ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

01. Print (Single)
Best standalone ad placed in a print publication (newspaper, magazine, etc.)

02. Print (Series)
Best ad series placed in a print publication (newspaper, magazine, etc.)

03. Outdoor (Single)
Best out-of-home ad single (Billboard, Transit, Airport, etc.)

04. Outdoor (Series)
Best out-of-home ad series (Billboard, Transit, Airport, etc.)

05. Communications
Best corporate marketing or communications (newsletter, eblast, media release, etc.)

06. Direct Marketing
Best print or digital marketing piece that communicates directly with the recipient (invitation, publication, mailer, flyer, etc.)

07. Public Service Announcement
Best public service announcement (television, radio, print, outdoor, online, etc.)

08. Campaign of the Year
Best campaign that uses a minimum of three advertising mediums to promoted a product, service or brand  

AUDIO / VIDEO

09. Radio (Single)
Best radio single

10. Radio (Series)
Best radio series

11. Original Sound Design
Best music, jingle or effect used in a communication

12. Broadcast under $20,000 (Single or Series)
Best television single or series produced for under $20,000

13. Broadcast over $20,000 (Single or Series)
Best television single or series produced for over $20,000

14. Non-Broadcast
Best specialty, cinema, online or product / service video

15. Broadcast / Non-Broadcast (Made in Manitoba)
Best locally produced broadcast or non-broadcast commercial or video

 

DESIGN

16. Poster (Single or Series)
Best poster single or series

17. Illustration
Best illustration used in a communication

18. Logo / Wordmark
Best new or redesigned logo or wordmark

19. Brand Identity
Best new or redesigned brand identity (logo/wordmark, typography, colour palette, graphic elements, collateral, etc.)

20. Corporate Publication Design
Best design for a corporate communication vehicle or literary piece, print or online (annual report, corporate brochure, etc.)

21. Consumer Publication Design
Best design for a consumer-facing communication vehicle or literary piece, print or online (magazine, book, etc.)

22. Packaging Design
Best design for a consumer product, service or brand (transport, distribution, consumer good, etc.)

 

INTERACTIVE

23. Website
Best website that promotes a product, service or brand

24. Microsite
Best website that supports campaign-specific marketing activities

25. Banner Ad (Static)
Best static online ad single or series

26. Banner Ad (Interactive)
Best interactive online ad single or series

27. Game or Application
Best game or application used to promote a product, service or brand

28. Social Media
Best use of social media to enhance an advertising campaign

29. Animation or Motion Graphics
Best animation or motion graphics used in a communication

 

EVERYTHING ELSE

30. Photography
Best photography used in a communication

31. Tradeshow Booth
Best tradeshow booth design

32. Experiential
Best in-person marketing where a consumer interacts with a product, service or brand (installation, ambient, guerilla, etc.)

33. Self Promotion
Best digital or print self-promotional piece

34. Student
Best advertising, design or multimedia created by a student

35. Things That Didn’t Fly
Best execution for a product, service or brand that was never produced

36. People’s Choice
This category is judged the night of the event

 

 

2016 Signature Awards

2015 Signature Awards +

2014 Signature Awards +

2013 Signature Awards +

2012 Signature Awards +

2011 Signature Awards +