53rd Annual
American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting almost 40,000 entries every year in local competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

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Save the Dates!

How-To Workshop: Monday, December 2, 2019
The Atrium, PPCC Centennial Campus
Early Bird Deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019
Final Deadline and Dropoff: Friday, January 10, 2020
Tap Traders
3104 North Nevada Avenue, #100
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
American Advertising Awards Gala: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Ent Center for the Arts
5225 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

New Categories for 2019:

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Corporate Social Responsibility advertising has a goal for raising the public’s awareness of social, ethical and/or environmental issues leading to a positively enhanced corporate image. Corporate Social Responsibility advertising should have a combination of both social marketing with the intent to persuade consumers to adopt behaviors advocated by social, ethical, or environmental cause and corporate image advertising. All Corporate Social Responsibility advertising must be entered in these categories and does not qualify in any other. Individual elements of Corporate Social Responsibility advertising may be entered into the Elements of Advertising categories for judging, but note there is no specific Corporate Social Responsibility category.

Pro Bono: Pro bono advertising has as its goal the improvement of the public’s health, education and/or welfare. Advertising work done for non-profit social organizations or causes, charities or NGOs designated as a non-profit and exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501(c)(3) or similar section of the United States Internal Revenue Code should be entered in a Pro Bono category. All Pro Bono advertising must be entered in these categories and does not qualify in any other. Individual elements of Pro Bono advertising may be entered into the Elements of Advertising categories for judging, but note there is no specific Pro Bono category. Please Note: Pro Bono entries and Pro Bono Elements of Advertising entries are not eligible for Best of Show consideration.

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