IDEA Awards Virtual Gala: 10th Anniversary
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IDEA Awards Virtual Gala: 10th Anniversary

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 Export to Your Calendar 8/13/2020
When: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Online
California
United States
Contact: Challoi McCuller
(805) 283-9634


Online registration is available until: 8/12/2020
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Honor our community and our work, while being part of creating a better world of all of us. For the past decade, ThinkLA has celebrated Southern California’s advertising, marketing, and media superstars. Although we aren't able to meet in person, we can't wait for the chance to  honor campaigns, agencies, clients, marketers, media partners, and individuals that exemplify the best our region has to offer. Join us for this very special virtual celebration!


IDEA AWARDS FINALISTS

 

BEST AUTO CAMPAIGN

  • INNOCEAN USA | Hyundai Backstage
  • RPA | Have#TheTextTalk
  • RPA, Reddit | Honda Circuit
  • UPROXX, Saatchi, Conill, Intertrend, Burrell | AdventureRX
  • Team One | Sole of the UX

   
BEST BRANDED CONTENT/STORYTELLING CAMPAIGN

  • Initiative & Devries | Big Integration, Tiny Execution
  • Mediahub | Getting Real with Media for Dead to Me
  • Rolling Egg Media/9GAG | 9GAG & My.Games Conqueror’s Blade “Gaming as Reality” Campaign
  • RPA Advertising | Happy Dr. Seuss Day from Farmers Insurance
  • UPROXX, The Content Collective | Doritos x Illegal Civ


BEST CAUSE MARKETING CAMPAIGN

  • Deutsch LA | The ‘me too.’ Movement Survivor Stories
  • Focus Features | HARRIET x Ford Fund teach kids across America
  • RPA Advertising | What's Love?
  • RPA Advertising | Have#TheTextTalk
  • RPA Advertising | #VaccinesWork

BEST CONSUMER EXPERIENCE
  • Complex Networks | Going Dark
  • Edelman/United Entertainment Group | The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort
  • Infinity Marketing Team | HP Festivalization: Coachella
  • Infinity Marketing Team | OMEN Gaming Lab
  • UM | Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale: Shape of History

BEST ENTERTAINMENT CAMPAIGN

  • Canvas Worldwide | No Time to Die Trailer Drop
  • ENGINE | Recommended by Humans
  • Initiative/Rufus | The Boys Season 1
  • Mediahub | Getting Real with Media for Netflix's Dead to Me

BEST INFLUENCER CAMPAIGN
  • Big Family Table | Hulu Sellouts x NBA
  • Big Family Table | Hulu Sellouts x USWNT
  • Big Family Table | Hulu Has Reality TV
  • Initiative | Best Western’s FameBit Influencer Program
  • UM | SPHE: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - "There's a Hero in All of Us"


    BEST OUT OF HOME CAMPAIGN

    • DASH TWO | Klarna
    • Kinetic Worldwide | Instagram #UntoldPride Campaign
    • Mediahub | Emo Love Reigns Over The Umbrella Academy with Netflix and Mediahub
    • Snap Inc. | Snap x HBO - Game of Thrones Season 8)
    • UM | Hulu's Catch-22: A Salute From the Skies


    BEST SHORT FORM VIDEO AD CAMPAIGN

    • Battery | Clippers
    • Deutsch | Chasing Gold
    • INNOCEAN USA | Elevator
    • RPA Advertising | What's Love?
    • RPA Advertising | Farmers Sesame Street Campaign


    BEST SUPER BOWL AD

    • Horizon Media | SoCal Honda Dealers: "Tackling Your Debt"
    • INNOCEAN USA | Smaht Pahk


    THINKLA INNOVATOR

    • FCA/BLKBX | Once Upon a Time in 1969
    • Horizon Media | Guaranteeing Butts In Seats for STX Entertainment
    • INNOCEAN USA | Hyundai Backstage
    • true[X] | Ad Astra Interactive Trailer
    • UM | Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale: Shape of History


    DIG (DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND GENDER) AWARD

    • CitizenNet
    • Horizon Media
    • Zambezi
    • Zenith


    SILICON BEACH START-UP OF THE YEAR

    • 421 Media
    • FCA
    • My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream
    • Thrive Causemetics


    PARTNER OF THE YEAR

    • Amobee
    • Centro
    • ShareThis
    • Samsung Ads
    • Zenith


    AGENCY LEADER OF THE YEAR

    • Ben Abt, Mediahub
    • Leisha Bereson, Canvas WorldWide
    • Lisa Herdman, RPA
    • Kendra Rousselet, Horizon Media
    • Kelly Young, Canvas WorldWide

    SALESPERSON OF THE YEAR

    • Sunny Behniwal, Viant
    • Taylor Burback, Reddit
    • Laura Grifka, Tremor Video
    • Hilary Lassoff, NOM
    • Awesta Wahab, Samsung Ads


    Pricing

     
    Member
    Non-Member*
    Individual Tickets
    $30
    $40
    Bundles of 10
    $250
    $400
    Additional contribution to benefit TLA and support our community efforts
    $50
    $50
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    Thank you to our Sponsors




    Presenting Sponsor Spacer Exclusive Media Partner

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


    Cocktail Party Sponsor Spacer After Party Sponsor Spacer Virtual Photo Sponsor

       https://www.xandr.com/ Spacer           https://www.tremorvideo.com/
    Spacer     https://www.snap.com/en-US/


    Music Sponsor   Spacer     Host Sponsor Spacer Celebration Sponsor

       https://www.spotifyforbrands.com/en-US/ Spacer          https://overtime.tv/
    Spacer      https://www.vizio.com/en/home


    Award Presenter Sponsor Sweet Treat Sponsor

    https://www.pandora.com/ https://kargo.com/
    Spacer https://uproxx.com/



    Partners

    https://www.grafico.com/ Spacer






    MEET THE COMMITTEE

    ThinkLA events are organized with the help of industry professionals. Many thanks to this committee:
    • Co-Chairs: Lisa Solomon, CEO, Atheneum Collective
    • Co-Chairs: Paul Santello, RPA
    • Co-Chairs: Lisa Tanner
    • Co-Chairs: Ben Sarmiento
    • Kirsten Atkinson, NBCU
    • Jim Baudino, President, Merry Jane Media
    • Sunny Behniwal, Senior Account Executive, Adelphic
    • Luis Camano, Key Activations
    • Kyle Carpenter
    • Mike Chu, Client Partner, Digital Disruptors, Facebook
    • Charlotte Cochrane, Initiative
    • Jeremy Delaplane, Consultant
    • Blake Hebert, Account Director, SpotX
    • Anna Locke
    • Myra Marayag, VP Partnerships, Los Angeles Times
    • Sara Morton, Director, Social Media, AEG
    • Elizabeth Primm, VP, Brand Partnerships, Ogury
    • Matt Smart, VP, Analytics, EDO Inc.
    • Casey Stuart, Brand Partnership, West Coast, Digital Trends
    • Autumn White, EVP, Managing Partner, Horizon Media
    • Roya Zand, Integrated Media Supervisor, Digitas

     

     

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