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New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014 08:19


2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners

BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.

18 Nov 2013 15:05


Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013 05:49


The Bees Awards announces nominations

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.

21 May 2013 09:07


Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23


First Digital Asia Festival offers 17 seminars

BEIJING, CHINA: The Digital Asia Festival, taking place in Beijing 7-8 November 2012, will offer 17 seminars given by 26 speakers in an exciting two-day programme delivering unrivalled learning and inspiration to Asia Pacific's digital industry.

6 Nov 2012 07:27


Digital Asia Festival announces jury line-up preliminary judging gets underway

BEIJING, CHINA: With just over four weeks until the Digital Asia Festival kicks off, the organisers have announced that over 600 entries from 14 countries have been received into the 2012 awards.

9 Oct 2012 11:09


Digital Asia Festival: Matias Palm-Jensen is jury president

BEIJING, CHINA: Digital Asia Festival, the two-day event for learning, networking and celebrating Asia's best digital marketing communications, has appointed Matias Palm-Jensen, European chief innovation officer of McCann Erickson, to lead the judging process of this year's Digital Media Awards, which are central to the festival.

8 Aug 2012 08:20


Digital Asia Festival: Open for entries, delegate registrations

BEIJING, CHINA: The newly launched Digital Asia Festival, the two-day event for learning, networking and celebrating the best that Asia's digital marketing industry has to offer, incorporating the well-established Digital Media Awards, is now open for entries and delegate registrations.

10 Jul 2012 05:55


Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival winners

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival has been brought to a close with its 10th Awards Ceremony, seeing the much-anticipated winners announced, honoured and celebrated.

30 Apr 2012 08:23


Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival opens this week

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Opening this Thursday in Shanghai, the two-day Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, aims to offer attendees a compelling programme of seminars and discussions, networking opportunities and a gala awards presentation honouring clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results that transform businesses and brands.

25 Apr 2012 05:39


NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02


Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

30 Mar 2012 07:54


Record entries into Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival has announced that a record 971 entries have been received into the annual awards, an increase of 12% on last year making them the biggest in their 10 year history.

12 Mar 2012 09:08


International AME Awards announces 2012 shortlist

NEW YORK, US: The International AME Awards, now in its 18th year of honouring the world's best work in advertising and marketing effectiveness, has announced the shortlist for the 2012 competition.

22 Feb 2012 11:35


Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival entries open

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The 2012 Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival (AME Awards) will take place 26 and 27 April 2012 at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China. Entries can now be submitted to The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards at

1 Dec 2011 12:06


New Straits Times joins Digital Media Asia

HONG KONG, CHINA: Cheryl Goh, head of e-media at Malaysia's New Straits Times, has joined the programme for Digital Media Asia, which will be held in Hong Kong from 23 to 25 November next. The New Straits Times, which has increased its profits 100% between 2009 and 2011, has been undergoing a radical transformation, and Goh's presentation will look at the goals and outcomes of the change.

17 Nov 2011 09:35


2011 Digital Media Asia announces speakers

HONG KONG: Digital Media Asia 2011, the three one-day conference which brings together media experts on the latest innovations in tablets, social media, online and mobile and takes place from 23-25 November 2011 in Hong King, has confirmed the first few speakers.

20 Sep 2011 13:27


Record entries for Spikes Asia 2011: 19% increase

SINGAPORE: A total of 3647 entries from 17 countries will be competing at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, which kicks off this forthcoming Sunday in Singapore, an overall increase of 19% versus last year, with growth in most categories.

14 Sep 2011 07:29


Global experts convene in SA to discuss intellectual property, innovation

South Africa and other developing countries are in hot debate about how best to grow their economies through innovation and the development of intellectual property.

7 Sep 2011 11:17


Events for Asia-Pacific Region IT professionals

HONG KONG, CHINA: From 30 November to 1 December the second annual Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will be taking place at The Mira, Hong Kong, as will a new event for the Asia Pacific region, the CDN World Forum.

15 Jul 2011 07:56


Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011 07:19


Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival opens this week

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival is set to open tomorrow, Thursday 12 May, in Shanghai, offering delegates an extensive and topical two-day content programme followed by an awards gala dinner which will unveil and celebrate this year's chosen winners.

11 May 2011 06:05


China's marketing challenges

BEIJING, CHINA / NEW YORK, US: The meteoric rise in the spending power of the Chinese consumer presents unique challenges for marketers, according to a new study released by Forbes Insights and the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA).

13 Apr 2011 07:51


WFA hosts Global Advertiser Week in Beijing

BEIJING, CHINA: The World Federation of Advertisers has kicked off its Global Advertiser Week in Beijing for the first time in its 58-year history in association with its Chinese member, the China Association of National Advertisers. More than 150 participants from over 30 countries will attend the week's meetings.

12 Apr 2011 09:37


WFA keynote speakers, conference themes for Beijing 2011

BEIJING, CHINA: The World Federation of Advertisers has announced the provisional agenda for its 2011 Global Advertiser Conference, which will held in China for the first time. The event, which is being co-hosted with China Association of National Advertisers, brings together the world's biggest marketers in the world's most populous and fastest-growing market.

2 Feb 2011 10:19


Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival announces jury

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The organisers of the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival announced the jury line-up for the 9th AME awards. The jury will be chaired by Bob O'Leary, head of global marketing for Citi.

26 Jan 2011 10:14


Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.

24 Jan 2011 09:53


AME Festival: Register now

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Delegates wishing to attend the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China, 12 and 13 May 2011, can now register. This year, the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival and Awards are organised under a joint venture between Haymarket and the organisers of Cannes Lions.

19 Jan 2011 09:38


Bob O'Leary to chair Asian Marketing Effectiveness jury

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness (AME) Festival, a joint venture between Haymarket and the organisers of Cannes Lions, has announced that Bob O'Leary, head of global marketing for Citi, will lead the jury at the 2011 Festival.

17 Jan 2011 11:01

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