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Meet the winners of The Drum Awards for Digital Advertising APAC 2022


By Dani Gibson | Senior Writer

December 6, 2022 | 11 min read

The Drum Awards for Digital Advertising APAC reward brands and teams that truly understand their customers we celebrate the very best digital media and technology in the region. Here’s the winning work.

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Winners of The Drum Awards for Digital Advertising APAC 2022

From Twitch to Wendy’s and Google to McDonald’s, some of the world’s top brands, agencies and organizations have been recognized for outstanding work in their respective categories at our annual awards ceremony.

Below, we round up the campaigns, teams and talent awarded in 2022.

Grand Prix and Best Use of Gaming

Agency: Twitch

Client: 5Gum

Campaign: Team Clutch

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Chair Award, Most Effective Use of Branded Content and Travel/Leisure/Tourism/Sports

Agency: Qumin

Client: Moxy

Campaign: Where Brave Starts

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Retail, E-commerce & Consumer Product/Service and Most Effective Contextual Ad Targeting Campaign

Agency: Together

Client: Wendy’s New Zealand

Campaign: Weather-triggered TikTok

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Public Sector or Government

Agency: Carousell Media Group

Client: Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment

Campaign: #TrashToTreasure

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Agency: OMD New Zealand

Client: KidsCan

Campaign: Weather forecast for July 2022: it’s raining child poverty in NZ

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Most Effective Use of Performance

Agency: Essence

Client: Google

Campaign: Elevating Data-Driven Performance Marketing for the Google SMB AdsTeam


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Most Effective Use of Data and Best Paid Search Campaign

Agency: OMD

Client: Equifax Kiwibank

Campaign: A more responsible approach to lending using Location Intelligence


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Most Effective Use of Affiliate Marketing

Agency: Commission Factory

Client: My Muscle Chef

Campaign: Win Big While Breaking The Deep Deals Paradigm

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Most Effective Programmatic Media Partnership

Agency: Vistar Media

Client: HBF Health Insurance Australia

Campaign: Amplifying campaign effectiveness by combining direct and programmatic OOH advertising

Most Effective Programmatic Media Partnership

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Finance and Professional Services

Agency: Grow

Client: Rabbit Care

Campaign: Innovative Banking Comparison Platform Partnership

Rabbit Care

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Best Use of Video Ads

Agency: Vidico

Client: Bailey Nelson

Campaign: ‘Best In Class’ Aussie YouTube

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Best use of Tech in OOH

Agency: Acquire

Client: Parex


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Best Response to Change

Agency: InMobi

Client: Unilever Indonesia and Mindshare Indonesia

Campaign: Bango and Royco Online-to-Offline Sampling Program

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Best Paid Social Campaign

Agency: OMD New Zealand

Client: Westgold Milk Products

Campaign: Buttering up the Japanese market the Kiwi way


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Best Omni-Channel Campaign

Agency: Alarice International Limited

Client: Crocs China

Campaign: Be Your Own King with Crocs

Crocs China

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Best Mobile Campaign

Agency: CruiSo Digital Solutions

Client: CSL

Campaign: Experience the World Differently

Best Mobile Campaign

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Best Innovation

Agency: Together

Client: AIA New Zealand

Campaign: Owning the insurance intent moment through real-time search

Best Innovation

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Best High-Impact Campaign

Agency: Twitch

Client: McDonald’s Singapore (Hanbaobao Pte Ltd)

Campaign: McDonald’s Chicken McCrispy - The ‘Spicy Debate’

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Best Branding Campaign

Company: ViewSonic

Campaign: ViewSonic Gaming – United By Play

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Best Ad Sales Team of the Year

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited

Best Ad Sales Team

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Automotive and Transport

Agency: BBC StoryWorks

Client: Lexus Australia

Campaign: ​Uncompromised Elegance

BBC Story Works

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Adtech for Good

Agency: InMobi and Wavemaker

Client: Tata Consumer Products

Campaign: Tata Tea raises climate consciousness through eye-catching Jaago Re mobile campaign

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