Effie Worldwide

North America

Honoring the most effective marketing communications cases in the United States & Canada.

  • Submit Your Ideas That Worked Through November 3, 2014.



2015 Call For Entries

2015 North American Effies Now Accepting Entries

The North American Effie Awards recognize and celebrate the most effective marketing communications in Canada and the United States.  Submit your most effective work by November 3, 2014.

All marketing efforts. whether full campaigns or unique efforts within a campaign, that ran in Canada or the US between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014 are eligible to enter.* 

Entry Deadline*           Entry Date                    Fee to Enter
On-Time                          October 14, 2014             $885
Extension                        October 22, 2014             $1,195
Last Chance                   November 3, 2014           $1,795

*NEW:  The Seasonal Marketing category has an extended eligibility period, accepting entries that ran between August 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014, with entry deadlines November 6 - November 20, 2014. (more info on pg 4 of the Entry Kit)

2015 Categories

New Categories Announced, including World Cup Marketing

The Effies offer 60+ categories to showcase your most effective work, with a mix of specialty tracks including Brand Experience, Business Challeneges, Health, Media, Product/Service and Shopper Marketing.

New categories added this year:
  • Olympics Marketing
  • Seasonal Marketing
  • Yearly Topical:  World Cup

Full list of categories & definitions >
2015 Entrants

New Entrant Discount Available

If your company did not submit work into the 2012, 2013 or 2014 North American Effie competition as the lead agency/entering company, your team is eligible to receive a $200 discount on each entry you submit through the final deadline.

To activate this discount, your 2015 entry must be created in the online entry system.  Once your entry has been assigned a unique Entry ID number, please email your ID number, agency/company name, and office location to Sarah Lee with the subject line: NEW ENTRANT DISCOUNT.

2014 Winners

Learn from Past Effie Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 North American Effie Award winners.
Download full list of winners >

Read case studies and the see work in the Effe Case Database.  The Effie Case Database offers a collection of Ideas That Work, including finalist and and winning case summaries, videos of the work and hundreds of written case studies, highlighting effective marketing communications strategies, ideas and results.

Review a complimentary sample of past North American Effie-winning work >
2014 Winners

Effie Worldwide Teams Up with Keen Strategy to Spotlight 2014 Winners

Effie Worldwide is partnering with Keen Strategy to present interviews with industry experts behind some of this year's best winning work, including AT&T, Diageo, Expedia, Johnson & Johnson, Oscar Mayer and Pepsi.

Full details >
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News Alert

2014 North American Effie Winners & Index Rankings Revealed

And the 2014 North American Grand Effie Award goes to...Dove Real Beauty Sketches - Winning back Dove Love for Unilever by Ogilvy Brasil and Edelman.

To download the full winners list and find out which teams topped this year's North America Effie Effectiveness Index rankings, click here
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Final Entry Deadline:

November 3, 2014

Additional Competitions:
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