The Pretty Good Show

2017 The Show Best of Winners:

Best of Show: BMW Films, Geisel Productions

Best of B2B: Cub Cadet/Colle+McVoy

Best of In-House: Toycracker Premier/Target

Best of Digital: Under Armour/Latitude

Best of Social: LensCrafters/Olson

Best of Design: Honour Packaging/KNOCK

Best of Student Work: Create This Break/Nick Klukowski of UMN Duluth

See this work at The Minneapolis Egotist

Complete list of winning work:

2017 The Show Winners 

2016 The Show Winners

2015 The Show Winners

2014 The Show Winners


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The American Advertising Federation 2017 National Winners.

The American Advertising Federation 2016 National Winners.



Since 1926, The Show has been the premier advertising event in the Twin Cities.

Friday, March 3rd at The Machine Shop.

After viewing the winning work and the announcement of the Best of Show winners, the celebration continues.

Joining us will be The Last Revel

The Last Revel group shot    The Last Revel on stage


Emcee: Dave Ryan




Additional Information at:

Submission Questions: [email protected]

Thank you Wunderman for being Ad Fed MN The Show 2017 Agency of Record!



Thank you Event Sponsors:




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Christopher Behnen

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Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Available.  Contact the Ad Fed office at [email protected]


This year’s charity partner is BrandLab.

At the event, play a fun game and learn more about this organization.


Last year, over 1,000 people attended The Show with a record number of submissions.

Check out the recap video from Ads in Wunderland The Show 2016 on our Facebook page.




Purchase tickets to The Show here, (on-Line sales close Thursday at 2:00 p.m. - a limited amount of tickets will be available at-the-door).
March3rd7:00 pm to 11:00 pm2017


Ticket Prices:

Member: $55.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Ad 2 Members and Students: $35.00

Package of 10 tickets – $500

On-Line Registration closes Thursday, March 2nd at 2:00 pm.  Tickets will be available at-the-door.


The Machine Shop is at 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414.  The map is incorrect. The Machine Shop is across the river from downtown on 2nd Street SE, a few blocks east of 3rd/Central.

Parking lots and ramps are within 1 block.  Consider Uber or Lyft.

Valet Parking will also be available.

After a ticket is purchased, your name will be on the lists at reservations, sorted alphabetically.  Once you check-in, you will be handed a name tag to fill out at tables just beyond registration. 


The Historic Machine Shop
300 2nd St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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