ORGANIZING AWARD COMPETITIONS FOR THE WORLD'S BEST WORK IN ADVERTISING, RADIO, TV AND FILMS


International Awards Group owns and organizes international advertising and marketing competitions, as well as international television, film and radio program competitions. Entries into each are judged by the world’s most awarded and respected professionals in their respective industries.

Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. IAG and their brands have received entries from 118 countries.


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AME Awards® has honored the World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness™ since 1994. To earn a coveted AME medallion, an entry must exhibit specific marketing goals and objectives, demonstrate ground- breaking solutions to the marketing challenges, and exhibit success accomplished through creative execution and strategic planning. An international panel of top multidisciplinary marketers, media planners, strategy directors, social media specialists, and digital advertising experts, as well as internationally acclaimed executive creative directors, judge the entries submitted from around the world.

It’s a coveted award. AME winners successfully combine a real challenge—a real human truth—with exceptional creativity and unique executional techniques to bring fame, love, and revenue to a brand.

Tahaab Rais

Director of Insights & Strategic Planning, FP7/DXB, Part of McCann Worldgroup, Dubai, UAE

The Global Awards® for the World’s Best Healthcare Advertising™ has become the world’s most coveted award in the field of healthcare communications, reflecting our mission to lift the perception of creativity above clever headlines and smart design to explore the feelings and emotions transmitted between a message’s creator and its recipient. The Advisory Board and Grand Jury are comprised of prominent, international award-winning industry experts and represent the top creative minds in the field of healthcare advertising.

In the most difficult discipline of all to be creative and innovative, The Global Awards celebrate the diligence of a network committed to raising the bar of its industry’s product and at the same time celebrate the clients who not only demand we do this, but support and encourage us to deliver.

Jeremy Perrott

Global Creative Director, McCann Health, New York, USA

The Midas Awards® is the only international competition to recognize the World's Best Financial Advertising™. The competition honors advertising and marketing in banking, insurance, mutual funds, brokerages, credit cards, real estate, accounting, and financial consulting industries. International panels of judges include senior advertising agency award winning creatives, marketing experts, brand managers, as well as policy and communication specialists. The juries evaluate not only how well a message or program was delivered, but how well it was received.

Winning the Grand Midas—in a global show featuring the best financial services work in the world—is a tremendous honor for our team.

Jay Williams

Executive Vice President/Executive Creative Director Publicis NY, New York, USA

The New York Festivals International Advertising Competition have become game changers in award competitions. First we created the Grand Jury, comprised of 400 international executive creative directors, to judge all entries online which determines the Shortlist. Then 30+ worldwide chief creative officers sit together on one panel in New York City to select the trophy winners in all media using NYF’s patent-pending revolutionary matrix judging system. This past year, more than 300,000 votes were cast to select the World’s Best Advertising®—an unprecedented number in the annals of advertising competitions! Additionally, scam ads, phony ads, and fake ads are all routed out using our unique Scam Guard.

NYF is something very special. When you look around the world and are judging a lot of different award shows, you always have to look very closely at what makes an award very special. Over the last few years, NYF has developed a really strong character making it very special for an entry to earn an award.

Alexander Schill

Partner & Global Chief Creative Officer Serviceplan Group, Hamburg, Germany

NYF's International Radio Programs & Promos Competition for The World's Best Radio Programs & Promos honors radio programming and promotions in all lengths and formats from radio stations, networks and independent producers from around the globe.

New York Festival's World's Best Television & Film competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers and talent: Animation, Comedy, Corporate, Drama, Documentary, Feature Films, Music Videos, News, Promos, Reality Shows, Sports, Telenovelas, Webisodes, Best Performance by an Actor/Actress, Special Event, Innovation, and Technical Production Team.