SPIKES NEWS

Spikes Asia 2020 Cancelled - The Festival and Awards will not take place in 2020

8th April 2020 - Spikes Asia today announces that the Festival will no longer take place in October 2020 as planned. The Festival of Creativity, Spikes Awards and Tangrams Strategy & Effectiveness Awards will be held in 2021 in Singapore and new dates will be announced shortly.

Sri Lankans stand tall at Spikes Asia 2019

The creative contingent from Sri Lanka stole the limelight at the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity 2019 in Singapore recently, sweeping all facets of the competition – at the student, young professionals, creativity and jury level, bringing glory to Sri Lanka at the biggest festival for marketing communications in Asia Pacific.

Sri Lanka ups its game in advertising at Spikes Festival

Sri Lanka’s name reverberated at the recent Asian advertising awards, Spikes in Singapore, highlighting the country’s prowess in producing the best creative works from their agencies in Colombo.

9 Young Creative Sri Lankans headed to Asia Pacific’s premier creative competition – Spikes Asia

The eagerly-anticipated Spikes Asia Young Spikes programme returns for its 10th edition. Nine young professionals, and one tertiary students from Sri Lanka’s advertising, PR and design industries will represent the country at the annual Young Spikes 2018 & Cheil Young Creative Academy at Spikes Asia 2018 to be held from 26th to 28th September 2018 at Suntec, Singapore. It is Asia Pacific's most inspiring creative festival - offering three days of learning, inspiration and networking for professionals in creative communications, culminating in a grand awards ceremony.

Ten Sri Lankan youth will attend the prestigious Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity

Eight outstanding young professionals from Sri Lanka’s advertising industry and two students have been selected to represent the country at the annual Young Spikes 2017 & Cheil Young Creative Academy at Spikes Asia 2017 from 27th to 30th September at the Suntec City. These 10 youngsters walked away with key honours at the local competition, where a high standard of competition from the industry was witnessed. The local competitions were conducted in Colombo under the auspices of Metal Factor in partnership with the industry.

Six young Sri Lankan's to attend the prestigious Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity

Six young professionals from Sri Lanka’s advertising industry and an under graduate have been selected to represent the country at the annual Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, which is set to take place in Singapore from 21-23 September 2016. These 3 teams were selected to represent Sri Lanka following the recent Young Spikes Competition which was conducted in Colombo facilitated by Metal Factor in partnership with the industry bodies. These 6 young professionals will now have the opportunity to compete at the regional competition alongside teams from the leading markets in Asia Pacificat the Young Spikes Competitions.

Six Sri Lankans attended Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity

Leo Burnett was the only Sri Lankan agency to be recognized at Spikes Asia 2015.

Leo Burnett wins the coveted Spike for Effectiveness and 2 Silver Spikes at Spikes Asia

A team of 10 young creative personnel has been selected to represent Sri Lanka at the annual Young Spikes 2017 and Cheil Young Creative Academy at Spikes Asia 2017 next week in Singapore.

Seven young professionals to represent Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia 2015

Seven outstanding young professionals from Sri Lanka’s advertising industry and two young students, have been selected to represent the country at the annual Young Spikes Competitions, Young Creative Academy and Spikes Asia Accounts Executive Academy, which will take place at the Spikes Asia Festival 2015 in Singapore from 9 to 11 September 2015.

Leo Burnett wins coveted first gold award for Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia

Friday 24th 2014, Colombo: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc., (LBSI) the local office of the global advertising network Leo Burnett Worldwide, created history by winning the first-ever gold metal for Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia 2014. The highly coveted gold award was won in the Public Relations (PR) category for the ‘Mosquito Repellent Newspaper’ which was launched to combat dengue in Sri Lanka. The Spikes Asia Awards brought together over 1,000 delegates from Asia Pacific’s creative community to the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, for a spectacular four-day celebration of creativity in communications.

Eight Young Sri Lankans to represent Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia 2014

Six young professionals and two young students from Sri Lanka’s advertising industry, have been selected to represent the country at the annual Young Spikes competition which will take place at the Spikes Asia Festival 2014 in Singapore from 23 to 26 September 2014. Following a local competition conducted by Metal Factor in partnership with the International Advertising Association (IAA), three teams were selected to participate in the Integrated, Media and Digital categories of the Young Spikes Asia competitions. Two students from the Academy of Design were also selected to participate at the Young Creative Academy which will take place at the festival.

Leo Burnett Wins Sri Lanka’s First Gold at Spikes

ChaniPerera and Induwarani Munasinghe of Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (LBSI) the Sri Lankan office of the internationally acclaimed advertising agency network Leo Burnett Worldwide created history by winning Sri Lanka’s first ever Gold metal at Spikes Asia 2013. The Spikes Asia Awards, the region’s oldest and most prestigious awards for creative advertising took place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands with over 1,000 delegates from across Asia Pacific.

Ogilvy Duo Wins Silver in Singapore at Prestigious Young Spikes Competition

Dexter Shadrach and Infas Iqbal of Phoenix O&M (Pvt) Ltd walked away with the Silver metal for the recently held Young Spikes Media Competition, once again highlighting the exciting promise and potential of Sri Lanka’s industry talent. Conducted during the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity which is held annually in Singapore, the competition challenges teams from around the Asia-Pacific region to use their business insight and strategic skills to develop an innovative media strategy and plan.

Leo Burnett wins 2 Silver and 1 Bronze at Spikes Asia 2013

Spikes Asia is the most revered advertising award ceremony in Asia Pacific, where creativity in communications is recognized and rewarded. This annual festival held in Singapore, brings together the leaders from the marketing communications industry for three days of learning, and sharing experiences and to be rewarded for outstanding work. Leo Burnett Sri Lanka triumphed at this year’s awards ceremony by winning two Silver and one Bronze metals at Spikes Asia and was the only Sri Lankan agency to gain such a recognition.

Moratuwa University Student selected to Attend Spikes Asia Creative Academy 2012

Another first for Sri Lanka at the Spikes Asia Festival was the selection of Pubudini Wellage of the University of Moratuwa to attend the Spikes Asia Creative Academy at an exclusive learning opportunity availed to 15 students from the Asia Pacific region.