Even if you feel bombarded by ads every day, you've probably missed quite a few of the better ones that never quite reached a global audience.
Last week I attended the Hatch Awards for the 34th time. I had nothing entered. I didn't get to walk up on stage or leave with a silver bowl. My name didn't appear anywhere in the book. I couldn't enjoy that self-centered little rush that comes from beating out a crosstown rival in a category we both hoped to win.
Female-focused campaigns have been some of the most popular and polarizing ads in recent years, and now they're getting their own awards.
As social media becomes an increasingly crowded field for marketers, forcing them to focus on channels important to their specific audiences, the industry's "best of the best" seems to be diversifying.
People magazine isn't just covering awards season from the sidelines this year. For the first time, the brand is hosting its own live awards ceremony, The People Magazine Awards, which airs tonight at 9 ET on NBC.
The Clio Awards has named musician and entrepreneur Will.i.am the recipient of the 2013 Honorary Clio Award.