Just In! B&T Awards 2020 Shortlist (Part 1) Is Here!

Just In! B&T Awards 2020 Shortlist (Part 1) Is Here!
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Adland, it’s safe to say this hasn’t been the most delightful of years. In fact, it’s been pretty damn shitty for most of us.

However, in spite of all this, what’s truly blown B&T away is the absolutely incredible work the industry has produced in one of the most stressful and rubbish years in living memory. What’s more, we had more entries this year than last year. Amazing! Dare we say the adage of when the going gets tough, the tough get going appears to hold true?

That’s why we’re more excited than ever to announce part one of the B&T Awards 2020. Part one includes all agency of the year categories, with the final shortlist (part two) to follow tomorrow.

We repeat – if you’re not on this list, don’t fret. This is just part one.

Other important bits and bobs to note (even though we know you’re just going to scroll down to the shortlist).

Live judging day will be all done virtually this year. It will take place on Wednesday 14th of Oct and the B&T team will be in touch with all shortlisted in major categories with all the details.

For those required to present at the virtual judging day, read these next steps carefully:

  • RSVP to So email viv@bandt.com.au / riin@bandt.com.au with names of all presenting team members.
  • Prepare your presentation – each shortlisted entrant will have five minutes set up time and 20 minutes to present in front of a judging panel, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A with the panel.
  • Your presentation should address the same set of criteria as your hard copy entry.

If you’ve been shortlisted, make sure you also supply one of the following to  So email viv@bandt.com.au / riin@bandt.com.au by October 14th to show as you (hopefully) pick up your shiny trophy:

For Agency categories:

  • A showreel of up to 15 seconds16:9 in H264 HD OR a team photo in high res, 16:9 dimension, JPEG.

For People and Culture, Executive Leader and Marketer categories:

  • A team photo/head shot in high res, 16:9 dimension, JPEG.

For campaign based categories:

  • A TVC of up to 15 seconds16:9 in H264 HD OR a hero shot of the campaign.

Also, please double check your company name is spelled correctly; otherwise you could have a trophy which has a spelling mistake on it. And no one wants that. So email viv@bandt.com.au / riin@bandt.com.au with any changes.

If you’ve been shortlisted, we highly, highly recommend you grab your tickets now – because you definitely want to pick up your trophy in person. Get them right here.

This year’s B&T Awards will be held Friday, 20 November 2019 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

So without further ado, here’s part one of the B&T Awards 2020 shortlist!

Advertising Agency

BMF
DDB Group Australia
M&C Saatchi
Special Group NZ
Special Group Australia
Thinkerbell

 

Branding, Design & CX Agency

Adrenalin
Apparent
CHE Proximity
Re| Agency
Special Group
Tribal Australia

 

Direct Response/Performance Agency

Alpha Digital
CHE Proximity
Resolution Australia
Sparro

Emerging agency

Clear Hayes Consulting
Half Dome
Loyal Creative
Nightjar
Paper + Spark
We Are Different

 

Experiential/Promotional Agency

31ST:SECOND
Because Creative Experiences
XPO Brands


independent agency 

Apparent
GHO Sydney
Paper Moose
SDWM
Sparro
Special Group Australia
Special Group NZ
TABOO
The Hallway

 

Media agency

CHE Proximity
OMD Australia
PHD
This Is Flow

 

PR AGENCY

Alt/Shift
Aruga
Mango Communications ANZ
Poem
Sling & Stone
Thinkerbell

 

Production company

airbag
FINCH
Guerilla Creative
Jack Nimble
Paper Moose

 

Research agency

DBM Consultants
Fifth Dimension Research and Consulting
Fiftyfive5
Hall & Partners
Nature
The Lab Insight and Strategy

 

Shopper Marketing Agency of the Year

31ST:SECOND
Energi
The Zoo Republic
XPO Brands

 

NSW Agency

BMF
Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Paper Moose
The Hallway
The Monkeys
The Works

 

VIC Agency

CHE Proximity
Think HQ
Thinkerbell

 

QLD/Other States/Territories/NZ Agency

Aruga – Queensland
Publicis Worldwide – Queensland
ROMEO Digital – Queensland
Special Group – New Zealand

 

Marketing Team of the Year

Coles
CommBank
Heart Foundation
My Muscle Chef
Samsung
Tourism Australia

 

Marketing Technology Company of the Year

 

Blended Digital
CHE Proximity
Impact
PLAYGROUND XYZ
The Trade Desk
Wrike

 

People & Culture – over 100

Apparent
BMF
OMD Australia
Orchard
The Monkeys
Verizon Media

 

People & Culture – under 100

Adhesive
L&A Social Media
Quiip
Sparro
The Hallway
The Zoo Republic

 

Congratulations to all those who’ve been shortlisted – keep an eye out for part two tomorrow!

Important info

Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/b-and-t-awards-2020

Live-judging day – Wednesday, 14th October 2020 – Sydney

Awards night – Friday, 20th November 2020 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

Everything else you need to know can be found HERE.

Get ready – this is a night that will go down in history and put 2020 back in the good books.

And a massive thanks to all our sponsors!

 

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