Chair of the Jury Announced for The Festival of Media Asia 2013

Singapore, Nov 16, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The Festival of Media Asia Awards are back for a second year, celebrating the best in media thinking and communications across the Asia. Last year, saw over 400 entries, across 16 countries with more than 200 brands represented.

The deadline for entries is 30 November 2012, while the winners will be presented at an Awards Ceremony on the 5 March 2013.

New for this year, three categories have been added: Best Engagement Strategy, Best Use of Mobile and Best Social Media Strategy.

Leading the jury is Leonardo O'Grady, director ASEAN integrated marketing communications, Coca-Cola. On his role as chair of the jury, he comments:

"These Awards are all about creative media thinking and I hope to see some illuminating insights, clear strategy and brilliant ideas - beautifully executed and concisely explained. I am honoured to be the chair of the jury for the Festival of Media Asia Awards 2013 and be part of the ensuring we, as the jury, proudly reward the best in class."

Award Categories include:

- Best Digitally Integrated Campaign- Best Use of Mobile - NEW- Best Engagement Strategy - NEW- Best Social Media Strategy - NEW- Best Communications Strategy- Best Contribution to a Campaign by a Media Owner- Best Entertainment Platform- Best Event/Experiential Campaign- Best In-store Activation- Best Targeted Campaign- Best Use of Content- Best Use of Emerging Technology- The Creative Use of Media Award- The Effectiveness Award- The Public Service Award

Details on each category are at http://www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/awards/categories.

Follow the conversation as it unfolds live on Twitter @FestivalofMedia and don't forget to use the hashtag #FOMA13.

About The Festival of Media Asia 2013

The Festival of Media Asia 2013 is the only event dedicated to media in Asia. 2011 was a successful launch, bringing together 600 attendees from 23 different countries across Asia and the globe. The event will bring together a host of new features for attendees to enjoy including a stronger awards programme, the launch of the global Media Accelerator Programme (M.A.P.) alongside an outstanding line-up of speakers from local markets within Asia, all in a spectacular and unique venue.

Join us at The Festival, 3-5 March 2013 at the W Hotel Singapore, for three days of networking, invigorating debates and an Awards celebration and be inspired by local thought-leaders. For more information about The Festival of Media Asia 2013 and how to register to attend the event visit our website: http://www.festivalofmedia.com/asia.

Source: The Festival of Media Asia 2013

Contact:

Rice Communications for The Festival of Media Asia
Hyacinths Pennefather
hyacinths.pennefather@ricecomms.com

Amala Naravane
amala.naravane@ricecomms.com
+65 6221 8729
http://www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/contact-us

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