MediaCom tops Festival of Media Awards global shortlist

Twenty campaigns from 12 markets recognized 
NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 /CNW/ - MediaCom Worldwide is pleased to announce that 
it has secured 33 shortlist entries for the 2013 Festival of Media Global 
Awards, delivering the best performance of any agency network. 
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Launched in 2007, The Festival of Media has become the world's premier 
celebration of media creativity and innovation, attracting over 700 delegates 
from 40 countries to its annual gathering in Montreux, Switzerland. This is 
the second consecutive year that MediaCom has topped the Festival's shortlist, 
following its win as Festival of Media Network of the Year in 2012. 
Twenty separate MediaCom campaigns from 12 different markets have been 
recognized this year, covering a wide range of sectors and brands including 
Dell, GlaxoSmithKline, Revlon, Subway and Volkswagen.  The campaigns were 
selected from more than 1,000 entries and three have secured a trio of 
nominations, including Germany's Move On for Deutsche Telekom, the USA's 
Beetle Shark Cage for Volkswagen and IKEA's Magic Mittens from Norway. 
In all, the MediaCom entries recognized represent nearly 20% of the entire 
2013 shortlist.  The agency was also Agency Network of the Year for three 
consecutive years from 2009-2011 at the M&M Global Awards and Agency Network 
of the Year at the 2010 Festival of Media Awards. 
Stephen Allan, Worldwide Chairman and CEO, said, "Once again, MediaCom teams 
have shown that they are producing some of the best media work in the world, 
and I'm incredibly proud of the people behind these campaigns. Our 
consistently high performance in global award competitions demonstrates that 
our teams are producing highly effective, best-in-class work for our clients 
each and every day." 
About MediaCom     MediaCom is one of the world's leading media communications 
specialists, with billings exceeding US $28 billion (Source: RECMA 2012). It 
employs 4,600 people in 113 offices across 89 countries around the globe. The 
company's strategy is driven by its "People first, better results" philosophy, 
which places people – consumers, clients and employees – at its core to 
generate optimum business results. MediaCom was named Network of the Year at 
the Festival of Media 2012 and 2010, as well as M&M Network of the Year for 
three consecutive years 2011, 2010 and 2009. 
The MediaCom family includes a number of industry-leading divisions, such as: 
MediaCom Interaction, a global digital and interactive marketing agency, which 
uses future-forward proprietary technology to grow client businesses; direct 
response agency MediaCom Response, which creates close, measured connections 
with consumers; branded content specialists MediaCom Beyond Advertising; 
sports sponsorship and strategy team MediaCom Sport; and  MediaCom Business 
Science, which ensures clients achieve maximum sales return. MediaCom 
Worldwide is a member of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications 
services group, and part of GroupM, WPP's consolidated media investment 
management arm. For more information, visit www.mediacom.com. 
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Joanne Brenner, + 44 (0)20 7158 5770, joanne.brenner@mediacom.com 
http://www.mediacom.com 
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