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Creativepool Annual 2020: The creative industry’s ‘most’ award returns for the 7th year

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With the gluttony of Christmas behind us, it’s time to cast our gaze once again towards the opportunities that await us in not only a new year but a new decade. It’s also the time, however, to look back at what an exceptional year 2019 was for the creative industries.

The Creativepool Annual is a yearly tome dedicated to the innovative and evocative heart that beats at the centre of the creative industries; an international compendium of the very best the creative disciplines and Creativepool members have to offer.

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The 2019 Annual in all its glory

Every year, an esteemed panel of judges pulled from the most authoritative corners of the industry come together to pick from the very best work from the very best agencies, brands and influencers and share that work with the world. They will also be judging work from you - the Creativepool members, for potential inclusion in the esteemed creative bible.

Last year, 1,657 submissions were made across 38 categories and we continue to grow year after year. Categories range from best Agency, Influencer and Newcomer, to the People’s Choice prize, which remains the only creative award chosen by the creative community at large.

The Creativepool Annual is a yearly tome dedicated to the innovative and evocative heart that beats at the centre of the creative industries

Now in its seventh year, the Creativepool Annual remains the industry’s most distributed, voted for, shared and collaborative award. This year, it is also the most carbon-positive, with 10% of all profits made split between charities that exist to protect the planet - Project Crimson, the Woodland Trust and The Nature Conservatory.

Early bird submissions are still open until January 8th, with final submissions closing on February 19th and late submissions closing on March 4th, just a fortnight before the shortlist is announced on March 18th

It all builds towards the annual launch party on May 28th; an event that has become synonymous with the creative industries in London and one of the unmitigated highlights of the creative calendar. This is the night where all winners will be announced and celebrated and is always an ideal opportunity to make fresh contacts with new and old blood alike.

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Scenes from last year's annual launch

All winners on the night will receive limited hardcover editions of the annual in Gold, Silver or Bronze, alongside free Creativepool Pro accounts, special badges on their Creativepool accounts highlighting them as award winners and bespoke feedback on their work.

If you’re eager to have your work seen by the biggest and best brands and agencies in the business, then this is your chance! Last year, 5,000 copies were printed and landed on the desks of some of the world’s top companies and in such a competitive industry, having a Creativepool Annual inclusion on your belt could prove an invaluable 

So what are you waiting for? Submit your work today and we look forward to seeing you on May 28th. Best of luck and happy new year!

To enter your best work from 2019, to be included in the Annual 2020, click HERE.

To nominate Agency/Brand, Newcomer, Influencer of the Year or Best Place to Work click HERE.

Key information

2020 Entry Pack, Categories for 2020, Judges for 2020

See the annual submission Terms and Conditions

View last year's Launch Party here, here and here.

View previous years 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015

Get your copy of Annual 2019

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