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Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014
Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014

LONDON, UK: The UK looks set to take home the title of most awarded country at the 2014 D&AD Awards, with 136 In Books and 43 Nominations*, totalling at 179 Awarded entries for the year. Across the Atlantic, the United States is in second place in the country rankings with 118 (82 In Book and 36 Nominations).

2 Apr 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

It's time to get your D&AD annual
It's time to get your D&AD annual

LONDON, UK: Here comes the 2013 edition of the much sought-after annual from D&AD featuring the year's best creative work.

3 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year
Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year

LONDON, UK: LIA has announced that Ogilvy & Mather is the 2013 Network of the Year, being awarded a total of 126 awards, including one Grand LIA, 28 Gold Statues, 40 Silver Statues and 57 Bronze Statues. The network also secured 42 Finalists at LIA 2013.

19 Nov 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD releases Black Pencil Judging Film
D&AD releases Black Pencil Judging Film

LONDON, UK: D&AD has released a Black Pencil Judging Film from the 2013 Awards, showing behind-the-scenes footage of the rigorous judging process employed by the awards. (Video)

7 Nov 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

London International Awards - deadline looming
London International Awards - deadline looming

LONDON, UK: The London International Awards are closing soon - you have just five days left to enter!

11 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

PORTUGAL

Jury line-up announced for 25th Eurobest
Jury line-up announced for 25th Eurobest

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Eurobest, Europe's leading annual awards and Festival for creative communications, has announced an exceptional line-up of 94 industry professionals who will come together in Lisbon to judge the 25th awards.

7 Nov 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards 2013: Entries open
D&AD Awards 2013: Entries open

LONDON, UK: So what's new? Well to start, we're launching with the announcement of this year's judges. Yep, all 195 judges from 25 countries.

2 Nov 2012

PORTUGAL

Eurobest celebrates 25 years with world-class jury presidents
Eurobest celebrates 25 years with world-class jury presidents

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Organisers of the European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, have today announced the impressive line-up of distinguished jury presidents, who, along with Sir John Hegarty, will lead ten juries in the award's 25th year.

5 Oct 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD announces the All Time Pencil Winners, President's Awards and (one) Black Pencil
D&AD announces the All Time Pencil Winners, President's Awards and (one) Black Pencil

LONDON, UK: Last night, 18 September 2012, D&AD staged a huge party and awards ceremony to celebrate its 50th birthday. At the event, the top ranked agencies, studios and people of the last 50 years of D&AD were recognised with a one-off Award. The 2012 Black Pencil and President's Awards were also announced. The event is a celebration of the most influential names of the last 50 years of commercial creativity.

19 Sep 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Eurobest opens for entries
Eurobest opens for entries

LONDON, US: Eurobest, reputed to be the leading event and largest gathering of Europe's creative advertising and communications industry, is now open for entries. Taking place in Lisbon from 28-30 November, entries will be judged by top industry professionals including an unbeatable line-up of jury presidents from across Eurobest's 25-year history. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, the culmination of the 2012 European festival of creativity.

24 Aug 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

London International Awards 2012: Deadline extended
London International Awards 2012: Deadline extended

LONDON, UK: The London International Awards 2012 deadline for entries has been extended to 29 June 2012.

14 Jun 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

M&M Global Awards: The jury
M&M Global Awards: The jury

LONDON, UK: Check out the first judges for 2012...Joining the chair of the jury, Dominic Fawcett, Sony Europe, are some of the most influential people from the media and advertising industry...

7 Jun 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Draftfcb back to sponsor young talent
Draftfcb back to sponsor young talent

LONDON, UK: Draftfcb will again sponsor the Roger Hatchuel Academy for the third straight year in partnership with the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17 to 23 June.

9 May 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD announcements due soon
D&AD announcements due soon

LONDON, UK: Next week, D&AD is issuing a series of announcements to mark the 50th Anniversary of one of the world's most coveted prizes for creative excellence.

12 Apr 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards
Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

5 Mar 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards deadline extended
D&AD Awards deadline extended

LONDON, UK: We know it can be tough to get your entries completed on time, so we're extending the deadline to complete and pay for your entries online by Wednesday 8 February.

2 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

IPA publishes 2011 Agency Census
IPA publishes 2011 Agency Census

LONDON, UK: The IPA yesterday,12 January 2012, published its 2011 Agency Census, designed to be the definitive annual survey of employment trends in media, advertising and marketing communications agencies, which shows that the size of the employed base in IPA member agencies has increased from 18 843 to 19 372, a year-on-year increase of 2.8%.

13 Jan 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Neville Brody creates /50 identity for D&AD's 50th
Neville Brody creates /50 identity for D&AD's 50th

LONDON, UK: Neville Brody has created a new /50 logo for D&AD as the organisation celebrates five decades of recognising and supporting UK and international creative talent.

11 Nov 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Yellow Pencil for Die Antwoord music video
Yellow Pencil for Die Antwoord music video

LONDON, UK: Apart from a Yellow Pencil for the Die Antwoord music video in the Music Video category, South Africa didn't convert any of the remaining three Pencil nominations at the D&AD Awards last night, Thursday, 16 June 2011, in London. In other news, D&AD and The One Club have joined forces to provide a creative ranking system, the Pencil Rankings. [video]

17 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

What's on the minds of agency chief executives?
What's on the minds of agency chief executives?

LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Independent Agency Selection & Search Company (IAS) and UK counterpart the AAR, recently conducted a survey and polled the top 25 CEOs of global adverting agency networks and 15 UK counterparts.

10 Mar 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Lions introduces Holding Company of the Year Award
Cannes Lions introduces Holding Company of the Year Award

LONDON, UK: The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced a new award, Holding Company of the Year, which will be presented for the first time at the 2011 Festival.

25 Feb 2011

SINGAPORE

Global mobile user survey released
Global mobile user survey released

SINGAPORE: Despite mobile device functionality becoming ever more sophisticated, research, released this week by mobile media company BuzzCity, shows that mobiles are actually sustaining, not replacing, consumer demand for PCs.

By Dr KF Lai 16 Feb 2011

UNITED STATES

MMA publishes expanded mobile advertising guidelines
MMA publishes expanded mobile advertising guidelines

NEW YORK, US/LONDON, UK/SINGAPORE/SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: The MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) has published the fifth edition of its Mobile Advertising Guidelines. They are designed to provide marketers, agencies, wireless carriers, media companies and other ecosystem members with industry-standard technical specifications and best practices.

10 Feb 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2011 registrations open
Cannes Lions 2011 registrations open

LONDON, UK: Cannes Lions registrations are now open and delegates wishing to attend the 58th International Festival of Creativity, to be held in Cannes 19-25 June 2011, can register online at www.canneslions.com.

12 Jan 2011

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb
Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Tony Granger to chair Cannes Lions 2011 Film, Press juries
Tony Granger to chair Cannes Lions 2011 Film, Press juries

LONDON, UK: Tony Granger, who began his career in his native South Africa and is currently global chief creative officer of Young & Rubicam, will lead both the Cannes Lions Film and Press juries at next year's festival.

24 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Lions changes strapline
Cannes Lions changes strapline

LONDON, UK: The organisers of Cannes Lions announced yesterday, 18 November 2010, that the event's strapline will change - from "The International Advertising Festival" to "The International Festival of Creativity".

19 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

'Innovation for the sake of innovation, impresses no-one but your peers'

Howard Scott is digital marketing director at Sequence Digital, a digital marketing agency, serving a UK-wide portfolio of clients, including hit BBC dramas Doctor Who and Torchwood, S.A. Brain, Ifor Williams Trailers, Welsh National Opera and Rachel's Organic. Here he gives you some tips on using social media for business.

21 Sep 2010

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