BBDO Worldwide has been named Network of the Year at The New York Festival, with Clemenger BBDO Sydney hailed the jewel in the family crown.
BBDO Sydney won 10 medals and was the most awarded agency in the network. Clemenger BBDO Melbourne won five awards at the festival and picked up gold for its Carlton Draught ‘Beer Chase’ campaign.
BBDO Worldwide won 49 medals, 15 of which were awarded to Sydney and Melbourne.
Paul Nagy, ECD at Clemenger BBDO Sydney, said: "This is a fantastic result for BBDO and we’re so proud to have played a significant part in the network’s success. There’s real excitement in the agency and with some flash new creative talent walking in the door there’s a feeling it’s just the tip of the iceberg.”
Robert Morgan, chairman of the Clemenger Group, said: “We are extremely proud of our contribution to the reputation of BBDO Worldwide. More importantly, we are proud to be able to produce some of the world’s best creative work.”
The New York Festival is judged by 357 chief creative officers, executive creative directors and industry professionals from around the globe.
The Network of the Year Award is given to the agency network that obtains the highest score for entries in all mediums across all competitions.