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Media Release: Mediacorp Wins Media Sales & Marketing Team of the Year Award at the Singapore Advertising Hall of Fame Awards 2015


Singapore, 27 November 2015 – Mediacorp clinched the Media Sales & Marketing Team of the Year award at the 2015 Singapore Advertising Hall of Fame Awards held at the Gardens by the Bay last night.
Attended by the who’s who in advertising and organized by The Institute of Advertising Singapore (IAS), the awards ceremony presented over 20 individual, team and company awards representing Singapore’s most stellar works in the past year. In line with the theme ‘True Brilliance Can’t Be Ignored’, this year’s awards celebrate the importance of innovative selling, and the talents behind them.

Mediacorp’s winning team came up with an ‘SG50- Design a Tee’ campaign which impressed a panel comprising the industry’s most respected marketing and creative practitioners.

The campaign sought to galvanise Singaporeans as part of the nation’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, and provided multiple touchpoints for sponsors to reach out to Singaporeans. With an Omni-channel concept in mind, the team partnered SG50 Programme Office and dENiZEN to launch a tee-shirt design campaign that was promoted via a nation-wide crowd sourcing effort and Mediacorp’s transmedia platforms. The campaign recorded over 1,500 designs and close to 10,000 tee-shirts were sold, with some proceeds going to the Community Chest.

Overall the campaign reached over *3.1 million people (aged 15+), delivered 626,000 online ad impressions and had over 1,000 social mentions by the public on social media throughout the campaign.

Danny Tan, Executive Director of Jay Gee said, “The creative minds behind the ‘SG50 Design-A-Tee Contest’ conceived an effective transmedia campaign successfully engaging our audience in a whole new way. The professionalism and efforts displayed by the team are indeed commendable and dENiZEN is very proud to be the sponsor of this commemorative and meaningful campaign.”

“We are excited to be part of this collaboration with Mediacorp and Denizen on the SG50 Design-A-Tee initiative. It has enhanced our outreach efforts in the proliferation of the SG50 logo. We are glad that the contest has received such overwhelming response and support from the public. The many creative and meaningful designs done by Singaporeans encapsulate the unique stories of our past, present and future and, most importantly, reflect our love for Singapore,” Ms Tangie Kay, Senior Assistant Director, SG50 Programme Office.

“This award demonstrates the importance of having a good idea, a clear strategy and the right partners to achieve outstanding results for all parties. I’d like to congratulate the team on winning this creative accolade and for continually pushing the envelope on ideas and opportunities that would yield positive returns for our clients”, said Jack Lim, Chief Commercial Officer, Mediacorp.

The winning Sales & Marketing Team from Mediacorp comprises:
1. Cheryl Wang -- Vice President, Product Marketing
2. Stephanie Tay -- Vice President, Sales
3. Curine Ang -- Vice President, Sales
4. Chantal Suan -- Assistant Vice President, Sales
5. Sarin Wee -- Senior Account Director
6. Elaine Chia -- Senior Marketing Executive
7. Debra Tay -- Associate Account Director
8. Tsai Wen Jun -- Associate Account Manager

*Source: Nielsen Radio Survey Wave 2, 2014, Nielsen Media Index 2014, Google DoubleClick, Google Analytics

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