I Run an Ad Awards Show. They're Imperfect, but Vital in Creativity's War Against Mediocrity

The CEO of D&AD responds to Publicis' awards ban

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Publicis Groupe’s withdrawal from all awards shows for the next 12 months raises some interesting issues about the shows themselves: Are we too big, too greedy, not properly reflective of the industry, inaccessible? Are we still for the creative community that creates the magic and the value in our business? Are we a force for good in the 21st century communications economy?