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New York Festivals Reveals Second Round of 2016 Executive Jury Members

lbbonline.com, 8 months, 2 weeks ago

2016 Executive Jury panel will gather together May 13-17th in New York City

New York Festivals Reveals Second Round of 2016 Executive Jury Members

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announced the second round of prominent creatives appointed to the 2016 Executive Jury. For the sixth year, New York Festivals will assemble 30+ of the world’s most awarded chief creative officers and executive creative directors to judge this year’s entries across all mediums and select the World’s Best Advertising winners. 

“New York Festival’s Executive Jury of celebrated creative leaders mirrors the diverse range of creative talent prevalent in the advertising industry today,” said Michael O’Rourke, President of New York Festivals. “NYF is thrilled to provide our entrant’s with this esteemed jury of internationally recognized thought-leaders.”

The second round of the 2016 New York Festivals Executive Jury consists of: 

- Steve Keum, Chief Creative Officer, First Kiss Korea

- Josy Paul, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, BBDO India

- Nir Refuah, Chief Innovation Officer, McCann Erickson Romania

- Yasuharu Sasaki, Head of Digital Creative/Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc. Japan

- Leslie Sims, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R New York


The 2016 Executive Jury panel will gather together May 13-17th in New York City for five rounds of judging across all mediums and select 2016’s Finalists, First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Grand Award winners, and Best of Show.

The 2016 New York Show creative panel sessions and networking events will take place on Thursday, May 19th at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway, between 61st & 62nd Street. The New York Show gala will be held that evening in the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, with a cocktail party in the Ertegun Atrium and the awards ceremony immediately following in the Rose Theater. A celebratory after-party will follow to toast the 2016 award-winners.