THIRTY YEARS OF GREAT ADVERTISING
The AdNews Agency of the Year Awards, Australia's first and foremost advertising and marketing showcase of excellence, turns 30 in 2016. We've been celebrating great Australian work and the agencies that produce it for three decades and this year is going to be particularly fabulous.
We've got some big plans to celebrate our 30th and you're invited. Don't miss out on this once in a 30-year chance to raise a glass to glories past and present.
The winners will be revealed at the industries night of nights at the Star Sydney on Thursday 9th March 2017, where this year's Advertising Hall of Fame will also be announced. Come along and see which agencies are acknowledged as the top performers of the year.
Join us to celebrate the industries excellence
DATE: Thursday 09 March 2017
LOCATION: The Star, Sydney
TIME: 6.30pm – 12.00am
This year the categories have again evolved to include a people and culture category and we'll also be celebrating the best Brand of the Year, among other new accolades. Click here to see all the awards categories.
Since we're turning 30, it's only right to throw a birthday party so the black tie event will have a pop of colour this year. We're celebrating the changing face of the creative industry so get involved with our masked ball theme.
ADVERTISING HALL OF FAME
Sean Cummins, the contrarian founder of Cummins&Partners, was inducted into the AdNews Advertising Hall in 2016. He joins previous recipients including Whybin\TBWA founder Scott Whybin, Clemenger BBDO executive chairman Robert Morgan and Mitchell and Partners founder Harold Mitchell, among others.
Cummins has had a stellar career, spanning agencies and long running brand campaigns, including work coining 'Oh, What a Feeling' for Toyota and 'You'll Love Every Piece of Victoria' for Tourism Victoria.
Cummins was adamant that while he was being given an "individual honour" in being inducted into the Hall of Fame "you realise very quickly that... your career was never a solo journey", taking the opportunity to thank clients and staff for their role in the process. To read the full story click here.