Under the disruption of the industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, The One Club last month announced The One Show Greater China Awards would for this year become The One Show Asia Showcase, where the best work from Asia will be free to submit and be showcased online for the world to see.
Due to popular demand from agencies in Australia and New Zealand, the showcase is now expanded to encompass all of Asia Pacific, and the deadline extended.
2020 has been a difficult year. With the global pandemic and other chaos both political and social, the path ahead has become dimmer.
“But out of this dark moment, we can look to creativity to find the brightest stars and inspiration to move us forward.” said by Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club for Creativity, New York. “Great work still deserves to be recognized. I encourage agencies and brands throughout Asia Pacific to submit their work, and join us in celebrating the region’s amazing creativity that will be on display to the world.”
Free submission can be made by going to http://showcase.oneshow.asia by the extended deadline is October 25, 2020.
The One Club Greater China Office started holding youth events in China in 2000 and officially launched The One Show Greater China Awards and related Creative Week program in 2014. Over the past two decades, The One Show China has been committed to promoting communications between Greater China and the world.
“Despite the problems of this year, we uphold our commitment to actively facilitate insightful communications among APAC countries,” said Ma Chao, chief representative, The One Club Greater China. “The One Show Asia Showcase will combine unique regional cultures and work with world-class selection standards to celebrate the best creative works in Asia Pacific on the international stage.”
Details on The One Show Asia Showcase are below.
Awards is now Showcase — There are no Gold, Silver or Bronze award this year. Instead, certificates will be presented to celebrate work selected for The One Show Asia Showcase 2020.
Open to all of Asia Pacific — While most other award shows have cancelled this year, The One Club has changed and expanded the scope of its program from Greater China to the entire Asia Pacific region.
Eligible regions: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Mainland China, East Timor, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen
Diverse selection committee — The One Show is known for the high quality and integrity of its international juries. This year, creative leaders from Asia Pacific will curate work for The One Show Asia Showcase 2020, based on creative excellence with global, regional and local perspectives.
Free to submit — In difficult economic times, it’s important that The One Club uphold its nonprofit mission to support the creative community and recognize the people who worked so hard to create the world’s best work. It is free for agencies and brands in Asia Pacific to submit to The One Show Asia Showcase, with all costs this year covered by The One Club for Creativity and The One Club Greater China.
Global online showcase — Selected works will be displayed in a worldwide online showcase, displaying the best creative thinking in Asia Pacific for the world to see. The One Club will promote the showcase to it’s global audience, providing the opportunity for work to be recognized by the worldwide creative community.
Submission Extended Deadline: October 25, 2020
Submission Website: http://showcase.oneshow.asia