ICAD is not an idea. It is not a place. It is not a ceremony. It is not a series of events. ICAD is its people. It is what they make it. When you join ICAD, you’re joining Ireland’s creative community. You’ll have the chance to raise your profile, network with others, be inspired to develop your skills and of course, enter and attend the ICAD Awards. Whether you’re studying or working in advertising or design, overseas or unwaged we have a membership category that means you can get the most from being a part of ICAD.

Full Member MICAD Must be a creative – €170 Join Now

Associate Member AICAD Works in the industry but not as a creative – €170 Join Now

Overseas Member MICAD Must be an Irish creative working overseas – €80 Join Now

Student Member SICAD Currently studying an advertising or design-related course in Ireland – €80 Join Now

Unwaged Member MICAD Graduate or currently unwaged creative – €80 Join Now

ICAD is its people. Meet some of them.

Member Profile


Meet Jake Walshe, Managing Director and Editor at Screen Scene

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Member Profile


Meet Kathryn Wilson, Graphic Designer and Creative Director at Slater Design

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  • Eligibility to enter ICAD Awards
  • Exclusive entry to commendations launch event
  • Reduced price awards night tickets

Professional Profile and Development

  • Personal member profile on the ICAD Member Directory (linked to Awards Gallery)
  • Reduced price entry / priority booking to speaker events
  • Free or reduced price copies of ICAD publications
  • Access to subsidised training courses
  • A free Company profile on the ICAD Company Directory


  • First access to fresh talent for host agencies / studios and mentors
  • Unparalleled training opportunity for juniors / graduates
  • Priority invites to annual ICAD Upstarts Exhibition


  • Exclusive, priority or reduced price entry to all ICAD events


  • Voting Rights