Dentsu Wins 49 Awards at Spikes Asia 2019

Dentsu Group received a total of 49 awards across 14 categories at Spikes Asia 2019 *1 , held from September 25 to 27 in Singapore.

Dentsu Inc. won a Grand Prix in both the Digital Craft and Radio and Audio Categories, while Dentsu Webchutney (Bangalore) received a Grand Prix in the newly-established Creative e-Commerce Category, the highest award bestowed in that category.

In total, the Group garnered 3 Grand Prix, 9 Gold Spikes*2, 13 Silver Spikes and 24 Bronze Spikes.

Dentsu placed second in Agency of the Year, and second in Network of the Year which recognizes the creative strength of the network as a whole.

Three teams from the Dentsu Group competed in this year’s Young Spikes Competition, where young creatives compete to create solutions for a charity or non-profit and working to a tight deadline. Merdeka LHS (Kuala Lumpur) took first place in the Digital Competition, while BWM Dentsu (Sydney) was the runner-up. The Dentsu team*3 took third place in the Integrated Competition. 

Dentsu Group creators at the Awards Ceremony

(Digital Craft)                          (Radio and Audio)            (Creative e-Commerce)

The number of awards won in each category is as follows:

In addition to the above, 10 creators from the Dentsu Group were selected as jurors in the categories, and engaged in the screening of works in each category.

*1 Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity: Spikes Asia is APAC’s largest advertising communication festival. Held every September in Singapore, the festival celebrates and rewards creative excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. All entries are designed specifically for and to run in APAC countries. This year the festival recorded 3,945 entries from 27 countries and regions across 22 categories.
*2 Creative e-Commerce is equivalent to a Gold Award
*3 Joint Dentsu-Hakuhodo Team

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