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Spikes Asia Launches Student Creative Award for Print

SINGAPORE, July 9, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is pleased to announce the introduction of a new competition. The Spikes Asia Student Creative Award for Print will provide an exciting platform for students to kick-start their future careers and gain recognition amongst some of the most respected creatives across the region.

The competition which launches today, Tuesday 9 July, is free to enter, and is open to all APAC students up to 25 years of age, in full-time education. Answering to a brief set by UNICEF, the world's leading organisation working to protect child rights and development, students will have until Saturday 13 August to produce an original Poster which will be judged by a panel of international industry leaders, members of the Spikes Asia juries.

Full entry details and the brief set by UNICEF are now available on the Sikes website. All entries must be submitted online by 13 August.

The shortlisted entries into the competition will be exhibited to all delegates during the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity (15-17 September 2013). The winner will be honoured at the Spikes Asia awards ceremony on Tuesday 17 September.

"This is a truly unmissable opportunity for students to showcase their skills to the creative industry's key decision-makers whilst benefiting a deserving non-for-profit organisation," says Steve Latham, Spikes Asia's Director of Talent & Training. "Spikes Asia is very much committed to nurturing and promoting the creative talent of the younger generation, so by launching the Spikes Asia Student Creative Award for Print we want to encourage students to participate in this valuable competition that could ultimately be the launch of a career."

Students from the following countries are eligible to enter the competition: Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

Students wishing to attend Spikes Asia 2013 can take advantage of the special student registration package which offers a discounted fee to students aged 23 and under, while providing access to Festival activities including seminars, workshops, exhibitions and networking.

Further information can be found online at www.spikes.asia.

About Spikes Asia

The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 27-29 September, 2017. Building on 30 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the organisers of Cannes Lions and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.

The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world. Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates in 2016, offers an inspirational programme of seminars, tech talks and forums, focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.

The Spikes Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR, Branded Content & Entertainment, Healthcare and Innovation.

Incorporating Tangrams Effectiveness @ Spikes brings 15 years of celebrating Effectiveness and Strategy under one roof. The Tangrams celebrate the latest thinking in marketing effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. The Tangrams awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands in categories for Effectivenss, Digital Strategy, Media Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-commerce.

Ascential Events

Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.

Ascential Events is part of Ascential plc, which transforms knowledge businesses to deliver exceptional performance. Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. www.ascential.com

About Haymarket Media Group

The Haymarket Media Group established in 1957 is the largest privately-owned magazine publisher in the UK, and one of the fastest growing media companies globally. The principal business is centred around its consumer, business, professional and customer publications. These are complemented by digital platforms and live events, including extensive exhibitions, conferences and awards. The Group's global expansion comes from wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and extensive licensing of key magazines to other publishers.

In Asia from their offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore, Haymarket Media Ltd publish market-leading titles Campaign Asia-Pacific, Finance Asia, Asian Investor, CEI Asia Pacific and Campaign India. In addition Haymarket organise a number of the region's leading industry awards and conferences relating to the communications and finance sectors. For more information about the Haymarket Media Group see www.haymarket.com.

Contact:
Amanda Benfell,
Head of PR & Press
Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity
Tel: +44-20-3033 4000
[email protected] 
www.spikes.asia/



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