The Effie Awards Canada, run by our partner the Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA), honours effective marketing across Canada.

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The entry portal will be ready to accept your entries in a few days. In the interim, please refer to the Entry Kit and Entry Forms, so you can start working with your team on building your case studies. A list of the catgories is also available for download. 

We look forward to seeing your submissions!

Welcome to the first ever Effie Canada Awards.  We’re incredibly excited to bring this to the Canadian market.

Together with Melanie Dunn, our 2019 Effie Canada Chair (Global CEO, Cossette) and Darrell Hurst, our Director of Effie Canada, I see this as another great move forward for our marketing community as we continue to make a significant mark on the global stage.  

Good luck to all entrants.  Give us your best!

- Scott Knox
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Call For Entries Date Announced

Call for entries will officially open on September 12th. 

“As it’s our first Effie Canada awards this year, we are expecting some incredible submissions and to give the best of Canada’s marketing industry recognition on a truly global scale,” said Darrell Hurst, Director of Effie Canada. “There’s an incredible amount of rigour that goes into crafting a great case for any campaign. We’re counting on the Canadian marketing community to jump in with both feet and their best work.”


Canada's CASSIES Join Global Effie Awards Network to Become Effie Canada

The CASSIES Awards, which have honored marketing ROI in Canada since 1993, are joining the global Effie Awards network to become Effie Canada.  The transformation of the CASSIES into Effie Canada is being led by the Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA), the professional business association representing Canada’s communication and advertising agencies, to better put Canadian marketing effectiveness on the global stage.

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