The regional Sempler Awards Jury, chaired by Zdenka Milanović, Cluster Marketing Manager for local spirits at Coca Cola Hellenic, will have a hard time judging because it will have to choose the best from more than 90 entries.
In the battle for 12 Golden Semplers and Grand Sempler for the best media strategy in 2018, there are 32 different applicants from six countries of the region, making this year’s competition the most diverse so far. Luna\TBWA Slovenia submitted the highest number of entries, 16. The categories with the highest number of entries, 12, are innovative use of the communication channel, best social media campaign and best use of influencer marketing, this year’s new category.
The finalists will be announced on the 28th of November and the winners will be revealed a day later, on the 29th November, at the ceremony during the SEMPL conference.
The members of the Sempler Awards Jury led by Zdenka Milanović are Lejla Beba, Marketing and Communications Director, ASA Bank, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vasilije Ćorluka, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis One Adriatic, Macedonia, Sanja Đekić, Head of Digital, Mediacom CE, Croatia, Nataša Filipović, Managing Director, Ovation BBDO Belgrade, Serbia, Miranda Mladin, Executive Director for Central Marketing and Innovation, Atlantic Group, Croatia, Boris Rogan, Managing Director, Luna\TBWA Zagreb, Croatia, Matevž Šmalc, Head of Brand and Experience, A1 Slovenija, and Alina Žugelj Pikalo, Media Manager, Pristop Media, and Managing Director, Mediaplus Adria, Slovenia.