|Monday, 20 September 2010, 12:00 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
SINGAPORE, Sept 20, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - 291 entries have been shortlisted in the Print, Outdoor, Direct & Sales Promotion, Media and Design categories at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, the creative advertising and communication awards for Asia Pacific.
Of the 1851 entries from 21 countries submitted in these categories, 55 Print, 67 Outdoor, 67 Direct & Sales Promotion, 60 Media and 40 Design entries have made it through to the shortlist.
Judging continues in Singapore with the Radio and Digital shortlists being announced later today and the TV/Cinema, Integrated, Print Craft and TV/Cinema Craft shortlists available on Tuesday 21 September.
47 leading industry experts from around the world make up the seven juries currently judging this year's Spikes Awards.
The winners, including the Spikes Asia 2010 Agency of the Year, Media Agency of the Year and Network of the Year, will be revealed during the Awards Ceremony that will take place this coming Tuesday.
The Spikes Asia Festival opened yesterday to a packed crowd attending the opening seminar presented by industry leaders Bob Greenberg, Chairman, CEO and Global Chief Creative Officer of R/GA; Tay Guan Hin, Regional Executive Creative Director of JWT Asia and Erik Ingvoldstad, Regional Creative Director Asia Pacific and Executive Creative Director Singapore of MRM Wordwide who examined some of the world's greatest work in advertising as awarded at Cannes Lions this year.
The Young Spikes Integrated Competition kicked-off yesterday with 10 teams having to create an exciting and eye-catching campaign for a charity in just 48 hours and the Young Spikes Media Competition also started with six teams creating an innovative media strategy also for a charity.
To view the Print, Outdoor, Direct & Sales Promotion, Media and Design shortlists or for more information on Spikes Asia 2010 or to register to attend, please visit 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 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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