Those of you who criticised the venue for D&AD’s annual awards
should think yourselves lucky that you weren’t invited along to this
year’s Golden Drum international advertising awards in Portoroz,
While we thought that the organisation of the awards was excellent and
very well attended, whose idea was it to hold the ceremony outside?
However warm Slovenia is in the daytime, the temperature plummets to
around 120C at night. Certainly if you were the lady in the strappy
dress and pashmina shawl in front of us, you would agree that next year
it needs to be indoors.
The cold obviously got to a couple of the winners too. The walkway to
the stage to collect awards was constructed upon a small shallow lake
and two creatives, on separate occasions, opted to splash several yards
through the water before realising they should be walking on the
Come back Olympia, all is forgiven