Creative agency Host/Havas has won Grand Prix of the Year for its ‘Palau Pledge’ campaign at AD STARS 2018, collecting US$10,000 prize money over the weekend.
The agency also won the Grand Prix for Direct and the Grand Prix for Media at AD STARS – the only international award show based in Asia. It’s also the only international advertising awards platform that doesn’t charge entry fees.
The Coca-Cola Company also won Grand Prix of the Year for its ‘Share a Coke – 1,000 Name Celebration’ campaign created by Fitzco//McCann in the US, which also collected US$10,000 at a gala ceremony in South Korea over the weekend.
Other Australian agencies to win at AD STARS included Saatchi & Saatchi Australia and GoodOil Films for ‘I Need You’ (RSPCA), which won Gold in the PSA category.
In the Data Insights category, M&C Saatchi Sydney won Gold for the ‘NRMA FireBlanket’.
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Yotpo is officially expanding into Australia, off the back of significant market growth with massive Aussie names, a landmark investment from Shopify and a plan to help local Aussie e-comm explode. Yotpo’s ANZ userbase includes names like Zoe Foster Blake’s $180M Go-To Skin Care, e-commerce fashion queen Princess Polly, and billion-dollar streetwear brand Culture Kings, […]
Progress has today announced the availability of Progress Sitefinity DX 14.0. This agile, flexible and extensible platform allows organisations to create an ideal digital experience platform (DXP) tailored to their unique needs and objectives with new capabilities for low-code integration and chat-driven engagement, as well as enhanced headless content delivery. The digital world is transforming […]
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Storytelling agency Enthral has appointed Channel 7 reporter and sports presenter Sean Sowerby as its new senior PR and content manager in Melbourne. Sowerby (pictured) started his award-winning career at 3AW before spending more than 15 years in television. Enthral founder and manager director, Cameron Smith, spoke of the significance of Sowerby joining the agency. […]