March 5, 2007
NEW YORK, NY (March 5, 2007) - Two thousand creatives from all over the world will gather in New York City on May 8-11 for the One Show Festival
, advertising's most prestigious annual event. Widely recognized as the standard of excellence, the One Show awards the year's best work in advertising, design, interactive and student work from all over the globe.
"Good creative is good for business. And if you're in the advertising business, New York is the place to be May 8 through 11," says Mary Warlick, Chief Executive Officer of The One Club.
The 2007 One Show Festival kicks off with the 13th Annual Young Professionals Exhibition
on Tuesday, May 8
, showcasing the best work from graduating seniors from around the world. Thirty-five colleges and advertising schools will participate in this year's exhibit.
On Wednesday, May 9
, top creatives and designers from around the world will converge at Jazz at Lincoln Center for one of the industry's most important nights, the 2007 One Show and One Show Design
gala awards ceremony. Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils will be handed out for the best print, television, radio, design and innovative media of the year.
The following evening, on Thursday, May 10
, the One Show Education Festival
will culminate with the 2007 One Show Student Awards Ceremony
. This year's student brief is sponsored by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the best work will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils.
On Friday, May 11
, the One Show Festival concludes with one of the most exciting and renowned events in the interactive industry, the One Show Interactive
awards. Celebrating the best in new media and web advertising, the event will take place at Skylight Studios in downtown New York.
"The One Club has organized an entire week's worth of exceptional events that can't be found anywhere else," says Kevin Swanepoel, President of The One Club. "Creatives from all advertising disciplines will have the unique opportunity to exchange ideas, network and experience the best advertising of the year."
The 2007 One Show
attracted over 17,000 entries from 64 countries around the world. Judged by an international panel of some of the world's top creatives, winning a One Show Pencil is considered the ultimate achievement in the industry.
For more information about the schedule of events or ticket information, please go to www.enteroneshow.org