Nineteen Radio and 54 Digital entries have made it through to the shortlist at this year’s Spikes Awards, Asia’s leading creative advertising competition.
Judging is currently taking place in Singapore with David Lubars, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer of BBDO North America overseeing the Radio judging and Rei Inamoto chairing the judging of the Digital category.
The winners, along with the Spikes Asia 2010 Agency of the Year, Media Agency of the Year and Network of the Year will be revealed at tomorrow night’s awards ceremony.
Events at this morning’s Spikes Asia Festival included packed seminar sessions presented by David Jones, Global CEO of Havas Worldwide and Euro RSCG Worldwide who with guest Tony Fernandez, Group CEO of AirAsia, talked about how the creative and business communities in Asia can rally together to effect positive change. Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Worldwide, was joined on stage by a panel of clients for The Spikes Debate on how marketers are coping with the fast economic growth in Asia.
The Spikes Asia Advertising Festival celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 19-21 September 2010.
Building on 23 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival is the result of a collaboration between the International Advertising Festival, organisers of Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx and Eurobest, and Haymarket. 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 close to 1,000 delegates in 2009, offers a challenging programme of seminars and workshops focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.
The Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of TV/Cinema, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Sales Promotion, Media, Print Craft, TV/Cinema Craft and Design.