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Welcome to the Institute of Communication Agencies

ICA is the not-for-profit association for Canadian communication agencies, representing 75%+ of all national advertising. Our mission is to champion commercial creativity, amplify the industry’s economic impact, and to embrace and drive change. ICA promotes higher standards and best practices, and serves as the largest source of information, advice and training for the industry.

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ICA and CASSIES Awards launches Feedback Reports Service

Canada’s pre-eminent awards show celebrating effective advertising aims to up the bar for member agency submissions.
Oct 05 2016

ICA partners with Sid Lee to unveil new creative brand identity initiative

Program identifies Association’s multiple initiatives to drive awareness and brand recognition on a global basis.
Sep 21 2016

ICA announces Scott Knox as new president and CEO

20 year industry veteran and MD of UK’s MAA brings bold new vision to Canada’s communications industry not-for-profit association.
Sep 07 2016

The CASSIES Awards Announces Jury and Benchmarking Panel

Ricardo Martin and François Lacoursière to Co-Chair a Jury Composed of 15 of the Most Senior Canadian Marketers at the 2017 CASSIES Awards.
Jul 07 2016