Advertising Age has invited young creatives from all over the world to design a cover for Ad Age’s June 10th issue and will award the winner a free trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
In the spirit of Cannes’ own ‘Young Lions’ competition, Ad Age’s Cover Competition is open to agency creatives aged 30 and under. The idea is to inspire young creatives to join important industry gatherings and help elevate those who are still junior in the business – and as such are unlikely to have their agencies foot the bill for a trip to the South of France at this point in their careers.
The brief is to design a cover that the contestants believe encapsulates the meaning of creativity in 2013.
Entries must be original. Students and professionals from all disciplines can take part. Entry is free and contestants can submit more than one entry. Submissions will be judged by Ad Age and Creativity editorial staff. Winners will be notified in mid-May 2013. Ad Age will announce a number of finalists, but one winner, which can be a creative duo.
In the past, this competition has drawn hundreds of submissions from more than 50 countries. Winners have hailed from Vietnam, India and the US.
Click here to find out how to participate.