India has been ranked as the ninth most successful country at the Cannes Lions 2009. This was revealed in The Cannes Report 2009, which has been published for the first time this year. India had bagged 25 Lions this year at Cannes.
The Cannes Report compares the performance of Asian agencies vis-à-vis agencies from around the world, as well as their competitors within the region. According to the report, Japan led the way in Asian creativity. With 31 Lions at Cannes 2009, Japan was ranked sixth, behind Brazil.
The report further stated that BBDO had emerged as Asia’s top network with Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, Colenso BBDO Auckland and BBDO Proximity Singapore featuring among the 20 highest-ranked agencies in the Asia-Pacific region.
Among the Asian agencies, Dentsu Tokyo and JWT Singapore dominated, followed closely by Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai and JWT Mumbai.
The Cannes Report 2009 provides the rankings of agencies, regions, countries and also cities, based on their performance at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. The report also reveals seminar analyses and jury presidents’ insights.