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, One Show Design or One Show Interactive annual with printed list of members.
  • Free subscription to one. a magazine, our quarterly journal written by creative people about the creative process and access to one. a magazine online.
  • A 10% discount in our online store, including orders of additional Pencils and Merit Awards Certificates.
  • Discounted tickets to all of our award shows, including The One Show and The Creative Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
  • Free or discounted admission to various other One Club events throughout the year.
  • Online display of your work in our Portfolio and Showcase website sections along with the opportunity to be featured in our newsletters and social media outlets.
  • Members-only portfolio review for student and junior professional members.
  • Invitation to annual member meeting with the board of directors.
  • 20% + discount at The Carlton Hotel in NYC.
  • Complimentary visa letter upon request.
  • Full access to our One Show online archives.
  • The opportunity to vote on The One Club's board of directors.

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 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, WHERE 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. With entries from over 125 schools across 22 countries in 2013 alone, and celebrated each year at Creative Week, Young Ones 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 Bootcamps

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.