18 August 2011 – Spikes Asia, the festival honouring creative excellence in advertising and communications across Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce the talented line-up of the last two juries. The Craft jury will be chaired by Danny Searle, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of BBDO/Proximity, Singapore; and the Integrated jury, made up of members from all the other juries, including jury presidents, will be chaired by Rémi Babinet, Chairman of BETC Euro RSCG and Global Chief Creative Officer of Havas who will also lead the Film, Print, Outdoor and Radio jury.

Craft Jury

Danny Searle, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, BBDO/Proximity Singapore – Jury President
Elvis Chau, Executive Creative Director, JWT/Shanghai, China
Ferly Novriadi, Creative Director, Lowe, Indonesia
George Mackenzie, Managing Director, The Sweet Shop, New Zealand
Roopak Saluja, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Bang Bang Films, India
Steve Coll, Executive Creative Director, Euro RSCG, Australia
Wain Choi, Vice President & Global Executive Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, Korea

Integrated Jury

Rémi Babinet, Chairman, BETC Euro RSCG and Global Chief Creative Officer, Havas – Jury President
Antony Young, Chief Executive Officer, Optimedia US, USA
Jeff Benjamin, Partner & Chief Creative Officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, USA
Daniel Morel, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Wunderman, USA
Tim Sutton, Chairman Asia Pacific, Weber Shandwick, Asia Pacific
Elsie Nanji, Managing Partner, Red Lion, India
Michael Dee, Chief Creative Officer, DDB China Group, China
Steve Back, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore
Ravi Deshpande, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Contract Advertising, India
Nick Worthington, Executive Creative Director, Colenso BBDO, New Zealand
“The impressive standard of the juries reflects the prestige and importance of these awards. Their professionalism and in-depth knowledge of the industry is vital to the judging process and we look forward to seeing the results, which will be much anticipated,” said Terry Savage, Festival Chairman of Cannes Lions, who with Haymarket are joint organisers of the festival.

All eight juries will convene in Singapore where judging will take place next month. The winners will be revealed on 20 September. To submit entries, to register to attend or for more information on Spikes Asia 2011, visit www.spikes.asia

Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia.

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The Spikes Asia Advertising Festival celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 18-20 September 2011
Building on 24 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival is the result of a collaboration between the International Advertising Festival, organisers of Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx and Eurobest, and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia. The Festival provides the region’s growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world.

Spikes Asia, attended by close to 1,500 delegates in 2010, offers a challenging programme of seminars and workshops focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.

The Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print & Poster Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile and PR.

Key Dates
Entries now open
Entries deadline extension: 19 August 2011
Delegate registration now open
Festival dates: 18-20 September 2011

Amanda Benfell, PR & Press Manager
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival
Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7EJ, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7728 4040

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