Submissions for the second edition of ADC*RO Awards are now open. ADC*RO Awards is the local creative competition that honours innovative and creative ideas in communication. The categories included in the competition are: TV, Radio, Print, OOH,Direct Communication, Media, PR, Integrated Campaigns. Each category has 10 sections of products and services and the Public Relations category is divided into three specific areas: Marketing PR, Corporate PR and Social PR.

The jury will also award three special prizes: "Young Creative of the Year" and the distinctions "Art Director of the Year" and "Copywriter of the Year" , chosen from the competition winners.

Participating works will be judged by ADC*RO members and specialists from the industries represented in the competition. Here are some of the ADC*RO members that will be part of the jury this year: Adrian Preda, Creative Director Friends Advertising; Andrei Cohn, Managing Partner Cohn & Jansen JWT; Bogdan Naumovici, Creative Director 23 Communication Ideas; Claudiu Dobriţă, Creative Director Tempo Advertising; Cornel Gologan, Creative Director Headvertising; Dani Macarie, Creative Director Ogilvy&Mather Bucharest; Daniela Nedelschi, Executive Creative Director Saatchi&Saatchi Geneva; Ema Prisca, Președinte ADC*RO, Liviu David, Creative Director Next Advertising, Marius Ursache, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Grapefruit, Mihai Coliban, Creative Director BBDO Rusia; Mihai Gongu, Creative Director GMP Advertising; Octav Gheorghe, Vicepreședinte ADC*RO; Raluca Feher, Creative Director CAP; Răzvan Căpănescu, Chief Creative Officer Publicis Bucharest; Sorin Trâncă, Founder and Creative Director Friends Advertising; Şerban Alexandrescu, Managing Partner Headvertising; Ştefan Vasilachi, Head of Art Direction Geometry Global; Valentin Suciu, Creative Partner Jazz; Mihai Botărel, Associate Creative Director at Dentsu America LLC.

Among the PR judges: Alexandru Păiuș, Senior Partner Image PR; Claudia Mihalaşcu, Business Unit Director Ogilvy PR; Corina Bîrlădeanu, General Manager 2active PR; Crenguța Roșu, Managing Partner DC Communication; Eliza Rogalski, Founder - Head of Corporate PR Rogalski Damaschin; Hortensia Năstase, Managing Partner GolinHarris Bucureşti; Imola Zoltan, Managing Director McCann PR; Ioana Mănoiu, Managing Partner GMP PR; Larisa Petrini, Managing Partner Saatchi & Saatchi PR; Oana Bulexa, Managing Director The Practice; Sorina Mihai, Managing Partner Nicola Porter Novelli.

Among the Direct Communication judges: Anca Moraru, BTL Director Propaganda; Bogdan Kisescu, Fondator și owner Men in black; Bogdan Moraru, Creative Director Draft FCB; Liviu Țurcanu, Creative Director Mercury 360; Johan Ohlson, ECD, Saatchi & Saatchi; Mihai Fetcu, Executive Creative Director Geometry Global; Radu Pilat, Managing Partner Heist Industries; Mircea Sebe - ZERO Sidekick Advertising.

Among the Online judges: Adrian Alexandrescu, Co-fondator și partener Interactions; Bogdan Nițu, General Manager Webstyler; Costin Radu, Managing Partner The Geeks; Cristian Pantazi, Managing Director Kaleidoscope Proximity; Marius Deak, Founder, Strategy Director Green Pixel; Mugur Pătrașcu, Managing Partner iLeo; Sorin Bechira, Director de creaţie X3; Vasile Alboiu, Creative Director SENIORHYPER; Vlad Popovici, Manging Director, Kubis.

The Media jury welcomes: Claudia Chirilescu, Director General Spoon Media; Corina Bernschutz, Innovation Director Starcom; Bogdan Prăjișteanu, Managing Director MEC România; Dana Bulat, Founder and General Manager United Media; Alexandra Olteanu, Managing Director Initiative; Oana Petroff, CEO Mindshare România.

Entries in the competition are open until November 4th November 8th, 2013, online on The new website ADC*RO is signed by Gavrilă & Asociații and developed by Netvibes.

The awarding ceremony of the festival will take place on December 2nd 2013, at ArCuB.
ADC*RO Awards is an Art Directors Club Romania project, organized by The Institute.

The partners of the festival are: Grolsch, Pepsi and DDB Romania.