The Advertising Club, Bangalore announced the results of its Big Bang 2011 on June 3. Maxus is the Media Agency of Year. Stark Communications is the Ad Agency of the Year and Tanishq is the Client of the Year. Mindshare has bagged the Media Campaign of the Year, for its work done on Hindustan Unilever.
Maxus India was declared Media Agency of the Year. The agency bagged a total of 12 Golds for its clients Vodafone, Nokia India, Kerala Tourism and Perfetti Van Melle.
The Ad Agency of the Year went to Stark Communications. The agency bagged a total of six Golds for its work on Heera Constructions, Malayala Manorama, Radio Mango and Karnataka Tourism.
Tanishq from Titan Industries bagged the Big Bang Award for Client of the Year as well as the ‘Ayaz Peerbhoy Multimedia Campaign of the Year for a Creative Agency’.
The Ad Club Media Campaign of the Year was bagged by Mindshare for its work on HUL.
The Young Achiever Award of the Year went to Vishal K Vinekar of JWT India.
Jaison Antony of Stark Communications bagged the Art Director of the Year Award, while Nikhil Narayanan from Mudra Communications and Seetha Jayakumar from Stark Communications shared the Copy Writer of the Year Award.
In a prepared statement, Prateek Srivastava, President, The Advertising Club, Bangalore, said, “I would like to congratulate the winners of the Big Bang 2011 Awards. The competition was keenly contested, and I am extremely happy with the results.”
This year, a total of 960 entries were received across 74 categories. The jury involved 24 senior industry personnel, representing creative, account management, digital, media, PR, healthcare as well as clients. This year, three new categories have been included – Mobiles, PR and Healthcare.
Entries were received from large, medium and small sized creative agencies, media agencies, digital agencies, radio stations, event companies, film production houses and healthcare agencies.
The Big Bang Awards were instituted over 20 years ago, bringing together agencies across the country to share their creative campaigns and network with creative geniuses.