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MAD Stars Award

MAD STARS is an international festival that celebrates creativity and technology in the Marketing, Advertising, and Digital contents industry. The festival was formerly known as 'AD STARS' but changed its name to "MAD STARS", with "MAD" standing for Marketing, Advertising, and Digital contents.

The goal of MAD STARS is to share MAD solutions and showcase the maddest ideas that have the potential to change the world. The festival serves as a communication platform to contribute to mankind, with its ultimate value being "humanity".

Eligibility: Type of Entrant: Professionals: Entries must be submitted by industry professionals only, including freelancers. Submitted Entries MUST BE executed in a commercial environment with approval from the client. General Public: The MAD Starts awards are also open to the general public and students who are not currently engaged in an industry related to marketing and communications. There are no specific requirements for submissions from the General Public.

Requirements: The entry form and other information related to the entry MUST be written in ENGLISH. If the original language is not English, an ENGLISH translation MUST be submitted. The translation should be a direct translation of the original version. The entrant is responsible for translating their language of the work into English.


  1. Design Stars

  2. Interactive Stars

  3. Mobile Stars

  4. Data Insight Stars

  5. Social & Influencer Stars

  6. PR Stars

  7. Brand Experience & Activation Stars

  8. Direct Stars

  9. Media Stars

  10. Integrated Stars (entry fee)

  11. Innovation Stars (Entry fee)

  12. Innovation Stars (Entry Fee)

  13. Place Brand Stars

  14. Commerce Stars

  15. Strategy Stars

  16. Diverse Insight Stars

  17. Information Video Stars

  18. Entertainment Video Stars

  19. Viral Video Stars

  20. SDG (Sustainability Development Goals) Stars

  21. PIVOT Special Category

Entry Fee: Integrated/Innovation Stars Categories for professionals: USD 100 per entry. Other categories: Free of charge.



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