Young Spikes Digital Category winners from Dentsu Grant off to Spikes Asia

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Ishara and Indika with Dentsu Aegis Network – Asia Pacific Chief Creative Officer Ted Lim during their Spikes Asia 2019 com 

Young talents from Dentsu Grant Group took the spotlight as overall winners of the Digital Category at the recently concluded Young Spikes 2019, the local competition hosted by the Sri Lankan Chapter of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies (4As), to assess ideas and skills of young talent among Sri Lanka’s advertising and PR industry sphere. 

Overall Dentsu Grant Group performed competently across the Digital category while both Ishara Fernando and Indika Jayathilake were awarded as the overall winners in the Digital category. Currently this winning duo is representing the Country, at the Spikes Asia 2019 in Singapore scheduled from 25 to 27 September which will provide the opportunity to compete against like-minded Asian counterparts at the regional creativity festival Spikes Asia in Singapore. During their stay in Singapore, both Ishara and Indika took the time to meet with Ted Lim, the Chief Creative Officer for Dentsu Aegis Network – Asia Pacific and spend some extended time at the Dentsu network office in Singapore.  

Dentsu Grant Group is one of the leading and progressive integrated communications groups in the Country, in spearheading the next wave of marketing communications. It was acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network, the global media and marketing communications conglomerate, in 2017 and its presence in South Asia comprises the global network brands Carat, iProspect, Isobar, Posterscope, Vizeum, MKTG, Amnet and mcgarrybowen along with the Dentsu branded agencies – Dentsu Impact, Dentsu One, Dentsu India, Dentsu Media, Taproot Dentsu and Dentsu Webchutney. 

Also, newly added to the group are the recently acquired local brands Milestone Brandcom, WATConsult, Fountainhead MKTG, the Perfect Relations Group, Happy mcgarrybowen, Fractal Design Studio, SVG Columbus and Merkle Sokrati and Dentsu Grant Group Sri Lanka and Maldives.