & Category Book.

EARLY CALL FOR ENTRIES: Submit by 5 p.m. EST on January 8, 2021

LATE CALL FOR ENTRIES: Submit by 5 p.m. EST on January 15, 2021

What’s new Happy Hour: Join us on December 10th from 5-5:45 p.m. to chat about changes for this year’s competition! Click here to RSVP and grab the Zoom link.

Zoom room office hours: January 8th & 15th from 3-5 p.m.

If you have questions in the meantime, contact


This year’s award show will be streamed directly to your device from cyberspace. But don’t worry, we’ve got some interstellar surprises that will rock your world. Polish your entries and keep your eyes on the horizon. More details are on the way.

DATE: Thursday, March 4


LOCATION: Your Couch


Need a refresh on what “Out Of This World” creative looks like? Peep the winning work from last year’s Show of Wonders 2020 Winner’s Book and check out photos from last year’s event.

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2020 American Advertising Awards

What an evening of astonishing feats advertising and creative curiosities! The Show of Wonders was a spectacle like none other! We look forward to seeing you next year and we’ve already begun planning!




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