Ogilvy Paris Takes Top Honor at Webby Awards

Google+ campaign wins 7 awards

The Paris office of Ogilvy & Mather is top gun at this year's Webby Awards.

The shop earned the agency of the year honor on the strength of its work for Google+, Perrier and Scrabble. Ogilvy's "Same Sex Marriage" effort for Google+ won seven awards, while its WiFi effort for Scrabble and "Secret Place" campaign for Perrier each garnered two award nominations.

The awards, from the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, will be handed out on Monday May 19 during a ceremony in New York. Comedian Patton Oswalt is the host.

Other shops that vied for agency of the year included CAA Marketing (with five awards and one nomination); Forsman & Bodenfors (five awards, one nomination); R/GA (three awards, six nominations); and 72andSunny (three awards, five nominations).

Judges this year included the likes of Wieden + Kennedy's Colleen DeCourcy, McCann Erickson's John Mescal and Pereira & O'Dell's P.J. Pereira.

The full list of winners is found here.