Are you proud of the work you produced in 2017? Did you help your clients enjoy great marketing success? Maybe ask yourself, how good are you at your profession? Its time to enter the longest-running advertising awards show in Asia Pacific.

Jimmy Lam, President of AdFest, says he wants to see all companies with a passion for creativity and excellence in craftsmanship to enter. The top creative professionals are now being recruited to the jury panels.

There are 18 categories in total. Some deadlines are earlier than others, by Friday 12th January 2018, you need to enter the following categories:

  Effective Lotus
  Film Lotus (Internet Film & Other Film only)
  INNOVA Lotus
  Integrated Lotus
  Interactive Lotus
  Mobile Lotus
  Radio Lotus

By Friday 19th January 2018, you must meet the deadline for the following:

  Branded Content Lotus
  Design Lotus
  Direct Lotus
  Film Craft Lotus
  Film Lotus (excluding Internet Film & Other Film)
  Media Lotus
  New Director Lotus
  Outdoor Lotus
  Press Lotus
  Print Craft Lotus
  Promo Lotus

AdFest 2017 Award winners with Vinit Suraphongchai (centre).

AdFest 2018 has introduced sub-categories to the INNOVA Lotus category, and for the first time, shortlisted INNOVA entries are required to present their works to juries and delegates on the morning of Wednesday 21st March 2018 in Pattaya.

“We want to give the creators of shortlisted INNOVA entries the chance to present their work to a live audience at AdFest. Not only will it give them the opportunity to explain their thinking directly to our judges, but our audience will learn so much from the case studies they present,” said, Vinit Suraphongchai, Chairman of AdFest.

To win any award at AdFest 2018 is an achievement and something to brag about, with justification, for years to come. Go to and click ‘Awards‘.

International Editor: Allein Moore


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