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ICAD's Manifesto Creative Conference and Award Winners Revealed


The Public House took home 27 bells - 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 13 Bronze

ICAD's Manifesto Creative Conference and Award Winners Revealed

The cobblestones of Dublin’s Smithfield heard the ding dong of ICAD Bells on Thursday June 9th. ICAD’s Manifesto two day Creative Conference culminated in a packed out Awards 2022 Night on Thursday June 9th at The Complex Smithfield.  Ireland's creative community celebrated together in what was an old banana ripening warehouse that is now an eclectic space.

ICAD sends massive thanks to Rondell Wescott, Sarah Boris, Sandra Bold, Cian Tormey, Slava Denys and Philip King for their thought provoking and evocative talks. Also to the panellists and contributors that debated the challenges that face Ireland’s creative industry under three key themes: Independence, Equality and Creativity

These words from Nathan Reilly ICAD’s new President say it all: ”ICAD is much more than just an awards programme or event. We are a community of Ireland's best and brightest visual communicators. Beyond our professional responsibilities to hit deadlines and targets, we have a collective opportunity to learn from each other, to inspire one another and a responsibility to foster the emerging generation of creative talent in Ireland. This is what we seek to promote, support and celebrate and this is what underpinned our vision for Manifesto. I want to thank everyone who contributed and worked tirelessly to make our first ever festival the beautiful experience it was. I also offer my congratulations to all our ICAD 2022 winners - you represent the best in Irish creativity. Creative advertising, design and film reflects and influences our society in major ways and this deserves recognition. Well done."

The Public House took home 27 bells - 5 Gold, 4 Silver, 13 Bronze and with the FBD client bell along with Barnardos Ireland, Bord Na Mona, Paddy Power Betfair and Irish Distillers

BBDO Dublin won 16 Bells - 1 Gold, 7 Silvers and 8 Bronzes for their clients Volkswagen, Lidl, RSA, Dublin Simon and Barry’s Tea, BigO with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze bells including work for Bloomsday 2020 and Dublin Fringe Festival.

Along with winning 7 bells - Core’s Mike Garner was presented with the Catherine Donnelly Lifetime Achievement Award. The genius behind many of Ireland’s most memorable, provocative, challenging and sometimes controversial pieces of advertising. Mike - you’re a legend - .we  salute you.  

Publicis Dublin knocked out 11 bells and Piranha Bar picked up an amazing 8 bells - 5 Silver and 3 Bronze.  A full list of ICAD 2022 Winners is available here.

A hugely important part of ICAD is fostering young talent, we are delighted that Conor Marron won Advertising Greenhorn and Cath Buckley Design Greenhorn. The Design Student Award went to Jack Mckeon.

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ICAD, Mon, 20 Jun 2022 08:54:00 GMT