New York Festivals World’s Best Advertising has announced the second round of the 2014 Executive Jury appointments. For the fourth year in a row, the Executive Jury, a ‘dream team’ of 30 elite worldwide chief creative officers will assemble together from April 25 to 29 on one panel in New York City to select the world’s best advertising across all mediums.
The second round of the 2014 Executive Jury includes:
KV Sridhar, Chief Creative Officer India Sub Continent, Leo Burnett, India
Mike Geiger, President & Chief Integration Officer, JWT North America, USA
Ronald Ng, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO & Proximity Singapore, Singapore
Luiz Sanches, Chief Creative Officer & Partner, Almap BBDO, Brazil
Erik Vervroegen, International Creative Director, Publicis Worldwide, France
Additional Executive Jury appointments are forthcoming.
“New York Festivals two-tiered judging system puts entries through the rigor of multiple scoring rounds combining two dynamic juries,” said Michael O’Rourke, President of New York Festivals. “The Executive Jury will evaluate only the shortlist entries selected by the Grand Jury using NYF’s state-of-the-art matrix judging system. With 30 international Executive Jury members evaluating entries during five rounds of judging, each entry into the competition is given the utmost attention.”
The 2014 Executive Jury will evaluate every shortlisted entry selected by the online Grand Jury. With over 400 jury members representing more than 75 countries, NYF has the largest and most diverse international jury in the world.
The 2014 New York Show will take place on May 1 and will feature creative panel discussions, keynote speakers, networking events, the awards ceremony, and an after-party to honor the winners. All New York Show events, and the 2014 awards ceremony, will be held at the New York Public Library’s Beaux-Arts landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman building located at 455 Fifth Avenue in New York City.
NYF’s International Advertising Awards is recognised worldwide as a touchstone for global creative excellence in advertising and marketing communications. Since 1957, NYF has received entries from over 75 countries in all media in the following competitions: Avant-Garde, Branded Entertainment, Collateral & Direct, Creative Effectiveness, Design, Digital, Film & Film Craft, Integrated, Outdoor, Print, Public Relations, Public Service, Radio, and Student.
The 2014 competition entry deadline is January 31, 2014.