2013 O’Toole Award Winners Announcement at 4A's Transformation
March 14, 2013
Media Winners Include: MediaCom, Colle+McVoy, Hill Holliday, Grupo Gallegos
Creative Winners Include: BBDO, BBH New York, mono
New Orleans, March 12, 2013 -- Winners of the 2013 4A’s O’Toole Awards for Creative and Media Excellence were announced at the association’s annual conference, Transformation 2013: The Idea Effect at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency.
In the first year that the O’Toole Awards are recognizing media excellence, Lisa Donohue, CEO, Starcom USA, helped the 4A’s announce the Media winners on Tuesday, March 12:
Large Media Agency: MediaCom
Mid-Sized Media Agency: Colle+McVoy and Hill Holliday (tie)
Small Media Agency: Grupo Gallegos
Chuck Porter, Chairman, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, and Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, announced the creative agency winners Monday, March 11:
O'TooleBox: BBDO New York
Large Creative Agency: BBDO New York
Mid-Sized Media Agency: BBH New York
Small Media Agency: mono
In another O’Toole Awards first, Collective is a founding sponsor of the Media Awards and will donate $30,000 to the 4A’s Foundation, which uses funds to underwrite scholarships for multi-cultural students. And, each winner will receive $10,000 for a charity of their choice.
“The O’Toole Awards are extremely competitive, and a best-in-class representation of an agency’s entire catalogue of work,” said 4A’s President-CEO Nancy Hill. “Not only are the media and creative winners setting the bar for our industry, they are helping fuel future talent with the donated proceeds. That money will help pay it forward by funding scholarships for multicultural students pursuing careers in advertising.” Since 1991, the O’Toole Awards have recognized the highest level of excellence for an agency's body of work on behalf of multiple clients, with entries open to creative agencies of all sizes, including international agencies. In 2013, the 4A’s added a category for media planning and buying excellence.
A complete list of 2013 finalists can be found here. http://www.aaaa.org/news/bulletins/pages/otoolefinalists_03052013.aspx
About the O’Toole Awards
Established in 1991, the 4A’s O’Toole Awards for Creative Excellence competition is one of the most competitive and highly-regarded award programs in advertising. In order to win, an agency must submit an entire body of stellar work across several different clients. Its purpose is to recognize agencies that consistently set and maintain the very highest standards.
All proceeds go to the 4A’s Foundation, Inc., which was established in 1997. A primary goal of the Foundation is to award scholarships to multicultural students of the advertising arts.
About the 4A’s
The 4A’s is the national trade association of the advertising agency business. The 1,200 member agency offices it serves in the U.S. employ 65,000 people; offer a wide range of marketing communications services, and place 80 percent of all national advertising. The management-oriented association helps its members build their businesses, and acts as the industry’s spokesperson with government, media, and the public sector. For more information, visit the 4A’s Web site at www.aaaa.org.
Collective is a leading data-driven multi-screen company that connects brand marketers to audiences with highly personalized experiences across display, video and mobile advertising. Collective’s multi-screen data optimizes targeted creative to break down traditional media silos and deliver highly personalized creative coordinated across devices. Headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and India; Collective has been recognized on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Inc. 500/5000 lists. Collective is backed by Accel Partners, Greycroft Partners and iNovia Capital. To learn more about Collective, visit www.collective.com.
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March 7, 2013
New York Festivals Announces Four Additional Executive Jury Appointments for 2013 International Advertising Awards
February 27, 2013
New York, NY – January 27, 2013: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards®, now in its 56thyear, announced four additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors will convene in New York City April 27th through May 1st to select the World’s Best Advertising® across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.
Recent Executive Jury appointments include:
- Warren Brown, Creative Founder, BMF Sydney, Australia
- Chris Garbutt, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather Paris, France
- Guido Huffels, Chief Creative Officer, Heimat Werbeagentur GmbH, Germany
- Diane Ruggie, Creative Director & Partner, Velocebella, USA
“The 2013 Executive Jury is an incredibly impressive group of international CCO’s and executive creative directors, this ‘dream team’ will make certain that any agency earning an award in this year’s competition will truly merit the title of The World’s Best Advertising®,” said Michael O’Rourke, President International Awards Group/New York Festivals.
Award-winning entries will be announced at the New York Show™awards presentation on Thursday, May 2rd, 2013. The New York Show, a two-day series of creative events, will take place at the landmark New York Public Library's Beaux-Arts building located at 455 Fifth Avenue, at 40th Street in New York City. Festivities will be held on Wednesday and Thursday May 1st and 2nd, and includes the Executive Jury Press Conference, keynote speakers, creative panel discussions, networking events, and exhibits of the Shortlisted work. Thursday evening features the 2013 New York Show awards ceremony and after-party to honor the winners in true New York style.
The final deadline for the 2013 competition is February 27th. For more information, please visit: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.php?p=2,10
To purchase tickets for the New York Show please visit: https://www.newyorkfestivals.com/Events/
Ticket prices for the 2013 New York Show: Full Access Pass to all events, including panel sessions, screenings and award show - $250; Award Ceremony - $100; Executive Jury Press Conference and individual panel sessions - $30 per session.
Press inquiries should be directed to Gayle Mandel: email@example.com. Ph: 1 212 643 4800.
International Awards Group, founded in 1957, organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards® for the World’s Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness™; Midas Awards® for the World’s Best Financial Advertising™; The Global Awards® for the World’s Best Healthcare Advertising™; New York Festivals® for the World’s Best Advertising®; New York Festivals® for the World’s Best TV & Films™; and New York Festivals® for the World’s Best Radio Programs™. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to http://internationalawardsgroup.com/
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