Malaysia up for more awards at AdFest

23 March 2017

BY: Malati Siniah

Leo Burnett Malaysia makes it on the finalist list with two more campaigns in the running to win a metal at this year’s AdFest awards.

The two of the agency’s campaigns that made the shortlist are Rubber Boy by Petronas which is also in the running for four other awards and TNB’s 2016 Hari Raya campaign ‘Lepas Tu’.

Both campaigns will be competing under the Lotus Roots category, which awards works that preserve and celebrate the heritage and values of their local culture.

Lotus Roots Category

Entry Title Brand Agency Entering Company


This makes the total tally of 12 finalists from Malaysia in the running to collect their awards this Friday and Saturday. Will we beat last year’s medal tally of 2 Silvers and 6 Bronze? Stay tuned to find out!

To view the list of yesterday’s finalist from Malaysia click here.

ADFEST 2017 “20 Years of Diversity” is currently taking place in Pattaya Thailand. This year’s awards have seen over 3,000 entries coming in from 309 companies across 37 cities worldwide. Winners of the awards will be announced on our website on Friday, 24th of March and Saturday, 25th of March. For more information on AdFest and a full list of entries visit


FAME STARTS HERE: APPIES Malaysia 2017 Open for Entries

Win at the APPIES and shine for the rest of the year!

Almost all of last year's winners for APPIES Malaysia went on to win big in regional and global awards shows which is why we are bringing back Malaysia's "TED for Marketing" for its second year!

Your campaign will be judged by over 25 leaders in the Marketing industry who will put your knowledge to the test in a unique Live Presentation environment.

Our 2016 winners pitched their cases to key decision makers from Shell Malaysia, Huawei, CIMB and more!

This year’s judging panel will be equally if not more dynamic and leading the panel will be APPIES Malaysia’s Chief Judge Rakesh Mohan - Chairman of Unilever Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos.

So what are you waiting for send in your entries today!

Entrant campaigns must have run between April 2016 and April 2017 in any of these six categories – consumer durables, consumer services, food and beverage, non-food FMCG, business services, as well as government, cultural, social and environmental campaigns.

All entries should reach us before the closing deadline of 30th April 2017. For further details on this year’s APPIES Malaysia click here or visit

This year’s APPIES Malaysia will be held at Eastin Hotel on June 1st & 2nd.

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