David Droga honored at G'Day USA ceremony

dd1.jpgOn Friday, January 20, 2012, David Droga, founder and creative chairman at Droga5  was honored by the American Australian Association & G'Day USA.

Each year the AAA as part of Australia Week celebrates 2 prominent Australians. Previous G'Day honorees include Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and James Gorman.

The award ceremony took place before a crowd of more than 800 people at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

Hosted by Jamie Durie, an Australian television personality, the evening featured performances from the Qantas Choir, Jack Vidgen and Guy Sebastian.

Other guests included The Australian Deputy Prime Minister, Wayne Swan and ambassador to the United States Kim Beazley. Droga was introduced by Bob Isherwood, former worldwide creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi and now an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University.


Fat Joke said:

I hope they hid the pies from Kim Beazley.

Cringer said:

More than 800 people? In New York?!


I also wanted to say something cynical about Vanderbilt University, but turns out it's pretty swish: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanderbilt_University

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