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New York Festivals

April 06, 2010 07:00 ET

New York Festivals Hosts International Advertising Awards® Ceremony on June 10-12 in Shanghai, China

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 6, 2010) - New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® will honor this year's award winners at a gala awards ceremony in Shanghai, China. NYF's three day series of events takes place Thursday, June 10th, thru Saturday, June 12th. The event will include prominent keynote speakers, interactive speaking sessions, a Print & Design winner's gallery, TVC screenings, Lifetime Achievement Award presentations, and the announcement of the 2010 NYF Advertising Award winners. In addition to honoring the 2010 winners, NYF will also award the 2010 Agency of the Year, Advertiser of the Year, Boutique Agency of the Year, and Best New Agency of the Year.

"In addition to honoring and showcasing the 2010 winners, this year's festival will prove to be an uncensored look at where the industry currently stands, and where it will ultimately go or not go. And capitalizing off of last year's success, we are excited about the opportunity of bringing in even more attendees and participants from the world's established and emerging creative markets," said NYF President Michael O'Rourke.

Sponsored by Sino ADI, this year's festival will be held at the Shanghai Theatre Academy and Sino ADI's state-of-the-art advertising and marketing center, along with a showcase of NYF's award winning public service communications featured at the 2010 World Expo's World Wildlife Fund Pavilion.

For 53 years, NYF's International Advertising Awards has honored the World's Best Work® in all media from around the world: Television, Cinema, Print, Outdoor, Interactive, Design, Mixed Media, Collateral, Radio, and Student advertising. The 2010 GRANDJURY® is comprised of 255 Senior Creative Directors from 56 countries around the world, representing the largest and most diverse jury of any advertising competition in the world.

All winning entries of the 2010 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards will be featured on newyorkfestivals.com, the newly launched newyorkfestivals.tv, and are promoted by a network of partners and representative in 84 countries around the world.

For more information on this year's festival and to order tickets, please visit: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.php?p=4,4,8

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel@newyorkfestivals.com. Ph: 1 212 643 4800

International Awards Group has representation in 84 countries and organizes international advertising and programming competitions for the AME Awards® for Advertising Marketing Effectiveness; Hive Awards® for the Unsung Heroes of the Internet; Midas Awards® for Financial Services Communications; The Global Awards® for Healthcare Communications and the New York Festivals Awards for Advertising, TV, Film and Radio Programming. Entries in each of the international competitions are annually judged online by hundreds of professionals in their respective industries.

For more information, go to www.InternationalAwardsGroup.com.

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