BBDO Wins Network of the Year at Cannes for the 4th Year in a Row


Jun 28, 2010, 07:00 ET from BBDO Worldwide

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BBDO Worldwide was, for the fourth year in a row, named Network of the Year at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes, widely regarded as the world's preeminent advertising competition.

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The Network of the Year Award was first established in 2007.  BBDO Worldwide has won it every year since.

In addition, BBDO's Brazilian agency, Almap BBDO, was named individual Agency of the Year, and won the Grand Prix for print.

Twenty-one BBDO agencies from across every region combined to set another record - winning a total of 85 of the much coveted Lions, with work for more than 40 clients that spanned all forms of communication from Cyber to Design, Direct, Film, Media, Outdoor, Press, Promotion, PR, Radio and Titanium/Integrated.

"In seminar after seminar at Cannes this year, senior players from some of the world's largest advertisers reiterated the need for great ideas in their businesses.  In the toughest of times, BBDO agencies have remained focused on what we believe in, the value of exceptional work.  It's how we add value to our clients' businesses.  That's why this recognition from our peers at Cannes is so important," said Andrew Robertson, President and CEO, BBDO Worldwide.

In addition to Almap BBDO, other award-winning BBDO agencies included:  AIM Proximity, NZ, AMV BBDO, London (which was named Direct Agency of the Year as well as the recipient of the first ever Grand Prix for Good), BBDO Chile, BBDO Dusseldorf, Germany, BBDO Guerrero in the Philippines, BBDO New York, BBDO India in Mumbai, BBDO Toronto, CP Proximity in Spain, Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne, CLM BBDO, Paris, Colenso BBDO, Auckland, Contapunto, Madrid, DLV BBDO in Italy, FHV BBDO in the Netherlands, Impact BBDO, Dubai, Juniper Park, Toronto, Net#work BBDO, Johannesburg, Pages BBDO in the Dominican Republic and Tiempo BBDO in Spain.

BBDO Worldwide is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC;   Omnicom is a leading global marketing and communications company.  Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.