The 4A's Presents

From famous ad campaigns to cultural movements, here are some of the moments that stand out over the last 100 years of advertising…

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In honor of our 100th Anniversary, we’re celebrating the people, agencies and ideas that drive the advertising business.


100th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

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September 27: Join us and Master of Ceremonies Trevor Noah

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In the Beginning… The 4A’s 100 Year Infographic

Behind the Scenes

Get stories and commentary from some of the industry’s  most well-known ad makers.
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Beyond the Brief

We’ve partnered with The Drum to present this exclusive series — delivering funny, insightful and poignant personal reflections about life in advertising from a cross-section of individuals at 4A’s member agencies. Participate or View More

“Let Us Have a Real Talk” — Featuring Jewell Donaldson, Leo Burnett

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On stage or in the pitch room, the best performers all share this sense of stage presence, something wholly apparent when talking about Leo Burnett copywriter Jewell Donaldson.

“Advertising is Deeply Personal” — Featuring Pete VonDerLinn, Partners + Napier

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Not often do you hear a top creative be proud of his team winning an Effie, but Partners + Napier is cut from a different cloth — so is their executive creative director Pete VonDerLinn.

The Lightning Rod — Featuring Laura Linthicum, Arnold

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If you haven’t bought into the talent of Arnold Worldwide associate creative director/copywriter Laura Linthicum yet, now’s the time.

100 People Who Make Advertising Great

All 100 People Who Make Advertising Great honorees have now been notified. All winners will be announced by Adweek across a special four-part series starting this summer.

Nominated by their peers, colleagues, and associates, they were selected by an esteemed panel of 13 judges – who also represent various levels and disciplines.

The Honorees

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