April

Die Klappe

Die Klappe

Die Klappe honours TV, digital and cinema ads from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, along with a PR competition and youth prize.

14.04.2016
Hamburg, Germany
www.dieklappe.de

May

D&AD Awards

D&AD Awards

D&AD has been building a creative community since 1962. Their ‘Pencil’ awards are highly prestigious in the UK industry.

19.05.2016
London, United Kingdom
www.dandad.org

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September

Spikes Asia

Spikes Asia

Resulting from the cooperation between the Lions festival and Haymarket, Spikes Asia is a quality label for the Asian advertising industry.

21.09.2016 - 23.09.2016
Singapore, Singapore
www.spikes.asia/home/

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October

Amsterdam eWeek

Amsterdam eWeek

Online marketers and tech companies come together with managers and entrepreneurs for a rich programme of events.

03.10.2016 - 08.10.2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
www.amsterdameweek.com

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November

The Lovie Awards

The Lovie Awards

Pan-European award honoring the best of the Internet, including online ads, websites, and videos.

November 2016
London, Great Britain
lovieawards.eu/

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November

GWA Effie Awards

GWA Effie Awards

One of the top accolades for advertisers, the Effies are awarded for effective and proven marketing.

03.11.2016
Frankfurt , Germany
www.gwa.de

April

ADC Germany

ADC Germany

A key moment in the German advertising calendar, the ADC awards received about 2,500 submissions last year.

20.04.2016 - 24.04.2016
Hamburg, Germany
www.adc.de/

May

NYF Advertising Awards

NYF Advertising Awards

NYF’s prestigious show will be held this year in the spectacular Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall.

19.05.2016
New York, USA
www.newyorkfestivals.com

September

Clio Awards

Clio Awards

Honoring excellence in sports-, music-, fashion-, ­entertainment-, and health-care-advertising, this is one of the most important award shows of the year.

28.09.2016
New York City, USA
www.clioawards.com

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October

Digital Dinner Amsterdam

Digital Dinner Amsterdam

Senior professionals from top agencies, start-ups and brands share a banquet along with a feast of learning.

06.10.2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
www.digitaldinneramsterdam.nl

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November

TEDxAmsterdam

TEDxAmsterdam

An independent, local version of TED, the famous event for inspiring, bite-sized talks. Register for the chance to be invited.

November 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tedx.amsterdam

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November

The Red Dot Award

The Red Dot Award

The Communication Design stream of the Red Dot is given in the stunning surroundings of Berlin’s Konzerthaus.  

04.11.2016
Berlin, Germany
www.red-dot.org

April

Spotlight

Spotlight

The advertising film festival spotlight is one of the most important honors in Germany for film and TV commercials. In 2016 for the second time in Stuttgart.

29.04.2016 - 30.04.2016
Stuttgart , Germany
www.spotlight-festival.de/

July

SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH

The world’s premier annual conference on computer ­graphics and interactive techniques. Get your geek on!

24.07.2016 - 28.07.2016
Anaheim, USA
www.siggraph.org

October

Golden Drum

Golden Drum

This international festival honours advertising from “New Europe” countries like Czech Republic, Israel and Tajikistan.

October 2016
Portorož , Slovenia
www.goldendrum.com

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October

Dutch Design Week

Dutch Design Week

Northern Europe’s biggest design event brings creations of thousands of designers to swarms of visitors.

22.10.2016 - 30.10.2016
Amsterdam (tbc), The Netherlands

November

Directors Lounge

Directors Lounge

A platform for directors to present their work to the German market, with key industry personnel in attendance.

November 2016
Düsseldorf, Germany
www.regielounge.de

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November

Epica Awards

Epica Awards

Journalists award Epica’s marcom industry prizes, giving it an independent flavour. Look out for this year’s host city.

17.11.2016
Venue TBC, Venue TBC
www.epica-awards.com

May

The One Show

The One Show

Champions and promotes excellence in advertising and design in all its forms. The award show is part of the „Creative Week“.

09.05.2016 - 13.05.2016
New York City, USA
www.oneshow.org

September

LEAD Awards

LEAD Awards

In terms of media and communication, this is one of the real go-to festivals in Germany – complete with award shows, exhibitions, and expert panel.

07.09.2016
Hamburg, Germany
www.leadacademy.de/

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October

ADC*E

ADC*E

The Art Directors Club of Europe honors the best works from the world of advertising and design – the Champions League for European campaigns.

October 2016
Ibiza, Spain
www.adceurope.org

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November

London International Awards

London International Awards

This worldwide award honours excellence across fields like advertising, digital, design—and, new this year, “verbal identity”.

November 2016
London, UK
www.liaawards.com

November

Ciclope Festival

Ciclope Festival

The Ciclope Festival is devoted to the craftsmanship behind moving images in advertisements.

03.11.2016 - 09.11.2016
Berlin, Deutschland
www.ciclopefestival.com/

November

Eurobest

Eurobest

Eurobest celebrates Europe’s rich diversity with events and awards hitting categories from film and design to healthcare.

30.11.2016 - 02.12.2016
Rome, Italy
www.eurobest.com

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