Nigeria’s fastest evolving marketing communications group, Noah’s Ark Communications Group, has once again proved its mettle in the marketing communications industry as two of its member companies, Noah’s Ark Communications Limited and Integrated Indigo Limited emerged the Outstanding Creative Agency of the Year and Outstanding PR Agency of the Year respectively at the 2017 Advertising & Marketing Excellence Award.
Crowning a significant award night for the group, the Group Managing Director, Mr. Lanre Adisa was also honoured with the Advertising Personality of the Year Award in recognition of his immense contribution to the development of the Advertising & Marketing Industry in Nigeria.
The Advertising and Marketing Excellence Award is an annual marketing communication industry award organized by Marketing Edge Publications Limited, publishers of Marketing Edge, Nigeria’s leading marketing communications magazine.
Celebrating over a decade of marketing excellence and recognizing contributions of notable practitioners in the Advertising & Marketing Communications Industry, the 2017 edition of the award was held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
Speaking on the symbolic feat achieved by the group and the individual recognition accorded to him, the Group Managing Director, Mr. Lanre Adisa, thanked the organizers of the award for the recognition, noting that this would challenge the group to continue to push the limit of excellence in the industry.
“It has been a fantastic award night for the group winning the Outstanding Creative and Public Relations Agency of the Year and also the Advertising Personality of the Year. All this can be traced to the group’s consistent hard work and dedication to excellence backed by a creative philosophy which runs across all the group companies”, he said.
Adisa described the award as another remarkable milestone in the journey of the agency coming weeks after emerging Nigeria’s top creative powerhouse by winning a total of 20 awards at the 2017 edition of the African Cristals Festival held recently in Marrakesh, Morocco making Noah’s Ark the most globally recognized and decorated agency out of Nigeria.
Also speaking on the award, the Managing Director, Integrated Indigo Limited, Mr. Bolaji Abimbola, dedicated the award to the three critical stakeholders: the Staff-for their dedication and commitment and hard work, the Clients- for the opportunity to serve them and add value to their brands and the Media, for their immense support for the Agency since inception till date.
“We are indeed very glad to be honored as the Outstanding PR Agency of the Year. It is a quantum leap from last year when we won the Young PR Agency of the Year. We have taken it a notch higher this year, which is a reflection of our hard work and dedication to continually add value to our clients’ businesses’’, he said.
“As an agency, we strive to make the best of any opportunity available, focusing on our core values of Partnership, Professionalism, Integrity, Result-Driven and Global Best Practice to deliver strategic Public Relations solutions that would continue to enable our clients win and sustain their stakeholders and target audience”, he added.