This year, The Drum launched these awards in the United States with the ceremony taking place during Advertising Week New York. The chairman of the judging panel was Mark Fallows, co-founder of Fabrica Collective.
The jury was made up of creative directors, executive creative directors, chief creative officers, and other industry creatives. During judging they had a round table discussion on what creativity means to the industry, to the process, the future of creative advertising, and the role of events like The Chip Shop Awards – which highlight creativity without boundaries.
You can read their insights here.