MADDYS 2024 Surpasses Records with Record Entries! 

Chennai, May 2024

The Advertising Club of Madras is pleased to announce a final extension of the deadline for entries to the prestigious MADDYS 2024 awards. Due to an overwhelming response and increased requests from top agencies, clients, and media houses, we have decided to extend the entry deadline to accommodate these requests.

This year, we are proud to share that we have already surpassed our previous record entry of 791, achieved in 2019. The continued support and enthusiasm from the advertising community reflect the legacy of being the oldest advertising award in India, with a rich history and tradition of celebrating excellence in advertising.

Get Ready for an Epic 42nd MADDYS 2024!

The Advertising Club of Madras is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated flagship event – the 42nd MADDYS 2024. This year’s MADDYS promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a record-breaking 146 award categories that encompass the latest trends and innovations in advertising.

What’s New?

MADDYs 2024 boasts a refreshed award segment structure, simplifying the entry process for agencies and individuals. Categories span across Creative, Digital, Media, and Unpublished, catering to every aspect of the advertising landscape.

Introducing Digital Agency Of The Year & Client Of The Year

In addition to the coveted Creative Agency Of The Year & Media Agency Of The Year awards, MADDYS 2024 introduces Digital Agency Of The Year & Client Of The Year categories to recognize excellence in digital advertising.

Jury Unveiled for 42nd MADDYS 2024 Awards

The esteemed jury composition includes Creative Visionaries, Industry Leaders, Marketing Experts, and Media Experts, from Chennai, national & international market ensuring that the awards are judged with the utmost rigor and objectivity. Their diverse perspectives will celebrate the breadth and depth of the advertising industry.

President Balasubramanian S. remarked, “MADDYS 2024 is not just an awards ceremony; it’s a festival of advertising where creativity, strategy, innovation, and impact are celebrated. We humbly thank everyone for the overwhelming response and the requests for an extension. We are thrilled to see the remarkable response to MADDYS 2024, with entries pouring in from across the industry from PAN India. The extension of the deadline further underscores the significance of this event and the value it holds for the advertising fraternity. We are committed to providing a platform that recognises and celebrates the best of the best in advertising.”

Setting a new record for submissions. Anticipation is high as we eagerly await more entries to celebrate advertising achievements from April 2022 to January 2024. For further details, please visit or our award platform at Don’t miss this chance to be part of MADDYS 2024 and celebrate excellence in advertising!

Secretary Surej Salim said “With entries pouring in and enthusiastic queries streaming in from every corner of the country, we’re thrilled to extend the Deadline for Entries for MADDYS 2024! This year’s response has been phenomenal, showcasing the nation’s incredible talent and creativity. Don’t miss your chance to shine. Seize this opportunity and apply now! Let your creativity take centre stage at MADDYS 2024!”