Awards

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KBS wins Epica Grand Prix

The agency’s design work for Innocence Canada is among 11 Canadian winners at the show.

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2017 Agency of the Year winners

A look at the insights that drove success for this year’s top shops.

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Agency of the Year 2017: Going for Gold

Cossette, Leo Burnett, FCB, Touche and Edelman put in some hard work to be named the top agencies in the country.

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AOY Gold: Cossette’s strategic approach

Multidisciplinary work teams, a multi-year innovation plan and combining strategy and creative have helped the agency stay on top.

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Design AOY Gold: Leo Burnett’s evolution by design

Utility takes the shop’s designs to the next level.

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DAOY Gold: FCB doubles down on digital

Agency-wide training unlocks digital potential, leading to a second consecutive win.

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MAOY Gold: Touché’s data-driven transformation

The agency introduces a new team and positioning statement as part of its focus on data.

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PRAOY Gold: Edelman’s trust in the process

A “communications marketing” approach and boosting internal talent has put the agency on the podium.

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Agency of the Year 2017: The smarts behind Silver

How JWT, Rethink, Bimm, OMD and The Colony Project turned big ideas into AOY wins.

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Breaking down the Cannes Lions revamp

Changes to categories, different entry rules and new initiatives aim to increase competitiveness and reduce costs.

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AOY Silver: JWT’s movement strategy

The agency has turned to mobilizing consumers around resonant ideas.

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PRAOY Silver: The Colony Project holds its own

The offshoot agency has increased its staff and expanded to Montreal.

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MAOY Silver: OMD’s changing media role

Data, collaboration and strategy are at the forefront of the agency’s client relationships.

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DAOY Silver: Bimm goes direct to digital

A new internal initiative aims to break down silos and spark creativity at the agency.

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Design AOY Silver: Social by design

Rethink is using a social-first strategy to ensure effective designs hit social media channels.