The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts is the sanctioning body for the Communicator, Davey and W3 Awards competitions. The AIVA oversees all judging and maps the strategic direction for these awards programs.


The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing creative excellence in the communication field. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, audio and interactive work. The past year’s Communicator Awards received over 9,000 making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

Please visit The Communicator Awards for more information and to enter online.

Who should enter: In-House Corporate Communications & Public Relations Groups, Advertising and Interactive Agencies, PR Firms, Design Firms, In-House Creative and Marketing Departments, Graphic Designers, Communications Firms, Production Firms, TV Stations and Affiliates, Cable Companies, Radio Producers, Radio Stations.


The Davey Awards honors outstanding creative from the best small agencies and companies worldwide. David defeated the mighty Goliath with a big idea and a little rock. That is the sort of thing small firms do every day. The Davey Awards honors the achievement of the “creative David’s” where strength comes from ideas, intelligence and out-of-the-box thinking, not a “Giant’s” bankroll. Honoring print, commercials, video, websites, online marketing, TV, multimedia, and radio and the professionals who create them.

Please visit The Davey Awards for more information and to enter online.

Who should enter: Ad agencies, Interactive Agencies, Production Firms, In-house creative professionals, Local TV stations and affiliates, Local cable companies, Graphic designers,Radio Stations, Radio Producers and Public Relations Firms.


The W3 Awards honors superior creativity on the web and recognizes the individuals behind award winning web sites, web advertising and web video. Simply put, the W3 is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies. The W3 is your opportunity to be honored as the best of the Web.

Please visit The W3 Awards for more information and to enter online.

Who should enter: Ad agencies, Public Relations Firms, Interactive Agencies, In-house creative professionals, Graphic designers, Web designers, Companies, Organizations, and Web enthusiasts