The month of May saw some really strong TV ad creative, but Whittaker’s has surpassed the competition to win the Colmar Brunton Ad Impact Award.
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Up-and-Comers: Heidi Thompson, Drum
Colenso BBDO has taken home three Bronze Lions – two in the Film Craft category for 'I’m Drinking It For You' for DB Breweries with Sweetshop and Spark's spot 'Wedding' with Finch Sydney – and the third was for ‘Kupu’ for Spark in the Digital Craft category.
Wendy Thompson is the founder and CEO of the successful social media marketing agency Socialites, and has 16 years' digital marketing experience in some of New Zealand's top advertising agencies. However. that doesn't mean she hasn't made her fair share of mistakes in her career. Here, in her typically colourful way, she shares four mistakes she's learnt from all her years in business – and the important lessons she learnt from them.
A round of applause to Pinnacle Life, Tourism NZ and Christchurch NZ.
Overnight Special Group picked up the first Cannes Lion for New Zealand, with ‘Shark Bait’ for Uber Eats taking a bronze in the Outdoor category.