Awards

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AOY Gold: BBDO maps out a win

The agency takes Gold for the first time in our annual Agency of the Year competition.

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AOY Silver: DDB keeps exploring – and expanding

The agency follows up two golden years with a Silver Agency of the Year finish.

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AOY Bronze: Taxi revs its engine

The agency drives into third place with its work for brands such as Canadian Tire, Burger King and Telus.

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Honourable mention: Leo Burnett is back in the winners’ circle

The agency takes fourth place with work for James Ready, Raising the Roof, Flight Network, the ADCC and Era.

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AOY Finalist: John St. hits its stride

The agency takes fifth place with work for Wiser’s, Maple Leaf, Stanfield’s, AutoTrader and Tetley.

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AOY Finalist: Rethink’s winning streak

The agency comes in sixth this year, with work for Muskoka Brewery, Metro News, Masterfile, A&W and Coast Capital.

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Media Agency of the Year 2011

MediaCom leads the pack in this year’s quest for MAOY Gold, while Cossette Media’s Terry Horton and Media Experts’ Mark Sherman are named Media Directors of the Year.

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Media Directors of the Year

Cossette Media’s Terry Horton and Media Experts’ Mark Sherman are Strategy’s Media Directors of the Year.

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MAOY Gold: MediaCom’s innovation evolution

The agency takes the top media prize with work for H&M, HomeSense and Maytag.

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MAOY Silver: Media Experts stays ahead of the curve

The agency flies into second place, with a Silver for its work with brands like WestJet, Telus and Mini.

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MAOY Bronze: Mindshare dives into digital bridging

Mindshare’s work for brands like HSBC, Hellmann’s and Ford results in a Bronze win.

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MAOY Honourable Mention: Starcom’s streak stays alive

The agency remains in the top five for its work for brands including Kellogg, Kraft and Research in Motion.

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MAOY process and scores

How does our jury decide who wins Media Agency of the Year? Read on to find out about their process and see each agency’s ranking.

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MAOY jury

Meet the industry vets who made the tough decisions in Media Agency of the Year.

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Digital Agency of the Year 2011

Proximity takes Gold in our inaugural awards, while BBDO wins Silver and John St. gets Bronze.