SMG AUSTRALIA BLITZES FESTIVAL OF MEDIA ASIA PACIFIC AWARDS
Starcom MediaVest Australia emerged as the most-awarded agency at last night’s Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards held in Singapore, named Agency of the Year and winning one Gold, two Silvers and Three Bronzes. In addition, the APAC network was named Agency Network of the Year.
“It was an incredible result – we are absolutely thrilled for our clients and our team – it is great to see everyone’s dedication, professionalism and creative thinking so well rewarded,” said SMG Australia CEO Chris Nolan.
“It’s also particularly pleasing that the award wins covered a wide range of clients as well as work, including research, content, experiential and strategy.”
SMG Australia took the coveted Agency of the Year award after six trips to the awards podium to collect the following:
Gold – Consumer Research Award for Optus
Silver – Best Content Creation Award for Just Car Insurance
Silver – Best Experiential Campaign for Samsung
Bronze – Best Experiential Campaign for Virgin Mobile
Bronze – Best Communications Strategy for APIA
Bronze – Best Creative Use of Media for Virgin Mobile
The Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards is the only award show dedicated to the evolution of media, celebrating the best in media thinking and communications across the APAC region.
Starcom is a world renowned media communications agency and is part of the Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG). SMG is the Human Experience Company. We believe experiences matter. They enhance lives and build brands. Ranked as the no.1 media network in the world (RECMA 2012 Global Billings Ranking report) with nearly 7,300 employees in 110 offices, SMG (www.smvgroup.com) encompasses an integrated network of human experience strategists, investment specialists, content creators and digital experts. In Australia SMG have 5 offices and more than 200 employees creating experiences for partners such as Suncorp, Optus, Virgin Mobile Australia, MARS, SAMSUNG, Subaru and Metcash. In 2013 SMG was named Festival of Media Global Network of the Year. In 2012, Starcom Australia was named Festival of Media, Global Media Agency of the Year, and made the BRW Top 30 Most Innovative Companies List. You can follow us via @StarcomAus on Twitter.