ANOTHER YOUNG AUSSIE OFF TO CLIO FUTURE GOLD COMP
A second young Australian creative, Ben Sampson, a junior copywriter at Clemenger BBDO Sydney, has been selected as one of twelve young creatives worldwide to compete in Clio Future Gold taking place from May 9-12 in Miami, Florida.
Clio Future Gold is part of the International Clio Awards, and now in its fourth year, was designed to support the next generation of advertising creatives. The competition calls for the Future Gold participants to be paired into six teams and asked to respond within 24 hours to a creative brief. The winners will be given a Gold Clio plaque presented on stage at the Print Awards Gala on May 11 during the Clio Festival.
Sampson, who has been with Clemenger BBDO Sydney for eighteen months was named Top Creative at AWARDSchool in 2005 and last year won a creative competition through B&T magazine to the Cannes Advertising Festival. During his time at Clemenger Sydney he has created campaigns for clients including: Asio, Mitsubishi, RSL Australia and Nicorette.
"We are thrilled that Ben has been selected to compete in Clio future Gold, and look forward to him flying the flag for Australia and hopefully bringing home the gong! We will be rooting for him!" said Danny Searle, Creative Director of Clemenger BBDO Sydney.
"Good on ya boys! Have fun, learn lots and bring back the prize!" said Jim Moser, Managing Director of Clemenger BBDO.
Sampson's creative partner, David Tomkins will also be attending the Clio Awards.