Brussels, 20 June 2018: 38 campaigns have been selected by the first round jury to go through to the second and final round of the EACA Euro Effie Awards 2018. The Euro Effies is an annual competition which rewards the most effective multi-national commercial communications campaigns in Europe and is the symbol of proven advertising effectiveness and a tribute to the client & agency partnership.
The finalists come from a range of agencies from Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Click here to see the finalists.
Chaired by Adrian Farina, Senior Vice President Marketing at Visa, the second round jury will meet on 28 June to review the shortlisted campaigns. Based on the evidence of results and creative work, the jury will then decide on this year’s Euro Effie Awards winners. The second round jury will bring together a closed group of industry senior executives from 15 countries. Among the jurors are Sandrine Plasseraud, CEO & Founder of WE ARE SOCIAL, Antoinette Hoes, Tranformation & Integration Director at DDB Berlin, Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, VP Marketing & Product at Hyundai Motor Europe, Ian Crocombe, Director at Facebook Creative Shop, Jamie Peate, Global Head of Retail Strategy at McCann World Group, and Anna Putts, Head of Marketing Communication for CEE Region at UPC Poland. The full round 2 jury can be found here.
The winners of this year’s competition will be announced on the evening of 16 October 2018 at the Awards Gala at La Madeleine, Brussels. The registrations for the Gala will open mid-July on the official Euro Effies website www.euro-effie.com. All winners will be published on the same website on 17 October 2018.
The Euro Effies are organised by the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) with the support of Google, The European Publishers’ Council, WARC, Adforum.com, Procter & Gamble, Nielsen, creativebrief, FirstRental & Viva Xpress Logistics.
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