Rising Stars Awards

Under 30. Over achievers.

The Advertising & Design Club of Canada’s Rising Stars is a portfolio competition that recognizes emerging talent in the Canadian creative community.


Who We Award


Rising Stars is open to creative professionals aged 30 and under who are working in Canada as an Art Director, Copywriter or Graphic Designer.


What You Win


— Promotion on the ADCC’s social channels
— Two complimentary tickets to the ADCC Awards show
— One complimentary copy of the ADCC Awards Annual
— ADCC membership for one year
— A 30-minute one-on-one meeting with a top Canadian creative director



Only 2 winners will be chosen – one from advertising, one from design. Winners will be featured at the show, online, and in our printed awards annual.

Our very first Rising Stars winners have been announced.


See their work


Our judges have chosen 2 winners:

— Maude Turgeon | Designer
— Sophia Wilby | Copywriter


And 3 finalists:
— Gregory Hergott | Designer
— Hayley Lim | Art Director
— Steven Tachauer | Designer

Meet our Judges