Sir John Hegarty (pictured, left) , worldwide creative director, BBH UK, Prasoon Pandey (pictured, centre), director at Corcoise Films and Suthiasak Sucharittanonta (pictured, right), chairman and CCO, BBDO Bangkok will return to Adfest next year to judge The 3rd International Advertising CUP. The event will take place in Pattaya, Thailand on Thursday 18 March 2010.
Sir John Hegarty attended Adfest in March 2009 as grand jury president. Pandey was jury president of Film Craft and New Director and Sucharittanonta was jury president of Outdoor.
“It is a real honor for Adfest to host The CUP to Asia and to invite Sir John Hegarty back to Thailand to share his knowledge with the region for the second year running. We are also honored to see two more of our 2009 Jury Presidents, Prasoon Pandey and Suthisak Sucharittanonta, return to judge The CUP, which is unique to any other global advertising festival in the world,” sais Jimmy Lam, Adfest President.
Said Sir John Hegarty, “Asia is a vibrant and developing market. Its communications industry is growing and emerging as a world leader. Adfest brings together the best there is, so I am delighted to represent the Asia Pacific on The CUP’s jury panel. Why would I not return?”
The other 2010 jury members include Milka Pogliani, chairman and ECD, McCann Worldgroup in Italy (jury president); Michael Conrad, president of Berlin School of Creative Leadership, Switzerland; Celso Loducca, president, Loducca Publicidade, Brazil; Franco Moretti, ADC*E president, group chief creative director, Leo Burnett, Italy; Jesus Munoz, founding partner, Casadevall y Munoz and partner at Casadevall y Quintero, Spain; Johannes Newrkla, ADC*E Board, founder and CEO, Bluetango, Austria; Dörte Spengler-Ahrens, managing director, Jung von Matt/ Basis GmbH, Germany and Stefan Schmidt, chief creative officer, TBWA\Group Germany.
THE CUP Awards are organized by Adfest, FIAP (Ibero America), and Golden Drum (Eastern Europe). ADC*E (Europe) is also a participating member.