An ad mad show is a fun and creative competition where teams of students have to create and present advertisements for various products and services, either real or imaginary. The ads can be in any form, such as print, audio, video, or live. The teams are judged based on their creativity, originality, humor, and effectiveness of their ads.
If you are participating in an ad mad show, you might be wondering how to come up with an amazing ad idea that will impress your audience and judges. Well, don’t worry, we have got you covered. Here are 10 ad mad show ideas for different themes and products that you can use or modify for your own ad:
Amazing Ad Mad Ideas and Themes:
1. Theme: Health and Fitness
- Product: A fitness tracker
- Ad idea: A live ad where a person wearing the fitness tracker is running on a treadmill, while a narrator describes the features and benefits of the product, such as calories burned, heart rate, steps taken, etc. The ad ends with the person collapsing on the floor, exhausted, while the narrator says “The fitness tracker that pushes you to your limit”.
2. Theme: Education and Learning
- Product: A smart pen
- Ad idea: A print ad where a student is holding the smart pen and writing on a paper, while the pen is recording the audio and converting it into text. The ad has a catchy slogan, such as “The smart pen that listens and writes for you”.
3. Theme: Fashion and Beauty
- Product: A hair dye
- Ad idea: A video ad where a person with dull and boring hair is walking on the street, feeling sad and insecure. Then, they see a billboard of the hair dye, with a slogan, such as “The hair dye that changes your mood”. They decide to buy and use the product, and their hair turns into a bright and vibrant color, such as pink, blue, or green. They start feeling happy and confident, and attract the attention and admiration of everyone around them.
4. Theme: Food and Beverage
- Product: A chocolate bar
- Ad idea: An audio ad where a person is craving for something sweet and delicious, but can’t find anything in their fridge or pantry. Then, they hear a voice, which is the chocolate bar, calling them from a hidden corner. The voice tempts them with the description of the chocolate bar, such as its rich and creamy texture, its crunchy and nutty filling, its smooth and melt-in-your-mouth sensation, etc. The person follows the voice and finds the chocolate bar, and takes a bite. The voice then says “The chocolate bar that satisfies your sweet tooth”.
5. Theme: Travel and Tourism
- Product: A travel agency
- Ad idea: A live ad where a person is sitting on a couch, bored and unhappy, while watching a TV show about exotic and exciting destinations. Then, they receive a phone call from the travel agency, which offers them a special deal to visit one of those destinations, such as Hawaii, Paris, or Tokyo. The person is surprised and delighted, and agrees to book the trip. The ad ends with the person packing their bags and leaving for the airport, while the travel agency’s logo and slogan appear on the screen, such as “The travel agency that makes your dreams come true”.
6. Theme: Technology and Innovation
- Product: A smart speaker
- Ad idea: A print ad where a person is using the smart speaker to perform various tasks, such as playing music, ordering food, booking tickets, etc. The ad has a headline, such as “The smart speaker that does it all for you”. The ad also has a subheading, such as “Just say the word, and it will be done”.
7. Theme: Entertainment and Media
- Product: A streaming service
- Ad idea: A video ad where a person is browsing through the streaming service’s catalog, and finding something for every mood and occasion, such as comedy, drama, horror, romance, action, etc. The ad shows clips from some of the popular and exclusive shows and movies available on the service, such as Stranger Things, The Crown, Black Mirror, The Irishman, etc. The ad ends with the person smiling and enjoying the content, while the streaming service’s name and slogan appear on the screen, such as “The streaming service that has something for everyone”.
8. Theme: Home and Lifestyle
- Product: A vacuum cleaner
- Ad idea: An audio ad where a person is struggling to clean their house, which is messy and dirty, with a traditional vacuum cleaner, which is noisy and inefficient. Then, they hear a knock on the door, and find a salesperson, who introduces them to the new and improved vacuum cleaner, which is silent and powerful. The salesperson demonstrates the features and benefits of the product, such as its cordless and lightweight design, its long-lasting and rechargeable battery, its smart and adjustable suction, etc. The person is impressed and convinced, and decides to buy the product. The ad ends with the person cleaning their house with ease and satisfaction, while the vacuum cleaner’s name and slogan are heard, such as “The vacuum cleaner that makes cleaning a breeze”.
9. Theme: Sports and Recreation
- Product: A skateboard
- Ad idea: A live ad where a person is riding the skateboard on a street, while performing various tricks and stunts, such as ollies, kickflips, grinds, slides, etc. The person is having fun and attracting the attention and applause of the bystanders. The ad ends with the person stopping and holding the skateboard, while a narrator says “The skateboard that lets you express yourself”.
10. Theme: Social and Environmental
- Product: A reusable water bottle
- Ad idea: A print ad where a person is holding the reusable water bottle, while smiling and giving a thumbs up. The ad has a headline, such as “The reusable water bottle that saves the planet”. The ad also has some facts and figures, such as how much plastic waste and carbon emissions are reduced by using the product, how much money and resources are saved by refilling the product, how much health and hygiene are improved by using the product, etc. The ad ends with a call to action, such as “Buy the reusable water bottle today, and join the green revolution”.
These are some of the ad mad show ideas that you can use or modify for your own ad. Remember, the key to creating a successful ad is to be creative, original, humorous, and effective. You want to capture the attention and interest of your audience and judges, and persuade them to buy or support your product or service. At Sofia Public School, we believe in nurturing creativity and communication skills beyond textbooks. Unleash your creativity, and let your ad shine on the stage!