The winners of this year’s 30 Under 30 Awards have been named in front of an audience of more than 250 people with 13 women and 17 men making the final cut.
Now in their third year, the 30 Under 30 recognises the future leaders of the industry with five people selected in each of the Advertising & Design, Media, Media Agency, Digital, Specialist and Marketing & PR categories.
More than 120 completed entries were received from across the country, with a total of 35 industry judges whittling them down to a final 60.
At the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on Wednesday night the 30 high achievers and future leaders were honored in front of their peers.
Eight of the 30 are aged 29, four are 28, there are seven 27-year-olds, four aged 26 and 25, just one aged 24 and there are two 23 year-olds. Winners have come from New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.
The quality of the entries was once again very high, with many of the judges remarking just how much many of our 30 had achieved at such young ages.
B&T would like to thank our Principal Award sponsors, Fairfax Media, GroupM and Yahoo!7 together with main sponsors Kathy Evans Voice Management and cocktail sponsor Monday’s Picnic for supporting this year's 30 Under 30.
Check out the August 3 issue of B&T magazine for our special 30 Under 30 winners supplement which has profiles of all 30.
30 Under 30 will be back even bigger in 2013.
B&T's 30 Under 30 for 2012 are:
Andrew Barnes, 23, Go1
Nathan Bush, 29, BCM
Chris Gross, 27, Vodafone
Natalie Motta, 29, L’Oreal
Doug Rathbone, 26, BMF
Olivia Baldrocco, 29, Fairfax Media
Emma Dunlop, 29, Carsales.com.au
Sam Granleese, 28, Private Media
Josh Martin, 29, Yahoo!7
Ebonie Newman, 27, News Australia Sales
Tom Braybrook, 27, OMD
Matt Furlong, 27, Naked
Heather Lewis, 29, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Lorraine Murphy, 29, The Remarkables Group
Peta Southcombe, 25, Maxus
MARKETING & PR
Jeff Cooper, 28, Step Change Marketing
Carolina Gutierrez, 26, Weight Watchers
Richard Hayes, 28, Lifelounge Group
Serkan Honeine, 23, Telstra
Lahnee White, 29, Westpac
ADVERTISING & DESIGN
Graham Alvarez, 26, Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Simon Gibson, 25, Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Mietta McFarlane, 25, Ogilvy
Catherine Mellon, 27, Droag5
Peter Renigeris, 27, M&C Saatchi
Kerry Boys, 27, UM
Dean Challis, 26, MediaCom
Andrew Da Silva, 24, MediaCom
Alex Ryan, 25, MediaCom
Maria Stilin, 28, Mindshare