Goa: The most vibrant and prestigious event of the advertising fraternity has successfully completed the inaugural day with a immense knowledge sharing seminars, workshops and discussions by the top management professionals. The celebration mood is still on Goa with the declaration of winners of the most coveted Abby Awards with over 50 years of prestigious legacy.
Abby Awards is one award every creative thinker and advertising professional looks forward to win and here the winners are overwhelmed with joy and excitement having lifted metals in the respective categories. The Day One of the three day long fiesta, witnessed the award ceremony of the Publisher & Media Abbys awards in which Lodestar UM bagged the highest number of metals in Media Abbys and Jagran Prakashan bagged led the Publisher Abbys awards.
The day -2 kick started with Knowledge Seminars, workshops & Leadership Summits and the most awaited ABBYS awards ceremony was commenced, as scheduled, the awards were given away in 6 different categories namely Broadcaster ,Public Relations, Still Craft, Video Craft, Design and Direct Abbys. Broadcaster of the year was awarded to Sony Pictures Networks with 6 metals comprising of a 4 Silver metals and a couple of Bronze metals.
In the Public Relations Specialist of the year category, Value 360 Communications bagged 8 metals comprising of 2 gold, 2 bronze and 4 silver metals making it the “Public Relations Specialist of the year” . Following the winner, Adfactors PR won 3 Silver metals & 2 Gold metals totalling to 5 metals in the respective category.
This year PR Specialist awards have witnessed few winners from the Non PR background, that the jury emphasised as the most notable and alarming development in the industry.
The following are the Winners of Public Relations Specialist of the year in 2018:
Further, pi communications was presented the Direct Specialist of the year with a gold and a bronze each and a couple of silver metals. Denstu Webchutney walked away with a Silver and 2 bronze metals.
Below is the list of Winners of Direct Specialist of the year in 2018:
Open Strategy & Design tops the Design Specialist of the Year, bagging 6 metals including a gold , 3 Silver and 2 bronze metals. Out of the box managed to carry with them 3 metals comprising of 1 gold and 2 Silver metals
Following is the list of Winners of Design Specialist of the Year in 2018:
The social street was named the Still Craft Specialist of the year with a 2 Gold and 2 Silver metals followed by Autumn Winter Communications & design with a pair of bronze metals.
Still Craft Specialist of the year winners in 2018 is listed below
Early Man Films stood glorious leading the Video Craft Specialist of the year category with 7 bronze, 4 Silver and 5 Gold metals taking with them 16 metals from the festival. Oink films followed the leader with 2 bronze and 1 Silver.
Video Craft Specialist of the year winners in 2018 is given below