BBDO Worldwide Is the Most Awarded Agency Network at Cannes

Wins 41 Lions, Capped by the Grand Prix for Film

Jun 24, 2006, 01:00 ET from BBDO Worldwide

    CANNES, France, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BBDO Worldwide was the most
 awarded agency network at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes
 this year.
     BBDO won 41 Lions including the coveted Film Grand Prix for a
 commercial created by AMV BBDO, London for Guinness.
     BBDO captured Lions in every major competition category including film,
 press, outdoor, radio, cyber, direct, media and promotion. In all, 20
 different BBDO agencies were awarded, led by AMV BBDO, which was named the
 runner-up "Advertising Agency of the Year."
     BBDO has been the most awarded agency in the world for the past seven
 years, according to The Gunn Report. In 2005, more than a dozen BBDO
 agencies were named "Agency of the Year" in their respective markets, while
 BBDO Worldwide was named "Global Agency of the Year" by the leading
 international advertising trade publications.
     BBDO Worldwide is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:   OMC), a leading
 global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded
 networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media
 planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and
 other specialty communication services to over 5,000 clients in more than
 100 countries.