2021 Creative Awards


For more than a century, the Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts has recognized exceptional advertising, design, and creative work made in our region.
Now in 2021, we invite our community of illustrators and videographers, strategists and designers, copywriters and photographers to come together and
kick off a new decade of amazing creative work in western Mass.

Based on great feedback from members and non-members alike, the 2021 Creative Awards show is moving to late September 2021. We will announce a new date shortly!



Entries will remain open through
AUGUST 5, 2021

Our submissions platform lets you save your entries and revisit them anytime before August 5, 2021 — and with expanded categories for design, copywriting, and photography you'll want to start the process now.

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Submit your work through
AUGUST 5, 2021

Speaking of process, ours has never been easier. We've simplified the rules and eliminated physical entries entirely, due to COVID restrictions. And, as always, Ad Club members receive a discounted rate. Members will receive a personalized discount code via email.

   Start your submissions today >  

Attend the show

Join us in celebrating western Massachusetts' best creative projects of the past year. Meet the agencies, marketing departments, and freelance artists behind the work.

   Event Details & Tickets
   Coming Soon!



Robert Comire is Group Creative Director at Cigna, where he leads strategy and creative for their award-winning in-house agency. Prior to Cigna, Robert made stops on the agency and brand-side working for a variety of iconic brands including; Gatorade, Hallmark, Kellogg’s, LEGO, Coors, MTV, Nickelodeon and Wendy's. Robert’s work has received industry recognition from AIGA, Ad Club, American Advertising Federation (ADDY's), CLIO Awards, Communication Arts, Graphis and HOW Magazine.


Kevin Mann is a Creative Director working in upstate New York. An industry veteran with 30+ years of experience, Kevin has worked at big agencies like Leo Burnett Worldwide and eventually started his own firm, Campdesign. Kevin has worked on a wide range of clients — from small nonprofits to national brands like Johnnie Walker, McDonald’s, Keebler, and Kellogg’s. Kevin also served as an Adjunct Professor of Advertising at the esteemed Newhouse School at Syracuse University — the #1 communications program in the country. He has over 200 students working and excelling in the ad world and beyond.

    Anna Rubino is the Strategic Design Leader at BIC, where she collaborates with a variety of teams to drive standout creative work and translate competitive data and customer feedback into award-winning visual strategies. For two decades, Anna has built her career in the for-profit and nonprofit worlds by creating award-winning work for Costco, Dollar General, Staples, Target, Hobby Lobby, Wal-Mart, and Sam’s Club — along with numerous community initiatives and local nonprofits like The Get In Touch Foundation’s crusade against breast cancer