2016 APAC Effie Awards Winners Announced
SINGAPORE, Apr, 24 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Winners of the APAC Effie Awards 2016 were revealed at the Awards Gala last night at Intercontinental Singapore, celebrating Asia Pacific's most effective marketing campaigns.
MullenLowe Lintas Group, India was named APAC Effie 2016 Agency of the Year, bagging 8 metals. Running behind were Colenso BBDO/Proximity and spotting 3 agencies in the tie on the third place, BBDO India, Barnes Catmur & Friends Dentsu and Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai.
On the network level, BBDO Worldwide took the lead, with a total haul of 17 metal awards, including the Grand Effie, followed by Ogilvy & Mather and MullenLowe Group coming in the second and third position respectively.
2 new Special Awards are added this year - Brand of the Year and Marketer of the Year to recognise the joint efforts and close collaboration between clients and agencies to produce successful work. The awards were presented to Ariel Matic and Procter & Gamble respectively, with their entry 'Ariel - Share The Load' being the best of show for the night, clinching the Grand Effie, on top of a Gold and a Silver. These Special Awards are accorded based on the points received on all winners and finalists.
The Awards Gala, attended by some 200 industry professionals, presented a total 66 Effies - 1 Grand Effie, 12 Golds, 21 Silvers and 32 Bronzes. As with previous year, India remains to be the strongest market in the region on the effectiveness stage, contributing the highest number of metal winners last night. Following in the ranking are New Zealand and Australia.
Cheuk Chiang, Chairman of the 2016 APAC Effie Awards, said, "Congratulations to all the winners. It is a massive acknowledgement. To get here having gone through two rigorous rounds of judging by a stellar team of industry professionals is a significant and incredible achievement and indeed something to be proud of. These winning cases represent the best in Asia Pacific and I hope they only serve to inspire the industry further in producing great work that drive real business results."
Organised by Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA) and Tenasia Group, the APAC Effie Awards honours the region's most outstanding marketing communication works that have proven results in meeting strategic objectives. Winners and finalists will contribute points towards the ranking on the 2016 Effie Effectiveness Index, the global ranking which identifies and ranks the most effective marketers, brands by analysing finalist and winner data from worldwide Effie competitions.
The full list of winners can be viewed at the APAC Effie website - www.apaceffie.com.
About APAC Effie Awards
Organised by the Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA) and Tenasia Group, Asia Pacific Effie Awards honours and celebrates the region's most outstanding marketing communication work that have proven results and succeeded in meeting strategic objectives. The APAC Effie awards will mark its first year in 2014, to provide the growing marketing communications industry with a regional ground on which the best campaigns are showcased and recognised.
Introduced by the New York American Marketing Association in 1968, the Effie Awards have since been recognised by advertisers and agencies as the pre-eminent award in the advertising industry and global standard of marketing effectiveness excellence. Today, Effie celebrates effectiveness worldwide with the Global Effie, the APAC Effie, the Euro Effie, the Middle East / North Africa Effie and more than 40 national Effie programs.
About The Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA)
CAAAA is a non-profit organisation established by advertising agency associations in Asia whose key mission is to further the business interest of advertising companies/agencies in the region. CAAAA works in close collaboration with stakeholders in the marketing communications industry across the region, including North, South and Southeast Asia, to support uniform professional standards and norms, and to enhance the profile and stature of the industry.
About Tenasia Group
Tenasia Group specialises in staging professional and influential industry events that inspire. Building on their expertise in delivering high-quality industry events, award shows and conferences, Tenasia's portfolio of businesses aims to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and knowledge, shaping business opportunities in the region and celebrating achievements in specific fields.
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Source: APAC Effie Awards
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