BBDO is Number One at the One Show

Named Network of the Year / Mars Client Named Client of the Year

NEW YORK, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2015 One Show Awards, BBDO was named Network of the Year. The One Show is considered one of the world's most prestigious advertising award show competitions, celebrating the year's best in all forms of advertising, design and marketing communications.

Thirteen BBDO agencies from every region in the world combined to win a total of 48 coveted Pencils. In addition, Mars, a BBDO client, was named Client of the Year. And Omnicom, BBDO's parent company, was named the Holding Company of the Year.

"For Mars to be named Client of the Year and for BBDO to be named Network of the Year is humbling," said David Lubars, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO Worldwide. "To have so many BBDO agencies creating brilliant work for so many clients, in so many different forms, is especially gratifying. My thanks and congratulations to the fantastic BBDOers around the world who contributed to our performance."

Pencils were awarded for BBDO work on behalf of 21 clients and brands, in 12 categories. Gold Pencils were awarded for GE, Guy Cotten, Pedigree, Snickers, Twix and Visa. BBDO New York was the network's most awarded agency with 12 Pencils, three of which were Golds. The other award-winning agencies included: Almap BBDO Brazil, ANR BBDO Sweden, AMV BBDO London, BBDO Group Germany, BBDO India (Gold), BBDO Mexico, BBDO Pakistan, BBDO Proximity Singapore, BBDO Toronto, CLM BBDO France (two Golds), Colenso BBDO New Zealand (Gold) and Sancho BBDO Colombia.

"At The One Club, our goal is to elevate and celebrate creative excellence in advertising and design," said Kevin Swanepoel, Chief Executive Officer, The One Club, which produces the annual One Show. "We congratulate BBDO on its stellar performance."

Being named Network of the Year at The One Show follows BBDO's earlier recognition as the most awarded creative agency network in the world in The Gunn Report for the ninth year in a row.

Further details regarding this year's One Show awards and rankings can be found at


The One Club, producer of the prestigious One Show and Creative Week, is the world's foremost nonprofit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The One Show honors the best work across all disciplines, including Advertising, Interactive, Design and Branded Entertainment. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

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BBDO's mantra is "The Work. The Work. The Work." Every day, BBDO people in 289 offices in 81 countries work day by day, job by job and client by client to create and deliver the world's most compelling commercial content. For nine years in a row, BBDO has been the most creative agency network in the world in The Gunn Report and for seven years, BBDO has been ranked the most awarded agency network across all marketing communications in The Directory Big Won. In addition, BBDO has been named Network of the Year at Cannes five times and is currently ranked the world's most Effective Agency Network in the Global Effie Effectiveness Index for the second year in a row. In 2015, WARC ranked BBDO #1 in its WARC 100 rankings of the world's top marketing companies for the second consecutive year. BBDO has been chosen Agency of the Year multiple times by the leading industry trade publications.

BBDO is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) (, a leading global marketing and corporate communications company.

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