MANILA – Campaign Asia-Pacific has announced the Philippine agencies that made it to the regional shortlists of the Southeast Asia Agency of the Year Awards.

Reigning winners including PH Creative Agency of the Year, Leo Burnett Manila, PH Media Agency of the Year, ZenithOptimedia Philippines, PH Digital Agency of the Year, MRM//McCann Manila, PH Independent Agency of the Year, IXM Philippines, Southeast Asia Talent Management Person/Team of the Year, DDB Group Philippines Talent Management Team are among the finalists this year.

Southeast Asia Account Person of the Year, Portia Catuira and Southeast Asia Creative of the Year, Melvin Mangada of TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno are also competing against other regional nominees to keep their titles.

The winners of the Southeast Asia Agency of the Year will be announced on December 8th while the shortlist for the Southeast Asia Agency of the Year Awards will be revealed on November 21st.

Here are the Philippine finalists for the Southeast Asia Agency of the Year:

Philippines Creative Agency of the Year:
TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno
Leo Burnett Manila
Ogilvy & Mather Philippines
Dentsu Jayme Syfu
J. Walter Thompson Philippines
McCann Worldgroup Philippines

Philippines Media Agency of the Year:
OMD Philippines
Mindshare Philippines
PHD Philippines
ZenithOptimedia Philippines
UM Philippines

Philippines Digital Agency of the Year:
Leo Burnett Manila
Ogilvy & Mather Philippines
Dentsu Jayme Syfu
NuWorks Interactive Labs, Inc.
MRM//McCann Manila

Philippines Independent Agency of the Year:
Seven A.D.
IXM Philippines
TeamAsia
NuWorks Interactive Labs, Inc.
The Huddle Room (Philippines)

Southeast Asia Experiential Marketing Agency of the Year:
The Huddle Room (Philippines)

Southeast Asia Account Person of the Year:
Maria Lilieth B. de Leon | Havas Ortega Philippines
Portia Catuira | TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno

Southeast Asia Agency Head of the Year:
Lou Dela Pena | Publicis Communications Singapore

Southeast Asia Creative of the Year:
Melvin Mangada | TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno

Southeast Asia Strategic/Brand Planner of the Year:
Anna Katrina Soliman | Havas Ortega Philippines

Southeast Asia Talent Management Person/Team of the Year:
Havas Ortega Talent & Culture Development Team | Havas Ortega Philippines
Melvin Mangada and Bryan Siy | TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno
DDB Group Philippines Talent Management Team | DDB Group Philippines

Southeast Asia Young Achiever of the Year:
Jade “Jedd” Ilagan | IXM Philippines
Angela Thakur | Y&R Philippines