The final entry deadline for the 9thAD STARS Awards closes in one week’s time: Wednesday15th June 2016.
AD STARS is the only global advertising festival to reward two US$10,000 cash prizes to its Grand Prix of the Year winners. It is free to enter AD STARS, although this year for the first time there is an entry fee attached to the Integrated category.
Based in Busan, South Korea, AD STARS is the biggest advertising festival in Asia by virtue of the fact that it is open to everyone including advertising professionals, production companies, students and non-professionals.
Entries to AD STARS can be submitted online at any time of the year, however only those entries received prior to 15thJune will be in the running to win Grand Prix, Gold, Silver or Bronze medals at the AD STARS awards on 27th August 2016.
The AD STARS awards will conclude the 9th AD STARS festival, a three-day festival of ideas and creativity that will run from 25th – 27th August 2016 in Busan, South Korea.
“There are a lot of advertising festivals globally, but AD STARS is unique because it is free to enter, which makes it very democratic – every agency and production company of any size can afford to enter. This year, we’re hoping to receive 20,000 entries from 70 countries,” says Eui Ja Lee, Co-chairperson of the AD STARS Executive Committee.
Co-chairperson Hwan Jin Choi says: “Another thing that sets AD STARS apart is our US$10,000 cash prizes for Grand Prix of the Year. At AD STARS, we truly believe creativity can build brands, and change lives. By offering two cash prizes, we hope to support the industry to continually raise the benchmark for ideas and innovation.”
To enter the AD STARS 2016 before 15th June, go to the Ad Stars website.