Corbett Selected to Host the Only Midwest Global Awards Judging Competition

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 General News J E 4
CHICAGO, Sept. 4 Corbett Worldwide HealthcareCommunications has been selected to host the only Midwest Global AwardsJudging Event in the U.S. Robin Shapiro, Senior Vice President and ExecutiveCreative Director for Corbett, will serve as the Host Judge. Corbett is theprofessional healthcare advertising business unit of the Corbett AccelHealthcare Group.

"This is a great honor," announced Elaine Eisen, President of Corbett."The Global Awards is one of the most prestigious award programs in ourindustry."

The Global Awards honor the best in worldwide healthcare communications.Now in their 13th year, The Global Awards are recognized as the only awardsprogram dedicated to healthcare communications on an international basis.Categories in The Global Awards extend over regional, national and continentalboundaries. Participation in this year's Global Awards has come from more than39 countries worldwide.

"The Global Awards set the industry standard for creative and marketingexcellence around the world," noted Robin Shapiro, Executive Creative Directorof Corbett. "I believe we should hold our creative ideas to internationalstandards; some of the most surprising and compelling ideas in our industrycome from outside the U.S."

The Midwest is recognized as a destination for clients seeking outstandingcreative in the pharmaceutical space. "We believe this is due in large part toa unique, non-recycled talent pool," commented Eisen. "At Corbett, we take ourapproach to talent recruitment and development one step further by combiningproven consumer and pharmaceutical brand builders. This healthy collision oftalent results in very fresh ideas that change behavior and move marketshare."

The preliminary judging will occur Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at theCorbett offices in Chicago. Winning entries in this event will move on to bejudged as finalists in New York City. For more information on The GlobalAwards and to view winners from previous years, please visit

Corbett Worldwide Healthcare Communications is a business unit of theCorbett Accel Healthcare Group (, one of thelargest healthcare communications companies in the world and a part of OmnicomGroup Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( Omnicom is a leadingglobal advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom'sbranded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategicmedia planning and buying, digital and interactive, direct and promotionalmarketing, public relations and other specialty communications services tomore than 5,000 clients in some 100 countries.

SOURCE Corbett Worldwide Healthcare Communications


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