The Global Awards 2010 finalists announced

The Global Awards, honoring creative and marketing excellence in healthcare communications worldwide...

26.12.2010 - 00:00 | MediaCat

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The Global Awards, honoring creative and marketing excellence in healthcare communications worldwide, announced the 2010 competition Finalists.

The 2010 Global Awards GrandJury selected “The World’s Best Healthcare Advertising,” nominating 148 Finalists from 17 countries. Langland UK took the lead with 10 Finalist nominations. 

Other prominent international companies receiving Finalist status in the preliminary judging round include: McCann Healthcare Australia with 9 Finalists, Grey Healthcare Australia, and  DeVito/Verdi USA, each with 8 Finalists; Torre Lazur McCann England, 5 Finalists; and Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Sydney, along with Ogilvy CommonHealth USA, each with 4 Finalists. All Finalists go on to the secondary round of judging to determine medalists.

The Global Awards will host 2 award events this year, taking the celebrations globally to the cities of Sydney, Australia and New York, USA. This year’s winners will be officially announced at both events in December.

Monday, December 6, 2010, The Global Awards will host a cocktail party in New York City, celebrating this year’s winners at the Eli Klein Gallery, at the center of New York’s Soho district, 462 West Broadway.  Winning works will be showcased at the gallery and trophies presented to winners in attendance by Michael Demetriades, Executive Director of The Global Awards, and Tom Domanico, Chairman of The Global Awards Advisory Board & GrandJury, as well as Chairman, CEO & Worldwide Creative Director of DraftFCB Healthcare. 

The awards in Sydney will be presented by The Global Awards and Bravo!, a group of Australian healthcare professionals, with representation from healthcare agencies, the Advertising Federation of Australia, and the Communications Council of Australia

The event will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Walsh Bay, located near Sydney’s historic Rocks area. The party opens with cocktails and canapés, with winning works on display and presentation of awards to follow. Michael O’Rourke, President of International Awards Group, will attend to present trophies to winners.