Leo Burnett bagged the agency of the year title at the first edition of the Epica Awards in Sri Lanka.
The awards were held in Colombo on 6 March and were organised by the 4As (Accredited Advertising Agencies Association) of Sri Lanka.
Leo Burnett won the Grand Prix for 'Petal Paint' for JAT Holdings.
Sugibun Sathiamoorthy, president, 4As Sri Lanka, said, “Sri Lanka has been hungry for a platform to showcase our creativity and be judged by international standards. Creativity cannot thrive without critique, so Epica Sri Lanka is the ideal opportunity for us to learn and up our game. Epica Awards Sri Lanka’s promise of ‘unbiased creativity’ cannot come at a better time.”
The awards jury was moderated by Epica Awards editorial director Mark Tungate, who also hosted the ceremony. Along with Raahil Chopra, deputy editor, Campaign India the jury consisted of Daniel Huntley, news editor, Shots UK, Harmandar Singh, founder, Sledgehammer Communications Malaysia and Pongpiti Phasukyud, founder, Ad Addict Thailand.