effie awards

90 entries at the 2008 Romanian Effie competition

In 2008, the 5th edition of Romanian Effie Awards, has reached a record of entries: 90 communication campaigns, registered by 29 Romanian advertising agencies and companies.

The 2008 Romanian Effie competitors are: 23 Communication Ideas, Brands&Bears, Brandstalk, Bridge Communication, CAP, Cohn&Jansen, Cupid Consultancy, DDB Bucharest, DraftFCB, Friends Advertising, Gavrila & Asociatii, GMP, Graffiti BBDO, Grey, Headvertising, Leo Burnett, Loco Branding and Consulting, McCann Erickson, Next Advertising, Odyssey, Ogilvy & Mather, Ogilvy Action, Ogilvy Group, Propaganda, Punct Advertising, Saatchi&Saatchi, Scala JWT, Spotlight, Unilever.

An element of novelty of Effie Awards is the participation of an individual competitor: Sorin Psatta, Integrated Communication Director, Graffiti BBDO Romania who subscribed an individual project eligible for an Effie prize, along with the other cases in the contest.

Winners of the 2008 Romanian Effie Awards will be announced during the Awarding Gala on the 15th of May, starting 19.30 in club Bamboo.
Participants in the competition, festival supporters and many other representatives of the business community in Romania, are expected to attend the Awarding Gala.
International Advertising Association (IAA) and The Romanian Advertising Agencies Association (UAPR), the organizers of the events will also host the Awarding Gala.

The tickets for 2008 Effie Gala can be purchased from The IAA House (126, Calea Victoriei, 3rd floor, 1st sector of Bucharest. Phone: 0311 050 991) starting the 5th of May. The costs of a ticket to the event are as in follows: 470 RON/person for IAA & UAPR members and 670 RON/person for non-members.