Prathap Suthan, managing partner, Bang in the Middle; Priti Nair, director, Curry Nation; Raj Nair, chief creative officer, BMB India; and Rajiv Rao, national creative director, Ogilvy & Mather, have been appointed on the jury of the seventh Pepper Creative Awards.
Organisers Advertising Club Cochin and Pepper Creative Awards Trust have sent a call for entries to ad agencies in South India. The last date for the receipt of entries is 15 March 2013. The awards function will be held at Le Meridien in Cochin on 12 April 2013.
Last year, Pepper Awards received 1,500 entries and organisers are expecting more than 2,000 entries for this year’s edition.
“We are expecting more than 2,000 entries for the competition which has become a stepping stone for creative fraternity from this part of the world to take part in other major peer-reviewed national and international competitions,” said Sandeep Nayar, president, Advertising Club Cochin.
Besides a host of ad award categories, the competition will also celebrate unpublished work, logo design, packaging, photography and viral campaigns.
This year, the awards will also have an exclusive section for participants from Kerala under a separate category.