The first shortlist has been revealed for the 2018 Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency Network of the Year Awards and PHD APAC is up for the prestigious Media Network of the Year award.

In addition to the overall Media Network of the Year shortlist, PHD offices across the APAC region are shortlisted for 19 regional awards, including 12 for local Agency of the Year awards and two Digital Agency of the Year awards.

The 25th edition of Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Agency of the Year Awards recognises inspired leadership, management excellence, outstanding business performance and overall brilliance from across the Asia-Pacific advertising and communications industry. The competition recognises excellence in local markets through five seperate regional competitions, plus the overall Agency Network of the Year awards.

In the first round of shortlisting, PHD is currently in the running for:

  • Media Network of the Year
  • Australia Media Agency of the Year
  • New Zealand Media Agency of the Year
  • Australia/New Zealand Best Culture (PHD Australia)
  • Australia/New Zealand Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year (PHD New Zealand – Simon Bird)
  • Australia/New Zealand Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year (PHD New Zealand – Louise Bond)
  • Taiwan Digital Agency of the Year
  • Taiwan Media Agency of the Year
  • China Media Agency of the Year
  • Greater China Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year (PHD Hong Kong – James Wong)
  • Hong Kong Media Agency of the Year
  • Korea Media Agency of the Year
  • Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year
  • Pakistan Media Agency of the Year
  • India Media Agency of the Year
  • Malaysia Media Agency of the Year
  • Philippines Media Agency of the Year
  • Southeast Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year (PHD Philippines – Poma Malantic)
  • Singapore Media Agency of the Year
  • Vietnam Media Agency of the Year

Winners will be announced across four awards presentations in December in Mumbai, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore.