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The ADVERTISING Club of New York and Google Present the Young Innovators Award

The ADVERTISING Club of New York and Google Present the Young Innovators Award

Young, Creative Thinkers Submit Their Best Ideas For a Chance to Win $5,000

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The ADVERTISING Club of New York is
partnering with Google to present the second Young Innovators Award, a
celebration of excellence and forward thinking among the fresh, young minds in
advertising, marketing and media.

The award recognizes young individuals (30 and under) in each field of the
communications industry who are not only excelling in their careers, but also
inventing and implementing new ways to develop alternative and innovative
digital marketing and media platforms.

To enter, contestants must submit an explanation of their idea via Google Docs
or YouTube to the Google+ community at www.YoungInnovatorsAward.com. The
deadline for entries is February 22^nd.

The top 20 finalists will be determined by crowdsourced voting on Google + and
a distinguished panel of judges from the marketing industry will select the
winner of this year's $5,000 prize via Google Hangout. The award will be
presented in March.

Members of the jury include Coltrane Curtis, Managing Partner, Team Epiphany;
Ann-Christine Diaz, Editor, Creativity; Kris Kiger, EVP, Managing Director,
Visual Design, R/GA; Matt Powell, CIO, Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners;
Saneel Radia, EVP, Product Innovation, VivaKi; Rachel Shechtman, Founder, Cube
Ventures; and Anthony Yell, EVP, Executive Creative Director, MRM East.

The first platform of its kind to bring together a trade organization and
media company to support up-and-coming industry leaders, the Young Innovators
Award aims to provide incentive to young people to reach for success and raise
awareness of the Millennial generation's contributions to advertising and
media.

About The ADVERTISING Club of New York
The ADVERTISING Club is the premier organization for all advertising and
marketing professionals in New York. Founded in 1896, the AD Club offers its
members a forum to exchange ideas, make connections and honor excellence. The
Club's Foundation provides students numerous educational outreach programs
that give back to build a stronger and more diverse advertising and marketing
community. The Club is the facilitating sponsor of the International ANDY
Awards, which acknowledge outstanding creative achievement around the world in
the field of advertising. www.theadvertisingclub.org.

SOURCE The ADVERTISING Club of New York

Contact: Sarah Hrusovsky, Powell Communications, +1-212-475-6301 x 110,
shrusovsky@powellny.com