Adobe invites submissions for Creativity in the Public Sector Showcase - Deadline Extended!

To celebrate the 2014 Government Technology Conference (GTEC) happening Oct 27-30 in Ottawa, Adobe will celebrate creative communications that are helping to better engage and serve citizens and incite positive changes in our communities. 


Selected projects will be showcased on an Adobe curated gallery on Behance leading up to a live exhibit at the Adobe booth at GTEC at the end of October. 


Call for Submissions

Creative professionals working in or with public sector organizations (not-for-profit, government ministries, public sector bodies, crown corporations, etc.) are invited to submit a rationale that explains how the design affects positive change


Submissions must have been created, conceived or produced before August 1, 2014 and should include 1 to 4 images in jpeg format. To be considered for display at GTEC, we recommend you at least one 2560 x 1600 pixels jpeg file. The deadline to submit is October 13, 2014


The Creativity in Public Sector Showcase is a unique opportunity for designers, marketers and communicators in Canada’s public sector to have their work seen by key decision makers from federal, provincial and municipal levels of government at GTEC. Furthermore, selected submissions will be promoted via GTEC, Adobe Canada and RGD’s social media channels and newsletters to a combined online audience of approximately 20,000.


Participants retain the copyright of their submissions and will agree to allow Adobe Systems to use their materials for exhibition and promotional purposes.


How to Enter: 

  1. Click here to fill out the online submission form.
  2. Upload entry files to


Deadline: October 17, 2014 


Criteria for Selection:

The included submissions will be selected by a committee including professionals working in and for organizations in the public sector. The selections will be judged on three criteria:

  1. The project effectively promotes action in support of social change.
  2. The project demonstrates originality and creativity.
  3. The project demonstrates good design.


Adobe Canada: Creativity in Public Sector from HintonX on Vimeo.


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