Aditya Chatterjee

FAB Awards 2005 invites entries

The last date for submitting entries is February 16, 2005

FAB Awards, the international Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards, is inviting entries for the year 2005. Entries for food and beverage advertising should pertain to the following categories: television, outdoor, print, radio, integrated campaigns, package design, interactive new media and direct marketing.

The last date for the submission of work is February 16, 2005. And, the award and ceremony dinner is scheduled to take place at London’s The Hurlingham Club on May 26, 2005.

India had performed well in FAB Awards, 2004 with McCann Erickson, Mumbai winning the FAB award for Coca-Cola and the Sweetex poster. Lensman Atul Kasbekar, bagged the photography award.

This year too,, one of the sponsors of the FAB Awards, will publish a showcase of the winning works. The organisers are anticipating greater participation in integrated communications and direct marketing categories.

According to the note from award organisers, the 2004 FAB Awards received entries from 62 countries. The note further states that all major advertising agency networks were represented, alongside many regional and local agencies, production companies from around the world, design companies big and small, new media powerhouses and even some clients. A total of nearly 2,225 pieces of work were submitted.

Clemmow Hornby Inge London was recognised as The Agency of the Year in 2004.

And, the FABulous (best of show) winners included Lowe Pirella Milan for Press & Poster, Design, Bridge London and Williams Murray Hamm London for Packaging Design, Springtime Stockholm for New Media and Clemmow Hornby Inge for Television advertising.

Other major winners included AMV BBDO London, Leo Burnett Chicago, Leo Burnett Sydney, CLM/BBDO Paris, Start Munich, BBDO Duesseldorf, McCann-Erickson Argentina, J Walter Thompson Thailand, Lowe London, Kolle Rebbe Hamburg, Lewis Moberly London, Tullo Marshall Warren London.

Executives keen on participating can contact the FAB Awards organisers at In fact, FAB Awards has pledged to donate a percentage of every entry fee toward food and beverage for children affected by the Tsunami tragedy.

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