Dentsu Inc. (TOKYO:4324)(ISIN:JP3551520004)(President & CEO: Tadashi
Ishii; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen) was named
Advertising Agency of the Year1, Network of the Year, and
Interactive Agency of the Year at the 17th Asia Pacific Advertising
Festival (ADFEST 2014) held from March 6 to 8 in Pattaya, Thailand.
Advertising Agency of the Year (Photo: Business Wire)
Dentsu Inc. received the top award, the Grande Lotus, in the Film,
Interactive, Promo, Design, and Integrated categories, and, together
with other Dentsu Group companies, won five Gold Lotuses, sixteen Silver
Lotuses, nineteen Bronze Lotuses and one INNOVA Lotus award for a total
of 46 awards across twelve categories.
1 Dentsu Inc. was named Advertising Agency of the Year in
2011 and 2012; Dentsu Group company Taproot India Communication Pvt. Ltd
was named Advertising Agency of the Year in 2013.
ADFEST was established in 1998 by the Asian Federation of Advertising
Associations (AFAA) to focus on creative work in the Asia Pacific
region, and has since built a reputation as one of the most prestigious
advertising festivals in the world. This year's festival received 3,253
entries for awards in 17 categories: Film, Press, Outdoor, Radio,
Interactive, Mobile, Direct, Promo, Design, Print Craft, Film Craft, New
Director, Media, Effective, Integrated, INNOVA, and Lotus Roots.
About the Dentsu GroupDentsu is the world's largest
advertising agency brand. Led by Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN:
JP3551520004), a company with a history of 112 years of innovation, the
Dentsu Group provides a comprehensive range of client-centric brand,
integrated communications, media and digital services through its seven
global network brands-Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar,
Posterscope and Vizeum-as well as through its specialist/multi-market
brands including 360i, Amnet, Amplifi, Data2Decisions, mcgarrybowen,
Mitchell Communications (PR) and psLive.
The Dentsu Group has a strong presence in 110 countries across five
continents, and employs more than 37,000 dedicated professionals. Dentsu
Aegis Network Ltd., its global business headquarters in London, oversees
Dentsu's agency operations outside of Japan. The Group is also active in
the production and marketing of sports and entertainment content on a
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