Finalists announced for oOh!’s Million Dollar Pitch contest

Ooh Media has announced the finalists for oOh!’s Million Dollar Pitch contest.

The announcement: 

Leading Australian Out Of Home company, oOh!media, has announced the five finalists in the oOh! Million Dollar Pitch contest.

oOh! Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the judging panel, Brendon Cook, said more than 100 entries were received from professionals working in media, creative agencies and their clients.

“The quality of the entries was outstanding with a very high level of creativity, passion and in many cases purpose. We had entries from media, not-for-profits and clients from across Australia. The selection process was much more difficult than we anticipated,” Mr Cook said.

The five finalists will now select two others to join their team and pitch on behalf of a client or charity of their choice for the million dollar prize. oOh! will fly the five teams of three to Sydney on October 8 to pitch to a panel of judges made up of industry leaders and oOh!’s CEO, Brendon Cook.

The winning team and Pitch Masters of Australia will be announced on 9 October. The finalists (in alphabetical order) are:

  • Jesse Desjardins, Global Manager, Social & Contentfrom Tourism Australia, NSW
  • Nick Ikonomou, Senior Writerfrom BCM, QLD
  • Michael Jilwan, Senior Partnership Manager at UM, NSW
  • Mia Klitsas, Co-founder Moxie Products, VIC
  • Chad Mackenzie, Creative Director, Grey Sydney

The ultimate winner of oOh!’s Million Dollar Pitch campaign will get an Out of Home campaign valued at $1 million to run across oOh!’s Unmissable sites and a round the world site tour taking in world famous outdoor locations including New York’s Times Square, London’s Piccadilly Circus and one of the world’s biggest interactive & marketing festivals in Austin Texas.

Mr. Cook added: “This has already been a really exciting project for everyone at oOh! We’re thrilled to be entering stage two with five great finalists. We’ll continue to share updates from the campaign, including the stage two pitches, which will be recorded and viewable on the Million Dollar Pitch website.”

To view the five finalists pitch entries go to: www.oohmilliondollarpitch.com.au.

To view the judging panel go to: www.oohmilliondollarpitch.com.au/inside-information/category/judges-profiles



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