The 2012 Webit Awards

Webit Congress – the only global event for the new and emerging digital markets continues in Istanbul at Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Center with over 180 speakers and approximately 6,000 participants from a record-breaking 72 countries. The Winners of the prestigeous Webit Awards were announced during a special ceremony, held on the second day of the congress.

Istanbul – October 11, 2012 – Webit Congress (, the only global event for the new and emerging digital markets is being followed with great attention. Apart from the exciting Congress Agenda, the prestigious Webit Awards were also granted during a dedicated ceremony.

Winners of Webit Awards

  • B2B: Pi2 PR for Siemens Romania’s “Siemens Race” campaign
  • Consumer Products and Services: Saatchi & Saatchi for Deutsche Telekom’s “Angry Birds Live”
  • Travel: James Walter Thompson (JWT) Cairo for The Egyptian Tourist Authority “I am Egypt”
  • Online banking and personal finance: Ogilvy&Mather Ukrayna for Bank Forum’s “Free internet campaign”
  • Charity and Voluntary Sector: Bakers Digital Communication, V+O Communication, Forest View and Felix BNI with “Give Greece a Chance” campaign
  • Media: Y&R Dubai for Al Nisr Publishing / Gulf News’un The “Headline News” Cup Sleeve campaign
  • Best use of video: G2 Romania for Avon Cosmetics’ “Space for Me” campaign
  • Best use of viral marketing: JWT Cairo for “I am Egypt”
  • Best use of social media: Plasenta conversation agency for Vodafone Turkey’s “FreeZone- “Live young, live free” campaign
  • Best use of mobile: Boom Digital Nation (a group company of Mobilera) for the campaign “Istanbul Shopping Fest (ISF)”
  • Best use of web: Origo media for “Dove Men+Care Heroes’ Square video series”

Webit Awards aim to demonstrate and promote the quality of new media usage in the new digital and tech markets with special focus on EMEA. The competing campaigns for 2012 were selected, nominated and voted and by the Webit Ambassadors which include Nikolai Nedelchev (CEO, Publicis MARC Group), Calin Rotaruş (Managing Director, ARBOinteractive), Arda Kertmelioğlu (Co-founder/CMO at Mobilera B.V), Nenad Lozovic (Managing Partner, New Moment New Ideas Company / Y&R, Bulgaria), Constantine Kamaras (Board Member of Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe), Elif Bakiler (Marketing Group Manager, Hurriyet Internet Group), Odysseas Ntotsikas (Managing Director Thinkdigital), Alexandru Iosef (Managing partner in Imedia Plus Group SA), Doru Panaitescu (Independent Consultant), Erik Szabo (Deputy CEO, Carnation Group), Gabrijela Stjepanovic (Online Communications Manager, Httpool Serbia), Veran Matic (CEO and Board of Directors, RTV B92), Ivo Tzekov (General Manager, Piero 97), Rade Trizkovic (Managing Director, Httpool Serbia) and Endre Somogyi (Chief Technical Officer, Adverticum, Board Member of IAB Hunagry).

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