Balticbest 2016 award competition received 158 entries

158 entries by 38 agencies were submitted to the Balticbest 2016 international festival of creativity.

The shortlist will be published after the jury has finished judging the entries in the evening of August 22defol.io/balticbest/2016/finalists 

The winners will be announced at the Balticbest 2016 award gala at 7 pm on August 23, 2016. More than 200 marketing and advertising people from all over the Baltics will gather that night in  in SemaraH Hotel Lielupe in Jurmala, Latvia to celebrate creativity.

NB! It is possible to buy the Balticbest gala + afterparty tickets for 69€) until Friday, August 19th: http://balticbest.eu/tickets

38 agencies / production houses who participate at Balticbest 2016 award competition are the following (in alphabetical order):

  • Age McCann (Estonia)
  • AD Angels (Estonia)
  • Enter Agency (Lithuania)
  • Hamburg & Partners (Estonia)
  • IDEA AD (Estonia)
  • Idea Havas Media (Estonia)
  • Zeeland Media Group (Estonia)
  • IDEA Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • JET MEDIA GROUP (Latvia)
  • KOOR (Estonia)
  • Loovagentuur Pult (Estonia)
  • LOWE AGE (Lithuania)
  • McCann Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • MILK (Lithuania)
  • Märt Lillesiim / Tarmo Mustonen (Estonia)
  • New! Creative Agency (Lithuania)
  • Newton (Estonia)
  • NEXD (Estonia)
  • Northern Lights Group (Estonia)
  • Not Perfect | Y&R Riga (Latvia)
  • Not Perfect | Y&R Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • TAPE production house (Lithuania)
  • OMD (Estonia)
  • Open Agency (Lithuania)
  • Partizanas (Lithuania)
  • Dansu production house (Lithuania)
  • Adell Taivas Ogilvy (Lithuania)
  • Publicis Groupe (Latvia)
  • Saatchi & Saatchi (Latvia)
  • self (Lithuania)
  • MOOZ! (Latvia)
  • Tabasco (Estonia)
  • TBWA\Latvija (Latvia)
  • Thorgate (Estonia)
  • TRIBE (Latvia)
  • Utopia (Estonia)
  • Velvet (Estonia)
  • VUCA Communications (Latvia)

The award competition was open only for Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian companies and private persons.

The Gold and Grand prix winning works of Balticbest 2016 will be sent to EPICA Awards by Best Marketing (Äripäev AS), the organizer of the competition. The winners of EPICA will be announced in Amsterdam on November 17, 2016. 

The Baltic Agency of the Year title will be awarded next week in Jurmala at the Balticbest festival. The title will be based on the number of awards won in local and international festivals. The final ranking will include the points earned from Balticbest.

In 2015 the Balticbest award competition received 139 entries by 34 agencies, in 2014 the number of entries was 125. 

In 2015 the Baltic Agency of the Year title went to MILK from Lithuania, in 2014 it was Not Perfect Y&R from Lithuania who won the title.