The Roses Creative Awards will benefit from a book of winners
produced by Campaign and distributed with the magazine the day after
next year’s ceremony takes place.
The Roses Awards ceremony, which is recognised as the most prestigious
advertising awards event specifically designed to recognise the work of
non-London based advertising agencies in the UK, will be held at the
Hotel Piccadilly in Manchester on Wednesday 20 May.
Ray Sale, the chairman of the Roses organising committee, said of the
deal with Campaign: ’This not only enables us to produce an excellent
book of winners, but Campaign’s backing further enhances the status of
the awards. Importantly, the quality of the winning entries will now be
publicised via Campaign to a much wider and more appropriately targeted
For Campaign, publishing director, William Pecover, commented: ’Campaign
has always had a very warm welcome at the Roses and we are delighted to
be involved and to help promote the best regional work to the widest
The judging panel for next year’s awards will be chaired by John Bartle,
the chairman and founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty and a former president
of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising.
The Roses awards nights have been dominated by Scottish agencies in
recent years. The Leith Agency swept the board at the 1996 ceremony,
winning five golds and five silvers, mostly for its Irn-Bru work. The
previous year, its Edinbugh rival, Faulds Advertising, dominated with
four golds and seven silvers. However, at the 17th Roses last year, both
the Leith and Faulds won five golds, as did a third Edinburgh-based