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IDEA Awards Gala 2019: All Eyes on Us

Posted By Admin, Friday, June 14, 2019
Updated: Friday, June 14, 2019

More than 1,000 of Los Angeles’ biggest thinkers in advertising gathered in the Beverly Hilton International Ballroom for the ninth annual ThinkLA IDEA Awards Gala to celebrate advertising’s greatest people, work, and companies in the region in 2018.

Presenting sponsor Teads set the tone with an elegant party atmosphere. The awards, which recognized Southern California’s most illuminated creative and tech-savvy brains, was produced by
ThinkLA, the nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Los Angeles’ media, marketing, and advertising communities.

Other sponsors included Samsung Ads, TuneIn, Vevo, Xandr, NOM, Premion, Amobee, Twitter, imgur, Tremor Video DSP, Exponential, Blis, Conversant, and LoopMe. Production partners included Dash Two, Jukin Media, PopShorts, Rapport, Hope Creative, and V3.

The evening’s events included a cocktail reception and dinner, followed by dinner and the awards show, and concluded with an after-party on the Beverly Hilton pool deck.

During the gala, presenters bestowed agencies, brands, and individuals with achievement awards for the best annual campaigns, companies, and professionals in their fields. Submissions, which were produced by and/or for Southern California-based companies and launched in the 2018 calendar year, were judged by key advertising, brand, and tech executives outside of the L.A. market. 

WINNERS 

BEST AUTO CAMPAIGN: Walton Isaacson, Lexus & Black Panther: Long Live the King

BEST BRANDED CONTENT/STORYTELLING CAMPAIGN: Deutsch, Taco Bell | Web of Fries

BEST CAUSE MARKETING CAMPAIGN: Dailey, What Diversity Gives Us

BEST ENTERTAINMENT CAMPAIGN: Horizon Media, Brockmire Season 2

BEST EXPERIENTIAL CAMPAIGN: Giant Spoon, HBO’s SXSWestworld

BEST INFLUENCER CAMPAIGN: Horizon Media, So Cal Honda Dealers Influencer Video Series

BEST SHORT FORM VIDEO AD CAMPAIGN: Assembly Media, Ask Deadpool

BEST VISUAL CAMPAIGN: 180 LA, Postmates “We Get It”

THINKLA INNOVATOR: Assembly Media, Ask Deadpool

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR: Walton Isaacson, Lexus & Black Panther: Long Live the King

BOUTIQUE AGENCY OF THE YEAR: PopShorts

CREATIVE/FULL SERVICE AGENCY OF THE YEAR: Zambezi

MEDIA/FULL SERVICE AGENCY OF THE YEAR: OMD

SILICON BEACH START-UP OF THE YEAR: NOM

PARTNER OF THE YEAR: Samsung Ads

AGENCY EMERGING LEADER OF THE YEAR: Derek Hand, Canvas Worldwide

AGENCY EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR: Mark Egan, MediaCom

SALESPERSON OF THE YEAR: Michelle Kim, Tremor Video DPS

 

EVENT VIDEOS TO COME

 


PHOTO GALLERY

 

EVENT PHOTOS     Photo Booth powered by NOM
OPENING VIDEO | Courtesy of PopShorts    

SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

https://www.teads.tv/


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https://www.samsung.com/us/business/samsungads/

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Table Wine Sponsor
Cocktail Party
Sponsor
After Party Sponsors
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https://www.amobee.com/

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https://imgurinc.com/advertise
http://www.tremorvideodsp.com/
 
 


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Entertainment Sponsor

http://exponential.com/

https://loopme.com/
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OOH Partners


            Video Production
Opening Video Printed Program

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Tags:  #alleyesonus  #ThinkAwards  IDEA Awards  LA Advertising 

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IDEA Awards Gala 2018: The Power of Us

Posted By Emily Hope, Thursday, June 7, 2018

Cheers to the dreamers, the doers, the makers, the risk takers. Here's to the Best of Us.

The IDEA Awards Gala honors campaigns, agencies, clients, marketers, media partners and individuals that exemplify the best our region has to offer. For the eighth year, we celebrated Southern California's advertising, marketing and media superstars. 

Thank you for supporting your fellow marketing and advertising family by showing up for our premier event of the year. BIG congratulations to all of our finalists, winners, and entries and special thanks to our host, Paul Ollinger, commentators: Jacklyn Uweh and Chris Denson, and our event partners and sponsors who helped us create all of the magic! #ThinkAwards #PowerOfUs


WINNERS 


CAMPAIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS


INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS


COMPANY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS


HALL OF FAME



IDEA Awards 2018 Highlight Video



IDEA Awards Gala Video Opener

 


PHOTO GALLERY

 

WINNERS PHOTOS STEP AND REPEAT


 

EVENT PHOTOS TREMOR VIDEO DPS


SPONSORS



Supporting Sponsor Supporting Sponsor
http://adworks.att.com/ http://facebook.com


Safe Travels Sponsor Photo Booth Sponsor Cocktail Party Sponsor After Party Sponsor
https://www.acast.com/
http://www.tremorvideodsp.com/
https://www.conversantmedia.com/ http://imgur.com/


After Party Sponsor Host Sponsor Atmosphere Sponsor Table Wine Sponsor
https://www.simpli.fi/ http://twitter.com https://www.yume.com/ https://enterprise.foursquare.com/


Winners Circle Sponsor Cheersme Sponsor Tasty Treat Sponsor
https://spotifyforbrands.com/en-US/
https://loopme.com/ https://www.buzzfeed.com/

Partners
http://www.defymedia.com/ http://www.printv3.com/ http://rapportww.com/us/


Creative Partners
http://liquidadvertising.com/ https://vimby.com/

Tags:  #PowerOfUs  #ThinkAwards  Best Of Us  Gala  IDEA Awards 

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IDEA Awards 2017 Presented by Grinder Event Recap

Posted By Sara Hope, Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thank you for your participation at this year's IDEA Awards Gala! 

What a show! We really can't thank you enough for supporting your fellow marketing and advertising family by showing up for our premier event of the year. BIG Congratulations to all of our finalists, winners, and entries and special thanks to our partners and sponsors who helped us create all of the magic!


2017 IDEA AWARDS WINNERS

 

AWARDS SHOW

COCKTAIL PARTY

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


STEP & REPEAT

PHOTO BOOTH


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFTER PARTY

WINNERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPONSORS

 
 
 

 

Presenting Sponsor

Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors
Sponsor Sponsors Sponsors



Cocktail Sponsor Photo Sponsor After Party Sponsors
Sponsors Sponsors Sponsors Sponsors


Outcome Sponsor Treat Sponsor Hospitality Sponsor
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Atmosphere Sponsor Wine Sponsor Host Sponsor
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Partners
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Creative Partner

Tags:  #ThinkAwards  Advertising  awards show  big idea  gala  idea  IDEA Awards  LA Advertising 

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2015 ThinkLA IDEA Awards Gala

Posted By thinkLA, Friday, June 5, 2015
Updated: Friday, May 29, 2015

Congratulations to all of the IDEA Award winners! And thank you to our guests and sponsors for making it a wonderful night.

 

HIGHLIGHTS REEL

 

PHOTOS

Cocktail Party

Awards Show

After Party

Step & Repeat

 

PRESS COVERAGE

ThinkLA honors excellence in the industry and inspires us to wonder "What if we…" by Brian Urquhart, iMedia Connection

Click here to view press photos.

ThinkLA honors excellence in the industry and inspires us to wonder "What if we…" 

 

AND THE WINNER IS...

Campaign Achievement Awards

Best Experiential Campaign

TBWA\Chiat\Day
Brazucam



Best Social Campaign

Deutsch LA
Taco Bell: The Eleven Everlasting Dollars



Best Visual Campaign

Woven Digital + UM
Sony Pictures 22 Jump Street



Best Video Campaign

goodness Mfg / Trailer Park Inc.
Proud to Be: A Change the Mascot Film

Best Mobile Campaign

UM
ShazAnnie



ThinkLA Innovator

Deutsch LA
vw.com



Campaign of the Year

Deutsch LA
2014 Taco Bell Breakfast Launch (Ronald McDonald Launch)

Company Achievement Awards

Agencies of the Year

MEDIA

OMD

FULL SERVICE

Deutsch LA

BOUTIQUE

BeyondCurious

Partner of the Year

BuzzFeed & BuzzFeed Motion Pictures

Individual Achievement Awards

Agency Person of the Year

Yvonne Williams, Mindshare


Client of the Year

Jamie Kramer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sales Person of the Year

Michael Kirschenbaum, ShareThis


Hall of Fame

Tim Hand, Kelley Blue Book

 

 

INCEPTION TO CELEBRATION BY RPA

 

BILLBOARDS

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Tags:  #ThinkAwards  Advertising  After Party  Award  Ballroom  IDEA Awards  Pool Party  Red Carpet  The Beverly Hilton  Winners 

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