IDEA Awards 2017

For the seventh year, ThinkLA celebrates Southern California’s advertising, marketing, and media superstars. The IDEA Awards honor campaigns, agencies, clients, marketers, media partners, and individuals that exemplify the best our region has to offer. Our objective is to showcase exceptional creative, innovative and results-oriented work; and in doing so, increase our collective knowledge and inspire future success.




Any entry that contains interactive content must provide a URL link to the live site, mobile application or game. Links can be commercials, websites, demos from technology partners and/or ad servers, etc. No more than 3 links per entry.

Password information must be provided on the PDF document for protected sites

Link must be live through December 2017


Submissions are accepted only for work produced by and/or for a Southern California-based company and presented to the public in calendar year 2016. The work may have been launched earlier or still be live, but must have run at some point during this period.

Joint, team, and individual entries are acceptable. Entries may be from ThinkLA members or non-members.

There is no limit on the number of entries an individual or company may submit, but there is a limit of two (2) categories per entry. If an entry is entered into more than 2 categories, additional entries will be removed from judging and fees will not be refunded.

Please note: By entering work into the ThinkLA Awards you automatically grant ThinkLA the right to make copies, reproduce and display the creative materials and written information for educational and promotional purposes such as, but not limited to, the ThinkLA web site, newsletter, and the Awards Gala. Should your entry be selected as a finalist, ThinkLA will contact you to provide approved information for the Awards Gala and supporting materials.