AdFest calls for entries to 20th anniversary Awards: Deadline Friday 20th January 2017

AdFest_Call for Entries.jpgEntries to the 2017 AdFest Lotus Awards are open.

2017 is the 20th Anniversary of AdFest and it's going to be one not to miss. The theme for the four-day festival is '20 Years of Diversity' and Droga5 New York's chief creative officer Ted Royer has been named to head the jury.

Jimmy Lam, President of AdFest, says: "It's incredible to think that AdFest is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year. In 20 years, we have grown from a tiny festival on the hills of Chiang Mai into one of the best-loved industry events in Asia. The 2017 Lotus Awards will be a celebration of the world-class creativity that is now abundant in our region, and we can't wait to see which agencies are leading our industry into the future."
The theme of '20 Years of Diversity', reflects AdFest's passion and celebration of the region's richness and cultural diversity.  It is a testament to their commitment to creative excellence for the past 2 decades, and looks forward to the constantly changing landscape ahead in the future.

There are 18 categories to enter. The deadline for categories that are judged remotely is Friday 13th January 2017. These categories are: INNOVA Lotus, Integrated Lotus, Interactive Lotus, Mobile Lotus, Internet Film & Other Film (under Film Lotus), and Radio Lotus (including Lotus Roots in these Lotus categories).

The deadline for all other categories is Friday 20th January 2017.

VINIT SURAPHONGCHAI.jpgVinit Suraphongchai, Chairman of AdFest (pictured right), says: "We've come a long way in 20 years. We've grown. We've adapted. And we've emerged as a festival that truly reflects creativity that's 'Made in Asia'. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us along our journey, and we look forward to welcoming you to the 20th AdFest Lotus Awards."

The Lotus Awards gala will conclude next year's festival, which runs from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th March at the Royal Cliff Hotels Group in Pattaya, Thailand.

Entries to the 2017 Lotus Awards are now open. For more information, visit

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