NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies dominated the spotlight at this week's Digital Media Awards in Beijing, sweeping 11 out of 16 Golds, the Platinum award, and the Digital Agency of the Year title. The awards honor the best in digital marketing and communications in Asia Pacific.
Proximity China was named 2011 Digital Media Agency of the Year and was awarded the Platinum for their work with Goodstein & Partners on the "People's Car Project" for Volkswagen Group China. This was the agency's fourth consecutive Platinum win.
The BBDO network won a total of six Golds, seven Silvers and two Bronzes including those awarded to Proximity China and Colenso BBDO/Proximity. Tribal DDB and DDB Group walked away with two Golds, two Silvers and seven Bronzes. TBWA\TEQUILA received two Golds and two Silvers. Omnicom Media Group took home one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze across the OMD and PHD teams.
Serge Dumont, Omnicom Group Vice Chairman, said, "We are extremely pleased with the results achieved by the Omnicom agencies at the Digital Media Awards Tuesday night in Beijing. The Omnicom agencies have again demonstrated their creative leadership and innovative tradition in the critically important digital space. It is particularly gratifying that the Proximity network has, once again, won the top honors in recognition of the exceptional work they do."
Jason Kuperman, Omnicom Digital Vice President for the APIMA region, said, "The Omnicom Group agencies' focus on attracting the best digital talent to their teams and creating environments for innovation is clearly evident in the results of this year's Digital Media Awards. This award-winning digital work comes from the collaboration between our agencies and clients in the region who are determined to use digital to its full potential in the marketing mix and live up to the belief that digital is the air we breathe."
The Digital Media Awards, organized by Campaign Asia Pacific, honors the best in digital marketing and communication in the Asia Pacific region and has become the premier annual event for the digital marketing industry. First launched in 2007, the awards recognize breakthrough work that demonstrate outstanding creativity and effectiveness across the industry.
List of awards won by Omnicom agencies at the Digital Media Awards:
Digital Agency of the Year 2011
Media & Entertainment
Best Loyalty Campaign
Best Viral Marketing
Best Use of Social Media
About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) is a leading global marketing and communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.
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