About the ICA


Welcome to the Institute of Communication Agencies

ICA is the not-for-profit association for Canadian advertising, marketing, media and public relations agencies. Our mission is to Amplify, Protect and Transform the agency sector through advocacy, awards, community, consultancy, insight, networking, research and training. Our membership and board of directors represent some of the most recognized and influential businesses in our industry, both in Canada and internationally.

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The CASSIES become Effie Canada

The ICA partners with the international awards program to recognize Canadian marketing effectiveness on a global stage.
Jun 14 2018

ICA Partners With Effie Worldwide To Launch Effie Canada

CASSIES merge with global Effie Awards program
Jun 14 2018

Seeing Red: ICA Critical Of Accenture’s Programmatic Ad Buying – “it’s double-dealing”

The ICA joins a chorus of voices around the world, including the IPA in the UK and the 4As in the USA, who believe Accenture’s big step into...
May 30 2018

ICA Launches Report On Marketing

Online hub promotes agency thought leadership in advertising & marketing communications.
May 08 2018