The Festival will no longer take place in October 2020 as planned. The Festival of Creativity, Spikes Awards and Tangrams Strategy & Effectiveness Awards will be held in 2021 in Singapore and new dates will be announced shortly.


The leading Awards for creativity in Asia, for Asia

Spikes Asia exists to drive an understanding of the region’s creative strengths and challenges, and to celebrate its cultural diversity. In 2021 we'll reflect the transformational shift that the Asian creative industry is going through.

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Spikes Inspiration

Creativity is more important than ever before, but it’s not always easy to stay creative under confines like the ones we face today. We’re going to be sharing useful, uplifting talks and inspiring winning work from previous Spikes Asia Festivals. Explore our content and subscribe to the Spikes Asia YouTube channel for unique Asia-focused creative inspiration, twice weekly.


Creativity moves us forward

A new community platform from Cannes Lions shares hopeful stories and useful insights from inside the global creative community – inspiring brands and businesses in APAC and beyond to progress through creativity.

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What to expect at Spikes Asia

Expect to meet and learn from the people behind the jaw dropping technological innovations and domestic brands that are disrupting the status quo. These are the people who have empowered APAC's creative industry to define its voice. And Spikes Asia 2021 will not only showcase the most exceptional work in the region but deconstruct APAC’s creative ecosystem.

APAC's most prestigious creative communication awards

The Spikes Asia Award is the benchmark by which the region’s creativity is measured. For the past 33 years, since its inception as the Asian Advertising Awards in 1986, it has set the standard for creativity and effectiveness for Asia Pacific’s creative communications industry.

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A spectacular three-day celebration of creativity in communications

The Spikes Asia Festival is three days of learning, inspiration, networking and celebration. With forward-thinking seminars by the industry's most influential figures, superb networking events, bespoke training and exhibitions of the region's best creative work on offer, it's an opportunity not to be missed.

A showcase for strategy and effectiveness: The Tangrams Awards

The Tangrams Strategy & Effectiveness @ Spikes awards celebrate the latest thinking in marketing strategy & effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. These awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands.

See all the winning work

Thanks to all who entered work into the Spikes Asia Awards and congratulations to the winners.

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