Grands Prix 2019

February, 22, 2019

The Grands Prix (formerly known as the International Design and Communication Awards) celebrate the original and inventive ways cultural organisations communicate, activate and relate with audiences. In its 8 editions, more than 670 projects have been submitted from institutions around the world.

Download the Entry Kit for more information, and start your application today!



Celebrating creative excellence

Created to showcase the best in arts communication, design, engagement and development strategies, the Grands Prix offer a unique platform for the best in the business to showcase best practice and create new connections.

Grands Prix are presented during the Communicating the Arts and Culture Business conferences. Our jury of industry experts will select the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners for each of the 16 Grands Prix categories. These winners will be recognised at 4 award ceremonies held throughout the year.

16 Categories

  1. Temporary Exhibition Design Winners announced!
  2. Permanent Exhibition Design Winners announced!
  3. Cross-Institution Partnership Winners announced!
  4. Participatory Experience Winners announced!
  5. Website Design
  6. Digital Product (App, Interactive)
  7. Well-being Initiative
  8. Inclusivity Initiative
  9. Branding Campaign
  10. Temporary Event/Exhibition Communications
  11. Staff Engagement Strategy
  12. Community Leadership
  13. Corporate Partnership
  14. Fundraising Campaign
  15. Volunteer Programme
  16. Board Engagement Initiative


All categories are open for entry.

Entries for categories 1 to 4 have closed.
Winners were announced at Communicating the Arts Copenhagen. See who won here.

Entries for categories 5 to 16 can be submitted until 2 September 2019.
The ceremony for categories 5 to 8 will take place on 9 October 2019 during Communicating the Arts Montreal.
The ceremony for categories 9 to 12 will take place on 13 November 2019 during Communicating the Arts Sydney.
The ceremony for categories 13 to 16 will take place on 21 November 2019 during Culture Business Sydney.

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