Don’t miss your chance to attend the ADFEST Lotus Awards 2020 virtual awards ceremony on Monday 15th February 2021, 6:00pm (UTC+7) where you’ll discover the creative businesses, leaders and visionaries who are leading the way in the Asia Pacific and Middle East.


ADFEST has unveiled 248 finalists across 16 categories:

Audio Lotus – 7 finalists

Brand Experience Lotus – 21 finalists

Branded Entertainment Lotus – 14 finalists                                                                        

Design Lotus – 23 finalists

Digital Craft Lotus – 16 finalists

Digital Lotus – 9 finalists

Direct Lotus – 20 finalists

eCommerce Lotus – 3 finalists

Effective Lotus – 13 finalists

Film Lotus – 15 finalists

Media Lotus – 20 finalists

Mobile Lotus – 23 finalists

Outdoor Lotus – 12 finalists

PR Lotus – 26 finalists

Press Lotus – 7 finalists

Print & Outdoor Craft Lotus – 19 finalists.


More finalists for Film Craft Lotus, New Director Lotus, INNOVA Lotus, and Lotus Roots will be announced in the coming weeks.


To say that nothing has gone according to plan in 2020 would be an understatement for all of us. But when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. In the face of such challenges, creativity has the power to drive change, motivate, and inspire. For this reason, it has never been more important for our industry to come together to celebrate our achievements, learn from each other, and interrogate ideas that deliver real results for clients,” says Jimmy Lam, President of ADFEST.

Vinit Suraphongchai, Chairman of ADFEST, adds: “The 2020 awards ceremony was originally scheduled to take place in Thailand last March. We are sad that we cannot celebrate your achievements in person, but make no mistake: you work sets the bar for commercial creativity not only in our region, but around the world. We look forward to honouring your achievements on 15th February.”


The ADFEST 2020 Lotus Awards finalists represent countries including: Japan, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Israel, India, Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Philippines and New Zealand.


 Meanwhile, entries to the ADFEST Lotus Awards 2021 have now closed. Finalists will be announced in March 2021, and winners will   be commemorated at a separate virtual awards ceremony on 8 April, 2021 at 12pm (UTC+7).

 Founded in 1998, ADFEST is one of only eight regional creative festivals included in the WARC Creative Rankings, the annual   worldwide league tables for the global advertising industry. As a not-for-profit festival, ADFEST is committed to celebrating the   diversity of creative ideas and creators in Asia Pacific and the Middle East through the unique Lotus Roots category, which honours   powerful ideas inspired by local culture.

 It is free to attend the Virtual Awards Ceremony, but all attendees must register here. You will receive a link to watch the ceremony   online, which takes place on 15 February 2021, 6pm (UTC+7). To view the finalists, visit

20 January, 2021            
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