Asia scores seven gongs at 2016 Webby Awards led by Ogilvy & Mather Singapore with three

Emoji.jpgMUMS AND MAIDS.jpg20th Annual Webby Awards were presented in New York yesterday and Asia has scooped seven major awards.

Ogilvy & Mather Singapore has picked up three Awards - two for "Movie Emoji" in Advertising & Media - Mobile Advertising and Social - Promotions & Contests, and one for "Mums & Maids" in Online Film & Video - Unscripted.

Cheil Hong Kong, MediaMonks Singapore, Ogilvy & Mather Group Hong Kong and AKQA Shanghai have all picked up one award each.

Cheil Hong Kong's win is for 'Missing Child' Lock Screens in Mobile Sites & Apps - Best Use of GPS or Location Technology.

MediaMonks won for "Singapore Time Walk" in Mobile Sites & Apps - City & Urban Innovation; Ogilvy & Mather Group Hong Kong for Pizza Hut's "Blockbuster Box" in Mobile Sites & Apps - Integrated Mobile Experience and AKQA Shanghai for "Wall of Jordan" in Social - Sports.
Blockbuster Box.jpgSays Claire Graves, managing director of the Webby Awards: "With nearly 13,000 entries from almost 65 countries worldwide, the 20th Annual Webby Awards is the biggest in our history and continues to be the leading international award honouring excellent on the Internet. This year's Webby winners truly represent the best of the Internet."

Webby winners are selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organisation of industry experts and technology innovators.

For a full list of 2016 Webby winners, visit www.webbyawards.com.

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