Australia leads region’s rankings while Cannes Report’s top agencies include BMF, Clems, Cummins Nitro, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi and Clems

The Cannes ReportA new list has placed Australia, then New Zealand, at the top of the advertising creativity rankings for the Asia Pacific region. And Sydney has been named as the fifth best advertising city on the planet.

The ranking has been compiled by the Cannes Lions Festival, based on trophies from its June competition.

According to The Cannes Report, Australia was fourth globally with 45 Lions, with New Zealand 11th with 21.

Among the Australasian agencies in the Asia Pacific top ten were  CummingsNitro Brisbane, Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney, Leo Burnett Sydney, Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne and BMF Sydney.

In the cities rankings, Sydney is fifth in the world, with Auckland 8th. London was top.

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