The nine-member international jury for the Sempler Awards, the competition for the best media strategies of the year in the Adriatic region, will be led by Nikola Bubanj, CEO of Grey Adriatic & Balkans. Entries can be submitted from the 1st of September 2016 on and the winners will be revealed at the media trends conference SEMPL, held on the 24th and 25th of November in Portorož, Slovenia.
The submitted media projects from the Adriatic region will be assessed by the nine-member jury consisting of renowned experts from creative and media agencies as well as advertisers. The president of the Sempler Awards jury is Nikola Bubanj, CEO of Grey Adriatic & Balkans, and its members are Dinko Brčić, Head of Planning at BBDO Zagreb, Croatia, Dali Bungič, Managing Director of Luna TBWA, Slovenia, Iva Djurković, Managing Director, OMD Beograd, Serbia, Marina Kraljić, Executive Director and Regional Media Director at Unex Media, Croatia, Goran Medić, CEO of Fructal, Slovenia, Ana Mirković, Managing Director of Digital Communication Institute, Serbia, Tanja Petrović, Marketing Manager for Serbia, Montenegro and Albania at The Coca-Cola Company, and Davor Runje, co-founder of Drap, Croatia
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Eight Golden Awards and the Grand Prix award were awarded at the fourteenth competition at the regional Sempler Awards competition. Slovenian creative agency Luna\TBWA won the Grand Sempler for the best media strategy of the year for the campaign "Laško Duel", which was created and executed for Pivovarna Laško Union.
A nine-member international jury for the fourteenth Sempler Awards Competition for the best media strategies of the year selected 34 finalists from all the entries. 25 shortlisted entries are from Slovenia, 4 from Croatia, 3 from Serbia and 2 from Bosnia and Herzegovina.