The Advertising & Design Club of Canada’s ADCC Awards returned virtually on June 3, 2021.

53 Gold, 131 Silver, and 195 Bronze awards were given this year. A total of 379 awards were presented for outstanding Canadian creative work.


The 2021 Scarlet Letter Awards were presented to:
Rethink – Agency of the Year
Cossette – Design Agency of the Year
Wedge – Design Studio of the Year
FCB Canada – Interactive Agency of the Year
Scouts Honour – Production Company of the Year

In a first, the club presented two awards for lifetime achievement. The 2021 Les Usherwood Award recipients were creative directors, Janet Kestin & Nancy Vonk.

The ADCC Student Competition Gold awards went to two entries:
Jaclyn McConnell and Bethany Garrad from Miami Ad School Toronto for their Advertising entry “Melanoma Manicure”;
Cassidy Van Delft from Wilson School of Design at KPU for their Graphic Design entry “Hereabouts Locally Sourced Eatery”.

The 2021 ADCC Awards “Unquarantine Your Creative” campaign was created by Zulu Alpha Kilo. This year’s awards annual will be available later in September.

Winners can be seen online now. They will be added to the ADCC Archive very soon.



2021 ADCC Winners List 2021 Student Winners List

Looking for ways to share your win? Find Gold, Silver, Bronze and Scarlet award images here.