PHOTOS - All the action at AdNews Agency of the Year Awards 2023

By AdNews | 26 February 2024
AdNews Agency of the Year awards

AdNews took over the Sydney Cricket Ground last Thursday hosting its Agency of the Year Awards over a summer long lunch.

With around 450 attendees flying in from all over Australia, the awards were judged by senior marketers and the country's leading CMOs. Read their insights into this year's submissions here.

The AdNews Agency of the Year Award (sponsored by Samsung Ads) was handed to independent agency Howatson+Company.

“I am just a little bit overwhelmed and feel slightly sick,” founder Chris Howatson said when accepting the award.

Melinda Geertz, who had an almost four decade career with Leo Burnett, was inducted in the Advertising Hall of Fame.

“This is recognition that I would never, in my wildest dreams, have imagined,” Geertz said on stage.

“It’s a bit surreal, to say the least, and I’m slightly overwhelmed. Thank you, AdNews."

Check out all the winners here.

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this year's event.

Presenting Partner - SAMSUNG Ads

Supporting Partners




Integral Ad Science






Amazon Ads


Associate Partners


Vistar Media


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