Amman, Jordan (27 February 2013) — JWT announced today that the agency had won two of the 8 prizes up for grabs at this years Pikasso D'or event, held on 24 February in Jordan, Amman. JWT was the only agency to win more than one award at the ceremony.
The Pikasso D’or awards honor and encourage the highest standards of creativity throughout the Pikasso outdoor networks. Each year a specialized jury judges entries on the basis of the originality of the creative idea, the quality of its execution and its suitability as a poster or a visual.
The Pikasso D'or 2013 competition saw 65 entries compete for the coveted accolade. JWT Jordan's work for Zain's corporate campaign was rewarded with the Multivisual Award and its work for Zain's Army Line campaign garnered a Pikasso Bronze. The wins topped a very competitive year for JWT Jordan and its flagship client Zain.
“The real win here, in my view, is that we were able to support our client Zain throughout a tough and competitive year for the telecom industry in Jordan. We are grateful for their trust and glad they were there to share the fruits of our collaboration with them,” commented Suleiman Matouk, MD of JWT Jordan.
JWT is the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. Headquartered in New York, JWT is a true global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals. JWT consistently ranks among the top agency networks in the world and continues a dominant presence in the industry by staying on the leading edge—from producing the first-ever TV commercial in 1939 to today, developing award-winning branded content. JWT embraces a WORLDMADE philosophy, making things inspired by the world through blending technological innovation with international imagination. JWT has forged deep relationships with clients including Bayer, Bloomberg, Brand USA, Diageo, Ford, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kraft, Macy’s, Mondelez, Nestlé, Nokia, Rolex, Royal Caribbean, Schick, Shell, Unilever, Vodafone, Vonage and many others. JWT’s parent company is WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, please visit www.jwt.com and follow us @JWT_Worldwide.
JWT Middle East and Africa is one of the leading communication agencies in the MEA region with 27 offices in 24 markets. JWT MEA is structured to deliver communication based business solutions across all channels needed to deliver the marketing plan driven by a matrix that combines the strength of its competencies and the know how of its practices. For more information, please visit us www.jwt.com/mea and follow us @jwtmea