GroupM’s MediaCom has been named Agency Network of the Year at the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018. The agency took the crown after winning 19 awards on the night.
At the ceremony on Monday14 May, MediaCom won eight gold, eight silver and three bronze trophies, as well as the coveted Agency Network of the Year gong.
MediaCom’s campaigns for Cerveza Victoria in Mexico, Cancer Research in the UK, Head & Shoulders in Poland, Skittles in Saudi Arabia, Gillette in Israel, and an inclusivity initiative for MediaCom UK, were recognised as being world-beaters.
The Festival of Media Global Awards recognise excellence in media thinking around the world and celebrate the most innovative and effective work.
MediaCom’s successes come after the agency topped the competition shortlist, picking up 58 nominations from 31 brands across 16 markets.
Stephen Allan, MediaCom’s worldwide chairman and CEO, said: “This is a fantastic result and reflects the consistently brilliant work that our teams are delivering day in, day out, in offices around the world.
“Our ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy is enabling us to drive real value for our clients.”