Leo Burnett Chicago, Serviceplan Munich Are Top Finalists For ADC 101st Annual Awards

The One Club

Apr 27, 2022

Leo Burnett Chicago leads the world with the most finalists entries for the ADC 101st Annual Awards, announced today by The One Club for Creativity.

All finalists will win either Gold, Silver or Bronze Cubes or Merits, to be announced on May 18 during Creative Week 2022.  

Leo Burnett Chicago has 30 finalists, 28 of which are for “The Lost Class” on behalf of Change the Ref.  Serviceplan Munich has 25 finalists, including 11 for Penny “The Wish” and four for Gruner+Jahr Deutschland “Dyslexia Unetided”.

Close behind is The New York Times Magazine with 24 ADC 101st Annual Awards finalists for 19 different entries, including three for “The Puzzle of Asian American Identity”.  

With 23 finalists is Dentsu Tokyo, including five for QD Laser, Inc. Retissa Super Capture “With My Eyes”.

Rounding out the top 10 global finalists are alma DDB Miami with 21, Jung von Matt Hamburg and Scholz & Friends Berlin with 17 each, Area 23 New York and Google Brand Studio San Francisco with 11 each, and Xi'an Gaopeng Xi’an with 10.

A total of 762 entries from 36 counties are ADC 101st Annual Awards finalists this year.  The top five countries for finalists are the US with 372, Germany with 91, China with 73, Japan with 46, and Canada with 37.

The ADC 101st Annual Awards ceremony will take place in person during Creative Week 2022 on Wednesday, May 18 at Gotham Hall in New York.  In addition to honoring this year’s top winners including Best of Show, Best of Disciplines, Fusion Cube and other special awards, the evening will feature a belated celebration of ADC’s historic 100th anniversary, which was postponed last year due to the pandemic, and include important members and winners from throughout ADC history.

The event will also feature a special presentation of the prestigious Manship Medallion, the original ADC competition award created by famed sculptor Paul Manship who made the Prometheus statue in Rockefeller Center, to 12 highly accomplished members of the creative community who have had a great impact on ADC through the years.

The complete ADC 101st Annual Awards finalists list is available here.

The One Club for Creativity, producer of The One Show, ADC Annual Awards, Type Directors Club Communication Design and Typeface Design awards, Young Guns and Creative Week,  is the world's foremost non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the global creative community.  The One Show is a top global awards show for advertising, design and digital marketing, focusing on the creativity of ideas and quality of execution.  Established in 1921, the global ADC Annual Awards are the world’s longest continuously running creative award for advertising and design, honoring excellence in craft, design and innovation.  Creative Week takes place in May, and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

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