ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 102nd year, these awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.

ADC100 Brand / Communication Design Jury

Dana James Mwangi

Founder; Branding and Website Consultant

Cheers Creative

Memphis, USA

From corporate employee to full-time entrepreneur, Dana’s career has evolved from being an in-house digital designer to brand strategist, speaker, and coach to creative professionals.

Dana wanted to highlight the businesses, artists, and organizations in her community. She founded Cheers Creative, a consultancy that provides industry leaders with clear brand messaging, brand design, and web design.

Since opening Cheers, Dana’s work, story, and writings about design and entrepreneurship have been featured and referenced in Essence, Forbes, AfroTech, and more. She also co-created and launched a 7-week branding accelerator that helped entrepreneurs nationwide create clear messaging, pivot their businesses, and increase profit during the COVID-19 pandemic.




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