DDB New Zealand has been named the Spikes Asia New Zealand Agency of the Year.
The Spikes Asia Awards are Asia Pacific's accolade for excellence in creative communications, and celebrate the best in creativity across the region. The Country Agency of the Year Award is awarded to the agency in New Zealand that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries in the Spikes Asia Awards.
The 2018 winners were announced at the Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony on 28 September at Marina Bay Sands Theatre, Singapore.
DDB New Zealand’s top ranking was followed by Colenso BBDO second, FCB Auckland third, and Clemenger BBDO Wellington fourth.
DDB New Zealand chief executive Justin Mowday says “following being named New Zealand’s most effective agency at Effies, being recognised as NZ Agency of the Year at Spikes is an awesome achievement and something we’re immensely proud of".
“A huge thanks goes to our brave clients and our incredibly talented DDB team. Here’s to a great 2018 and an even better 2019.”
Speaking on the winners, Matt Tremain, sales director for Val Morgan New Zealand, says DDB New Zealand are well-deserved winners.
“They are continuously raising the bar for advertising and never cease to engage and entertain with their creativity. At Val Morgan we believe in supporting programs like Spikes Asia Awards that provides a platform for the creative industry to have their work recognized at an international level.”