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Effies 2016: Colenso BBDO and DB Breweries’ chemistry steals the spotlight
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Over 500 advertising and marketing folks descended on the Langham last night for the final and, some might argue, most important event on the awards calendar. The Effies Awards are so highly coveted because the judging process places enormous emphasis on the business results achieved by creative ideas. Winning the big awards is notoriously difficult, and this was again reiterated this year with only seven gold gongs being handed over the course of proceedings. Here’s the lowdown on who won what.

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EMANZ and CAANZ PresCom to merge
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EMANZ (the Experiential Marketing Association of New Zealand) is set to merge with CAANZ PREScom (PR, Social and Experiential Committee) after six months of discussions. Bringing together the industry bodies will focus resources to help future-proof the experiential industry.

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Pegasus and the Job Numbers (aka Colenso BBDO) reign supreme at this year’s BOTAB
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On a dark and windy night, six advertising-employed goth bands slithered into the King’s Arms, fishnets, face powder, bad eyeliner and all, to pay homage to the likes of 1980’s goth bands The Cure, The Cramps and movement-starters Bauhaus. And despite straying from the theme and playing songs which you couldn’t really call gothic, Colenso BBDO aka Pegasus and the Job Numbers were crowned the winner of this year’s Battle of the Ad Bands organised by CAANZ and Flying Fish, after a polished and upbeat set that wooed the crowd and judges alike.

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