The Better Awards: 2018

Event on: 2018-May 3rd 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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The Better Awards

Advertising is hard. Long hours, a nagging coffee addiction, and irrational anger towards bad kerning…you are an elite advertiser. It’s time for you to get the credit you deserve…and throw a little shade at the haters. Introducing the first annual Better Awards, a chance to show off your best work and laugh at the industry.
Entries are $10 or 3 for $25
AAF Members get 1 free entry
Tickets for the Awards – $10
Sponsors Welcome

May 3rd, 2018
6:00p – 8:30p
La Cantina Bar & Grill
5400 Edgewood Rd.
Cedar Rapids

FACEBOOK EVENT

Enter Your Work

Available Categories

  • MAKE THE LOGO BIGGER
    •   Highest percentage of ad space covered by client’s logo wins
  • GRATUITOUS USE OF A CLIENT’S DOG / CHILD
    •   Entry must include an image of the client’s child / pet
  • NASCAR CHAMPION – SO MANY LOGOS
    •   Who can place the most logos on a single promo?
  • PEOPLE DIE FROM EXPOSURE
    •   Stuff you did for free and want some credit, dammit!
  • I DID IT BETTER – LOGO
    •   Your favorite logo / brand identity created this year.
  • SWING FOR THE FENCES
    •   Your favorite pitch to a client you did/nt get
  • SIDE GIG IT
    •   Show us your side hustle…Do you make candles? Wax dogs? Teach fish to sing?
  • HOPPED UP HAIKU
    •   Pitch us your best work, but only as a haiku, winner will take all. – 5, 7, 5
  • WHOA to WOW
    •   Biggest brand / product transformation. Most evolution wins
  • NOT LOSING YOUR SH*T
    •   Nominate an employee who kept it together….no matter what.
  • WHAT DO YOU MEME?
    •   Step 1: Make meme, Step 2: Enter into Better Awards, Step3: _____?_____ , Step 4: Profit
  • COOL WORKSPACE
    •   Enter photos and tell us about your workspace and instantly feel the envious eyes upon you.
  • TOO PUNNY
    •   Enter your favorite tagline / image / advert containing a pun. Nothing too punny.
  • POWER OF SUGGESTION
    •   Enter your suggestive and possibly naughty entries here. Extra points if it made your client blush
  • WHAT LANGUAGE IS THIS?
    •   Never made it past Lorem Ipsum? All entries in this category must still contain placeholder text.
  • SHOW US YOUR FUR BABIES
    •   Cutest agency /freelancer mascot. All-inclusive award. Non-furred welcome
  • FAVORITE PIECE – PRINT
    •   Favorite print piece you did this year.
  • FAVORITE PIECE – DIGITAL
    •   Favorite digital piece you did this year.
  • Questionable Judge’s Choice
    •   Selected by Judge’s of questionable experience