Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Advertising >> Article

Ad Age's Global Cover Contest Could Be Your Ticket to Cannes

22-April-2011
Font Size   16
Share
Ad Age's Global Cover Contest Could Be Your Ticket to Cannes

Think you have what it takes to inspire a world of marketers?

Advertising Age is inviting young creatives from all over the world to design a global-themed cover for its June 13 issue -- and will award the winner a free trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

To celebrate the global issue Ad Age publishes each June, which focuses on the international advertising and marketing scene, multinational marketers and their strategies and how brands connect with consumers in regions around the world, Ad Age welcomes cover ideas from creatives age 30 or younger. Entries must convey a global theme, be original work and, of course, be excellent. Students and professionals from all disciplines are welcome to enter. There is no cost to enter, and you are free to submit more than one entry.

To find out how to participate, see the call for entries for Ad Age's second annual Global Cover Contest at www.adage.com/globalcovercompetition [https://amiga.adage.com/globalcovercompetition/]. The final deadline is Friday, May 6, 2011.

The design must incorporate a cover for the print edition of Ad Age, although submissions are not limited to the printed page and can include digital ideas, too. It can riff of the commonalities people share the world over, the way technology has bridged cultures and continents or the role of brands as they seek to enter new markets. The only criteria is the subject must be global in nature and the work must be good.

The winning design will appear on the cover of the June 13 issue of Ad Age, which will be distributed at the Cannes Lions festival, as well as on AdAge.com and Creativity-Online.com. The cover design will be featured on a billboard prominently displayed on the Croisette Boulevard in Cannes during the festival, June 19-25. And the winner will attend and be toasted at an exclusive cocktail party at the Majestic Hotel during Cannes week.

Last year’s first-ever cover contest drew 220 entries from all around the world. See the 2010 winning entry [http://adage.com/article/news/young-creatives-design-ad-age-s-global-cover/144342/], and the creative duo behind it

Tags

Vinik Karnik, Business Head - ESP Properties, talked about what went into conceptualising the first edition of the entertainment marketing report, Showbiz

Rahul Jhamb, Brand Head, Forever 21, on how the fast fashion brand always stays on the pulse of latest marketing trends

Heavy spends on OOH and print sum up this year’s ad spends of YLG Salon

Baba Ramdev brought his sharp wits for an interview with e4m where he promised to disrupt more markets and spoke about he the way he created a brand through consistent and selfless work

Heavy spends on OOH and print sum up this year’s ad spends of YLG Salon

Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer, Diageo India, gives us a peek into the marketing strategy for McDowell’s No 1 Soda, its creation of ‘No 1 Yaari Jam,’ their own set of 4Ps and importance of content

Prior to joining Madison PR in 2012 Chaudhary was Group President Corporate Communications at Reliance Industries Limited.