|Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 15:30 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
SINGAPORE, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity has announced that Unilever have been named the 2015 Advertiser of the Year. The award recognises clients that continuously distinguish themselves by inspiring innovative brand marketing.
Over the last five years Unilever have taken an impressive 41 Spikes for their brand advertising across the Asia Pacific region. Amongst these are 11 Gold trophies and three Grands Prix which were awarded to 'The Day I Visited my Son' in Film Craft, 'Radio Prank' in Radio and 'Where What you Grow is What you Eat' in the Media category.
Terry Savage, Chairman, Lions Festivals said that Unilever is a brand that refuses to stand still, adding that "they consistently strive to create marketing that is innovative and creatively bold. At Spikes Asia, the juries only award outstanding creativity, so the fact that they have scooped so many accolades is a huge credit to the quality of their marketing in the region."
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) commits to decoupling growth from environmental impact, helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being and enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.
Rahul Welde, Unilever, VP Media, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Russia, will be present to receive the honour which will be awarded during the Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony on Friday 11 September. About the award Rahul said, "We are very pleased to be recognised as The Advertiser of the Year at Spikes Asia 2015. This award is a great testimony to the efforts of our brand teams and agency partners in pushing boundaries in creativity and innovation. We are thankful for their dedication and commitment in breaking new ground in advertising and communication across Asia."
Spikes Asia takes place in Singapore and runs from 9-11 September. Delegate registration is open and anyone wishing to attend the Festival and Awards can register via 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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Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity
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