Spikes Asia Advertising Festival has announced the first jury presidents who will head to Singapore to chair this year’s awards. Rémi Babinet, chairman, BETC Euro RSCG and global chief creative officer, HAVAS will lead the Film, Press, Outdoor and Radio jury as well as the Integrated jury; and Daniel Morel, chairman and chief executive officer, Wunderman, will chair the Direct and Promo & Activation jury. The festival will be held from September 18 to 20, 2011.
Terry Savage, chairman, Cannes Lions, who with Haymarket is joint organiser of the Festival said, “It’s an honour for us to have Rémi and Daniel chair at Spikes Asia this year. Two greatly admired industry leaders whose commitment to their profession and immense expertise will be significant for the awards and for the region.”
“I am delighted to be a part of the Spikes experience this year. This festival is an important measure of creativity and I am looking forward to seeing what the region has to offer,” said Babinet.
“Spikes Asia represents the best, restless, inquisitive spirit of advertising that region offers the world today. I am excited to see work that simultaneously inspires and challenges,” added Morel.
Taking place at Suntec Singapore, the festival offers an intense and challenging programme of seminars and workshops focusing on creativity, inspiration and learning for individuals involved in creativity and communications.
“Spikes Asia will once again offer an unrivalled programme for delegates featuring serious debates, motivational presentations, inspiring work and enjoyable networking,” commented Myriam Coupard, festival director, Spikes Asia. Organisers are offering early bird registration offers. For more information, visit www.spikes.asia.