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APMC Shortlist Published: Havas Dublin Leads the Way with 12 Nominations

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Left to Right – Peter Cahill MD Sonas Asia Ltd, Andy Stanton, Independent UK Creative and Brian Sparks, Managing Partner UK and Ireland, Agency Assessments International at the judging of the 2017 APMC Association of Promotional Marketing Consultants Awards.

Following two full days of intense judging, the nominations for the APMC Star Awards 2017 have been released.

In all 135 entries across 21 categories were received from both member and non-member agencies including the new to 2017 International Category.

An impressive 87 nominations have been issued across 17 different agencies with particular interest in the experiential and digital categories. Havas Dublin lead the way with 12 nominations and there are first time nominations from Visualise, The Marketing Hub, Propaganda and Connector.

A full list of nominations can be viewed here http://apmc.ie/awards/nominations-2017/

According to the Chairperson of the judging panel Andy Stanton, the award winning UK creative director from London: “What made judging the APMC awards really interesting for me was the diversity and creativity of the entries. I looked for ideas that would really grab my attention and delivered outstanding results. I was very impressed with the calibre of entries”. Andy was joined on the judging panel by managing partner of Agency Assessments International, Brian Sparks and respected independent marketing consultant, Peter Cahill.

The Star Awards will take place in the Marker Hotel on Friday 7th April and will be hosted by Today FM’s Matt Cooper. Tables can be reserved by contacting Karen Neville by email (karen@apmc.ie).

This year’s main sponsors include Irish Marketing Journal (IMJ), Hayes Solicitors, Horizon Digital Print, Sweetspot Sourcing, McCul Clothing, Return2Sender, Communicorp One, Element – The Prize & Incentive People and The Marketing Hub at TradeWins.

Now in their 24th year, the Star Awards are the largest brand activation awards in Ireland and the only awards which qualify agencies to enter the EACA IMC Awards in Europe.

For further information please contact Karen Neville karen@apmc.ie