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Source: Spikes Asia
Record Number of Entries for Spikes Asia 2011 - 1000 Delegates Registred So Far

SINGAPORE, Sept 1, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Taking place in just a few weeks time, Spikes Asia, the regional awards and festival celebrating Asia Pacific's creative excellence in advertising and communications, has received a 20% increase in entries versus 2010 and so far 1,000 delegates have already registered to attend this year's three-day event.

As the last few entries are being checked, over 3,600 pieces of work have already been processed and are waiting to be judged in Singapore later this month by 55 regional and international creatives and industry leaders. Whilst the final number of entries submitted in the fourteen different categories - Print, Outdoor, Digital, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Design, Radio, Film, Print & Poster Craft, Film Craft and new for this year, PR and Mobile - will be announced in the next few days, this will be a record year for the annual event.

Spikes Asia delegates can look forward to an intense and interesting festival programme, featuring an exciting line-up of 27 seminars and six workshops. Speakers include: Remi Babinet, Chairman of BETC Euro RSCG and Global Chief Creative Officer of Havas; Jeff Benjamin, Partner and Chief Creative Officer of Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Bobby Chinn, Chef, Restauranteur, Author and TV Presenter; Daniel Morel, Chairman and CEO of Wunderman; James Thompson, Asia Pacific CMO, Diageo; Michael Wall, Global CEO of Lowe and Partners; and John Wren, President and CEO of Omnicom Group, amongst many others http://www.spikes.asia/festival/speakers/

All seminars will be simultaneously translated into Japanese, Korean and Mandarin, an additional benefit for attendees.

"A record number of entries, around 1,000 delegates already registered to attend - with more registering daily - and an excellent content programme, Spikes Asia 2011 is shaping up to be a great event," comments Terry Savage, Festival Chairman. "Asia Pacific is a fantastically creative region producing some outstanding work. In an industry where integration is becoming the norm, the opportunity to meet and mix with people from all sectors of the business is now more critical than ever before. We are being challenged and the opportunity to challenge each other, irrespective of what sector you work in - creative agency, media agency or client side - is of utmost importance. Spikes will be the place where this all comes together," he continued.

For more information about Spikes Asia or register to attend, please visit http://www.spikes.asia

Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign 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
PR & Press Manager 
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival 
Tel: +44 20 7728 4040
E-mail: [email protected]
www.spikes.asia


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