Join the One Club's international creative community

The One Club members become part of an international community that stands behind our mission to champion excellence in creative advertising and design in all its forms.

Beyond supporting creativity, education and diversity in our industry, a membership in The One Club confers many other benefits for professionals that include:

  • Complimentary One Show annual, featuring all of the Pencil and Merit winners from The One Show.
  • Subscription to ONE. A MAGAZINE, our journal written by creative people about the creative process.
  • 10% discount in our online store, including orders of additional One Show Pencils and Merit Award Certificates.
  • Online display of work in our Portfolio and Showcase website sections along with the opportunity to be featured in our newsletters and social media outlets.
  • Discounted tickets to the One Show and Creative Week.
  • Full access to the One Show online archives.
  • The opportunity to vote on The One Club's board of directors.
  • Members-only portfolio review for student and junior professional members.
  • Invitation to annual member meeting with the board of directors.
  • Free or discounted admission to various One Club events throughout the year.
  • 20%+ discount at The Carlton Hotel in NYC.

Without the assistance of our membership many of The One Club's signature events simply would not be possible. Here is just a sampling of the events produced with the generous support of our valued members:

Art & Copy

Produced by The One Club, this Emmy-award winning documentary film on the evolution of advertising aired on the PBS TV program Independent Lens.

The Creative unConference

This annual event held during The One Club's Creative Week has become one of our industry's most anticipated conferences of the year.

Here Are All the Black People

The One Club's annual creative career fair, Here Are All the Black People takes place yearly in New York City. The event is open to students, professionals looking for a career change to the advertising industry and, of course, present industry creatives who are looking to give back and meet, engage with and hire new, diverse talent.

Young Ones

The One Show Young Ones Competition offers students across the globe the opportunity to compete for cash prizes and a coveted One Show Pencil. Celebrated each year at Creative Week, the Young Ones Competition exists to recognize "the best of the best" of creative students.

Creative Week

Our annual celebration of creativity in advertising, design, digital media and the arts which has been proclaimed an annual city-wide event the second week in May by the Office of the Mayor.

The Creative Hall of Fame

Our Creative Hall of Fame salutes and celebrates the work and lives of the talented creatives who helped form our industry.

Creative Boot Camps

A hallmark of our diversity initiative, Creative Boot Camps reach out to students of multicultural backgrounds who may not be aware of advertising or design as a viable career option.

Creative Leaders Retreat

The Creative Leaders Retreat is a two-day event that provides attendees with the practical knowledge required to run a creative agency or department. Executive-level creative leaders serve as mentors, in small groups and one-on-one sessions, to facilitate leadership development.