Stop The Presses! Part One Of B&T Awards Shortlist Is Out!

Stop The Presses! Part One Of B&T Awards Shortlist Is Out!
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As we creep closer and closer to the night of nights for the advertising, marketing and media worlds, we’re happy to reveal the first instalment of nominees for the B&T Awards 2016.

With an unprecedented 423 submissions received for 34 categories, the judges have been scratching their heads trying to figure out who is worthy of receiving a shiny trophy and a pat on the back for all their hard work.

We want to give a special shout out to all the non-agency judges who took time out of their busy day to judge the entries.

More than 800 people are expected to attend this year’s awards, which will be held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday 18 November. Twitter has come on board this year as the principal sponsor, so grab your tickets now to avoid missing out on the night of nights!

Please note that all of the following nominees are required to attend live-judging day. Check below for live-judging day FAQ.

Now, without further ado, here is part one of the shortlist for the B&T Awards 2016:

Entry name Category name
Colenso BBDO Advertising Agency
Leo Burnett Australia Advertising Agency
M&C Saatchi Group Australia Advertising Agency
TBWA\Australia Advertising Agency
The Monkeys Advertising Agency
Block Branding and Design Agency of the Year
Frost*collective Branding and Design Agency of the Year
Maud Branding and Design Agency of the Year
Re Branding and Design Agency of the Year
Special Group (NZ & AUS) Branding and Design Agency of the Year
AFFINITY Direct Response/Performance Agency of the Year
CHE Proximity Direct Response/Performance Agency of the Year
Columbus Direct Response/Performance Agency of the Year
The Works Direct Response/Performance Agency of the Year
WiTH Collective Direct Response/Performance Agency of the Year
Emotive Emerging Agency
History Will Be Kind Emerging Agency
Special Group Australia Emerging Agency
The Artistry Emerging Agency
The Woolshed Company Emerging Agency
Adrenalin Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
AOL Australia Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
CarAdvice.com Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
Gemba Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
Hardhat Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
Klick Communications Employer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
CHE Proxmity Employer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
Leo Burnett Melbourne Employer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
OMD Employer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
PHD Australia Employer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
TBWA\Sydney Employer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
Colenso BBDO Experiential Agency
Leo Burnett Sydney Experiential Agency
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Experiential Agency
Traffik Group Experiential Agency
AFFINITY Independent Agency
Cummins and Partners Independent Agency
The Hallway Independent Agency
The Monkeys Independent Agency
The Royals Independent Agency
The Works Independent Agency
HCF Marketing Team of the Year
LEGO Australia and New Zealand Marketing Team of the Year
Meat & Livestock Australia Marketing Team of the Year
Taylors Wines Marketing Team of the Year
Toyota Marketing Team of the Year
UBANK Marketing Team of the Year
Atomic 212° Group PR Agency
Eleven PR Agency
Klick Communications PR Agency
One Green Bean PR Agency
Red Agency Australia PR Agency
MAKE Production Company of the Year
Milkmoney Production Company of the Year
Revolver/Will O’Rourke Production Company of the Year
The Woolshed Company Production Company of the Year
Visual Domain Production Company of the Year
Fiftyfive5 Research Agency of the Year
Hall & Partners | Open Mind Research Agency of the Year
T garage Strategy & Research Research Agency of the Year
TNS Australia Research Agency of the Year
BMF State Agency – NSW
One Green Bean State Agency – NSW
TBWA\Sydney State Agency – NSW
The Hallway State Agency – NSW
The Monkeys State Agency – NSW
CHE Proximity State Agency – VIC
Clemenger BBDO Melbourne State Agency – VIC
Leo Burnett Melbourne State Agency – VIC
McCann Melbourne State Agency – VIC
TBWA\Melbourne State Agency – VIC
Atomic 212° Group Media Agency
Carat Australia Media Agency
McCann Australia Media Agency
OMD Australia Media Agency
PHD Media Agency

live judging day FAQs

When and where is live judging day?

Held on Friday, 14th October at Cliftons Sydney – Level 11, 60 Margaret St, Sydney.

What’s the format on the day?

Presentations have five minutes to set up, 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes for Q&A. Each session will be timed by facilitator in the room. This is super duper strict! Don’t be like “oh, just two more minutes bla bla bla” because we’re running a tight ship and we want everyone to have equal opportunity.

What do I bring on the day?

Included AV in the rooms are PC laptop, project/screen, and speakers. If you bring your Mac laptop, you’ll be responsible to supply your own Mac to HDMI adaptor.

When do I arrive?

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your allocated session time to allow for registration. We have a very tight schedule so please be on time. Barista coffee and tea and instant coffee making facility are available in break out area. No meals have been arranged for presenters.

How do I win?

Bribes, lots and lots of bribes. But in all seriousness: This is your chance to wow the judges and make your case. Feel free to bring along any additional support material which were not included with your initial submission.

Judging criteria will be the same as your initial entries, please refer to criteria details here. All judges on your category panel have reviewed your initial entry before live judging day.

Where do I RSVP?

Please email viv@bandt.com.au to secure your session time/s and confirm your attendance to the networking drinks post judging.

Good luck everyone!

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