Spikes Asia announces 2022 Jury Presidents

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Spikes Asia has announced the fourteen industry leaders set to judge Asia Pacific’s most prestigious creative communications awards.

For the first time, gender parity has been reached and Spikes Asia has the strongest female representation across its Jury Presidents in its 35 editions.  

This year’s Jury Presidents come from across the region including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, India and The Philippines, as well as from a mix of disciplines from throughout the industry. 

Speaking about this year’s Jury Presidents, Philip Thomas, Chairman, Spikes Asia, said, “It’s an exciting time for Spikes Asia as we incorporate the Tangrams Awards to create the definitive benchmark for both creative excellence and marketing strategy and effectiveness across Asia-Pacific. This collection of outstanding talent is representative of the evolved Spikes Asia Awards and we are delighted to have them all onboard.”

The Jury Presidents will judge work in 24 awards categories, including in the three newly launched Spikes – Strategy & Effectiveness, Creative Data and Social & Influencer – which are in response to the shifting creative trends across the region.

The 2022 Jury Presidents are announced as follows:

Brand Experience & Activation and Creative eCommerce Jury President

Natalie Lam, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe, APAC, MEA

Creative Effectiveness Jury President

Michaela Lyon, Integrated Client Lead, Dentsu, Hong Kong

Design and Industry Craft Jury President

Paul Chan, Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide, Hong Kong

Direct and Outdoor Jury President

David Guerrero, Creative Chair, BBDO Guerrero, The Philippines

Entertainment and Music Jury President

Kazoo Sato, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Hakuhodo, Japan

Film, Print & Publishing and Radio & Audio Jury President

Paul Nagy, Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R AUNZ, Australia and New Zealand

Film Craft Jury President

Sneha Iype, Partner, Executive Producer, Nirvana Films, India

Healthcare Jury President

Wendy Chan, Chief Creative Officer, Edelman, China

Innovation and Creative Data Jury President

Emad Tahtouh, Principal – Creative Technology, Deloitte, Australia

Media Jury President

Kasper Aakerlund, Regional President, UM, APAC

Mobile and Digital Craft Jury President

Jean Lin, Executive Officer, Dentsu Group Inc., China

PR Jury President

Shouvik Prasanna Mukherjee, Chief Creative Officer, Asia Pacific, Golin, Asia Pacific

Social and Influencer Jury President

Tea Uglow, IC, Creative Lab, Google, Australia

Strategy & Effectiveness Jury President

Anupama Biswas, Senior Director, Analytics & Insight – APAC Lead, The Coca-Cola Company, Asia Pacific

Key awards information:

  • Awards are now open for entries and entries can be submitted here
  • The Tangrams Awards have been incorporated into the Spikes Asia Awards  to recognise the vital  link between creativity and marketing effectiveness 
  • Final entry deadline is 20 January 2022 at 11.59pm SGT.
  • Three new awards added: Strategy & Effectiveness Spike, Creative Data Spike, and Social & Influencer Spike.
  • The Digital Spike will be retired from the awards.
  • Spikes award sections and categories are expanded. Further information can be found here

The Jury Presidents and their juries will convene remotely to judge the work in February 2022 with the winners of the Spikes Asia Awards announced on 3 March 2022. ‘Spikes Asia x Campaign Asia: The Experience’ is also set to return from 1-3 March 2022 and more information on the hybrid event will be released later in the year.

Interested delegates are welcome to register their interest here.

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APPIES Asia Pacific 2022 is happening in Malaysia!

Submissions Deadline: 15 November 2021

Announcement of Finalists: 29 December 2021

Judging & Presentations: 25 & 26 January 2022

Winners Announcement: 22 February 2022


Download the entry kit here.

Submit your entry here.

APPIES Asia Pacific is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.


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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


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