Chilli Pepper walked away with the coveted Grand Prix award while DMCM picked up the Agency of Year at the annual An Post Smart Marketing Awards which were held in Dublin’s Mansion House last night.
Now in their 13th year, the An Post Smart Marketing Awards recognises and awards excellence in marketing campaigns undertaken by any Irish business of any size.
Over 70 awards were presented in total with Chilli Pepper winning the Grand Prix award for its work with Dulux and its ‘Painting a Brighter Future with Dulux Trade Points’ campaign. The agency also picked up a number of other awards including the Media Strategy Impact Award for Retention/ Loyalty and the FMCG/ Retail award.
The award for Agency of the Year was presented to DMCM for a variety of campaigns including Media Strategy Impact Awards for Small Business Award, Direct Mail Low Volume and Low Budget Campaign.
The Marketing Team of the Year award was picked up by Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland.
Other winners on the night included Ignition – The ideas People, Goosebump, Javelin, Publicis Dublin, Persuasion Republic, Bord Gais Energy, Toyota Ireland, KBC and Laya Healthcare. A full list of winners is HERE www. anpostsmartmarketing.ie
Sponsors of this year’s An Post Smart Awards included Geo Directory, RR Donnelley, Geo Directory and Core while the media partner was the Sunday Business Post.
The Judging Panel for this year’s Awards included: Dragon’s Den’s Alison Cowzer, MD of The Company of Food; Edel Kinane, Marketing Director JustEat; Patrick Collister, Creative Lead – the Zoo EMEA for Google and Editor The Directory; Geoff Scully MD Shop Direct Ireland; Robert Ward Marketing Director MCI; Michael Gaynor, Marketing Director Toyota Ireland; Siobhan Lennon CEO The Sunday Business Post; Nicky Doran Brand & Marketing Strategy Director, Davy; Geraldine O’Leary Group Head of Commercial RTE and Éibhín Eviston Mail Media Business Development Manager, An Post.