SOURCE: New York Festivals

New York Festivals

April 28, 2011 07:00 ET

Live Broadcast of NYF International Advertising Awards May 5th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - On Thursday, May 5th beginning at 6:00PM EDT, New York Festivals® International Advertising Awards will present a live broadcast of the World's Best Advertising™ taking place at Skylight West in New York City. The live webcast will include the presentation of the Gold and Grand Prix 2011 NYF International Advertising Awards, as well as the acclaimed Living Legend and Lifetime Achievement Awards, Best New Ad Agency, Boutique Agency, Production Company of the Year, Ad Agency of the Year, Network of the Year and Advertiser of the Year.

This live online event, accessible via http://www.newyorkfestivals.com, will feature more than 3 hours of entertaining advertising industry content. The broadcast will include highlights from creative panels of NYF's first Live Executive Jury. The Executive Jury is comprised of prominent Chief Creative Officers from the world's top advertising agencies. In addition, viewers will have access to keynote speaker presentations by Keith Reinhard, Chairman Emeritus of DDB Worldwide; Donald Gunn, Founder of the Gunn Report; and Bob Giraldi, award-winning Feature Film and Commercial Director. There will also be entertaining interviews with the 2011 Executive Jury members.

NYF will also host a "Meet the Jury" Press Conference on Wednesday, May 4th at 4:00PM at Skylight West in New York City. This one hour Q&A session with New York Festivals prestigious Executive Jury will give the press and attendees a sneak preview of some of the industry's most discussed ads of the year, as well as an opportunity to engage some of the world's most prominent creatives in a lively about the emerging trends in global advertising, and how the Executive Jurors selected the World's Best Advertising™. The "Meet the Jury" press conference is open to press and all attendees of the 2011 New York Show. The show takes place on May 4th & 5th at Skylight West. To view a complete schedule go to: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.php?p=4,4,10. For more information on the 2011 International Advertising Awards New York Show or to purchase tickets click here.

Finalists for the 2011 International Advertising Awards have been announced and can be viewed at http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.php?p=2,10

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

About 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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