|Monday, 19 September 2011, 15:00 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
|Print, Ourdoor, Media, Direct, Promo & Activation, Design, PR, Radio, Digital, Mobile and Film|
SINGAPORE, Sept 19, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Opening yesterday, the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival has revealed the first 11 of 14 shortlists in the categories of Print, Outdoor, Media, Direct, Promo & Activation, Design, PR, Radio, Digital, Mobile and Film from a record 3647 entries submitted this year.
The following number of entries have made it through to the shortlists:
Print - 71
Outdoor - 79
Media - 70
Direct - 42
Promo & Activation - 50
Design - 35
PR - 30
Radio - 24
Digital - 52
Mobile - 15
Film - 50
55 jury members are currently in Singapore judging the best creative advertising and communications from Asia Pacific. The winners of the Spikes Asia Awards will be announced at the much anticipated Awards Ceremony taking place tomorrow night at the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore.
Opening yesterday, delegates are already benefitting from the rich content programme which is now fully underway. Yesterday saw seminars from Coca-Cola, CASBAA and Cheil Worldwide whilst this morning has already seen Yahoo! and JWT take to the stage. The rest of the day sees a further 10 seminars and 3 workshops from the likes of Campaign Asia Pacific, DDB and Renren. The Festival programme continues into the night with Networking After Dark; an evening of fun, networking and drinks with the offices of JWT, Lowe Asia Pacific, McCann Worldgroup, Ogilvy & Mather and Starcom MediaVest opening their doors to registered delegates.
The Young Spikes Integrated Competition kicked-off yesterday with teams having to create an exciting and eye-catching campaign in just 48 hours for the Singapore Red Cross and the Young Spikes Media Competition also started with teams creating an innovative media strategy for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Competitors are asked to present to dedicated juries before the winners are honoured on stage with their gold medal at the Awards Ceremony.
Up to date information on the Festival and details of shortlists and winners as they are announced can be found at www.spikes.asia/winners/2011.
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 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.
PR & Press Manager
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival
Tel: +44 20 7728 4040
Source: Spikes Asia
Topic: Awards received
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