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The Executive Jury, comprising 24 chief creative officers, will meet between May 15 and 19, to select higher award winners from the shortlisted winners

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 6, 2014


New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards competition for the World’s Best Advertising is now accepting entries for the 2015 competition.

In existence since 1957, in 2014 NYF received entries from 75 countries in the following 16 competitions - Avant-Garde, Branded Entertainment, Creative Effectiveness, Design, Digital, Direct & Collateral, Film, Film Craft, Integrated, Outdoor, Package Design, Print, Public Relations & Media Relations, Public Service Announcements, Radio, and Student. NYF added Package Design to their roster of competitions this year, to celebrate innovative packaging and its importance in the brand marketing mix.

In 2014, New York Festivals unveiled their iconic new trophies created by the revered design firm Sagmeister & Walsh and inspired by New York City’s classic Art Deco skyscrapers. Trophies are awarded to Finalists, Third Prize, Second Prize, First Prize, Grand Prize and World’s Best Idea winners. They come in five different sizes and six different colours, so one can create their own NYC skyline. Additionally, a video projector is embedded in the base of each trophy which projects the winning work, along with the complete credits of all involved in the creation of the award-winning work. “New York Festivals’ new trophy is the world's best trophy – EVER!” said Luiz Sanches, CCO and Partner, AlmapBBDO Brazil.

NYF also honours Global Brand of the Year, Global Agency Network of the Year, Regional Agency of the Year, Boutique Agency of the Year, Best New Agency of the Year, Film Production Company of the Year, Best of Show and Grand Prize Awards.

New York Festivals annually assembles over 400 of the world’s foremost creative people to sit on the Grand Jury, who collectively cast over 300,000 votes to select the Shortlist winners. The Executive Jury, comprising 24 chief creative officers, will meet together on one panel between May 15 and 19, to select higher award winners from the shortlisted winners.

The 2015 New York Show panel discussions and networking events will take place on Thursday, May 21, at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The New York Show gala cocktail party, awards ceremony, and after-party to celebrate the winners will be held that evening at the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

Entries submitted before December 16, will earn a 10% discount on their entry fees by using the code PRN2015. The 2015 competition’s entry deadline is January 31.


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