Radio authority Kaya FM and industry body AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) are delighted to announce Kaya FM as sponsor of the 2017 Roger Garlick Grand Prix for the AMASA Awards 2017, for the second year in a row. The Roger Garlick Award brought to you by KAYA FM will be the award ceremonies pinnacle award which is awarded to the overall campaign of the year. The accolade will be presented to the campaign that showcases the best in media creativity, innovation and execution. The winners will not only hold the prestigious title of the 2017 Roger Garlick champs, but will also have their winning work submitted into the International Festival of Media Awards sponsored by AMASA.
Marketing manager of Kaya FM, Olga Muteiwa has expressed the broadcaster’s pleasure in supporting the AMASA Awards once again. “As a broadcast station passionate about the growth and development of our local media sphere, Kaya FM is thrilled and honoured to sponsor the Roger Garlick Grand Prix at this year’s AMASA Awards” says Muteiwa, “We are proud to play an integral part of helping recognise and celebrate innovation in media in South Africa by showing our appreciation for the advertising industry and the outstanding achievements by all who continue to display inventiveness and forward thinking. The legacy of Roger Garlick, a respected leader who left an unforgettable mark on the industry, lives on through the Grand Prix title and we are honoured to sponsor an award that reflects his principles and values. As a media owner we focus on challenging ourselves, and the industry, to push the boundaries in new media technology and innovation to celebrate the flair of talented creative – young and old” completes Muteiwa. The prestigious award shines a light on the innovative people behind the great campaigns in advertising who work to reach audiences locally and globally.
Now in its fourth year, the AMASA Awards have grown from a single award shared within the framework of other great industry award ceremonies, into its own, credible, memorable and valuable award ceremony. “We are eager to see what caliber of innovative work this year’s AMASA Award entries produce and we are grateful to Kaya FM for returning again this year to support the AMASA Awards with their sponsorship of our Grand Prix category,” expresses Wayne Bishop, newly elected Chairperson of AMASA. “I’d like to also express thanks to all other category sponsors. Your sponsorships go a long way to help enable AMASA to fulfill our mandate; to further grow the industry through education and skills development,” says Bishop, “And for those interested in supporting the industry through the AMASA Awards, we still have a few categories remaining for sponsorship opportunities. All funding raised is repurposed back into growing and developing education in our industry and up skilling our trade.”
The AMASA Awards Gala Evening will be hosted by AMASA and their sponsor partners on Thursday the 12th of October at The Hilton, Sandton. Book your ceremony tickets now online.