Idéa announces 1st shortlisted projects’ screening day

Idéa Awards 2023



Montreal, March 29, 2023 – The Association of Creative Communications Agencies (A2C) and the Société des designers graphiques du Québec (SDGQ) are delighted to announce the Idéa Awards’ first screening day of shortlisted projects. On May 25, the event, presented by Cineplex Media, a division of Canada’s leading entertainment and media company, in collaboration with La Presse and Télé-Québec, will allow industry professionals, students and advertisement enthusiasts to view all shortlisted projects, by discipline and in their entirety, at Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin, in Montreal.


The new annual event will be held just a few days after the Idéa Awards’ shortlisted projects announcement. There, organisation’s whose pieces and case studies stood-out during jury deliberations, will be able to see their work showcased while they wait for the final results to be announced at Idéa’s awards ceremony, on June 8.


“Being shortlisted for an Idéa Award is no small feat. We wanted the projects that caught the attention of  jury members to be highlighted and celebrated to the fullest. This screening day will give teams and individuals a unique opportunity to view all the deserving projects in their entirety,” said Dominique Villeneuve, President and CEO of A2C, and Mario Mercier, DGA, co-president of SDGQ and president, creative director at Compagnie et cie.

Hundreds of projects on show

On May 25, projects will be shown by discipline, between 1 and 5 p.m., in three of Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin’s theatres, according to the following schedule:



A cocktail reception will follow the screenings starting at 5:00 pm.


Four types of tickets are available for this event:


  • Ticket for 1 screening
    • 1:00 pm or 3:30 pm
    • $30 per per attendee*
  • Ticket to add a 2nd screening
    • 3:30 pm
    • $15 per attendee (in addition to the cost of the 1 screening ticket)*
  • Student ticket for 1 screening
    • 1:00 pm or 3:30 pm
    • $15 per attendee*
    • To attend two screenings, you must select two different tickets (for a total of $30).

* Taxes and fees not included. No refunds available.


Purchase your tickets now at:

About the Idea Awards 

Organized by the A2C, in collaboration with the SDGQ, the Idéa Awards is the only Awards Show dedicated to all creative communications professionals in Quebec. Based on a model inspired by the largest national and international competitions, it celebrates the diverse talent of local professionals, artisans and clients through six major disciplines: Craft/Production, Advertising Creation, Design, Media, Digital Products and Experiences, and Business Results and Strategy.   

About the A2C     

The Association of Creative Communications Agencies (A2C) is the voice of over 95 agencies in Quebec of different sizes, configurations, and specialties, but all with one thing in common: a commitment to creative communications. Its members generate more than 80% of the industry’s revenues in Quebec and contribute to the success of companies here and abroad. Learn more at    

About the SDGQ   

The Société des designers graphiques du Québec (SDGQ), created in 1972, is a professional organization dedicated to the promotion of graphic design in Quebec and the professional and financial development of its    


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Amélie Chagnon-Fathé   

Marketing & Communications Advisor  

Association of creative communications agencies (A2C)   

514 575-9813 |