arrow_first

Key Information

Key Dates

Early Bird Entry Deadline:
Tuesday, 6 August 2024
Standard Entry Deadline:
Monday, 9 September 2024
Final Entry Deadline:
Thursday, 3 October 2024
Shortlists Announcement:
Wednesday, 13 November 2024
Awards Presentation Event:
Late November/ Early December 2024
*Dates to be announced and subject to change*

Entry Fees

Early Bird Entry Fee:
HK$3,780 (People)
HK$4,550 (Agency/Brand)
Standard Entry Fee:
HK$4,550 (People)

HK$5,450 (Agency/Brand)
Final Entry Fee:
HK$5,150 (People)
HK$6,000 (Agency/Brand)

Eligibility Period

1 October 2023 – 3 October 2024

  • All entries must relate to achievements ONLY during the eligibility period.
  • Written entries which do not focus on the eligibility period but include achievements outside the review period will be disqualified.
  • Campaign reserves the right to reject work it feels does not comply with the spirit of the awards.

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.

South Asia Creative Agency of the Year

**The Network category is not open for submission and will be awarded based on calculations of local wins according to the point system.**

South Asia Digital Innovation Agency of the Year

**The Network category is not open for submission and will be awarded based on calculations of local wins according to the point system.**

South Asia Media Agency of the Year

**The Network category is not open for submission and will be awarded based on calculations of local wins according to the point system.**

South Asia PR Agency of the Year

**The Network category is not open for submission and will be awarded based on calculations of local wins according to the point system.**

India Creative Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the best creative agencies specializing in creative advertising. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Creative Agency of the Year and Creative Network of the Year.

Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the best creative agencies specializing in creative advertising. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Creative Agency of the Year and Creative Network of the Year.

Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the best creative agencies specializing in creative advertising. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Creative Agency of the Year and Creative Network of the Year.

India Digital Innovation Agency of the Year

This award recognizes digital agencies specializing in providing the best digital solutions. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Digital Innovation Agency of the Year and Digital Innovation Network of the Year.

Pakistan Digital Innovation Agency of the Year

This award recognizes digital agencies specializing in providing the best digital solutions. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Digital Innovation Agency of the Year and Digital Innovation Network of the Year.

Rest of South Asia Digital Innovation Agency of the Year

This award recognizes digital agencies specializing in providing the best digital solutions. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Digital Innovation Agency of the Year and Digital Innovation Network of the Year.

India Media Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes the very best media agencies specializing in media management, agencies that create and deliver integrated media strategies across all media channels. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market.
Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Media Agency of the Year and Media Network of the Year.

Pakistan Media Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes the very best media agencies specializing in media management, agencies that create and deliver integrated media strategies across all media channels. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market.
Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Media Agency of the Year and Media Network of the Year.

Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes the very best media agencies specializing in media management, agencies that create and deliver integrated media strategies across all media channels. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market.
Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional Media Agency of the Year and Media Network of the Year.

India PR Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the achievements, performance, and excellent work of a PR consultancy. It is open to a single agency brand by a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional PR Agency of the Year and PR Network of the Year.

Pakistan PR Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the achievements, performance, and excellent work of a PR consultancy. It is open to a single agency brand by a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional PR Agency of the Year and PR Network of the Year.

Rest of South Asia PR Agency of the Year 

This category recognizes the achievements, performance, and excellent work of a PR consultancy. It is open to a single agency brand by a single market. Nominated agencies may be independent or part of a regional network. Local market wins will contribute points towards competing for Regional PR Agency of the Year and PR Network of the Year.

South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year

This award recognizes the best regional or local partnerships between agencies and brands, based on how the partnership has driven marketing excellence and produced measurable results. The partnership must have been established for a minimum of 6 months between the brand and the entering agency and must have been in existence for at least part of the entry eligibility period.
*This award is open to both single and multi-agency partnerships. For multi-agency partnerships, a joint entry with consent from all agencies involved is required. Additionally, a separate endorsement is needed from the brand company.

South Asia B2B Marketing Agency of the Year

This award recognizes agencies that demonstrate exceptional work in marketing strategies, creative content, effective use of technology, and lead generation that drives business outcomes, ROI for their clients, and thought leadership in the B2B marketing field.

South Asia B2C Marketing Agency of the Year

This award recognizes the best agencies for delivering B2C solutions that drive customer journeys, showcasing proven creativity and innovation, and using insights to help clients drive marketing and transactions.

South Asia Best Culture

The best culture fosters collaboration, inspires others, and creates a place that helps attract and recruit talent, ultimately leading to business growth. Entrants should demonstrate how the agency cultivates a culture that drives forward-thinking and challenges conventions.
*This category is for individual shops only and can be a single office or a national entry by a single market.
Agency Network, sub-regional entries can be submitted under the APAC section.

South Asia Best Place to Work

This award aims to recognize a company that exceeds the standard in creating the most productive and rewarding working environment possible.
*This category is for individual shops and can only be a single office or a national entry by a single market.
*For this category only one winner is to be awarded.

South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes small-sized boutique agencies with less than 20 staff, limited to independent agencies only, and any startup with a minimum of 24 months in operations.

South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year

This category recognizes agencies that specialize in brand strategy by developing or refreshing brands, as well as generating and designing a brand’s visual identity, which includes brand identity, message, positioning, and design components strategies and executions.

South Asia Brand Experience Agency of the Year

This award recognizes the best agencies specializing in comprehensive brand building and creation for the brands, their customers, and their employees in providing an exceptional brand experience for end-users.

South Asia Consultancy of the Year

This award recognizes the best agencies that provide professional services and align brand strategy with business strategy to create growth opportunities.

South Asia Content Marketing Agency of the Year

This category is open to agencies that provide content solutions as part of the overall marketing strategy across all platforms and how the content strategy helps to define and elevate brand awareness.

South Asia CSR Achievement of the Year [NEW]

This award aims to recognize companies that have demonstrated a comprehensive and strategic approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Winning companies will show that they understand the importance of going beyond token gestures and can prove tangible social impact and long-lasting positive change in the region or globally.

South Asia Customer Engagement Agency of the Year

This award recognizes agencies that have delivered the best in customer engagement through innovation, strategy, and technology that are helping businesses grow and thrive through effective engagement solutions with tangible results.

South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year

This award recognizes the agencies that have made outstanding achievements in the advancement of data science and engineering analytics whilst demonstrating technological innovation.

South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year

This award recognizes agencies that develop e-commerce marketing strategies to deliver innovative solutions, improve customer experience and drive clients’ business growth.

South Asia Event Marketing Agency of the Year

This award recognizes agencies specializing in providing the best event marketing and experiential marketing solutions.

South Asia Independent Agency of the Year 

This category is open to all individual markets within the Southeast Asia region only. For other markets please refer to the regional categories under Australia/New Zealand, Greater China, Japan/Korea, and South Asia regions. It is open to a single agency brand in a single market.

An independent Agency is defined as (a) majority owned by its management or independent shareholders with 51% or more ownership; (b) not associated with any Holding Company or Network, and (c) does not exceed US$2 billion in revenue billings across Asia Pacific. Agencies that exceed the stated revenue amount are not eligible to enter.

For clarification, Agencies that are owned more than 20% by a Holding Company, even if not part of a network, are not considered independent agencies. The number of offices an Agency has and the countries in which it operates are irrelevant to its classification as an Independent Agency. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for Independent Agency and the list of Holding Companies.

South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes agencies that are innovative and effectively engage influencers using them as part of their marketing strategy to increase brand awareness and achieve business objectives.

South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year

This award recognizes the top agencies specializing in providing integrated marketing and branding solutions.

South Asia Market Research Agency of the Year

This award recognizes the agency that delivers exceptional research and insights for a product or service, demonstrating the research’s ability to drive innovation, inspire change, and deliver results.

South Asia OOH Agency of the Year [NEW]

This category recognizes the top-performing out-of-home advertising agencies that have successfully achieved innovation and excellence in the OOH landscape, with impactful strategies and unique contributions to the brands.

South Asia Performance Agency of the Year

This award recognizes agencies that consistently translate consumer intentions into revenue for clients, deliver ROI-based campaign activity execute biddable media and digital exchanges exceptionally, and drive sales results for clients across different geographies.

South Asia Production Company of the Year

This award recognizes the best production company that has produced outstanding pre- or post-production work for marketing campaigns.

South Asia Programmatic Agency of the Year

This award recognizes agencies that have effectively developed and enhanced their programmatic trading performance making a significant impact on advertisers’ businesses. This includes achievements against objectives, evidence of excellent audience targeting, insights and data analysis skills, and evidence of ROI. Client testimonials will be required as supporting evidence.

South Asia Social Media Agency of the Year 

This award recognizes the best agencies specializing in providing the best social media solutions, innovative use of social platforms, and strategies for engaging consumers in the social space.

South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year 

This category is open to specialist units within agencies of any discipline including healthcare, B2B advertising, mobile, telemarketing agencies, database management consultancies, shopper marketing, and more.

South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year

This category sets out to recognize agencies that understand the importance of nurturing and developing all levels of talent so that employees can gain the knowledge and skills needed to reach their full potential.

South Asia Account Person of the Year 

Open to professionals with 8-10 years of experience related to account servicing.
The award recognizes professionals responsible for client account management who have displayed the most innovation, skills, and enthusiasm in bringing the benefits of advertising to their clients’ businesses resulting in the development of solid business relationships. Nominees within the capacity of Managing Directors and or CEO role are not eligible.

South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year

This award recognizes individuals working in a C-Suite leadership position who have done the most to advance the agencies or networks on their commercial growth.

South Asia Agency Head of the Year 

This award recognizes the heads of agencies nationally who have individually done the most to advance their agency/network in the industry.

South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year

This award is for the planning professionals who have made the biggest impact on their clients’ businesses through the development of innovative customer engagement strategies; the creative and effective use of media channels; and the creation, use, and leverage of digital and social programmes/platforms.

South Asia Corporate Communications/Marketing Team of the Year 

This award is open to the agency’s corporate communications/marketing team which recognizes success in addressing issues related to management, corporate communications, reputation, brand-building, campaign execution, and media relations within their agency.

South Asia Creative Leader of the Year

This award recognizes top-level creative leaders with over 10 years of experience (Group Creative Directors/Executive Creative Directors/Chief Creative Officers or above) who have produced the best work for an individual office (or multiple offices in the same region) during the review period and have not only set the standard for creative excellence but have also raised the bar.

The nominee will have demonstrated outstanding creative leadership in building and nurturing creativity across the creative team and the agency. Samples of the nominee’s work will be required as support materials.

South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year 

This award is for the new business development person/team that has proven to have built and developed a new account or grown the business and expanded the services of an established client relationship.

South Asia Producer of the Year

This award is open to professionals who have brought out innovative insights with strategies throughout their work managing creative campaigns to drive and meet business objectives.

South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year 

This award is for the planning professionals who have made the biggest impact on the client’s business through the development of breakthrough consumer strategies, brand, and communications strategies, as well as innovation and commercial strategy development.

South Asia Young Achiever of the Year 

Open to professionals with 5-7 years of professional experience.
This award recognizes the individual’s achievements, creativity, and innovation with results, as well as the nominee’s ability and willingness to extend their range of skills.

South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year

Open to professionals with 8-10 years of professional experience.
This award recognizes a young business leader who has not only achieved growth for their businesses but also demonstrated strategic direction, through honed business acumen and strong industry networks.

South Asia Young Creative Person of the Year

This award recognizes creative professionals in the role of Creative Directors/Associate Creative Directors with 6-9 years of related experience who have produced the best work for an individual office (or multiple offices in the same region) during the review period and have set the standard for creative excellence. Samples of the nominee’s work will be required as support materials.

South Asia Ad Campaign Campaign of the Year [NEW]

This category recognises the best campaign based on the originality of creative ideas and overall effectiveness in promoting a brand or product. Joint entries from multiple agencies are allowed, but in cases where multiple agencies have collaborated on the same campaign, all parties must agree in advance on who will submit the entry. The entrant agency must have approval from the client and client endorsement is required.

South Asia Brand of the Year 

This award recognizes a brand as a champion in its industry based on market standing, marketing campaigns, and consumer preference during the eligibility period. Agencies may nominate their client in a single or multiple markets or the respective region. Client endorsement is required.

South Asia Marketer of the Year

This award recognizes the individual marketer within a client company who has had the biggest impact on the brand and demonstrated their ability to deliver positive business results.

Judges & Judging

The South Asia Agency of the Year judging panel will comprise a minimum of five client marketers to go through two rounds of judging.

In the first round of judging, judges will review and score entries independently and the scores will be sent directly to the Process Integrity Partner for tabulation and verification. In the final round, each group of judges will convene to discuss the shortlisted entries.

In cases where there is single entry or 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 final round of judging. This may result in no shortlist and no trophy being awarded in a category. 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.

Dathesh Rao
Brand Marketing. Advertising and Media Leader - APAC
IBM
Ipshita Chowdhury
Chief Marketing Officer
Valvoline Cummins
Kanika Mohan Saxena
VP - Digital Products
Vi India
Kaushik Prasad
Head Digital & eCommerce, International Markets
Ford
Mustansir Salim
Head of Marketing
Dabur Pakistan
Prashant Malkani
Managing Consultant
Mastercard
Rajat Abbi
VP – Global Marketing, CMO, Greater India
Schneider Electric
Ritu Mittal
Head of Marketing and Digital
Bayer Consumer Health India

2023 Shortlist

Category Type Category Entry Number Nominee Agency/Brand Market
           
Agency South Asia Creative Agency of the Year   Ogilvy South Asia
           
Agency South Asia Digital Agency of the Year   Mindshare South Asia
           
Agency South Asia Media Agency of the Year   Mindshare South Asia
           
Agency South Asia PR Agency of the Year   Avian WE South Asia
           
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  SA01.397979   BBDO INDIA India
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  SA01.395140   Leo Burnett India India
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  SA01.396386   McCann Worldgroup India India
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  SA01.397511   Ogilvy India India
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  SA01.397149   Talented.Agency India
           
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  SA02.395295   Golden Circle Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  SA02.395161   IAL Saatchi & Saatchi Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  SA02.397108   Ogilvy Pakistan Pakistan
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year  SA03.397696   Geometry Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year  SA03.397783   Magic Mango Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year  SA03.396538   Phoenix Ogilvy Sri Lanka
           
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  SA04.396916   Famous Innovations India
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  SA04.397606   Wavemaker India
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  SA04.396874   Mindshare India India
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  SA04.396381   OMD India India
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  SA04.397385   Talented.Agency India
           
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  SA05.397562   EssenceMediacom Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  SA05.395296   Golden Circle Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  SA05.397872   Mindshare Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  SA05.397137   Ogilvy Pakistan Pakistan
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  SA06.397620   Isobar Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  SA06.397364   Mindshare Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  SA06.396895   Ogilvy Digital Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  SA06.397840   Popkorn Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  SA06.396949   Wavemaker Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
           
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  SA07.397969   EssenceMediacom India
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  SA07.397075   Lodestar UM India
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  SA07.396377   Mindshare India India
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  SA07.396164   OMD India India
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  SA07.397572   Wavemaker India
           
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  SA08.397061   EssenceMediacom Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  SA08.397410   IG Square Pakistan Pakistan
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  SA08.397154   Mindshare Pakistan
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  SA09.397733   Mindshare Bangladesh Bangladesh
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  SA09.397376   Mindshare Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  SA09.396919   Third Shift Media Sri Lanka
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  SA09.396481   Wavemaker Bangladesh Bangladesh
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  SA09.396942   Wavemaker Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
           
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  SA10.393808   Adfactors PR India India
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  SA10.395323   Avian WE India
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  SA10.397689   Edelman India India
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  SA10.395735   MSL INDIA India
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  SA10.395126   Ruder Finn India
           
Agency Pakistan PR Agency of the Year  -   No shortlist No Award -
           
Agency Rest of South Asia PR Agency of the Year  SA12.397804   Ogilvy PR & Influence Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
           
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year SA13.397968   EssenceMediacom, Coca-Cola India India
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year SA13.395145   Leo Burnett India, Mondelez Oreo India
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year SA13.397119   Mindshare, HUL India
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year SA13.396451   Mindshare, Ikea India
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year SA13.396473   Shobiz, Hindustan Unilever Limited India
           
Agency South Asia B2B Marketing Agency of the Year SA14.395365   Edelman India India
           
Agency South Asia B2C Marketing Agency of the Year SA15.396380   Mindshare India India
           
Agency South Asia Best Culture SA16.393725   Centrick Marketing Solutions LLP India
Agency South Asia Best Culture SA16.396928   Famous Innovations India
Agency South Asia Best Culture SA16.397423   Talented.Agency India
Agency South Asia Best Culture SA16.397843   Wavemaker India
Agency South Asia Best Culture SA16.396330   White Rivers Media India
           
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work SA17.396967   EssenceMediacom India
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work SA17.396927   M&C Saatchi Performance India
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work SA17.396437   Mindshare India
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work SA17.397528   Ogilvy India India
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work SA17.397427   Talented.Agency India
           
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  SA18.393560   Centrick Marketing Solutions LLP India
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  SA18.395299   Golden Circle Pakistan
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  SA18.397866   Popkorn Sri Lanka
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  SA18.395223   VIRTUE Worldwide India
           
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year SA19.396452   Conran Design Group Mumbai India
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year SA19.396937   Famous Innovations India
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year SA19.395856   Landor & Fitch India
           
Agency South Asia Brand Experience Agency of the Year SA20.396440   Mindshare India
Agency South Asia Brand Experience Agency of the Year SA20.396438   Shobiz India
           
Agency South Asia Consultancy of the Year SA21.396414   Mindshare India India
           
Agency South Asia Content Marketing Agency of the Year SA22.396464   Havas Play India
Agency South Asia Content Marketing Agency of the Year SA22.397072   Mindshare India
Agency South Asia Content Marketing Agency of the Year SA22.396462   Wavemaker India
           
Agency South Asia Customer Engagement Agency of the Year -   No shortlist No Award -
           
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year SA24.397493   ADA Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year SA24.396465   Havas Media Network India India
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year SA24.396990   Mindshare India India
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year SA24.397744   Wavemaker India
           
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year SA25.397971   EssenceMediacom India
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year SA25.397100   Interactive Avenues India
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year SA25.396950   Mindshare India
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year SA25.394000   Performics India India
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year SA25.396692   Wavemaker India
           
Agency South Asia Event Marketing Agency of the Year SA26.396433   Shobiz India
           
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  SA27.396939   Famous Innovations India
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  SA27.395298   Golden Circle Pakistan
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  SA27.397408   Talented.Agency India
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  SA27.393421   Triad Sri Lanka
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  SA27.396354   White Rivers Media India
           
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  SA28.396857   FCB Kinnect India
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  SA28.396448   Mindshare India
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  SA28.396361   White Rivers Media India
           
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year SA29.397553   ITW Universe India
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year SA29.396379   Mindshare India India
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year SA29.397519   Ogilvy India India
           
Agency South Asia Market Research Agency of the Year -   No shortlist No Award -
           
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year SA31.397122   Interactive Avenues India
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year SA31.396918   M&C Saatchi Performance India
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year SA31.396545   Media.Monks India
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year SA31.396376   Mindshare India India
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year SA31.397802   Wavemaker India
           
Agency South Asia Production Company of the Year SA32.397096   Prodigious India India
           
Agency South Asia Programmatic Agency of the Year -   No shortlist No Award -
           
Agency South Asia Social Media Agency of the Year  -   No shortlist No Award -
           
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  SA35.397513   ADA Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  SA35.395174   Core Media Pakistan Pakistan
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  SA35.396633   Kinetic India & Pakistan Pakistan
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  SA35.396917   M&C Saatchi Performance India
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  SA35.396359   White Rivers Media India
           
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year SA36.396585   FCB ULKA India
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year SA36.396408   McCann Worldgroup India India
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year SA36.397523   Ogilvy India India
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year SA36.397417   Talented.Agency India
Category Type Category Entry Number Nominee Agency/Brand Market
           
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  SA38.396528 Jugal kathuria Mindshare India
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  SA38.396802 Pankaj Suri Mindshare India India
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  SA38.397543 Parshuram Mendekar Ogilvy India India
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  SA38.396384 Ravi Rajotia OMD India India
           
People South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year [NEW] SA37.396420 Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year [NEW] SA37.396951 Raj Kamble Famous Innovations India
People South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year [NEW] SA37.396430 Ruchi Mathur Mindshare India
           
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  SA39.397584 Ajay Gupte Wavemaker India
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  SA39.396631 Mohit Joshi Havas Media Network India India
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  SA39.397970 Navin Khemka EssenceMediacom India
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  SA39.396419 Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  SA39.397532 VR Rajesh Ogilvy India India
           
People South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year SA40.396921 Abhay Sachar Mindshare India
People South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year SA40.396800 Anukriti Som Mindshare, GroupM India
People South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year SA40.396782 Kartik Prakash Mindshare India
People South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year SA40.397070 Tarun Das Mindshare India
           
People South Asia Corporate Communications/Marketing Team of the Year  - No shortlist - -
           
People South Asia Creative Leader of the Year [NEW] SA42.396867 HEMANT SHRINGY BBDO INDIA India
People South Asia Creative Leader of the Year [NEW] SA42.396868 JOSY PAUL BBDO INDIA India
People South Asia Creative Leader of the Year [NEW] SA42.396421 Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Creative Leader of the Year [NEW] SA42.395141 Rajdeepak Das Leo Burnett India India
           
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  SA43.396429 Cloud Pitchers Mindshare India
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  SA43.396422 Growth Team – McCann Worldgroup McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  SA43.397541 New Business Development Team Ogilvy India India
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  SA43.395148 Samir Gangahar Leo Burnett India India
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  SA43.396955 Team Famous Famous Innovations India
           
People South Asia Producer of the Year - No shortlist - -
           
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  SA45.396423 Ankit Vohra McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  SA45.397534 Bhakti Malik Ogilvy India India
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  SA45.397073 Chaitanya Bivalkar Mindshare India
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  SA45.396839 Deepa Raghuraman Mindshare India
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  SA45.396431 Rachit Khanna Mindshare India
           
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  SA46.396803 Nidhi Bakhru Mindshare India
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  SA46.396801 Riddhi Bangera Mindshare India
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  SA46.396799 Ronak Thakkar Mindshare India
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  SA46.396424 Trishla Jhaveri McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  SA46.397141 UDIT JOSHI BBDO INDIA India
           
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year SA47.396425 Anmol Pratap Singh McCann Worldgroup India India
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year SA47.396832 Atishay Agrawal Mindshare India
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year SA47.397536 Paridhi Bhatiya Ogilvy India India
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year SA47.397065 Priyanka Arora Mindshare India
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year SA47.396831 Vaishak Prabhakar Mindshare India
           
People South Asia Young Creative Person of the Year [NEW] - No shortlist - -

2023 Winners

In categories with 3 or less shortlisted entries, the judges will decide whether an entry is awarded and subject to judges’ unanimous decision. This may also result in no trophies being awarded or same type of awards in a category.

For Agency categories, the awards can be Gold, Silver or Bronze. People & Brand categories will be one Gold Winner. Commendation will be given a digital certificate.

Category Type Category Nominee Agency/Brand Market Award
           
Agency South Asia Creative Agency of the Year Ogilvy   South Asia Gold
           
Agency South Asia Digital Agency of the Year Mindshare   South Asia Gold
           
Agency South Asia Media Agency of the Year Mindshare   South Asia Gold
           
Agency South Asia PR Agency of the Year Avian WE   South Asia Gold
           
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  Ogilvy India   India Gold
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  Talented.Agency   India Silver
Agency India Creative Agency of the Year  Leo Burnett India   India Bronze
           
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  Ogilvy Pakistan   Pakistan Gold
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  IAL Saatchi & Saatchi   Pakistan Silver
Agency Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year  Golden Circle   Pakistan Bronze
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year  Phoenix Ogilvy   Sri Lanka Gold
Agency Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year  Magic Mango   Sri Lanka Silver
           
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  Mindshare India   India Gold
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  Talented.Agency   India Silver
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  Famous Innovations   India Bronze
Agency India Digital Agency of the Year  Wavemaker   India Bronze
           
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  Ogilvy Pakistan   Pakistan Silver
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  EssenceMediacom   Pakistan Bronze
Agency Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year  Mindshare   Pakistan Bronze
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  Mindshare Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Silver
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  Wavemaker Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Silver
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  Ogilvy Digital Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Bronze
Agency Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year  Popkorn   Sri Lanka Bronze
           
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  Wavemaker   India Gold
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  Mindshare India   India Silver
Agency India Media Agency of the Year  EssenceMediacom   India Bronze
           
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  Mindshare   Pakistan Gold
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  IG Square Pakistan   Pakistan Silver
Agency Pakistan Media Agency of the Year  EssenceMediacom   Pakistan Bronze
           
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  Mindshare Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Silver
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  Wavemaker Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Silver
Agency Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year  Mindshare Bangladesh   Bangladesh Bronze
           
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  Avian WE   India Gold
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  MSL INDIA   India Silver
Agency India PR Agency of the Year  Ruder Finn   India Bronze
           
Agency Pakistan PR Agency of the Year  No shortlist No Award   - No Winner
           
Agency Rest of South Asia PR Agency of the Year  Ogilvy PR & Influence Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka Silver
           
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year Leo Burnett India, Mondelez Oreo   India Gold
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year EssenceMediacom, Coca-Cola India   India Silver
Agency South Asia Agency Marketer Partnership of the Year Mindshare, Ikea   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia B2B Marketing Agency of the Year Edelman India   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia B2C Marketing Agency of the Year Mindshare India   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Best Culture Famous Innovations   India Gold
Agency South Asia Best Culture Centrick Marketing Solutions LLP   India Silver
Agency South Asia Best Culture White Rivers Media   India Silver
Agency South Asia Best Culture Talented.Agency   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work Talented.Agency   India Gold
Agency South Asia Best Place to Work Ogilvy India   India Commendation
           
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  Popkorn   Sri Lanka Gold
Agency South Asia Boutique Agency of the Year  Centrick Marketing Solutions LLP   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year Famous Innovations   India Gold
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year Conran Design Group Mumbai   India Silver
Agency South Asia Brand Design Agency of the Year Landor & Fitch   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Brand Experience Agency of the Year Mindshare   India Silver
Agency South Asia Brand Experience Agency of the Year Shobiz   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia Consultancy of the Year Mindshare India   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia Content Marketing Agency of the Year Mindshare   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia Customer Engagement Agency of the Year No shortlist No Award   - No Winner
           
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year ADA   Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India Silver
Agency South Asia Data Analytics Agency of the Year Wavemaker   India Silver
           
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year Mindshare   India Gold
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year Interactive Avenues   India Silver
Agency South Asia E-commerce Agency of the Year of the Year Wavemaker   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Event Marketing Agency of the Year Shobiz   India Gold
           
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  Famous Innovations   India Gold
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  Talented.Agency   India Silver
Agency South Asia Independent Agency of the Year  White Rivers Media   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  Mindshare   India Silver
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  FCB Kinnect   India Bronze
Agency South Asia Influencer Marketing Agency of the Year  White Rivers Media   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year Ogilvy India   India Gold
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year ITW Universe   India Bronze
Agency South Asia Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year Mindshare India   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Market Research Agency of the Year No shortlist No Award   - No Winner
           
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year Interactive Avenues   India Silver
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year Wavemaker   India Silver
Agency South Asia Performance Agency of the Year M&C Saatchi Performance   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Production Company of the Year Prodigious India   India Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Programmatic Agency of the Year No shortlist No Award   - No Winner
           
Agency South Asia Social Media Agency of the Year  No shortlist No Award   - No Winner
           
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  M&C Saatchi Performance   India Gold
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  White Rivers Media   India Silver
Agency South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year  Core Media Pakistan   Pakistan Bronze
           
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year Talented.Agency   India Gold
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year Ogilvy India   India Silver
Agency South Asia Talent Development Programme of the Year McCann Worldgroup India   India Bronze
Category Type Category Winner Agency/Brand Market Award
         
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  Parshuram Mendekar Ogilvy India India Winner
People South Asia Account Person of the Year  Jugal kathuria Mindshare India Commendation
         
People South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year [NEW] Ruchi Mathur Mindshare India Winner
People South Asia Agency Growth Leader of the Year [NEW] Raj Kamble Famous Innovations India Commendation
         
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  VR Rajesh Ogilvy India India Winner
People South Asia Agency Head of the Year  Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India India Commendation
         
People South Asia Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year Abhay Sachar Mindshare India Winner
         
People South Asia Corporate Communications/Marketing Team of the Year  No shortlist - - No Winner
         
People South Asia Creative Leader of the Year [NEW] Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India India Winner
         
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  Team Famous Famous Innovations India Winner
People South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year  Cloud Pitchers Mindshare India Commendation
         
People South Asia Producer of the Year No shortlist - - No Winner
         
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  Bhakti Malik Ogilvy India India Winner
People South Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year  Ankit Vohra McCann Worldgroup India India Commendation
         
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  Riddhi Bangera Mindshare India Winner
People South Asia Young Achiever of the Year  Trishla Jhaveri McCann Worldgroup India India Commendation
         
People South Asia Young Business Leader of the Year Priyanka Arora Mindshare India Winner
         
People South Asia Young Creative Person of the Year [NEW] No shortlist - - No Winner

Partnership

The agency of the Year awards offer industry suppliers the chance to target the heart of the industry across Asia, EMEA and the UK. The awards have an outstanding reputation within their local markets and are entered by agencies of all sizes and specialities.

Partnership allows strong branding and networking opportunities, and a chance to build your brand in the hearts and minds of the most influential agencies.

For marketing and partnership opportunities please contact:

ASIA PACIFIC
Richard Fahy
Commercial Director, Campaign Asia-Pacific
Email: richard.fahy@haymarket.asia

Awards Enquiry

Zamir Khan

Director of Awards & Training Events, Asia
Email: zamir.khan@haymarket.asia

Kaling Man

Head of Awards & Training Events
Email: kaling.man@haymarket.asia

Awards Team

Email: aoy@haymarket.asia