Entries for this year’s awards close on February 6; event to be held in Montreux in Switzerland
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 2, 2012
The Festival of Media has announced more confirmed members to its judging panel. They include Jakob Kalkar (Carlsberg), Gerhard Louw (Deutsche Telekom), Melanie Varley (MEC), Chris Botha (The MediaShop), Frederic Joseph (ZenithOptimedia), Nick Vale (Maxus), Nikolas Badminton (DDB Canada) and Vishnu Mohan (MPG). More judges are likely to be announced soon.
They join this year’s Chair of the Jury, Michael Donnelly, Group Director, Worldwide Interactive Marketing at The Coca-Cola Company, to decide the best in class from around the world.
The Festival of Media 2012 will be held in the stunning setting of Montreux, Switzerland, from April 15-17, 2012. It is the world's biggest celebration of media creativity and innovation -- uniting global media specialists with senior marketers, media owners and thought leaders, to do business and debate the many changes in media that are altering advertising landscapes worldwide.
On his appointment, Donnelly said, “The Festival of Media Awards celebrate the very best in creative and innovative media from around the world and I am excited to be a part of them and see the great work our industry can produce. This is the era of the empowered consumer who is equipped with reliable, always on, cross media connectivity. This challenges marketers to raise the bar with regard to their connections planning skills and I'm confident that the fourth year of The Festival of Media Global Awards will provide the media industry the best opportunity to learn, share and celebrate.”
Entries for this year’s FOM awards close on February 6, 2012. The FOM will announce shortlists on March 15. The Awards gala dinner will be held on April 17.