|Wednesday, 9 September 2009, 18:27 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
SINGAPORE, Sept 9, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - A total of 2,685 entries from 21 countries will be competing at this year's three-day Spikes Asia Festival, which kicks off next week in Singapore.
Entries have been submitted in 11 categories: TV/Cinema (310 entries), Print (576), Outdoor (615), Direct & Sales Promotion (151), Media (230), Radio (62), Design (152), Digital (272), Integrated (54), TV/Cinema Craft (53) and Print Craft (210), and will be judged by top international and regional industry leaders.
The top country participating is China with 382 entries, followed by Singapore with 369, Japan on 335 entries and India with 321.
The winners will be announced and honoured during the Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony that will be held during the evening of Friday 18 September at the Victoria Concert Hall, followed by the After Party at IndoChine Waterfront.
Other awards to be revealed during the Awards Ceremony are: Agency of the Year, Media Agency of the Year and Network of the Year. The Times of India Group will be honoured with the 2009 Advertiser of the Year award.
"While we are in the midst of difficult times, now more than ever awards matter. Not only do they provide inspiration and showcase the best creative work out there, but they also bestow important recognition to the people and the agencies involved in the work," said Philip Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions, joint organiser with Haymarket of Spikes Asia.
For more information on Spikes Asia 2009 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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