We founded the awards with a clear vision to provide an equal opportunity for all types of entry, from the freelance designer, through to small design studios and large branding agencies.
There are numerous benefits to entering, aside from that warm glow of satisfaction when you find out you've won!
Winning an award can:
Provide excellent PR and marketing opportunities
Help you break in to new markets and countries
Enhance the credibility of your services
Attract talent to your team and motivate your employees
We founded the awards with a clear vision to provide an equal opportunity for all types of entry, from the freelance designer, through to small design studios and large branding agencies. All entries are judged equally.
Each entry is assessed against submissions in its own category, so healthcare entries will be up against other healthcare entries for example. It’s an obvious idea but one that does not tend to happen for this kind of design competition. This also means that your work has a higher chance of winning, since it's not competing with all the other IVIA entries.
We’re independent. We’re not affiliated to a publication. We’ve not been created by designers. We are simply a group of people who are passionate about good design.
We are truly international in that we are committed to drawing our pool of judges from all four corners of the globe.
We are a small and nimble team with experience across advertising, events, visual identity and awards competitions (having been involved with the International Photography Awards, Lucie Awards and Pilsner Urquell International Master Bartender competition).
We've set ourselves a lofty goal. We're out to change perceptions of visual identity around the world. We don't just see ourselves as a platform for the celebration and rewarding of great design work but a forum to engender debate on a global scale around the importance of visual identity and its place in our lives.
It's an important debate and one we felt could be encouraged within the context of an independent international design competition that recognises the best visual identity work globally and the positive impact of a discipline that is so often misunderstood.
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We are also advocates of effective and great our of home campaigns within the industry, both tradtional and digital.
Welcome then to The Drum’s Be Brave Awards, celebrating B2B’s bravest champions. To all who are worthy, suit up to do battle in B2B’s most daring marketing awards.
A juried competition celebrating the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and hand lettering.
Shining a spotlight on the best design work from all corners of the globe