New Zealand scores two Gold statues, five Silver statues and two Bronze at the 2017 Clio Awards

Child_replacement (1)-thumb-400x209-246673.jpgThe Clio Awards, the esteemed international advertising, design and communications competition, has today announced 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze winners across the Clio Awards, Clio Fashion & Beauty, and Clio Music.

New Zealand has secured two Gold statues, five Silver statues and two Bronze. Colenso BBDO Auckland was NZ's biggest winner securing two Gold statues, three Silver and one Bronze. Clemenger BBDO | Proximity picked up two Silver and a Bronze.
This year's honorees will celebrate their achievements at the 58th annual Clio Awards set for September 27 at The Tent at Lincoln Center in New York City. Cecily Strong, "Saturday Night Live" cast member, will host the evening.

Grand Clio Award winners will be announced live during the ceremony, which brings together leading creatives, marketers, agency heads and high-level executives across advertising, media, music, fashion and beauty to celebrate the year's most creative work. Clio winners span the globe, with entries from Canada, Spain, China, Thailand and more.

Says Nicole Purcell, president, Clio Awards: "This year, we have an exceptionally eclectic group of honorees. We look forward to gathering the creative industry's top minds for an evening of celebration and networking, all hosted by the supremely talented Cecily Strong."

David Lubars, chief creative officer of BBDO Worldwide and chairman of BBDO North America, will accept the 2017 Clio Lifetime Achievement Award from Greg Hahn, chief creative officer of BBDO New York.

Additionally, Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind "Sesame Street", will receive the first-ever Clio Global Impact Award, which honors an individual or organization who has produced groundbreaking work addressing the world's most important social and humanitarian issues. Sherrie Westin, executive vice president for Global Impact and Philanthropy at Sesame Workshop, will accept the award on behalf of the organization from Keith Reinhard, a former Clio Lifetime Achievement recipient and Sesame Workshop board member.

Tickets for the 2017 Clio Awards are available on

New Zealand Winners
Gold Winners:
Colenso BBDO, Pedigree, The Child Replacement Programme (x2)

Silver Winners:
Colenso BBDO, Anchor, Milk Slams
Colenso BBDO, Pedigree, The Child Replacement Programme (x2)
Clemenger BBDO | Proximity, Wellington, KiwiRail, The Conscious Crossing (x2)

Bronze Winners:
Colenso BBDO, Anchor, Milk Slams 'Inside-Out'
Clemenger BBDO | Proximity, Wellington, KiwiRail, The Conscious Crossing



Impressed said:

More metal for Pedigree. They are great films and well deserved.

BBDO said:

Really do dominate in AU & NZ, don't they.

Also impressed said:

BBDO group dominates again. Well done.

Well played said:

3 great ideas, 300 awards!

Really? said:

BBDO dominate because no-one else from this part of the world bothers to enter the Clios anymore. BBDO continue to chase the old-fashioned Big Won and Gunn rankings...

Haters said:

....gonna hate. See above.

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