Spikes Asia 2011 Design, Digital & Mobile, and PR Juries Announced

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5 August 2011 – Spikes Asia is pleased to announce the members of three more juries. The Design jury, which will be chaired by Elsie Nanji, Managing Partner of Red Lion, India; the jury for Digital and the new Mobile category, which will be led by Jeff Benjamin, Partner & Chief Creative Officer of Crispin Porter + Bogusky, USA; and the PR jury, which also launches this year, which will be presided by Tim Sutton, Chairman Asia Pacific of Weber Shandwick.

“We have a great jury line-up across these three categories and with the inclusion of Mobile and PR this year we look forward to welcoming a wider spectrum of industry professionals to Spikes Asia. We will wait with great anticipation for their verdict on the work that they will judge,” says Philip Thomas, Festival CEO.

Design Jury
Elsie Nanji, Managing Partner, Red Lion, India – Jury President
Ant Donovan, Creative Director, Moon Communications Group, Australia
Chris Lee, Founder/Creative Director, The Asylum, Singapore
Elvis Chau, Executive Creative Director, JWT/Shanghai, China
Eugene Demata, Executive Creative Director, DDB DM9 JaymeSyfu, The Philippines
Nick Lim, Creative Consultant, McCann Worldgroup, Hong Kong
Yoshihiro Yagi, Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan

Digital & Mobile Jury
Jeff Benjamin, Partner & Chief Creative Officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, USA – Jury President
John Jakubowski, Regional Executive Creative Director, OgilvyOne, Asia Pacific
Bo Hyun Hwang, Executive Creative Director, HS Ad, Korea
Bruce Matchett, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore
Chhaya Balachandran Aiyer, Founder/Managing Director, BC Web Wise, India
Fumitaka Takano, Creative Director, ADK, Japan
Johan Vakidis, Executive Creative Director, AKQA Shanghai, China
Kieran Ots, Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Australia
Valerie Cheng, Executive Creative Director, JWT/XM Singapore, Singapore

PR Jury
Tim Sutton, Chairman Asia Pacific, Weber Shandwick, Asia Pacific – Jury President
Bob Grove, Chief Executive Officer, Edelman, SE Asia
Wei-Hsiang Chong, Managing Director, Milk PR, Malaysia
Chong Wei-Hsiang, Chief Executive Officer, Milk PR, Malaysia
Donna Nievera-Conda, Managing Director, Strategic Works, The Philippines
Jeremy Woolf, Senior VP, Global Social Media Practice Lead, Text 100, Hong Kong
Mark Lee, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Fleishman-Hillard, Singapore
Radhika Shapoorjee, President, IPAN Hill & Knowlton New Delhi, India

Spikes Asia will celebrate 25 years of honouring creative excellence in advertising and communications across Asia-Pacific next month. 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 Pacific.

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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 1500 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: 12 August 2011
Delegate registration now open
Festival Dates: 18-20 September 2011 2011

Contact
Amanda Benfell, PR & Press Manager
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival
Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7EJ, United Kingdom
amandab@canneslions.com
Tel: +44 (0)20 7728 4040
www.spikes.asia

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