Awards

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2020 PR AOY Gold: As the world changes, so too does The Colony Project

By being nimble and scrappy, the Vision7 agency adapted to the shifting tides of 2020.

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2020 PR AOY Silver: Craft digs its toes in CPG stories

The PR shop works against the grain with a focus on less PR-friendly categories that still have interesting stories to tell.

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2020 PR AOY Bronze: Pomp & Circumstance marches to its own drum

The PR shop has picked up a bevy of clients (and some hardware) thanks to a renewed focus on creativity.

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And the Design AOY winners are…

Rethink, Sid Lee and OneMethod stole the show with iconic designs that touched brands from Heinz Ketchup to the Toronto Raptors to KitKat.

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2020 AOY Gold, Design Gold, Digital Silver: Rethink’s secret sauce

The agency’s tendency to treat everything as experiential paid off when the world became void of physical interactions.

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2020 Design AOY Silver, Digital AOY Bronze: Sid Lee was born this way

A pioneer in digital that later moved into brand-building, the agency has built partnerships to take its offering to the next level.

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2020 Design AOY Bronze: OneMethod leaves no stone unturned

CCO Amin Todai’s entrepreneurial spirit helped lay the groundwork for the Bensimon Byrne agency’s “experimental” mindset.

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Here are the AOY and Small AOY finalists

Strategy reveals the creative agencies vying for a top spot in the remaining two categories of the 2020 program.

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Who judged Agency of the Year in 2020?

All of the jurors across the six competitions in one place.

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Announcing the Media and Digital AOY finalists

Strategy reveals the agencies looking to be named the top shops in two more categories.

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Who made the Design and PR AOY shortlists?

The first two sets of Agency of the Year nominees reveals which shops are competing for a spot at the top.

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ICA and Bell Media’s contest will celebrate diverse ads

The IDEA competition aims to prove that diversity in front of and behind the camera has benefits for business strategy.

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Who are this year’s Canadian Young Lions winners?

Winners across creative, media and marketer categories were chosen from 149 entrants.

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Rethink and IKEA win Effie Grand Prix

Cossette, Bensimon Byrne and Union were also among the Gold winners at this year’s show recognizing creative effectiveness.

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Sid Lee wins big at first Idea Awards

The agency won four Best in Discipline awards at the recently-amalgamated show recognizing the best work in Quebec.