Concerned Communicator Awards deadline extended to Aug 25

By , agencyfaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | July 30, 2007
The Concerned Communicator Awards are given for creative excellence in social advertising

The annual & #BANNER1 & # Concerned Communicator Awards organised by 'Rajasthan Patrika' has extended its deadline for entries to August 25, 2007. The awards recognise creative excellence in social advertising. The winning entry gets Rs 5 lakh.

Participation comes in from both Indian agencies and those abroad. These awards are touted as "creativity with a cause".

Siddharth Kothari, director, 'Rajasthan Patrika', says the awards have become an international platform for advertising professionals to share their concerns through the work done. Since last year, CCA has received entries from around the world, from countries such as Canada, Mexico and the UAE. The participants have also been given an option to utilise the free imagery from the awards' image partner, Visage Images (more information is available on

Narayan Murthy inaugurating
this year's CCA
The Concerned Communicator Awards ceremony is more than 10 years old; they are social advertising awards that invite ad professionals to make print ads (within 500 sq cm size) based on any social issue of their choice. The winner gets a cash prize of US$ 11,000 and the best 50 entries get published in 'Rajasthan Patrika', agencyfaqs!, and on the Yahoo! India website.

This year, the associates of CCA 2007 are International Advertising Association (IAA), Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), the Ad Club Bombay, International Newspaper Marketing Association (INMA), IFRA (International Body), UNICEF, Make-A-Wish-Foundation, PETA, agencyfaqs!, Cinemax Multiplex, Bright Advertising, CNBC-TV18, Kingfisher Airlines, Visage Images and Yahoo! India.