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.
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