Omnicom bags most in Lion hunt at Cannes

Petrecca, Laura; Gardyn, Rebecca
July 1999
Advertising Age;7/5/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 28, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports on the lion's share of awards received by Ominicom Group advertising agencies at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France in 1999. DBB Worldwide, BBDO Worldwide and TBWA Worldwide earned the first three slots in an Advertising Age weighting of the awards won. Using a straight count of the number of Lions won, the top international networks again were DDB, BBDO and TBWA, respectively. Omnicom's DM9 DDB, Sao Paulo, helped to fuel the holding company's streak further by reeling in 10 Lions in the press and poster category and one Cyber Lion. London, England-based TBWA Simons Palmer GGT's win of the Grand Prix in the press and poster category also helped to carry the Omnicom brand.


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