March 17, 2005
NEW YORK (March 17, 2005)
- Several hundred talented students from all over the world will find out if they have what it takes to make it in the advertising business when they converge for The One Club's first-ever One Show Education Festival in New York City, May 18-20, 2005.
A select group of top graduating seniors from U.S. and international schools will exhibit their work, get their portfolios critiqued by top creative and design directors, and compete for a college scholarship in an "American Idol"-style client pitch during the three-day event. Capping the Festival will be an awards party, where highly coveted Gold, Silver and Bronze pencils will be given to the best and brightest entries in this year's One Show College Competition.
For more than a decade, The One Club, an organization dedicated to promoting excellence in advertising, has honored winning college entries during The One Show, a prestigious professional awards event held each May in New York City. To mark The One Club's 30th anniversary this year, the organization will hold a separate awards ceremony during The One Show Education Festival that is devoted exclusively to student work.
"With technology increasingly filtering advertising out of our lives, there has never been a more important time to nurture creative talent," noted Mary Warlick, Executive Director of The One Club. "In this landmark year, we are re-dedicating ourselves to fostering this next generation's success."
Kicking off The One Show Education Festival will be The One Club's 11th Annual Student Exhibition, where a select group of U.S. and international schools display the work of top graduating seniors. The event continues with student portfolio reviews, a client pitch competition sponsored by Domino Sugar, and the Festival Awards party on
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May 20, where Gold, Silver and Bronze pencils will be awarded to top winners in The One Club College Competition and the recipient of the Patrick Kelly Scholarship will be
announced. Attendees will also see the first showing of the 2005 One Show winners reel and highlights of award-winning work from One Show Interactive and One Show Design held on May 11.
Schedule of events for the One Show Education Festival is as follows:
|Wednesday, May 18:
11th Annual Student Exhibition
|Thursday, May 19:
Client Pitch Competition
(Sponsored by Domino Sugar)
|Friday, May 20:
One Show Education Festival Awards party
with live entertainment featuring a band of creative advertising all-stars
For additional information contact Diane Stefani or Tom Suiter at 212/255-8455.
The One Club for Art & Copy is the nation's foremost organization for the recognition and promotion of excellence in advertising. Founded in 1975 and based in New York City, The One Club produces three annual awards competitions: The One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive, which culminate in awards ceremonies held in New York City each May.
As part of The One Club's mission to support the next generation of advertising professionals, the organization nurtures emerging talent through scholarships, portfolio reviews and an annual student exhibition. The One Club maintains a full-time exhibition gallery, hosts an ongoing series of lectures and events, and produces publications that include the quarterly one.a magazine and The One Show and One
Show Interactive annuals.