Meet the Judges: Part 1

Posted 27th Feb, 2018

We sat down with Rene Rouleau (VP Creative Director at BIMM, Toronto), Leia Rogers (Creative Director & Managing Partner at Rethink, Vancouver), Dominic Prevost (Associate Creative Director at 123West, Vancouver), Gail Pak (Creative Director at Zulu Alpha Kilo, Toronto). and Nick Ostini (Art Director at SET Creative and ASK Agency, Portland) to pick their brains […]

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Guest Post: CKUA can teach us all a thing or two

Posted 31st Jan, 2018

A funny thing happened on the way to inventing a new kind of local media in the form of the Alberta Podcast Network. We found great inspiration from and fellowship with an institution that has been in the local listening business longer than anyone. Since CKUA has been kind enough to include the Alberta Podcast […]

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How to Win an ACE Award

Posted 29th Mar, 2017

First and foremost congratulations to all the winners at this year’s ACE Awards. The judges were very impressed with our community’s overall level of work, particularly on the design front. Every year the board receives member feedback on the awards show, and we see a few recurring questions; we thought it would be a good idea […]

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3 Reasons You Should Sign Up for Agency Tours

Posted 28th Jan, 2017

(But – don’t just take my word for it)   A part of my role as the Student and Membership Liaison for ACE is to visit classrooms at NAIT, the University of Alberta, MacEwan University and various student marketing and design clubs. At this point, you’re probably sick of hearing from me about how networking […]

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ACE Gives Back

Posted 11th Oct, 2016

We’re a non-profit, but that doesn’t stop us from supporting our community. As a part of our ACE Student Workshop each year, our students partner with a non-profit client to develop a full campaign under the guidance of an industry mentor. The winning campaign gets a coveted ACE award and the non-profit client gets a stunning […]

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2016-2017 Board

Posted 24th May, 2016

  The board portfolios are as follows: President: Jordan Mair Vice President: Brenna Voogd Past President: Dana DiTomaso ACE Awards: Kim Prosser & TBD Communications: Kassia Haynes Programming: TBD & TBD Membership & Students: TBD ACE on Display/Ad Auction: Alycia Williamson Tresurer: Joe Di Fabio Sponsorship: TBD

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ACE After Hours + Student Showcase

Posted 16th May, 2016

Written By: Martina Belecan   Delicious food. Amazing drinks. Some serious mingling. And interesting campaign ideas by talented students. I call that a success. As a first time attendee to an ACE event, I did not know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. I personally walked away meeting some cool people, likeminded students like myself […]

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Thank You to Our Ace Awards Sponsors

Posted 17th Mar, 2016

A heartfelt thank you to all of our generous Ace Awards sponsors. 2015/2016 have been tight years for many Albertans, and we know the easier answer to our sponsorship requests was a “no.” So this year, even more than usual, we want you to know how much we appreciate your support of the ACE Awards […]

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