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.
Media projects from five countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time, will compete for the Sempler Awards for the best media strategies in the Adriatic region.
The TOP SEMPL Award for the Media Manager of the Year, which will be awarded at the 18th regional media trends conference SEMPL, goes to Marko Kolbl, CEO of Europlakat and founder of Radio Center and Rock Radio from Slovenia.
The 18th SEMPL, regional media trends conference, which will take place on the 24th and 25th of November 2016 in Portorož, Slovenia, will focus on disruptive ideas, infinite growth business models, strategic storytelling, artificial intelligence in marketing, viral online content and new media buying tools.
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 Media Trends Conference SEMPL will be organised for the 18th time this year, wearing a completely new visual image for this turning point, and highlighting the power of this regional brand and its identity. Even in its 18th version, which will be shown in November 2016 in Portorož, SEMPL remains true to discovering the latest trends in the area of media, marketing and communication.