Bengaluru: The Advertising Club Bangalore Big Bang Awards which is in its 24th year, has been split in to two events.
According to a Press Release from Laeeq Ali, President of The Advertising Club Bangalore, he mentioned that the committee has decided to re-engineer the flagship event into 2 parts to bring more focus and have key takeaways for the fraternity at large. Going forward, we have planned a series of relevant activities which is going to add a lot of value for the members. The overall theme for the year is rallying around the thought of ‘For The Love of Advertising’ and our start point is the Big Bang Awards.
Big Bang Awards I event which is slated on 20th September is exclusively for Excellence in Creative covering various categories. The entries for Big Bang Awards I are open online at www.bigbangawards.com and the last date for entries is being extended to August 15th, 2019.
Big Bang Awards II is devoted to Excellence in Media & Wellness and will be held on November 15th, 2019. Both the events are at The ITC Royal Gardenia, Bangalore.
The Big Bang Awards I & II, 2019, are the biggest events of Ad Club Bangalore, Presented by Colors – Viacom 18 Knowledge partner Adobe, Regional Media Partner – Vijay Vani, Beverage Partner – Tetley, Fragrance Partner – IRIS, Celebrations Partners – Paul John and Big Banyan, Technology Partner – Ad Stream, Silver Partner – Armour Digital OOH, Radio Partner – RED fm and Community partner Exchange4Media. Online Media Partners Medianews4u.com, Ad Gully and Campaign India.
“This year we re-examined all the award categories to give the communication for specialised verticals like automotive, realty,consumer goods, social impact, their due. Digital communication is a part of every category. We have also rationalised the number of categories based on market trends. We have expert judges from all over the country and abroad and are very proud of the fact that for the last 7 years our entire process from entry submission to judging is online ensuring a fair, impartial process,” said Malavika Harita, Chairperson of The Big Bang Awards Committee.
Speaking about the awards, Arvind Kumar, Executive Director, Ad club Bangalore, said “The decision to split the awards in to two events was prompted by the fact that Creative & Media have emerged as the two pillars of our industry and healthcare is a fast growing segment. We believe that two separate events will give the two core aspects of our business, the right focus”.
The event will be held on 20th September at Bangalore. Ad Club Bangalore, is the only club in India where the entire process from submission of entries to judging is online. Online acceptance of entries opened on 26th July and closes at Mid-night on August 15, 2019.