Ad Stars Now Open for Entries – Deadline is May 15th

Ad Stars is now open for entries. As always, it’s free to enter AD STARS and the two Grand Prix of the Year winners will receive a US$10,000 cash prize each.

Professional and non-professional creators can submit their entries with the deadline for entering set for the 15th of May 2022 (KST).

Entries are classified into a total of 24 categories with all entries being free of charge, with the exception of the integrated and innovation categories. This makes AD STARS one of the most inclusive creative festivals.



• ADSTARS: Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio & Audio, Design, Interactive, Mobile, Data Insights, Social & Influencer, PR, Brand Experience & Activation, Direct, Media, Integrated, Innovation, Diverse Insights, Place Brand, Creative eCommerce
• VIDEO STARS AWARDS: Branded Information Video, Branded Entertainment Videos, Branded Viral Videos, Non-Branded Videos
• PSA AWARDS: Special Category (PIVOT), World Expo 2030.

Key Dates

  • Entry Deadline: 15 May 2022
  • Preliminary Judging: Preliminary Judging: 27 June to 6th July 2022 (online)
  • Final Judging:  First round Judging: online 18 July to 27 July 2022.
  • Second Round Judging: Juries will meet for online discussions between the 4th of August to the 12th August 2022.
  • Final Round Judging: The Executive Jury will select a maximum of two “Grand Prix of the Year” winners on the 24th August 2022.

AD STARS 2022 will be held in Busan and online between the 25t h of August to the 27th of August 2022.  

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