PromaxBDA has fundamentally transformed the judging process for this year’s PromaxBDA Europe Awards.
An exclusive group of international professionals with backgrounds in marketing, promotion and design TV will complete the judging process on January 25th. They will review the entries, which were shortlisted after the first round of judging completed online.
This selected group of international jurors will gather in Paris to review all applications and determine the winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for 2013. Judges will cast their votes through an innovative online judging system including an Ipad application.
Olivier Schaack, Director of Creative Services - Canal + France and Chairman of PromaxBDA Europe Awards will be presiding over the judging process supported by the PromaxBDA team.
The jury consists of Dennis Hooftman (Creative director Film1 Sport1 – Holland), Elena Frova (Creative Director Fox Italy – Italy), Susanne Dahm Frederiksen (Head of promotion SBS – Denmark), German Sela Orbe (Brand director Prisa TV - Spain), Peter Liljenberg (Brand director Frame – Denmark), Markus Schmidt (CEO United Senses TV – Germany), Michel Nougue (Creative Manager M6 – France), Olivier Apers (Creative Director BETC – France), Olivier Schaak (Director of creative services Canal + / Président du Comité PromaxBDA Europe Awards - France), Marcello Maggioni (Execuve Vice President - Customer group Sky Deutshcland AG - Germany), Pete Conolly (Executive Creative Director - BDA Creative - UK).
Part of the ongoing transformation at PromaxBDA is attracting new participants to the conference and awards. This year, PromaxBDA has appealed to many new contestants, 32% of the them are companies attending the PromaxBDA conference for the first time. As for the awards, this effort has resulted in 14% of the total entries coming from companies new to PromaxBDA.
Jonathan Block-Verk, PromaxBDA President & CEO, added: "We are excited to recognize the continued interest in our European awards as new companies participate. The judges in Paris will have their work cut out for them this week as they review the entrants and decide who will be the finalists for the 2013 PromaxBDA Europe Awards."
The winners of the European PromaxBDA Conference 2013 will be revealed during the conference on March 11 and 12 - http://promaxbda.org/