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Everything You Need to Know

Categories and Price Guide
Learn about the 26 categories you can enter your work into.
Preparing Your Entries Guide
Find out how to get your entries all ready to go.
Everything You Need to Know
Read our T&Cs, eligibility criteria, 'how judging works' and FAQs.
So, What's New for This Year?
See what changes have been made to this year’s awards.

Why Enter

The D&AD Professional Awards recognise and celebrate creative excellence in advertising and design.

Rewarding beautiful ideas, brilliantly executed, D&AD is judged, respected and celebrated by the very best from around the world.

Recognised globally as the ultimate creative accolade, winning a D&AD Pencil remains the pinnacle of many careers.

Hard earned, but always revered, a D&AD Pencil is everything you’ve worked for. When it comes to winning an award, nothing matters more.

Three Easy Steps to Enter

1. Register

Register your details to create your account and begin preparing your entries. If you already have an account, you can skip this step.

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2. Prepare Entries

Download the guide to find out everything you need to know to prepare your entries, eligibility, judging criteria and how to enter.

Download the Guide

3. Enter

If you’re registered and know your category, entry criteria and formats for upload then you’re ready to enter the D&AD Professional Awards.

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Categories and Judges

Key Dates 2017

Get In Touch

Entry Queries
Contact D&AD Awards
+44 (0) 207 840 1111
Press Queries
Contact Elisa Barnard
+44 (0) 207 840 1131
Partnerships Queries
Contact Amanda Moorby
+44 (0) 207 840 1129
International Queries
Contact Holly Hall
+44 (0) 77 9861 0442

Keep Up To Date

Keep up to date with the latest creative interviews, articles and videos, as well as info on the latest D&AD Awards news.

It's the one that takes pride of place.

What are you waiting for? The D&AD Professional Awards 2017 are now open. Enter by 15 February 2017.

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