MAM

Weber Shandwick bags IPRA Golden World Award for Gillette campaign

MUMBAI: Corporate Voice | Weber Shandwick?s (CV|WS) ?W.A.L.S.? (Women Against Lazy Stubble) campaign for Procter & Gamble (P&G) has won ?Launch of a New Product? at IPRA?s annual Golden World Awards.


The campaign marked the launch of Gillette?s Mach 3 razor in India.
 
The W.A.L.S. campaign for men?s grooming brand Gillette mobilised women in India to advocate for men to adopt the clean-shaven look. The campaign utilised the results of an AC Nielsen survey that showed that 85 per cent of Indian women prefer clean-shaven men, a finding that runs contrary to the look that numerous Indian men and even celebrities often wear.


Corporate Voice I Weber Shandwick leveraged this survey result to create the women?s advocacy group W.A.L.S that led to the ?Shave India Movement? to convince men to shave. The campaign, culminating in a mass ?Shaveathon? in which approximately 2,000 men publicly shaved their beards using Gillette?s Mach 3 razors, created world records in the Guinness World Book of Records and the Limca Book of Records in India. 
 
?We are delighted to see Gillette?s Shave India Movement, once again, being recognised on such a prestigious platform like the IPRA Awards ? the only winner from India. PR continues to be fundamental to brand building and a core pillar in all marketing campaigns at P&G, including being the source of holistic ideas such as the Gillette Shave India Movement,? said P&G India associate director amd head of external relations Shweta Shukla.


?The W.A.L.S. campaign demonstrates the power of Weber Shandwick?s unique Advocacy approach. By equipping women to be advocates for the clean-shaven look that Gillette delivers, the campaign impacted male consumers? grooming preferences and purchasing decisions,? said Corporate Voice | Weber Shandwick CEO Shiv Reddy.
 
The same campaign also earned a Silver Lion at the 57th Cannes International Advertising Festival in the ?PR Led Integrated Campaign? category.


This year, the Golden World Awards will be given to 26 winners from 352 entries received across 42 countries. The prize ceremony is scheduled to take place at the IPRA Summit in London on 5 November.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/ajay.jpg?itok=ps3iFQgu
Ajay Gahlaut resigns from Ogilvy India

Ajay Gahlaut, the deputy CCO of Ogilvy India and CCO of Ogilvy North has resigned from the company. 

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/biu.jpg?itok=n08pEhkj
Concept BIU Acquires the Business of Bluebytes

Concept Business Intelligence Unit (Concept BIU), one of India’s leading media monitoring agencies, has acquired the business of Comniscient Group’s Bluebytes News.

MAM Media and Advertising AD Agencies
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/aksha.jpg?itok=M_uxGcim
Pump it up this holiday season with Athleisure Lifestyle

Family bonding is a complex equation given how different people belonging to the same family can turn out to be- their preferences, their tastes and their opinions.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/quess.jpg?itok=AkeYTmvA
Quess Corp launches its first outdoor campaign, ‘’I AM QUESS’’ to expand brand awareness

Quess Corp, India’s leading business services provider, has launched its first outdoor campaign, ‘’I AM QUESS’’ to expand awareness and communicate with its customers directly.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/WPP.jpg?itok=CACce0wW
Brands, agencies to rewire approaches using data: CVL Srinivas, WPP

Data. A four letter word that has even the senior most executives sweating and scratching their heads. While it is a small little word, understanding how to use it, is actually very complicated. That’s why  all we’ve been hearing about in the last year is how can brands and agencies leverage the...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/kisses.jpg?itok=oNlGyE6B
Hershey Kisses will now be Made in India

We’ve all been there where we ask our relatives and friends to bring us imported chocolates and candies from their trip abroad. Hershey’s Kisses have always been one such popular chocolate. The chocolates are distinct because of their unique shape and each one is delicately wrapped to make them...

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/Indiabulls%20Group.jpg?itok=CD8VIoc0
Social Kinnect awarded digital mandate of entire Indiabulls Group

Social Kinnect, an Indian independent digital marketing agency, has been awarded the social media mandate of Indiabulls Group. The agency will be responsible for managing the social media platforms of the entire Indiabulls Group umbrella namely - Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (IBHFL),...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/Realme_800.jpg?itok=GYvPRVrw
Grapes Digital to handle digital mandate for Realme smartphones

Realme, an emerging smartphone brand that specialises in providing high quality smartphones has extended its association with Grapes Digital. In addition to the strategic communications mandate, it has also handed over the digital media mandate to the agency. Grapes will now be responsible for...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/19/Metoo_Dentsu.jpg?itok=F-WK2f58
Dentsu Aegis Network removes Kartik Iyer & 3 seniors following sexual harassment allegations

Amidst the ongoing #MeToo movement, where several allegations regarding sexual harassment and sexual assault have come to light, the media and entertainment industry isn’t left behind.

MAM Media and Advertising People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories