Effie Awards

The annual Effie Awards are presented to recognise the year’s most effective advertising and marketing communications campaigns. They celebrate the great ideas that achieve real results and the strategy that goes into creating them.

About the Effies

The Effie Awards honour the most significant achievement in advertising and marketing communications: effectiveness.

Introduced by the New York American Marketing Association in 1968, the Effie® Awards have since become recognised by advertisers and agencies as the pre-eminent award in the advertising industry. It is now held in 51 countries around the world with 2 regional programmes as well as a global competition.


2020 Key Dates

On-Time Call For Entries Close: Thursday, 11 June 2020

Extended & Final Deadline: Thursday, 25 June 2020

Round 1 Online Judging: Monday, 27 to Friday, 31 July 2020

Finalists Announced: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Round 2 Judging: Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Executive Judging Review: Monday, 21 September 2020

Awards Presentation: Friday, 30 October 2020


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