NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The ADVERTISING Club of NY, the industry's leading professional organization representing the vision and mission of the global advertising, marketing, media and tech communities, will honor an elite group of brave brands at its 13th annual Stars of Madison Avenue Luncheon during Advertising Week in New York. Earlier this year, the AD Club's International ANDY Awards Jury chose the Stars of Madison Avenue honorees based on their unparalleled dedication to and impact on marketing, commerce, culture and social responsibility through brave and creative work. The luncheon will take place on Monday, September 26th, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at The Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th Street in New York City.
The campaigns that were recognized by the 2016 ANDYs Jury for brave work include:
- "McWhopper" from Burger King
- "Emily's Oz" from Xfinity from Comcast
- "Commit to Something" from Equinox
- "Shoplifters" from Harvey Nichols
- "High School Girl?" from Shiseido
Accepting this year's Stars on behalf of the brands are: Fernando Machado, SVP of Global Brand Management, Burger King; Todd Arata, VP Brand Marketing, Comcast; Sherri Davis, Sr. Director Brand Experience, Comcast; Carlos Becil, Chief Marketing Officer, Equinox; Elizabeth Nolan, Executive Creative Director, Equinox; Shadi Halliwell, Marketing and Creative Director, Harvey Nichols (via recorded message); Masato Kosukegawa, Creative Director, Shiseido; and Momoko Kimura, Producer, Shiseido.
"Congratulations to the marketers and creative leaders who are continuously impacting the future of advertising as we know it, and who are redefining what being brave means in business every day. We're excited to celebrate the industry's most creative, visionary work, along with the epic collaboration that transpires between creatives and marketers," said Gina Grillo, President & CEO of The ADVERTISING CLUB of New York."
About The ADVERTISING Club of New York
The ADVERTISING Club is the premier organization for all advertising and marketing professionals in New York. Founded in 1896, the AD Club offers its members a forum to exchange ideas, make connections and honor excellence. The Club's Foundation provides students numerous educational outreach programs that give back to build a stronger and more diverse advertising and marketing community. The Club is the facilitating sponsor of the International ANDY Awards, which acknowledge outstanding creative achievement around the world in the field of advertising. www.theadvertisingclub.org.
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