Omnicom Takes Top Honors at 2017 Spikes Asia Festival

BBDO Won Creative Network of the Year and PHD Takes Top Media Agency

NEW YORK AND SINGAPOREOctober 2, 2017 – At the 2017 Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Omnicom agencies continued to be the most creatively awarded in the industry. BBDO received the night’s top honor by winning Network of the Year with Clemenger BBDO and Colenso BBDO placing second and third in the Agency of the Year category. Media Agency of the Year was awarded to PHD, Auckland, New Zealand with OMD Singapore placing second.

In total, over 20 Omnicom agencies in 15 countries contributed to more than 130 Spike Awards with work from 50 different clients. More than any other holding company, Omnicom won seven Grand Prix Awards in Digital, Direct, Film, Healthcare, PR and Entertainment as well as the only Creative Effectiveness award.

The Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix went to Colenso BBDO and PHD, Auckland, New Zealand for their campaign ‘Brewtroleum’ for DB Breweries/Heineken. Colenso BBDO also picked up a Grand Prix in Film for Pedigree’s Dog Adoption. Clemenger BBDO Melbourne continued their winning streak from Cannes Lions by winning four Grand Prix awards for ‘Meet Graham’ for the Transport Accident Commission Victoria. Hakuhodo Tokyo took a Grand Prix in Entertainment for ‘Gravity Cat’ for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

“The outstanding results at Spikes reflect we have the best people in the business producing award winning work for our clients that goes beyond advertising.” said John Wren, President and CEO, Omnicom Group. “I am proud of the talent behind this well-deserved recognition.”

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