THE ONE CLUBThe One Club for Art & Copy is the nation’s foremost non-profit organization for the recognition and promotion of excellence in advertising. Founded in 1975 and based in New York City, The One Club produces three annual awards competitions: The One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive, which culminate in awards ceremonies held in New York City each May.
As part of The One Club’s mission to support the next generation of advertising professionals, the organization nurtures emerging talent through scholarships, portfolio reviews, an annual student exhibition and a new initiative called The One Club–Adversity established to promote multiculturalism and diversity in creative media industries. The One Club maintains a full-time exhibition gallery, hosts an ongoing series of lectures and events, and produces publications that include the quarterly one.a magazine and the One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive annuals.
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MISSION STATEMENTThe One Club exists to champion and promote excellence in advertising and design in all its forms. It is the world's foremost non-profit organization devoted to elevating creative work in the industry. It seeks to celebrate the legacy of creative advertising and to use that legacy to inspire future generations. The One Club is the 'keeper of the flame' for advertising creatives. The One Show remains the pinnacle of achievement by providing a showcase of the world’s best work, and by inviting collaboration among individuals that are actively developing outstanding work.
The One Club exists to educate and inspire students of the business, and benefit the next generation through scholarships, portfolio reviews and annual student exhibitions and competitions.
And finally, The One Club exists to inspire clients to seek the rewards that come with calculated risks and new ideas. As long as great ideas are allowed to take form, The One Club will continue to exist to encourage and promote them.
THE ONE SHOW FESTIVALThe One Show Festival Week attracts the leading minds of the advertising industry. Year after year more than 2,000 industry professionals take time from their busy schedules to see who and what won at the One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive held in New York City in early May.
The One Show Festival not only has a who’s who factor, but as one of the leading industry supporters of advertising education, it also attracts the future members of the advertising community as well.