Summit Awards – International Advertising Creative Award recognizing creativity from less-than-huge agencies.


Honoring the best web, design, video, advertising, interactive,

mobile & social marketing from creative agencies worldwide.


24-Years Recognizing and Celebrating Exceptional Creativity.

2018 Top Summit Creative Award Winners

July 13, 2018

Art Fresh Inc. – Best of Show Redesign

Art Fresh Inc. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island– Canada Category: Complete Rebrand/Redesign Title: Rupture Seal Client: The Rupture Seal Company Award: Best of Show Redesign In 2017, […]
July 13, 2018

Tango Creative Group – Best of Show Campaign

Tango Creative Group Windsor, Ontario – Canada Category: Print Advertising B2B Campaign Title: “More in Every Drive” – Volkswagen of America – Best of Show Campaign VW […]
July 7, 2018

Shung Shung – Best of Show Design

Shung Shung Chicago, IL – United States Category: Package Design Title: 2017 Playing Card Collection Day Deck Client: Samsung Electronics Canada Award: Best of Show Design […]
July 13, 2018

Aasman Brand Communications – Best of Show Public Service

Aasman Brand Communications Whitehorse, Yukon – Canada Category: Public Service Campaign Title: Let’s make it easier Client: Yukon Government, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon, Child Development Centre […]
July 13, 2018

Agency 59 – Best of Show Video

Agency 59 Toronto, ON – Canada Category: Not-for-profit Video Title: National Cupcake Day Client: BCSPCA Award: Best of Show Video “We were asked by our not-for-profit […]
July 13, 2018
Summit Creative Award Best of Show Winner Rich Media

Rich Media – Best of Show Interactive

Rich Media Toronto, ON – Canada Category: Microsite Title: Samsung Tablet Selector Client: Samsung Electronics Canada Award: Best of Show Interactive In a technology crowded world […]
July 13, 2018

Emakina – Best of Show Industry Specific Marketing

Emakina Brussels – Belgium Category: Non-Profit Marketing Title: Feeding the Solidarity Client: Belgian Foodbanks – Voedselbanken – Banques Alimentaires Award: Best of Show Industry Specific Marketing In […]


2018 Summit Creative Award

Congratulations Winners

This year the Summit Creative Award celebrated its 24th year by spotlighting works created by small and mid-size marketing firms around the globe. This advertising award is widely recognized for its prestige worldwide and is a coveted honor to its award recipients. It serves as the industry benchmark of excellence.

Winners' Benefits:
1. Media Darling: Winning an award adds more value to connecting with the press and followers.
2. Boost Revenue: Studies reveal, of over 600 corporate award winners, winners had 37% more sales growth than non-winners.
3. More PR Exposure: All winners capitalize on earned buzz.
4. Attract Talent: Corporate awards validate your hiring stature among new recruits.

2018 Marketing Effectiveness Award

Call for Entries

Marketing and advertising are about creativity and effectively executing a client's objectives.

This competition gives your firm the opportunity to submit a strategy and constraints, paired with creative samples, to demonstrate the thinking behind your creative. With this insight, experienced industry professionals put themselves into the position of the target audience and determine to what degree the execution was effective in reaching its goal.

Early entry fees in effect.


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  • Marketing Effectiveness Award

    October 19, 2018 Entry Deadline
  • Emerging Media Award

    November 9, 2018 Entry Deadline
  • Summit Creative Award

    April 29, 2019 Entry Deadline

Award Programs








  • Lara August | Owner
    We are honored to receive this level of international recognition. So many other marketing and advertising awards are entirely subjective. The Summit MEAs are different because winners are selected based on results, which is also how we evaluate the effectiveness of the work we do for our clients.
    Lara August | Owner
    Robot Creative
  • Kevin Hourigan | President and CEO
    Winning a Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award is a serious accomplishment requiring demonstration of proven results.
    Kevin Hourigan | President and CEO
    Bayshore Solutions
  • Josh London | Chief Marketing Officer
    Winning a Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award is wonderful recognition of the successful work we’ve done to develop new branding that truly reflects IDG’s strengths globally.
    Josh London | Chief Marketing Officer
  • Stephanie Crockett | Senior Vice President
    We’re honored to receive a Silver Summit Award and elated that our work is being celebrated by our clients and the industry.
    Stephanie Crockett | Senior Vice President
    Eric Mower + Associates
  • Nicole Hanusek | Owner
    We are honored to accept this award, as it is a culmination of all of our hard work as a team. Go, team!
    Nicole Hanusek | Owner
    Smack Happy Design
  • Vintage Foster | President
    This was our first time winning a Summit Creative Award. We’re extremely honored to be awarded, for the competition in this awards program runs deep.
    Vintage Foster | President
    AMF Media Group
  • mirrored-media
    We are honored and thrilled by the recognition of this award. Working on this campaign was not only a great experience but also one that yielded some game-changing results. We can't wait to go back at it.
    Justin Lefkovitch | Founder and CEO
    Mirrored Media

Summit Award Winners

2017 Summit Creative Award


Signage 32 MARS / Quebec, Ontario – Canada Title: “Outdoor yoga” – Best of Show Print

Agency 59

Integrated Campaign – Consumer Agency 59 / Toronto, Ontario – Canada Title: “Silk’n not shaven” – Best of Show Campaign


Ambient/Environmental SOMMER+SOMMER Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg – Germany Title: “PEFC Forest of Wishes” – Judges Choice

BANG! creative – strategy by design

Logo Design BANG! creative – strategy by design / Milton, Ontario – Canada Title: “Norris Electrical Logo” – Best of Show Design

AdMaki Creative

Complete Rebrand/Redesign AdMaki Creative / Bragg Creek, Alberta – Canada Title: “Veritas” – Best of Show Redesign/Rebrand  

HeBS Digital

Travel/Tourism/Nature Website HeBS Digital / New York, NY – United States Title: “LUMA Hotel Times Square” – Best of Show Interactive Media

Up In The Sky NG

Online Campaign    Up In The Sky NG / Lagos – Nigeria Title: “World HIV Day Campaign” – Best of Show Public Service

blackjet inc

Brochure – Consumer blackjet inc / Toronto, Ontario – Canada Title: “Usocial” – Judges Choice

C-COM Group Inc.

Video $25,000+ C-COM Group Inc. / Miami, Florida – United States Title: “RECIPE” – Best of Show Broadcast

GuestCentric System

Travel/Tourism Website GuestCentric System / Alges, Lisboa – Portugal Client: Rest Hotel Playmouth Title: “Rest Hotel Playmouth Website” – Visionary Winners


Product/Service Video Kingspoke / Portland, ME – USA Client: Sterling Title: “Sterling Rope FCX” – Visionary Winner

Modo Modo Agency

Multi-Media Campaign Modo Modo Agency / Atlanta, GA – USA Title: “Get Unblocked with Unblocks” – Visionary Winner


Branded Content Mustard / Prague – Czech Republic Client:  European Bike Stealing Championships Title: “Bike Stealing 2015” – Visionary Winner

Orlando Magic

B2C App Orlando Magic / Orlando, FL – USA Title: “Orlando Magic App” – Visionary Winner


Consumer Integrated Campaign Pencilvent / Kuwait City, Safat – Kuwait Client: Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST) Title: “Student Recruitment Campaign” – Visionary Winner


Best User Experience Pro-Ject / Chicago, IL – USA Client: Anheuser-Busch, InBev Title: “4D Immersive Virtual Reality St. Louis Budweiser” – Visionary Winner

Rich Media

Finance Video Rich Media / Toronto, ON – Canada Client Scotiabank Title: “Pre-Authorized Contributions Custom Video” – Visionary Winner

Rotor Studios

Consumer Video Rotor Studios / Bangkok – Thailand Client: Toyota Japan Title: “Toyota Prius – Beyond Possible” – Visionary Winner

Sammons Retirement Solutions Inc.

Financial Sammons Retirement Solutions Inc. / Sioux Falls, SD – USA Title: “No Brown M&Ms” – Best of Category Sammons Retirement Solutions The campaign resulted in nearly $14 […]


Government Marketing Utah.Gov / Salt Lake City, UT – USA Title: “Utah.Gov Alexa Skill” – Best of Category Client: The State of Utah The objective is for drivers […]

watermark marketing management

Print Advertising watermark marketing management / Dubai, Dubai – UAE Title: “Microsoft Anti Piracy Campaign” – Best of Category Client: Microsoft The creatives themselves were to be […]

Wilde Agency

Industry Self Promotion Wilde Agency / Westwood, MA – USA Title: “MindCamp Beta” – Best of Category Site traffic: 2,173 visitors, Open Rate: 23.65%, Conversion Rate: 10.03%, Percentage […]

watermark marketing management

Business to Business – Collateral Materials watermark marketing management / Dubai, Dubai – UAE Title: “GEMTEC Expansion direct mailer” – Best of Category Client: GE The desired […]


Online Advertising and Marketing Catalyst / Newton, MA – USA Title: “Driving Reach, Surpassing Goals” Best of Category Client: COVERGIRL Catalyst used paid search to drive awareness […]


Healthcare/Medicine    ChappellRoberts / Tampa, FL – USA Title: “Doc1st ER” – Best of Category Client: Florida Hospital Original objective: to add 15,000 ER visits in 2015 over […]

Comas Interactive

Broadcast Advertising   Comas Interactive / Seoul, Republic of Korea Title: “How do you make a premium ice cream?” – Best of Category Client: Binggrae From the point when […]

Context Creative

Public Service/Advocacy Context Creative / Toronto, ON – Canada Title: “Electrical Safety Campaign” – Best of Category Client: Toronto Hydro Public service campaigns tend to be dry, serious and […]