Aussies celebrate as the PR Grand Prix goes to Clemenger BBDO Melbourne for NAB ‘Break Up’


Screen shot 2011-06-20 at 10.30.56 PM.jpgThumbnail image for Screen shot 2011-06-20 at 12.15.14 AM.jpgScreen shot 2011-06-21 at 6.54.35 AM.jpgThe 300 strong Aussie delegation in Cannes are celebrating tonight at the CB Curious Cocktail Party after Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne scooped the Cannes PR Lions Grand Prix for their National Australia Bank ‘Break Up’ campaign.

Leo Burnett Sydney were also celebrating after scoring a Gold Lion, one of only 10 handed out on the night, with their Bundy Watermark campaign.

The NAB campaign also won a Silver Lion. In total, only 39 Lions were awarded on the night.

Clemenger BBDO Melboure ECD Ant Keogh (left) dropped into the CB Curious party after the ceremony and was greeted by some well earned cheers from all there.

Now into its third year the PR category received 819 entries, up 43% from last year. The jury, chaired by Dave Senay, President & CEO of Fleishman-Hillard, shortlisted 105 and went on to award 10 gold, 13 silver and 15 bronze lions plus the Grand Prix.