FEPE International names judges for 2019 Awards
Global Out of Home Association FEPE International has named the judges for its 2019 Awards: Creative, Lifetime Achievement, Leadership, Technical innovation and the industry’s Rising Star.
Executive director John Ellery will chair the awards panel drawn from the FEPE Board and Executive, including new Director Katrin Robertson from blowUP Media. They will be joined by Charmaine Moldrich, CEO of Australia’s Outdoor Media Association.
Joining the awards panel for the FEPE Creative Awards is Dino Burbidge, latterly Director of Tech and Innovation at London creative ad agency WCRS. Burbidge brings a wealth of advertising and technological expertise to the Creative Awards, which celebrate the best creative work in the medium through the year.
Once again the panel of judges for the Creative Awards will make two awards: Classic, for traditional static posters, and Digital.
Last year’s Classic winner was music streaming company Spotify for its US campaign featuring a number of alternative playlists, produced in-house. The winner in the Digital category was Japan National Tourism Organisation for a for a campaign from Enjin Tokyo who worked with Clear Channel France to show the full potential of the digital Out of Home medium.
Awards chairman Ellery says: “The FEPE International Creative Awards have become the blue riband of Out of Home creative globally and we hope and expect that this year we will have more entries than ever.
“Last year’s Classic and Digital winners, and many of the other contenders, were outstanding and the addition of Charmaine and Dino to the judging team will ensure the 2019 Awards reflect the very best creative work of the industry worldwide.”
Entries in all categories are free and may be submitted by FEPE members and OOH National Associations. For further information on entry requirements and a nomination form please go to www.fepe.com . Closing Date for nominations is March 1st.
All nominations should be sent to Richard Saturley – email@example.com
About FEPE International
FEPE International (established in 1959) is the only global Out of Home Association, working to promote and improve the OOH industry on behalf of our members. Board members include the major International companies – JCDecaux, Clear Channel and Exterion – as well as Ströer, Pikasso, and more recently blowUP media, OUTFRONT Media from the US, oOh!Media from Australia and Selvel One from India.
Membership is open to all companies who operate in the OOH sector and as a non-profit Federation funds are reinvested in industry issues such as research and the annual international congress. FEPE is a member of EASA and ESOMAR in Europe as well as a founding member of ICAS and also actively works to help the membership with legislation issues within their own countries as well. It also aims to lobby for Out of Home advertising with authorities, international organizations, opinion formers and other elements of the communication media. More information is available at www.fepe.com