Banglore ad club 'international' Big Bang awards on 20 September

Banglore ad club 'international' Big Bang awards on 20 September

Times of India Group

BENGALURU: The Bangalore ad club announced yesterday that its annual ‘Big Bang‘ awards would be held on 20 September this year at the Jayamahal Palace grounds in Bengaluru.

"The Bangalore ad club has decided to make Big Bang more competitive. To this end, entries have been invited from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Srilanka. This is a small but significant step towards taking Big Bang Awards, International", says The Bangalore ad club executive director Arvind Kumar.

In keeping with the global trend, the Big Bang Awards are going fully online this year. The Bangalore ad club has tied-up with Global Best Awards, US to make the Big Bang Awards Online from this year. "As many ad agencies and creative hot shops across the country have expressed interest in taking part in the Big Bang Awards, going online would help in reaching out to them more effectively", says Bangalore ad club president Malavika Harita.

The Big Bang Awards were constituted over quarter of a century ago, bringing together agencies across the country to share their creative campaigns, while offering a platform to network with fellow creative minds in the industry. The last five years have seen the Big Bang Awards rise in popularity, with Bangalore growing to be the hub of advertising in South India.

The Bangalore ad club has started many new categories over the past few years, including health care, digital, PR and mobile advertising. Recognising the ever growing media options, the ad club has a separate set of media awards which have become extremely popular. It has also instituted awards for young achievers, creative persons under 30, etc., to recognise and nurture their creative abilities and to offer them a platform to showcase their talent.

The Big Bang Awards will be co-presented by the Bangalore Mirror of The Times of India Group, Bengaluru.