SOURCE: International Awards Group

International Awards Group

July 28, 2011 17:44 ET

2011 Global Awards Announces International Live Jury Sessions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - The Global Awards®, honoring the World's Best Work™ in Healthcare Communications, announced the locations for the 2011 Global Awards international live jury sessions. The 2011 Global Awards entries will be judged online, as well as in live jury sessions hosted by prominent healthcare communication agencies. The Global Awards accepts entries in a variety of formats, including digital and hard copies such as brochures, direct mail, and calendars.

This year's live jury sessions are hosted by the following executives and their agencies:

  • Tom Domanico, Global Awards Board Chairman & Chairman Emeritus - Draftfcb Healthcare New York, USA
  • Manu Croissier, Creative Director - HC BCN Barcelona, Spain
  • Andrew Gill , Managing Director - H&T Melbourne, Australia
  • Gerrard Malcolm, Creative Director - Insight Sydney, Australia
  • Roger Stenz, Managing Director - Sudler & Hennessey Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jon Watson, Executive Creative Director - Ogilvy Healthworld London, England

Additional Global Awards live jury sessions will be announced soon.

"We are thrilled to be hosting the judging of the Global Awards in Melbourne at H&T Advertising. The healthcare creative market in Australia is thriving with some amazing concepts, with many clients allowing agencies to push the creative to new levels. So it is a very exciting time for the healthcare communications industry in Australia and we look forward to seeing the creative talents shine in this year's Globals," said Andrew Gill, Managing Director, H&T Advertising.

Digital entries submitted into the Global Awards will also be judged online. Online judging sessions allow an additional base of international jurors to be represented on the Global Awards Grand Jury.

The Global Awards Board, headed by Tom Domanico, Chairman Emeritus, Draftfcb Healthcare USA, is represented by a panel of prominent healthcare professionals. The reputations of these professionals help to expand the international reach of the Global Awards. Board members guide the judging process and ensure that the competition addresses the evolving needs of the healthcare communications industry.

The 2011 Global Awards will honor award winners at celebrations held in Sydney, Australia on December 1st and New York City in early December 2011.

Now in its 17th year, The Global Awards receives entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies, and design studios that produce communications for medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare related products and services.

The Global Awards deadline for entries is August 5th, 2011. Extension deadlines will be honored by request. For a complete list of rules and regulations go to: http://www.theglobalawards.com/pop.php?p=1,7,8,2 or visit the Global Awards website at www.theglobalawards.com.

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel@internationalawardsgroup.com. Phone 212 643 4800.

About the Global Awards
Now in their seventeenth year, The Global Awards are dedicated to excellence in healthcare communications on an international basis.

International Awards Group organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards for Advertising Marketing Effectiveness; Midas Awards for Financial Services Communications; The Global Awards for Healthcare Communications; NYF Advertising Awards; NYF Television & Film Awards; and NYF Radio Programs & Promotions. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. Founded in 1957, IAG and their brands now have representation in 75 countries. For more information, go to www.newyorkfestivals.com.

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