Summit Awards – International Advertising Creative Award recognizing creativity from less-than-huge agencies.


Honoring the best web, design, video, advertising, interactive,

mobile & social marketing from creative agencies worldwide.


24-Years Recognizing and Celebrating Exceptional Creativity.

2018 Top Summit Creative Award Winners

July 20, 2018

Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Co. – Judges Choice

Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Co. Chicago IL – USA Category: Poster Title: State Of Relief – PBJ Sandwich Client: Cresco Labs Award: Judges Choice
July 7, 2018

Shung Shung – Best of Show Design

Shung Shung Chicago, IL – United States Category: Package Design Title: 2017 Playing Card Collection Day Deck Client: Samsung Electronics Canada Award: Best of Show Design […]
July 13, 2018

Art Fresh Inc. – Best of Show Redesign

Art Fresh Inc. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island– Canada Category: Complete Rebrand/Redesign Title: Rupture Seal Client: The Rupture Seal Company Award: Best of Show Redesign RuptureSeal™ is […]
July 13, 2018
Summit Creative Award Best of Show Winner Rich Media

Rich Media – Best of Show Interactive

Rich Media Toronto, ON – Canada Category: Microsite Title: Samsung Tablet Selector Client: Samsung Electronics Canada Award: Best of Show Interactive In a technology crowded world […]
July 13, 2018

Aasman Brand Communications – Best of Show Public Service

Aasman Brand Communications Whitehorse, Yukon – Canada Category: Public Service Campaign Title: Let’s make it easier Client: Yukon Government, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon, Child Development Centre […]
July 13, 2018

Emakina – Best of Show Industry Specific Marketing

Emakina Brussels – Belgium Category: Non-Profit Marketing Title: Feeding the Solidarity Client: Belgian Foodbanks – Voedselbanken – Banques Alimentaires Award: Best of Show Industry Specific Marketing In […]
July 13, 2018

Tango Creative Group – Best of Show Campaign

Tango Creative Group Windsor, Ontario – Canada Category: Print Advertising B2B Campaign Title: “More in Every Drive” – Volkswagen of America – Best of Show Campaign VW […]
July 13, 2018

Agency 59 – Best of Show Video

Agency 59 Toronto, ON – Canada Category: Not-for-profit Video Title: National Cupcake Day Client: BCSPCA Award: Best of Show Video “We were asked by our not-for-profit […]
July 20, 2018

Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Co. – Judges Choice

Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Co. Chicago IL – USA Category: Poster Title: State Of Relief – Pool Client: Cresco Labs Award: Judges Choice


2018 Call for Entries

Marketing and advertising are about creativity and effectively executing a client's objectives.

This competition gives your firm the opportunity to submit a strategy and constraints, paired with creative samples, to demonstrate the thinking behind your creative. With this insight, experienced industry professionals put themselves into the position of the target audience and determine to what degree the execution was effective in reaching its goal.

Early entry fees in effect.

2018 Call for Entries

This award identifies the Visionaries, Innovators, and Leaders that are pushing the bounds of the communication badlands. Prove your standing on the global stage by introducing new methods, techniques and audience involvement.

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  • Marketing Effectiveness Award

    October 19, 2018 Entry Deadline
  • Emerging Media Award

    November 9, 2018 Entry Deadline
  • Summit Creative Award

    April 29, 2019 Entry Deadline

Award Programs








  • Lara August | Owner
    We are honored to receive this level of international recognition. So many other marketing and advertising awards are entirely subjective. The Summit MEAs are different because winners are selected based on results, which is also how we evaluate the effectiveness of the work we do for our clients.
    Lara August | Owner
    Robot Creative
  • Kevin Hourigan | President and CEO
    Winning a Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award is a serious accomplishment requiring demonstration of proven results.
    Kevin Hourigan | President and CEO
    Bayshore Solutions
  • Josh London | Chief Marketing Officer
    Winning a Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award is wonderful recognition of the successful work we’ve done to develop new branding that truly reflects IDG’s strengths globally.
    Josh London | Chief Marketing Officer
  • Stephanie Crockett | Senior Vice President
    We’re honored to receive a Silver Summit Award and elated that our work is being celebrated by our clients and the industry.
    Stephanie Crockett | Senior Vice President
    Eric Mower + Associates
  • Nicole Hanusek | Owner
    We are honored to accept this award, as it is a culmination of all of our hard work as a team. Go, team!
    Nicole Hanusek | Owner
    Smack Happy Design
  • Vintage Foster | President
    This was our first time winning a Summit Creative Award. We’re extremely honored to be awarded, for the competition in this awards program runs deep.
    Vintage Foster | President
    AMF Media Group
  • mirrored-media
    We are honored and thrilled by the recognition of this award. Working on this campaign was not only a great experience but also one that yielded some game-changing results. We can't wait to go back at it.
    Justin Lefkovitch | Founder and CEO
    Mirrored Media

Summit Award Winners

Up In The Sky NG

Online Campaign    Up In The Sky NG / Lagos – Nigeria Title: “World HIV Day Campaign” – Best of Show Public Service

blackjet inc

Brochure – Consumer blackjet inc / Toronto, Ontario – Canada Title: “Usocial” – Judges Choice

C-COM Group Inc.

Video $25,000+ C-COM Group Inc. / Miami, Florida – United States Title: “RECIPE” – Best of Show Broadcast

Heins Creative, Inc.

Campaign – Industry Self-Promotion Heins Creative, Inc. / Billings, Montana – United States Title: “Lexiconography 2016 Calendar” – Best of Show Industry Self-promotion

Marketing Strategies & Solutions

Specialty Item Marketing Strategies & Solutions / London, Ontario – Canada Title: “2017 Calendar: Pictures in the Yard” – Judges Choice

RED, Inc. Communications

Government Marketing RED, Inc. Communications / Idaho Falls, Idaho – United States Title: “Future Forests of the Northern United States” – Best of Show Industry Specific Marketing

Mindshape Creative Brand Marketing

Print Advertising – Business to Business Campaign Mindshape Creative Brand Marketing / Oakville, Ontario – Canada Title: “Kruger Products Air Dryer Positioning Campaign” – Judges Choice
2017 Summit Creative Award


Signage 32 MARS / Quebec, Ontario – Canada Title: “Outdoor yoga” – Best of Show Print

Agency 59

Integrated Campaign – Consumer Agency 59 / Toronto, Ontario – Canada Title: “Silk’n not shaven” – Best of Show Campaign

Rich Media

Finance Video Rich Media / Toronto, ON – Canada Client Scotiabank Title: “Pre-Authorized Contributions Custom Video” – Visionary Winner

Rotor Studios

Consumer Video Rotor Studios / Bangkok – Thailand Client: Toyota Japan Title: “Toyota Prius – Beyond Possible” – Visionary Winner


Social Media Campaign   Social Media Campaign / New York, NY – USA Client: Skype Title: “Skype Fit” – Visionary Winner


Experiential Marketing AARP / Washington, DC – USA Title: “Over 40? No donuts for you.” – Visionary Winner


Outdoor BLACK / Toronto, ON – Canada Client: Billy Bishop Airport Title: “Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport DOOH Platform” – Visionary Winner

Cineplex Digital Media

Best Use of Animation/Motion Graphics Cineplex Digital Media / London, ON – Canada Client: Bank of Montreal Title: “BMO Inclusion” – Visionary Winner

Dashe & Thomson, Inc.

Interactive Training Program Dashe & Thomson, Inc. / Minneapolis, MN – USA Client: Hormel Foods Title: “Brand Learning Center” – Visionary Winner

Deloitte – Chicago

Interactive Display/POP Deloitte – Chicago / Chicago, IL – USA Client: Deloitte Title: “Twitter Vending Machine” – Visionary Winner


Education Website Finalsite / Glastonbury, CT – USA Client: Western Academy of Beijing Title: “WAB Website” – Visionary Winner


Online Advertising and Marketing Catalyst / Newton, MA – USA Title: “Driving Reach, Surpassing Goals” Best of Category Client: COVERGIRL Catalyst used paid search to drive awareness […]


Healthcare/Medicine    ChappellRoberts / Tampa, FL – USA Title: “Doc1st ER” – Best of Category Client: Florida Hospital Original objective: to add 15,000 ER visits in 2015 over […]

Comas Interactive

Broadcast Advertising   Comas Interactive / Seoul, Republic of Korea Title: “How do you make a premium ice cream?” – Best of Category Client: Binggrae From the point when […]

Context Creative

Public Service/Advocacy Context Creative / Toronto, ON – Canada Title: “Electrical Safety Campaign” – Best of Category Client: Toronto Hydro Public service campaigns tend to be dry, serious and […]

Deloitte – Arlington

Video Deloitte – Arlington / Arlington, VA – USA Title: “Making an Impact that Matters: Building a lasting legacy” – Best of Category Client: Deloitte With this campaign’s […]

Guzel Sanatlar Reklamcilik

Website Guzel Sanatlar Reklamcilik / Turkiye, Istanbul – Turkey Title: “Queen Central Park Website” – Best of Category Client: Sinpas Gyo Istanbul’s high-income residents and city workers. People from […]
Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic

Integrated/Mixed Media/Ad Campaign Orlando Magic / Orlando, FL – USA Title: “Pure Magic Tip-Off Presented by Chase” – Best of CategoryClient: Orland Magic Both games sold out and […]

Sammons Retirement Solutions Inc.

Financial Sammons Retirement Solutions Inc. / Sioux Falls, SD – USA Title: “No Brown M&Ms” – Best of Category Sammons Retirement Solutions The campaign resulted in nearly $14 […]


Government Marketing Utah.Gov / Salt Lake City, UT – USA Title: “Utah.Gov Alexa Skill” – Best of Category Client: The State of Utah The objective is for drivers […]