The 2023 AICP Awards tour is making two stops this week, with events in Dallas and, for the first time, Mexico City. Both events will be taking place on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Full details for each event, as well as ticket information, can be found on the AICP website here

Each  will feature the winners from  AICP’s three competitions – The AICP Post Awards, the AICP Next Awards, and the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial.

The Dallas event, presented and hosted by the AICP Southwest Chapter, will be held at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Doors open at 6:45 pm, and the Awards Program begins at 7.30, followed by a reception starting at 8.30. Tickets can be purchased here. The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N Field Street in Dallas. 

Speakers at the Dallas event include Laura Busino, Head of Production at McGarrah Jessee; Tammy Booth Schilling, Creative Director, D3 Frito Lay; and Christopher Smith, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Plot Twist Creativity. 

In Mexico City, the AICP Awards will be the centerpiece of a day-long event focused on advertising creativity, taking place at Museo de Antropología e Historia, and being presented by Mexico’s National Chamber of the Film Industry (CANACINE). Founded in 1942, Canacine represents the film and audiovisual industry in Mexico. Avelino Rodríguez, President of CANACINE, Founding Partner/CEO of The LIFT and a 2023 AICP Awards Show Curator, was instrumental in bringing the event to Mexico City. Tickets are available here; more information on the event can be found here

The event kicks off at 2:30 pm with a Fireside Chat on Craft & Creativity. Moderated by Genie Gurnani, AICP Next Awards Influencer Jury President and Executive Drag Queen + Operation Partner, Mash Brands, its panel includes Director Santiago Fabregas; Creative Director Marybeth Ledesma; Cinematographer / Director Flavia Martinez; Copywriter, Head of Creativity, TBWA Mexico, Diego Munoz; and Director Sylvie Weber. 

The AICP Awards presentation and screening follows at 6:30, with the featured speakers including Sally Campbell, Global CEO & Founding Partner of Somesuch and the 2023 AICP Show Chairperson, and Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP.

Sponsors help make all of the AICP awards competitions and events possible. AICP Partners and Supporting Partners, who support all AICP events throughout the year, are: Cast & Crew, Advertising & Short Form Production; Universal Production Services; Wrapbook; Film Hawaii; Musicbed + Film Supply; NEED Financial Services, Inc.; Sony Pictures Studios and SoStereo.

2023 AICP Awards Sponsors Benefactors include Another Country; Aspen Travel; AwardCore; Cabin Editing Company; Carbon; Colorlab; Company 3; Cut+Run; Cutters; Directors Guild of America; Flavor; Heard City; International Digital Centre, Inc. – IDC; Istros Media Corporation; Kodak Motion Picture Film; LBBonline - Little Black Book; Optimus; SHOOT Magazine / SHOOTonline; Source Shots Slate; S’well; and Whitehouse Post.

2023 AICP Awards Patrons include asche & spencer, BMG Production Music, Island Film Group, Quixote, SAG-AFTRA, Silvercup Studios, The Roots Production Services and Vagabond Production Services.

Flavor created the graphics and design language for all three competitions, with music and sound design produced by Another Country. All showreel editing was performed at Cutters. 

Established in 1992, The AICP Show is one of the most important advertising showcases in the world that’s dedicated to excellence in craft. The AICP Post Awards, which debuted in 2001, honors excellence in a wide range of post production crafts and disciplines. And the AICP Next Awards, launched in 2007, highlights the winners of the 11 Next categories, which honor innovative marketing communications. 

Honorees at the AICP Show and The AICP Next Awards are preserved in The Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Film’s state of the art archives for future generations to study and are available for use or exhibition by the museum’s curators. All individual works and each year’s shows in their entirety can be viewed exclusively at, the AICP Awards Archive website, while winners of the AICP Post winners can be viewed at

About AICP
AICP represents, exclusively, the interests of independent companies that specialize in the production and post production of commercials in various media—film, video, digital—for advertisers and agencies. The association, with national offices in New York and Los Angeles as well as regional chapters across the country, serves as a strong collective voice for this $5 billion-plus industry. Founded in 1972, AICP assists its members by: disseminating information; representing production and post production companies within the advertising community in business circles, in labor negotiations and dealing with employment issues; and before governmental officials; developing industry standards and tools; providing professional development; and marketing American production and post production via events and awards shows.