Area 23 New York and Leo Burnett Chicago Are Top Finalists in The One Show 2022

The One Club

Apr 26, 2022

Area 23 New York, followed closely by Leo Burnett Chicago, leads the way with the most finalists entries in The One Show 2022, announced today by The One Club for Creativity.

All finalists will win either Gold, Silver or Bronze Pencils or Merits, to be announced on May 19 during Creative Week 2022.  

Area 23 New York has the most finalists entries globally with 48, including 13 for The Columbia Journalism Review “The Inevitable News”, and 11 for “Social Bullets” on behalf of Stand For The Silent/Kazoo.

Leo Burnett Chicago is next with 44 finalists, including 34 for Change the Ref “The Lost Class”.  Ogilvy UK London is third with 36 finalists, including 11 for Dove “Reverse Selfie”.

Rounding out the top 10 for One Show 2022 finalists is BBDO New York and TBWA\Paris with 28 each, Rethink Toronto with 25, Dentsu Webchutney Bengaluru with 21, Energy BBDO Chicago with 20, and 19 each for alma DDB Miami, AMV BBDO London, BETC Paris, TBWA\Media Arts Lab Los Angeles, and We Believers New York.

A total of 1,591 entries from 44 counties are finalists this year.  The top five countries are the US with 656, Canada with 119, UK with 116, France with 106, and Germany with 103.

All of this year’s special awards, including Best of Show, Best of Disciplines, CMO Pencil,  Cultural Driver Pencil, Fusion Pencil, Green Pencil, Penta Pencil, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Pencil, and top rankings, will be unveiled at The One Show 2022 in-person awards ceremony at the conclusion of Creative Week 2022 on Friday evening, May 20 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.  

This year’s One Show ceremony will be a grand coming together for the creative community, as it represents the first of the large global awards shows to gather in person and celebrate the best work from around the world with industry colleagues.

The complete finalists list for The One Show 2022 is available here.

The One Club for Creativity, producer of The One Show, ADC Annual Awards, Type Directors Club Communication Design and Typeface Design awards, Young Guns and Creative Week,  is the world's foremost non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the global creative community.  The One Show is a top global awards show for advertising, design and digital marketing, focusing on the creativity of ideas and quality of execution.  Established in 1921, the global ADC Annual Awards are the world’s longest continuously running creative award for advertising and design, honoring excellence in craft, design and innovation.  Creative Week takes place in May, and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

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