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D&AD Professional Awards 2017

Extended deadline 1 March

What does it mean to win a D&AD Pencil?

We asked the mums of creatives from 4Creative, AlmapBBDO, DDB Spain, FCB Brasil, *S,C,P,F…, Somesuch, Sonny London, Turner Duckworth and Wolff Olins what it means to win a D&AD Pencil. See what they said about their Pencil-winning sons and daughters.

Have a campaign or design that you think deserves a D&AD Pencil?
Enter your work into the D&AD Professional Awards by 1 March.

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Everything You Need to Know

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

The D&AD Professional Awards recognise and celebrate creative excellence in advertising and design. Entering will put your work in front of our esteemed judging panel of top creative professionals from around the world.

Entering means your work could be displayed in the D&AD Festival exhibition in London, 25-27 April. Should you be successful, you and your team will also be able to celebrate at the spectacular D&AD Awards Ceremony, the finale event of D&AD Festival on 27 April.

And, of course, entering gives you the chance to win a D&AD Pencil, recognised globally as ultimate creative accolade and the pinnacle of many careers.

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Categories and Judges

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.

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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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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.

Is there an empty space on your trophy shelf?

Then what are you waiting for? The D&AD Professional Awards 2017 are now open. Enter by 1 March 2017.

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