The World’s Largest Advertising Competition
With over 60,000 entries annually, the ADDY® Awards are the world’s largest and arguably toughest advertising competition. The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes, and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the world. The American Advertising Federation hosts the ADDY® Awards through its 200 member advertising clubs and 15 districts. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.
AAF Baltimore has participated in the ADDY Awards competition for four decades. Our local competition showcases the great work being done in Baltimore and brings the advertising community together to celebrate it.
All Gold ADDY winners automatically move on to the District level. Silver winners have the option to forward Silvers onto District for judging or not.
Baltimore is part of District 2 which includes New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and D.C., and is some of the toughest competition in the country.
District Gold winners automatically move onto the National level, with Silver winners having the option to move on or not.
National ADDY winners are announced at the AAF National Conference in June.