New York Festivals World’s Best Advertising Announces 2015 Call For Entries

by Chris Saunders , FTI Consulting

New York, NY – October 2, 2014: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® competition for the World’s Best Advertising® is now accepting entries for the 2015 competition.

In existence since 1957, in 2014 NYF received entries from 75 countries in the following 16 competitions: Avant-Garde, Branded Entertainment, Creative Effectiveness, Design, Digital, Direct & Collateral, Film, Film Craft, Integrated, Outdoor, Package Design, Print, Public Relations & Media Relations, Public Service Announcements, Radio, and Student. NYF added Package Design to their roster of competitions this year to celebrate innovative packaging and its importance in the brand marketing mix.

In 2014, New York Festivals® unveiled their iconic new trophies created by the revered design firm Sagmeister & Walsh and inspired by New York City’s classic Art Deco skyscrapers. Trophies are awarded to Finalists, Third Prize, Second Prize, First Prize, Grand Prize and World’s Best Idea. They come in five different sizes and 6 different colors so one can create their own NYC skyline. Additionally, a video projector is embedded in the base of each trophy which projects the winning work along with the complete credits of all involved in the creation of the award winning work.“New York Festivals new trophy is the world's best trophy – EVER!,” said Luiz Sanches, CCO and Partner, AlmapBBDO Brazil.

New York Festivals also honors Global Brand of the Year, Global Agency Network of the Year, Regional Agency of the Year, Boutique Agency of the Year, Best New Agency of the Year, Film Production Company of the Year, Best of Show and Grand Prize Awards. For more information, and to view a complete list of all special awards, please visit: HERE.

New York Festivals annually assembles over 400 of the world’s foremost creative people to sit on the Grand Jury who collectively cast over 300,000 votes to select the Shortlist winners. The Executive Jury, comprised of 24 chief creative officers, will meet together on one panel May 15-19th to select higher award winners from the shortlisted winners.

The 2015 New York Show℠ panel discussions and networking events will take place on Thursday May 21st at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The New York Show gala cocktail party, awards ceremony, and after-party to celebrate the winners will be held that evening at the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

Entries submitted before December 16th, will earn a 10% discount on their entry fees by using and code PRN2015. The 2015 competition entry deadline is January 31st.

For more information go to: Rules & Regulations or to enter go to Log In.
All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: Ph: 1 212 643 4800

About New York Festivals and the International Awards Group, LLC.
The International Awards Group organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands:
AME Awards World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness™
The Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising™
Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising™
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising™
New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programs™
New York Festivals World's Best TV & 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


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