ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.


Debbi Vandeven - JURY CHAIR

Global Chief Creative Officer


Kansas City

Debbi is the global chief creative officer at VML, a leading agency named to the 2016 and 2017 Ad Age Agency A-List. She was recently honored on Adweek’s Creative 100, and Business Insider included her on its list of the 30 Most Creative People in Advertising 2016.

Since joining VML in 2000, Debbi has fostered a collaborative creative environment that delivers innovative work across the connected consumer experience to clients around the world, including Absolut, Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, Electrolux, Ford, Gatorade, Kellogg, Mastercard, New Balance, PepsiCo, Sprint and Wendy’s.

Debbi has served on international award show juries, including ANDY Awards, Art Directors Club, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, CLIO Awards (2016 digital jury chair) and One Show Interactive.

In 2017, VML experienced its most awarded year to date, earning recognition from top international shows including 27 Lions and 26 shortlists at Cannes, ANDY Awards, Art Directors Club, CLIO Awards, Effie Awards, LIA, One Show, Spikes Asia, Webby Awards and more.




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