The 5th AGENCY OF THE YEAR awards, supported by ACC, highlight the business side of successful agencies and their value to clients.

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Advertising and marketing award shows spotlight creativity and performance. Behind the scenes, agencies leverage smart people and innovative strategies. The 5th AGENCY OF THE YEAR awards, supported by ACC, highlight the business side of successful agencies and their value to clients.

The world of advertising and marketing is great at creating award shows that put the spotlight on the creativity and performance of campaigns, brands and noteworthy people.

Behind the scenes of all that fabulous work, there is a whole industry of agencies build around smart people, sharp skills & competencies, effective operational models, clever business development strategies and a drive for innovation to stay relevant & successful in the market.

With the creation of the 5th AGENCY OF THE YEAR awards, Media Marketing and PitchPoint want to ensure a higher level of exposure to the business side of running a performant agency. ACC has been a big supporter of the AOTY Awards, since they highlight and celebrate the added value that agencies from all different disciplines create for their clients.

3 strong reasons to participate in the AOTY awards :
1.    it is an ideal occasion to put your agency in the spotlight of advertisers’ attention. The jury is composed of at least 10 advertisers. Each year different. And they all read your submission with lots of attention. Maybe you make it to the finals which allows you to present to the full jury.
2.    Media Marketing and PitchPoint are heavily communicating on the awards and the winners. You’ll get into the spotlight once more!
3.    There are not less than 7 different awards. There is certainly one that fits your ambitions.

Quotes from previous jury members on their experience:
Femke Brouns – Polestar: “I was inspired by the agencies’ entries. Some of them really opened my eyes! Overall experience a big 8/10.”

Nicolas Lambert – Fairtrade: “J’ai trouvé très instructif de voir ce qui se fait de mieux dans le monde des agences. Je suis assez impressionné par la vitalité du secteur ! »

Hendrik Van Steendam – Lotus Bakeries: “Interessant om de verschillende aspecten van de werking van een agentschap aan bod te laten komen. Voor een adverteerder is dit niet altijd duidelijk.”

Aurore Devos – Disney: “L’AOTY m’a permis de découvrir certaines agences mais surtout de découvrir des best practices qui peuvent m’inspirer en tant que leader d’équipe ! »

Mélanie Decelle – Spadel :  « Great initiative, enabled me to discover or re-discover some great local talents behind the big Agency groups but also behind some not yet known specialist agencies!”

Deadline for submissions 5th February 2024! Check the site to read about how the jury of advertisers experienced the past sessions and how the agencies benefited from participating.