MUSCAT, Oman, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of excellence in strategic thinking and creative execution of varied communication campaigns, DDB Oman was named Best Advertising Agency for 2010 at the Oman Media Awards ceremony on January 31, 2011.
Presented by Creative Press & Publishing, publishers of City Business magazine, the annual awards recognize excellence across various sectors of the media that include advertising, public relations, social media, events and journalism. This is the third year of the awards, and the first time that DDB Oman has won the prestigious title.
The award comes to the agency as the advertising industry in Oman is challenged by trying times, and facing severe competition from both within the industry and the region. Srikanth Viswanathan, DDB Oman Managing Director, said: "We are delighted to have been named Best Agency of the Year 2010 by the Oman Media Awards. The fact that the judges selected us serves to underline the talent and commitment of our team and the support of our clients and partners. This win will encourage us to keep pushing our limits further."
DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc (www.ddb.com) ranks among the top five consolidated advertising and marketing services global networks, according to Advertising Age. Consistently one of the most awarded networks globally for creative excellence, DDB was Campaign's 2009 Global Network of the Year, the 2010 Spikes Asia Network of the Year, 2010 Eurobest Network of the Year, 2010 Campaign Asia Pacific Creative Network of the Year and captured both the Cyber Grand Prix and Film Craft Grand Prix at the 2010 International Advertising Festival in Cannes. With more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, the DDB Group helps grow the value and influence of leading brands around the world. DDB Worldwide is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC).
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