PORTFOLIO NIGHT™ TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY IN 24 INTERNATIONAL CITIES
April 16, 2013
NEW YORK – April 16, 2013 – Portfolio Night™—a global portfolio review and recruitment event that was founded by IHAVEANIDEA in 2003 and is now presented by the Art Directors Club—announced that tickets go on sale at 12 PM local time today for all 24 participating cities in the 2013 Portfolio Night 11 event. Portfolio Night 11 will be held simultaneously in all participating cities worldwide on May 22, 2013.
Most cities have also announced their individual lineups of participating creative directors. Portfolio Night™ requires top creative representation at this event to ensure that the industry’s best, most experienced talent is giving back and mentoring the industry’s up-and-coming young creatives.
Learn more about Portfolio Night 11 and its City Hosts at www.portfolionight.com. Portfolio Night 11 is made possible by the support of its Global Sponsors, iStockphoto, bringing a rich collection of user-generated content possibilities to creatives around the world; Pantone, enriching Portfolio Night with color trend expertise and potential; and VCU Brandcenter, providing thousands of students with the tools and resources for a perfectly polished portfolio.
About Portfolio Night™
Portfolio Night™ is an event where aspiring young advertising copywriters, art directors and designers meet with several renowned advertising creative directors in a fast-paced evening of advice, networking and recruitment. It has become the doors through which talent enters the advertising industry. In the eleven years since its inception, Portfolio Night has grown to a global event, reaching creative hubs in every continent in an evening where the best of the present meet the best of the years to come. Now in its eleventh year, Portfolio Night brings together thousands of young creatives, hundreds of creative directors, dozens of City Hosts in cities around the world, and a select few Global Sponsors, all in a “one night only” event across the planet. Learn more at www.portfolionight.com and connect with Portfolio Night on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and Pinterest.
About Portfolio Night 11’s Sponsors
iStockphoto offers easy, affordable inspiration with millions of vetted, royalty-free photos, illustrations, videos and audio tracks. Using the most advanced search in the business, customers download a file every second from a collection of more than ten million files for business, marketing and personal projects. iStockphoto started in 2000, pioneering the micropayment photography business model, and has become one of the most successful and profitable user-generated content sites in the world. iStockphoto pays out more than $1.7 million weekly in artist royalties. iStockphoto is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Getty Images.
For 50 years Pantone has been the world leader in color inspiration and communication, providing designers and color professionals across all major industries with products and services for the creative exploration and accurate management of color. Pantone offers color guides, design software, color technology, consumer products, custom color services, color intelligence and education, and sponsors live events and webinars to inform and inspire color professionals around the world.
About VCU Brandcenter
Originally named the VCU Adcenter, the VCU Brandcenter is the United States’ premier graduate program for the business of advertising and marketing communications. It was the first program of its kind to combine business-oriented communications strategy and brand management tracks with a creative program for art directors, copywriters, and creative technologists in a business setting. Brandcenter graduates work at the best advertising agencies in the industry, such as TBWA/Chiat/Day, Wieden + Kennedy, and CP+B, and on the client side for some of the world's most iconic brands like Google, Apple, Nike and Coca-Cola. For more information, visit www.brandcenter.vcu.edu.
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New York Festivals Offers Complimentary Tickets to Creative Session Sponsored by AWNY –Advertising Women of New York
April 12, 2013
Register for “Unlocking the Secrets of Female Leadership” Before April 26th and Receive Complimentary Admittance
New York, NY – April12, 2013: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® New York Show™ will offer complimentary admittance to the first 50 individuals who register for “Unlocking the Secrets of Female Leadership,” sponsored by Advertising Women of New York – AWNY. Register before April 26th using the special code AWNY to reserve your free ticket. Join New York Festivals and AWNY on May 1st 3:30-4:30PM for this ground breaking creative session and discover insights into the career paths of females who are true catalysts of innovation.
Unlocking the Secrets of Female Leadership” Sponsored by AWNY - Advertising Women of New York
May 1st 3:30-4:30PM
Women who have made it to the elusive 3% of female creative directors share more than two X chromosomes. Many credit at least part of their trajectory to a vote of confidence from someone of influence along the way. Come hear a panel of top female creative talent story-tell what they've learned from other powerful men and women and what has helped them thrive in such a punishing field. Then hear an important announcement for everyone in advertising about a brand new way to mentor.
- Vida Cornelius, Chief Creative Officer, GlobalHue
- Kammie McArthur, Creative Director, Swirl
- Karie Niles, Creative Director, Razorfish
- Tiffany Rolfe, Partner, Chief Content Officer, Co: Collective
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 42nd 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 honoring the World’s Best Advertising® and after-party to honor the winners in true New York style.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ph: 1 212 643 4800.
About International Awards Group
International Awards Group (IAG) organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards® for the World's Most Effective Advertising™; Midas Awards® for the World’s Best Work in Financial Marketing & Advertising™; The Global Awards® for the World's Best Healthcare Advertising™; New York Festivals®; World's Best Advertising®; World's Best Radio Programs™ and World's Best Television & Films™. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to www.InternationalAwardsGroup.com.
April 12, 2013
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April 10, 2013
Art directors club announces winners for adc 92nd annual awards
April 5, 2013
McCann NY, BBDO, Dentsu Inc., and Forsman & Bodenfors Named Cumulative Winners at ADC 92nd Annual Awards Gala
Buck Takes ADC Designism Award and School of Visual Arts Named School of the Year
Miami Beach, FL (April 4, 2013) -- The Art Directors Club (ADC), the first global creative collective of its kind and longest standing organization championing the visual arts, tonight announced the winners of the prestigious ADC 92nd Annual Awards for the advertising, interactive, and motion categories. The winners were presented with the coveted Gold and Silver Cubes at the Awards Gala, marking the conclusion of the three-day ADC 92nd Annual Awards + Festival of Art and Craft in Advertising and Design.
This year’s cumulative winners, based upon awards won across all categories, are as follows:
· ADC Agency of the Year: McCann NY
· ADC Network of the Year: BBDO
· ADC Design Firm of the Year: Dentsu Inc.
· ADC Interactive Agency of the Year: Forsman & Bodenfors
· ADC School of the Year: School of Visual Arts
Additionally, there was one winner of the third-annual ADC Designism Award, which honors work that drives social or political change. This year’s winner was Buck, a design-driven production company, for its work promoting Good Books. Juries did not select an ADC Black Cube winner for best-in-show this year.
Judged by an international panel of the world’s most respected creative professionals, including Naked Creative Partner Fernanda Romano (Interactive Jury Chair), Droga5 Executive Creative Director Ted Royer (Advertising Jury Chair) and Founder, Prologue Films and co-Founder Imaginary Forces, Kyle Cooper (Motion Jury Chair), the ADC Annual Awards competition honors the best work from around the world in the interactive, advertising, design, motion, photography and illustration industries. This year’s winners represented 23 countries, demonstrating the ADC’s dedication to finding the best creative talent across the globe.
Master of ceremonies for the 92nd Annual Awards Gala was advertising great and entrepreneur Cindy Gallop. The evening began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Atrium of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, home of the New World Symphony, followed by the awards presentation, with interactive elements in the venue provided by Float4 Interactive, iStockphoto and theatreMAMA. The evening and three-day Festival concluded with the Gala After-Party atop the rooftop of the New World Center overlooking Miami Beach serenaded by Miami’s Best Latin Band of the Year, Suénalo.
All of the winners will be featured in the award-winning Art Directors Annual, the oldest and most respected compendium of outstanding work in the industry. Additionally, following the awards ceremony, the Gold, Silver and Bronze work will be sent on a worldwide tour—from New York to Sao Paolo and numerous venues in between—through the ADC International Annual Awards Exhibition.
To view the complete list of all ADC 92nd Annual Awards Gold, Silver, Bronze, Merit, Student and ADC Designism winners, please visit http://www.adcawards.org/92ndgalawinners/.
The Art Directors Club gratefully acknowledges its sponsors Adobe, iStockphoto, Pantone, 4A’s, GE, The Creative Register, Martin & Co., and Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority for their support of the ADC 92nd Annual Awards + Festival of Art and Craft in Advertising and Design.
About the Art Directors Club
Founded in 1920, the Art Directors Club is the premier organization for leaders in visual communication, boasting one of the most concentrated groups of creative talent in the world. A not-for-profit membership organization, the ADC’s mission is to Connect creative professionals around the globe, while simultaneously Provoking and Elevating world-changing ideas. The ADC provides a forum for creatives of all levels in Advertising, Design, Interactive Media and Communications to explore the direction of these rapidly converging industries.