New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2012
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the next round of appointments to the 2012 Executive Jury. This is the second year that the Executive Jury, an elite “dream team” of prominent Worldwide Creative Officers, will convene in New York April 28th through May 1st, to select the World’s Best Advertising ™.
The next round of Executive Jury Members includes:
- Lisa Bennett, Chief Creative Officer, North American Creative Chair, DDB, USA
- Rob Feakins, Chief Creative Officer/ President, Publicis, USA
- Marty Orzio, Chief Creative Officer, Gotham, USA
- Santosh Padhi, Chief Creative Officer/Co-Founder, Taproot, India
- Martin Pross, Chief Creative Officer, Scholz & Friends, Germany
- Robert Rasmussen, Chief Creative Officer, Tribal DDB, USA
- Hugo Rodrigues, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Creative Officer, Publicis, Brazil
- Conway Williamson, Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi, USA
Additional Executive Jury appointments will be announced soon.
Donald Gunn, founder of the The Gunn Report, reprises his role as moderator of the 2012 Executive Jury, and will be joined by Michael Conrad, President of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. Mr. Gunn and Mr. Conrad’s roles as Moderators will be to guide the jury on its path to select of the World’s Best Advertising™.
The Executive Jury will evaluate every shortlisted entry selected by the online Grand Jury. The Grand Jury is comprised of 300 International Creative Directors, making it the most diverse jury of any advertising competition in the world. They will select the ads that earn a place on the shortlist from the first two rounds of judging.
The 2- day New York Show begins on May 2nd , and will feature creative panel discussions, keynote speakers, networking events, the 2012 Executive Jury Press Conference, exhibits, and the May 3rd NYF International Advertising Awards ceremony. All New York Show events and the 2012 awards gala will take place at the landmark New York Public Library Beaux-Arts building located at 455 Fifth Avenue, at 40th Street.
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards receives entries from 70 countries, recognizing work in all media in the following competitions: Art/Technique + Technology, Avant-Garde, Collateral, Commercials, Design, Interactive, Hispanic USA Advertising, Integrated Mixed Media, Marketing Effectiveness, New Commercial Director of the Year, Outdoor/Out of Home, Print, Public Relations/Brand Communications, Public Service Announcements, and Student.
The NYF International Advertising Awards Final Deadline is January 27th, 2012. For more information, or to enter go to: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.php?p=2,10
All winning entries in the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition will be featured at: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com.
Press inquiries should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel(at)newyorkfestivals(dot)com. Ph: 1 212 643 4800.
About International Awards Group Founded in 1957, IAG organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards for Advertising Marketing Effectiveness; Midas Awards for Financial Services Communications; The Global Awards for Healthcare Communications; NYF Advertising Awards; NYF Television & Film Awards; and NYF Radio Programs & Promotions. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to http://www.newyorkfestivals.com.