The Young Stars AD Competition is the world’s first global advertising competition for university students
AD STARS is pleased to announce that 115 university students from 12 countries have been selected to participate in the 2017 Young Stars competition, which runs during AD STARS 2017 from 24th to 26th August.
The Young Stars AD Competition is the world’s first global advertising competition for university students. AD STARS would like to congratulate this year’s finalists from 41 teams (an increase from 38 teams in 2016):
Brazil (2 finalists)
Thomaz Jefferson, Eduardo Chaves
China (18 finalists)
Ningshan Kang, Wanni Su, Andi Tong, Ran Yan, Yilai Xu, Liu Yiqing, Huang Peishan, He Aizhe, Choi Chin Pang, Luo Wan Ying, Wu Jun Lin, Li Xingmei, Wang Yehui, Mao Xiangyi, Liang Shipeng, Wang Yuan, Cheng Yingqian
Hong Kong (5 finalists)
Cheng Ka Wing Kavieng, Cai Shao Lang, Lai Zhi Cheng, Fung Yin Yee Lois, Law Ching
Indonesia (4 finalists)
Anugerah Dwitama Yusuf, Ratih Latifah Murniati, Puspita Kirana, Larasati
“The goal of Young Stars is to future-proof our industry by encouraging ambitious students from all over the world to develop a passion for advertising. We are delighted to welcome our finalists to Busan this year, where they will have the opportunity to be mentored by top creative leaders and get a taste of what it is like to work in our industry,” says Eui Ja Lee, Co-Chair of the AD STARS Executive Committee.
Each team is made up of two or three classmates, who will be assigned a topic and asked to produce strategies and creative ideas, which will be judged by experts in advertising industry. Gold, Silver or Bronze-winning teams will have the opportunity to take up an internship at advertising agencies.
“The Young Stars AD competition is not only an ideas competition, but an opportunity for developing skills and abilities, and networking with creative professionals from around the world,” says Hwan Jin Choi, Co-Chair of the AD STARS Executive Committee.
AD STARS is now offering a 30% discount on early bird ticket sales to attend the 10th AD STARS festival in Busan, South Korea. Purchase tickets via www.adstars.org