It’s an honor to be hosting the Global Awards judging in Chicago,” said Ms. Shapiro. “The Globals is one of the most prestigious award shows celebrating creativity in the healthcare advertising industry.
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2012
The Global Awards®, honoring the World’s Best Healthcare Advertising™, announced that CAHG, a TBWA\WorldHealth agency, will host a 2012 Global Awards live judging session on September 24 at their Chicago office.
CAHG, the first healthcare advertising agency in Chicago, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, was selected to host the 2012 Global Awards live judging session because of its strong creative reputation under the leadership of Robin Shapiro, Executive Vice President /Chief Creative Officer, CAHG, Chicago & New York.
“It’s an honor to be hosting the Global Awards judging in Chicago,” said Ms. Shapiro. “The Globals is one of the most prestigious award shows celebrating creativity in the healthcare advertising industry. The competition is fierce. The show attracts the best healthcare advertising agencies worldwide and the winning work sets the creative bar for the industry.”
“The Chicago area healthcare advertising agency community is very important to the success of the Global Awards and we are pleased that Robin Shapiro and CAHG has offered to arrange and host a local judging session,” commented Michael Demetriades, Executive Director of the Global Awards. “The judging that takes place allows entries from around the globe to be discussed by those industry creatives that set the standard for healthcare marketing excellence.”
The live judging session will include prominent healthcare industry professionals, selected by host Robin Shapiro, for their experience, reputation and thorough understanding of the healthcare advertising industry.
The Chicago session will review more than 100 creative entries from around the globe. Jury members include:
- Robin Shapiro, EVP/Chief Creative Officer, CAHG, Chicago & New York and 2012 Global Awards live judging session host
- Jamie Pfaff, SVP, Group Creative Director, CAHG
- Joe Kuchta, Chief Executive Officer, The GA Communications Group
- Geoff Melick, EVP/Chief Creative and Innovation Officer, The GA Communications Group
- Abby Mansfield, SVP, Creative Director, Topin & Associates
- John Diaz, VP, Creative Director, Topin & Associates
- Randy Isaacson, Executive Vice President, Discovery Chicago
- Suzanne Richards, VP/Group Creative Director, Discovery Chicago
This September, live Global Awards judging sessions will also be hosted in international sessions around the globe:
- Mandi Fine, CEO, Fine Healthcare, Johannesburg, South Africa
- Marc Law, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Health, Sydney, Australia
- Berta Loran, Executive Creative Director, Global Healthcare, Barcelona, Spain
- Adrian Parr, Creative Director, McCann Health, London, England
- Michael Demetriades, Executive Director, The Global Awards, New York, USA
The 2012 Global Awards will honor award-winners December 6th at celebrations held in New York City and Sydney, Australia.
The Global Awards Board is spearheaded by Chairman Tom Domanico, Chairman Emeritus, Draftfcb Healthcare. The board is represented by a panel of prominent healthcare professionals whose reputations and knowledge of the industry continually generate prominence and expand the international reach of the Global Awards. Board members guide the judging process and ensure that the competition addresses the evolving needs of the healthcare communications industry.
In 2010, The Global Awards added online judging sessions for digital entries. These online sessions continue to allow an additional base of international jurors from regions with both established and growing healthcare markets to participate on The Global Awards Grand Jury.
Now in its 18th year, The Global Awards receives entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies, and design studios that produce communications for medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare related products.
For more information on the Global Awards visit: http://www.theglobalawards.com
All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel (at) internationalawardsgroup (dot) com or 212 643 4800.
About The Global Awards
Now in their 18th year, The Global Awards are dedicated to excellence in healthcare communications on an international basis.
About International Awards Group
Founded in 1957, International Awards Group (IAG) organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards® for the World's Most Effective Advertising™; Midas Awards® for the World’s Best Work in Financial Marketing & Advertising™; The Global Awards® for the World's Best Healthcare Advertising™; New York Festivals®; World's Best Advertising™; World's Best Radio Programs™ and World's Best Television & Films™. 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.InternationalAwardsGroup.com.