|Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 13:00 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
SINGAPORE, Sept 20, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Advertising Festival has today announced the final three shortlists from this year's awards. 96 entries have been shortlisted in the Integrated, Film Craft and Print & Poster Craft categories.
Judges have been working in Singapore to arrive at the shortlists ahead of the announcement of the winners at tonight's Awards Ceremonies. In the last of the categories to be announced the juries have shortlisted 8 in Integrated, 41 in Film Craft and 47 in Print & Poster Craft.
Delegates are experiencing another busy day as the Festival draws to a close and culminates in the Awards Show and Afterparty this evening. A further 11 seminars are taking place throughout the day including Grey Group Asia Pacific who are talking to the internationally acclaimed Chef Bobby Chin, Hakuhodo, Draftfcb and thenetworkone who will present The Asian Independents Showcase 2011. Earlier sessions enjoyed by attendees included Campaign Asia Pacific's interview with John Wren, President and CEO of Omnicom.
Two dedicated academies have been taking place throughout the Festival; The Spikes Academy offers 15 students from the region a unique educational programme tailored to the needs of its students whilst the new Marketers Academy offers a targeted learning programme aimed at marketers and brand managers aged 30 years and under. Both academies have also benefitted from full access to the Festival and their learning achievements will be recognised later today at dedicated graduation ceremonies.
The Spikes Asia winners will be announced and honoured at the Awards Ceremony this evening, after which delegates will have the opportunity to celebrate at the Afterparty taking place at the IndoChine Waterfront where a special performance will take place from Rudely Interrupted, Australia's most celebrated rock band which sees five out of its six members living with disabilities.
The winners of Spikes Asia 2011 will be available online at www.spikes.asia from tomorrow, 21 September.
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.
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Source: Spikes Asia
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