Special Awards

These are the awards that are won through the calculation of points from winning and shortlisted entries at Spikes Asia rather than awarded by a jury.

You can find the full rules for the Special Awards in Entry Kit 3: The Rules and Conditions.

In previous years we have awarded the following Special Awards at Spikes Asia: 

Network of the Year
The Network of the Year Special Award is given to the Network whose member companies obtain the most points for winning and shortlisted entries. Companies credited in the Idea Creation role will receive points towards Network of the Year. 


Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year

The Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year Special Award is given to the Agency that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries. Companies credited in the Idea Creation role will receive points towards Agency of the Year. 


Agency of the Year by Market
The Agency of the Year by Market Special Award is given to the Agency from an individual market that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries in Spikes Asia. Companies credited in the Idea Creation role will get points towards the Agency of the Year by Market Award.

The individual markets recognised are:

Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Mainland China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Laos, Macau SAR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, The Philippines, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Union of Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam.

For a market to qualify for Agency of the Year by Market there must be a minimum of five different Entrant Companies from that individual market.

For an Agency to qualify to be awarded or placed in the Agency of the Year by Market, they must obtain a minimum of 15 points as calculated in accordance with the Spikes Asia points system.


Independent Agency of the Year
 
The Independent Agency of the Year Special Award is given to the Independent Agency that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries. Companies credited in the Idea Creation role will receive points towards Independent Agency of the Year. 


Media Network of the Year
 
The Media Network of the Year Special Award is given to the Media Network whose member companies obtain the most points for winning and shortlisted entries. Companies credited in the Media Placement role in Media Spike receive points towards Media Network of the Year. 


The Spikes Golden Palm

The Spikes Golden Palm Special Award is given to the Production Company that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries in the following Spikes :

Digital Craft, Entertainment (Section A & categories B01), Film, Film Craft, Mobile & Music (Section A) as well as Branded Content, Digital Craft, Film, Film Craft & Mobile Mediums in the Healthcare Spike.

Companies credited in the Production role in the Awards and Mediums listed above receive points towards The Spikes Golden Palm.

Digital Craft, Entertainment (Section A & categories B01, D01 & E08), Film, Film Craft & Mobile as well as Branded Content, Digital Craft, Film, Film Craft & Mobile Mediums in the Healthcare Spike.

Companies credited in the Production role in the Awards and Mediums listed above receive points towards The Spikes Golden Palm.


Strategy & Effectiveness Agency of the Year

The Spikes Golden Palm Special Award is given to the Production Company that obtains the most points for winning and shortlisted entries in the following Spikes :

The Strategy & Effectiveness Agency of the Year Special Award is given to the Agency that obtains the most points overall for Entries in the Creative Effectiveness Spike and the Strategy & Effectiveness Spikes.

Companies credited in the Idea Creation role in the Creative Effectiveness Spike and the Strategy & Effectiveness Spikes will receive points towards Agency of the Year.