#AWNewYork Madison Avenue Walk of Fame Icon Awards


We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the Madison Avenue Walk of Fame Icon Awards that will be held at Advertising Week New York for its 15th anniversary this October.  The inaugural awards will celebrate the best advertising icons, slogans and their creators.  The festivities will take place Monday, October 1st as part of the #AWNewYork Opening Gala to be held in Times Square. To generate some excitement before the big event, we’ve released the nominees as well as the awards for the 2018 Madison Avenue Walk of Fame Class. Don't miss this timeless celebration--get your tickets now!

Awards to be handed out include:

  • Icon of the Millennium Award
  • Comeback Icon of the Year
  • Icon of the Year  -- Most Valuable Icon (MVI)
  • Rookie of the Year
  • #Throwback Icon Award
  • Icon For Good Award
  • Gone Fishing: Icon Retirement Award

The 2018 Icon & Slogan Nominees Include:

Icon nominees:

  • The Burger King | Burger King
  • BuzzBee | Cheerios
  • Little Debbie | Little Debbie
  • Cap’n Crunch | Cap’n Crunch
  • Squatty Potty Unicorn | Squatty Potty
  • Toomgis | ampm
  • McGruff the Crime Dog | National Crime Prevention Council
  • Miss Chiquita | Chiquita Banana
  • Lefty | Hamburger Helper
  • Captain Obvious | Hotels.com
  • Bazooka Joe | Bazooka Bubble Gum
  • Morris the Cat | 9 Lives Cat Food

Slogan nominees:

  • I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us Kid! | Toys 'R' Us
  • It’s a Tide Ad | Tide
  • live colorfully | kate spade new york
  • IHOb | IHOp
  • Nobody does chicken like KFC | KFC
  • See What’s Next | Netflix
  • Come TV With Us | Hulu
  • Unexplainably Juicy | Starburst
  • The Wonderful Everyday | IKEA
  • Think Different | Apple
  • Share a Coke | Coca-Cola
  • Love at 425 Degrees | Papa Murphy’s Pizza

Voting will commence on Tuesday, September 4th at popicon.life/vote -- so don’t forget to go online and vote! Buy your ticket now so you can see all of your favorite icons this October.

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