Australia/New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific Network Agency of the Year

12 Dec 2019 – Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore

Early Bird Entry Deadline: 3 Sept 19
Normal Entry Deadline: 3 Oct 19
Late Entry Deadline: 10 Oct 19

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Price per table of 12:
US$5,050
Price per individual seat (opens on 15 Nov):
US$505

Awards Presentation & Gala Dinner: Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore
Thursday, 12 Dec 2019
CATEGORIES

In categories with 3 or less entries, the judging scores will decide whether an entry is awarded a Gold, Silver or Bronze. In cases where there are fewer entries in the category, judges will unanimously decide whether there should be a shortlist and/or whether any trophies should be awarded at the second round of judging.

Agency Categories

The agency categories are as follows:

  • Australia Creative Agency of the Year
  • New Zealand Creative Agency of the Year
  • Australia Digital Agency of the Year
  • New Zealand Digital Agency of the Year
  • Australia Media Agency of the Year
  • New Zealand Media Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Best Culture
  • Australia/New Zealand Boutique Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Consultancy of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Experiential Marketing Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Independent Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand PR Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Production Company of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Social Media Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Specialist Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Talent Development Program of the Year
People Categories

The people categories are as follows:

  • Australia/New Zealand Account Person of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Agency Head of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Corporate Communications Person/Team of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Creative Person of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand New Business Development Person/Team of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Young Achiever of the Year
Brand Categories

The brand categories are as follows:

  • Australia/New Zealand Marketer of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Brand of the Year

HOW TO ENTER

Your written submission must be submitted on the specified category entry template in no more than 10 single-sided pages of A4 paper. Judges and organiser reserve the right to disqualify an entry if the page limit is not adhered to.

You can download the Entry Kit and Entry Templates from AOY website.

Entries are to be submitted online at www.aoyawards.com via the Enter Now button on the menu bar by 10 October 2019.

Entries and nominations will be accepted from the entire Australia/New Zealand region. All entries should relate to achievements ONLY during the period 1 October 2018 – 30 September 2019

ENTRY DEADLINES

Early Bird Entry Deadline: Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 6pm HK Time (UCT/GMT +8:00)
Normal Entry Deadline: Thursday, 3 October 2019, 6pm HK Time (UCT/GMT +8:00)
Late Entry Deadline: Thursday, 10 October 2019, 6pm HK Time (UCT/GMT +8:00)

ENTRY FEES

Agency Categories:
Early Bird entry fee for each submission: US$450
Normal entry fee for each submission received after 3 September 2019: US$525
Late Entry fee for each submission received after 3 October 2019: US$575

People Categories (Region or Asia-Pacific):
Early Bird entry fee for each submission: US$365
Normal entry fee for each submission received after 3 September 2019: US$435
Late entry fee for each submission after 3 October 2019: US$485

Pricing

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Individual USD 660
Whole table (12 seats) USD 6,625

JUDGES & JUDGING
The Australia/New Zealand Agency of the Year judging panel will comprise a minimum of five client marketers and senior Campaign editors.

In the first round of judging, judges will review and score entries independently and the scores will be sent directly to PricewaterhouseCoopers to verify the shortlist.The jury will then meet to discuss shortlisted entries in both the people and agency categories.

The judges’ decisions are final. Awards will be made at the discretion of the judges based on a scoring system and no feedback or correspondence will be entered into about the results.

The results will be compiled by PwC.

  • Michael Sinclair
    Director, Creative and Communications Strategy
    Optus
    Name: Michael Sinclair
    Job Title: Director, Creative and Communications Strategy
    Company: Optus

    Michael Sinclair is a communications strategist and writer. He has worked at advertising agencies including Wieden + Kennedy, Droga5 and Colenso BBDO and for clients including Honda, Nike, Qantas and Channel 4. His work has been recognised at key international competitions including D&AD, the Cannes Lions, the APG UK Awards and the Effies.

    He is currently Director of Creative and Communications Strategy at Optus, helping figure out how an innovative organisation can better integrate products, services and marketing - and achieve consistent creative excellence

  • Nik Scotcher
    General Manager, Marketing
    Green's General Foods
    Name: Nik Scotcher
    Job Title: General Manager, Marketing
    Company: Green's General Foods

    Nik Scotcher is a senior consumer goods executive with over 20 years experience in marketing, sales and strategy roles, with a proven track record of connecting consumer insight to demonstrable business results. Having begun his career at Mars and subsequently ascending through roles leading teams at Pepsico, Kellogg’s and Campbell Arnott’s, Nik has most recently taken up the leadership of the marketing function at Green’s General Foods, an Australian food manufacturer with a portfolio of brands across several categories. His focus remains developing high-performance teams to deliver compelling brand positions, breakthrough innovation and connecting consumers to brands through powerful communication.

  • Rahul Asthana
    Senior Marketing Director
    Kimberly-Clark Australia
    Name: Rahul Asthana
    Job Title: Senior Marketing Director
    Company: Kimberly-Clark Australia

    Rahul Asthana is the Senior Marketing Director for Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand, responsible for the marketing strategy and category development for leading consumer brands which include Huggies, Kleenex, U by Kotex and more.

    Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Rahul worked in various marketing leadership roles for Procter and Gamble. Rahul has a Bachelor in Mathematics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management.

  • Sally Byrne
    Marketing Director – Alcohol & Coffee
    Coca-Cola Amatil
    Name: Sally Byrne
    Job Title: Marketing Director – Alcohol & Coffee
    Company: Coca-Cola Amatil

    Thinking outside the box has been the key to Sally’s success at Coca Cola Amatil and throughout her impressive career. Joining Coca Cola Amatil in 2014 as Head of Marketing for the Australian Beer Company, Sally now runs a highly talented and performing team in her role as Marketing Director for the Alcohol and Coffee portfolio.

     

    With two decades of experiencing in marketing, innovation, project management, consumer insights and sales – its suffice to say she brings extensive knowledge to Coca Cola Amatil, having previously worked as Group Marketing Manager for Campari Australia, and held several senior marketing roles with Diageo Australia.

  • Shalabh Atray
    CMO
    KRAFT HEINZ AUSTRALIA
    Name: Shalabh Atray
    Job Title: CMO
    Company: KRAFT HEINZ AUSTRALIA

    Shalabh Atray is one of the most accomplished commercial marketers in Australia. He is responsible for leading the strategic thinking, innovation and creative aspects for all 25 categories and brands for Kraft Heinz in Australia. Prior to his current role, Shalabh has held leadership positions in marketing and general management in Unilever in Asia Pacific, North and South America. Shalabh is a winner of Cannes Lion, Effies and D&AD Yellow Pencil awards. Shalabh is a regular keynote speaker in marketing forums in Australia and is a big believer in the power of brands to bring about change and address the challenges and issues confronting society and the planet today.

  • Suzanne Morrison
    Ex-Marketing Director
    Ex-Mars Wrigley
    Name: Suzanne Morrison
    Job Title: Ex-Marketing Director
    Company: Ex-Mars Wrigley

    Suzanne’s passion for brands started as a young child. She used to drive her mum crazy inspecting every item on the shelf while shopping. That passion is still alive & has allowed her to work in a in a range of industries including FMCG, retail, not for profit & finance. It has also given her the opportunity to live and work with different countries & cultures, holding local, regional & global roles. Suzanne loves working out what makes people tick & helping enhance people’s lives through the brands she has worked on. Some favorites being MAKE A WISH®, CATERPILLAR®, PEDIGREE® & WHISKAS®, M&M’s® & SNICKERS®

  • Vishal Gupta
    Vice President Digital Transformation SEAA
    Unilever Asia Pte Ltd
    Name: Vishal Gupta
    Job Title: Vice President Digital Transformation SEAA
    Company: Unilever Asia Pte Ltd

    I love building brands and businesses as they have the power bring change, to improve lives and societies at large. Unilever continues to provide me with this opportunity. Over the last 24 years I have been lucky to work on some great brands like Dirt is Good, Sunlight, Domestos, Lux etc and great businesses across the world which have made a huge difference to people and society. I now get to be a digital evangelist embedding data driven marketing and end to end digitalization. Unilever also gave me the opportunity to work from great locations like India, Brazil, Indonesia, Shanghai and Singapore. I remain an adventurer at heart, continuously exploring to build great brands, businesses and teams.

SHORTLIST

Agency

People

Brand

NOTE: In categories with three or fewer entries, the judges’ scores will decide whether an entry is awarded a Gold, Silver or Bronze. This may result in no trophies being awarded in a category.
CONTACT US

Zamir Khan
Email: zamir.khan@haymarket.asia

AOY Awards Team
Email: AOY@haymarket.asia