VIVA Bahrain & Memac Ogilvy won four Dubai Lynx 2018 Awards at the annual International Festival of Creativity for the Illustration campaign “Tangled Music” featuring Wireless Headphones. Together, they took home one Gold in “Print & Outdoor Craft”, one Silver in “Print & Publishing” along with two Bronze in “Outdoor” and “Print & Outdoor Craft” respectively.
Ghassan Boujacli, Managing Director of Memac Ogilvy Bahrain, Member of the ExCom of Memac Ogilvy said, “Out of 18 possible awards across four categories, we were shortlisted for 11 in three categories. That in itself is an achievement, let alone collecting four awards on stage which are rightfully credited to the admirable trust and relationship we share with our Client VIVA.”
“I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the VIVA and Memac Ogilvy Creative team who have dedicated great time and efforts into making this happen. Congratulations to everyone.”
Karim Tabbouche, Chief Commercial Officer at VIVA Bahrain said, “With Memac Ogilvy, we have always been capable of combining effective communication and creativity into something tangible that serves our goals. These awards are merely a testament to that and an inspiration to continue creating great work together.”
The latest wins add to a list of awards that the Memac Ogilvy-VIVA team have bagged over the years. In 2017, they earned three prestigious Bronze Lions at the ‘64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity’ in France. This was also the first Cannes Lions awarded to any telecom company in the Kingdom, putting Bahrain firmly on the global map of creativity.
Together, they have also won the ‘Pioneer Marketers Award’ for Best Comedy Advert at the 2018 Saudi Marketing Awards Ceremony, and were recognized at the 2014 Effie Mena Awards, with a Silver award for their ‘Termination’ campaign” in the “Telecommunications Mobiles & Internet” category.