Hong Kong Kam Fan awards celebrates 30th anniversary at the gala awards show this Friday

KamFan_DSCN3124.jpgThe Hong Kong Kam Fan Awards are set to celebrate their 30th anniversary this Friday, November 28th, at a special gala presentation at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Kam Fan Awards hold a prestigious place in the Hong Kong industry and the Kam Fan gongs are much sought after by local Hong Kong agencies.

This year there were 568 entries submitted to the Kam Fan's across all categories.
KamFan_DSCN3049.jpgThe judging panel convened earlier this month and was lead by one of Japan's most respected creative directors Akira Kagami (pictured right), the former Global Executive Creative Advisor of Dentsu Inc., Tokyo, who has now taken of the role of Executive Advisor of Dentsu affiliate, Drill Inc Japan.

Joining Kagami on the jury was Ted Lim (regional CCO Dentsu Aegis Network, South East Asia), Stefan Schmidt (founder & CD at diekertschmidt Berlin), Allen Lee (Group CD at United Advertising Taiwan), Endy Fung (Story Barista at Storybusi Shanghai) and Graham Kelly (former regional ECD at Isobar Asia Pacific).

Over the 30 year history of the Kam Fan awards Leo Burnett Hong Kong has lead the way, winning 8 of the 30 Grand Kam Fan Awards - including 4 of the last 10 awarded.

McCann World group has won 4 Grand Kam Fan awards - all over the past 8 years. JWT Hong Kong and Ogilvy & Mather are 3 time winners and DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ball are all 2 time winners.

Look out for Campaign Brief's post awards coverage next week. Until then here are some of the photos from the judging weekend in Hong Kong.

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