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IABNZ Awards 2017 - Winners Announced
Tue, 06 Jun 2017
The winners of the inaugural IABNZ Awards dinner were announced at glittering gala event held at MOTAT on May 25th.
The IABNZ Awards recognizes and applauds the champions of the interactive media sales industry.
With a strong focus on NZ publishers, the Awards programme celebrates the stars of Interactive Media Sales and Ad-Operations across a broad range of categories.
Reflecting the importance of the creatives behind the sales, the programme also includes 4 digitally-led Creative Categories.
The awards also honours the pioneers of our industry in a one-off Foundation Award which recognizes the industry leaders that helped shaped the interactive industry to become the largest advertising category in the country.
The Grand Prix winner, the best of best on the night, was also announced. The Grand Prix winner receives an all expenses paid trip to New York to attend Ad:tech in November.
The winners are:
|Digital Media Sales Excellence Award – Mobile||Stephanie Tucker, 1st Screen|
|Digital Media Sales Excellence Award – Display||Stephen Old, Pandora|
|Digital Media Sales Excellence Award – Video||Jacquie Fraser, Exponential|
|Digital Media Sales Excellence Award – Search|
|Jared de Wet, PHD|
|Ad-Operations Excellence Award – Junior Ad-Ops Person of the Year||Ashwin Sundaram, Acquire Online|
|Ad-Operations Excellence Award – Senior Ad-Ops Person of the Year||Zane Furtado, Acquire Online|
|Digital Product of the Year||Near Allspark Platform, MADE Media|
|Best Digital Led Campaign - Use of Mobile||‘Frucor V Pure i-Vid Campaign’, 1st Screen/OMD|
|Best Digital Led Campaign – Use of Data||‘Gifts That Go Places Campaign’, Qassem Naim, FCB|
|Best Digital Led Campaign – Use of Native||‘Xero – Life Over Business Campaign’, Jaimee Kivell, Bauer Media|
|Best Digital Led Campaign by an Advertiser|
|‘The Many Faces of Tiguan Campaign’, Kate Grigg, FCB|
|Grand Prix Award||Zane Furtado, Acquire Online|
Foundation Award Recipients:
Lee Williams (in absentia)
The IABNZ Awards 2017 is proudly sponsored by:
With Category sponsorship from: