The 2024 BADC Awards to celebrate ’50 Years Of Whatever It Takes’; Entries open June 19th

The 2024 BADC Awards to celebrate ’50 Years Of Whatever It Takes’; Entries open June 19th

The Brisbane Advertising and Design Club (BADC) is gearing up for its biggest event yet, the 2024 BADC Awards, marking an impressive 50-year milestone in the creative industry.


This year’s awards theme, “50 Years of Whatever It Takes,” celebrates the relentless passion, dedication, and excellence that has driven Brisbane’s creative community to new heights.

This year’s awards theme by Khemistry celebrates Brisbane’s creative community doing 50 Years Of Whatever It Takes – to nail a brief; meet a deadline; give their all; but above all, to inspire excellence and create award-winning work.

The main award category will once again be the Best of Show which was last won by CHEP Network in 2023 for its campaign ‘The Jewellers’ for client Michael Hill Jewellers.

The 2024 BADC Awards will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2024, at the long-awaited The Star Casino, Brisbane. The event promises to be a spectacular celebration of the region’s top creative talent, showcasing the best in advertising and design work from the past year.

The 2024 BADC Awards present a unique opportunity for sponsors to align their brand with creativity, innovation, and excellence. With an expected attendance of over 600, the event offers unparalleled exposure and visibility among Brisbane’s most influential creatives, industry leaders, and decision-makers.

Past sponsors have praised the BADC Awards for its ability to elevate their brand, foster valuable connections, and demonstrate their commitment to supporting the creative community.

Exclusive sponsorship packages are available, offering tailored branding opportunities, premium visibility, and the chance to be associated with this prestigious 50th-anniversary celebration.

To secure your sponsorship and be part of this legendary event, please contact now.

Says Stuart Myerscough, BADC president: “BADC’s 50th Year is extremely special and a cause for real celebration.

“The spotlight is being shone on our creative community and the mountain of effort they give.

“Since 1974, BADC has been instrumental in driving creative standards and encouraging people to achieve the impossible.

“It’s time to raise a glass to 50 years of BADC, celebrating the toil of our legends, our unsung heroes, and this year’s legendary work.”

The 2024 BADC theme ‘50 Years Of Whatever It Takes’ has been expertly put together by the following team:

Creative: Brent Liebenberg, Jake McLennan, Chris Connolly
Production: Robbie Dodd
Account Service: Mila King, Wendy Phan
Producers: Kat Cooke and Matt Smith
Photographer: Sam Scoufos
Retouching: Derek Delong (Dek)

Key dates:
Entries Open: 19th June
Submission: 15 July (Early Bird), 22 July (Extended)
Awards Night: Saturday 2nd November, 2024

Entry validity is for all work conceived in Queensland and first published or aired from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

The BADC awards is Brisbane’s only creative advertising and design award. Further information is available from