Now Open: Biannual Awards Program Celebrates Work of In-House Creative Agencies Across the Globe

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers invites in-house creatives to submit their best work for the In-House Design Awards by June 18. 


TORONTO, CANADA, May 11, 2021 — The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Awards recognize the excellence of internal creative agencies leveraging effective communication design to achieve the goals of the companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations and institutions they work for.
The winning entries are profiled across the RGD's communications channels reaching over 70,000, featured in a printed Awards Annual distributed to 2,000 and the winners have the opportunity to purchase a physical award. 
Any communications-related project created after January 1, 2017, internally by a company or organization whose primary service offering is not design is eligible. This includes branding, interactive design, packaging, cross-media campaigns, environmental graphic designs, print, motion design and more. Communications projects related to the COVID-19 receive free entry and are eligible for special prizes.
Designers looking to participate are encouraged to submit entries by May 21 for the Early-Bird entry fee or by the final deadline, June 18, 2021.
Our 2021 judges include Genevieve Beharry, Design Director at 48North; Chuck Chan, Executive Creative Director, Integrated Marketing Communications at the University of Toronto; Mari Chijiiwa
Creative Director at INDOCHINO; Yen Chu RGD, Creative Director of Design at Rogers Sports Media; Maggie Fost, Head of Creative Shop at Facebook and Instagram; Umar Shahzad RGD, VP of Design at LaunchGood.
The RGD’s 2021 In-House Design Awards are sponsored by Domtar Paper and Moveable.
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About the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)

Through the Association of Registered Graphic Designers, Canadian designers exchange ideas, educate and inspire, set professional standards and build a strong, supportive community dedicated to advocating for the value of design. The RGD is Canada’s largest professional association for graphic design and related professionals with over 4,000 Members. To learn more, visit