The One Club Asia expanded the scope of its successful annual awards program from Greater China to all of Asia Pacific.
Four creative leaders from India have been selected by The One Club Asia to serve as judges for the new One Asia Creative Awards 2021.
More than 70 top creatives from 17 APAC countries and regions will serve on the One Asia jury, including Raj Kamble, CCO/founder, Famous Innovations Mumbai, Kainaz Karmakar, CCO, Ogilvy India Mumbai, Geet Rathi, creative/design director, TBWA\ India Mumbai, and Tista Sen, regional CD, South Asia, Wunderman Thompson Mumbai.
One Asia jury also includes a handful of international creative leaders to lend a global perspective to the awards, including Jessica Apellániz, CCO, Ogilvy Mexico & Latam Mexico City; Cinzia Crociani, ECD, VMLY&R New York; Myra Nussbaum, CCO, Havas Chicago; Ali Rez, regional ECD, Impact BBDO Dubai, and Johan Vakidis, global ECD, Sid Lee Montreal.
Online judging will take place in September, with finalists announced in November. Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners will be announced in December. The regular deadline for entry is September 10, 2021, and the final deadline with an increased fee is September 17, 2021.
Eligible regions for One Asia are Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Mainland China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
“Last year’s successful One Show Asia Showcase was the beginning of our next chapter, setting a new benchmark for the diverse creative industry in all of Asia Pacific,” said Ma Chao, Chief Representative for what is now known as The One Club Asia office. “We now have an expanded commitment to actively facilitate insightful communications among APAC countries, and recognize and elevate Asia Pacific’s creative excellence to the world.”
“APAC is responsible for some amazing creative work, and exhibits a unique passion for innovation,” said
Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club. “We are excited to showcase this excellence across the entire region with One Asia, and celebrate the great work and people behind it.”