Grand advertisement prize goes to DDB&Co
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Russian PM Putin reports from Moscow on an ad by the broadcaster CNN Türk.The DDB&Co advertisement firm has won the Grand Prize at the Kırmızı Advertisement Awards, with a billboard for television broadcaster CNN Türk.
Nearly 500 ads from 60 advertisement agencies participated in the competition, which has been held annually since 2003, according to a company press release. The awards, granted in 38 categories, were announced at a ceremony in Istanbul’s Hilton Convention Center on Feb. 29. The competition is limited to local newspaper and magazine ads.
DDB&Co was also honored in nine additional categories, making the firm the undisputed champion of the night. The Grand Grize, or “Kıpkırmızı,” was announced by Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, the chairwoman of Hürriyet Gazetecilik. Aydın Doğan Foundation Chairwoman Candan Fetvacı and Enis Berberoğlu, editor-in-chief of daily Hürriyet also attended the event.