The Drum launches the Digital Trading Awards in Asia Pacific

The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC launch

The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC has launched, marking the first dedicated awards programme for the ad tech and digital media community in the region.

The aim of the awards for 2017 is to encourage discussion around the themes of clarity and transparency, with the final awards night taking place in Singapore on 27 October 2017 benchmarking those leading the charge in the Asia Pacific industry.

It is the first awards programme for The Drum in Asia but follows on from four years in Europe and two in the US for the Digital Trading Awards.

The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC is being launched in association with The Trade Desk, as well as partners Integral AdScience, Unruly and Bidswitch.

The Drum has also partnered with the IAB in Singapore, naming its CEO and ambassador to Southeast Asia Miranda Dimopoulos as a judge. She will be joined by Blis’ Regina Goh, ESPN’s Marc Mallett, Amnet Group’s Anna Chan and Wunderman’s Caspar Schlickum, who have also been confirmed as judges for the first year. More judges are to be announced in due time.

The opportunity to enter will open in the coming weeks, with the deadline for entries being 28th July 2017.Register on The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC website to find out the latest updates.

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Charlotte McEleny

Charlotte McEleny is The Drum's Asia Editor, charged with finding all the interesting industry news and insights from the Asia Pacific region. During her year in Asia, she's covered topics as wide ranging as industry overwork to artificial intelligence, and interviewed top CMOs such as Alibaba's Chris Tung, and world famous creatives such as Rankin.

Based in Singapore, she travels the region regularly, attending and presenting at many top events, such as Spikes, Ad Week Asia and Innovfest.

Prior to her role as Asia Editor, she spent 10 years working across the London marketing trade magazines, even picking up an award for Best Digital Team at the PPA Digital Awards during her spell as digital editor at Marketing.

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