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

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

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 nameCategory name
Colenso BBDOAdvertising Agency
Leo Burnett AustraliaAdvertising Agency
M&C Saatchi Group AustraliaAdvertising Agency
TBWA\AustraliaAdvertising Agency
The MonkeysAdvertising Agency
BlockBranding and Design Agency of the Year
Frost*collectiveBranding and Design Agency of the Year
MaudBranding and Design Agency of the Year
ReBranding and Design Agency of the Year
Special Group (NZ & AUS)Branding and Design Agency of the Year
AFFINITYDirect Response/Performance Agency of the Year
CHE ProximityDirect Response/Performance Agency of the Year
ColumbusDirect Response/Performance Agency of the Year
The WorksDirect Response/Performance Agency of the Year
WiTH CollectiveDirect Response/Performance Agency of the Year
EmotiveEmerging Agency
History Will Be KindEmerging Agency
Special Group AustraliaEmerging Agency
The ArtistryEmerging Agency
The Woolshed CompanyEmerging Agency
AdrenalinEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
AOL AustraliaEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
CarAdvice.comEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
GembaEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
HardhatEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
Klick CommunicationsEmployer of the Year: Employer with fewer than 100 employees
CHE ProxmityEmployer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
Leo Burnett MelbourneEmployer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
OMDEmployer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
PHD AustraliaEmployer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
TBWA\SydneyEmployer of the Year: Employer with more than 100 employees
Colenso BBDOExperiential Agency
Leo Burnett SydneyExperiential Agency
M&C Saatchi Sport & EntertainmentExperiential Agency
Traffik GroupExperiential Agency
AFFINITYIndependent Agency
Cummins and PartnersIndependent Agency
The HallwayIndependent Agency
The MonkeysIndependent Agency
The RoyalsIndependent Agency
The WorksIndependent Agency
HCFMarketing Team of the Year
LEGO Australia and New ZealandMarketing Team of the Year
Meat & Livestock AustraliaMarketing Team of the Year
Taylors WinesMarketing Team of the Year
ToyotaMarketing Team of the Year
UBANKMarketing Team of the Year
Atomic 212° GroupPR Agency
ElevenPR Agency
Klick CommunicationsPR Agency
One Green BeanPR Agency
Red Agency AustraliaPR Agency
MAKEProduction Company of the Year
MilkmoneyProduction Company of the Year
Revolver/Will O’RourkeProduction Company of the Year
The Woolshed CompanyProduction Company of the Year
Visual DomainProduction Company of the Year
Fiftyfive5Research Agency of the Year
Hall & Partners | Open MindResearch Agency of the Year
T garage Strategy & ResearchResearch Agency of the Year
TNS AustraliaResearch Agency of the Year
BMFState Agency – NSW
One Green BeanState Agency – NSW
TBWA\SydneyState Agency – NSW
The HallwayState Agency – NSW
The MonkeysState Agency – NSW
CHE ProximityState Agency – VIC
Clemenger BBDO MelbourneState Agency – VIC
Leo Burnett MelbourneState Agency – VIC
McCann MelbourneState Agency – VIC
TBWA\MelbourneState Agency – VIC
Atomic 212° GroupMedia Agency
Carat AustraliaMedia Agency
McCann AustraliaMedia Agency
OMD AustraliaMedia Agency
PHDMedia 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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