Explicit Communication Emerges Winner at 2019 LAIF Awards
The Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival (LAIF) has in no doubt become one of the leading Advertising Industry awards that reward hard work, recognise creativity and promote excellence among Agencies and creative entrepreneurs. The Festival held its annual awards at the Landmark Event Centre Lagos. The 2019 edition of the awards was exceptional with its theme; “Tori-Tori of LAIF – Our stories, to the world”.Explicit Communications emerged one of the winners at the industry event, walking home with an award in the LAIF Film craft Category for a job well done on the campaign themed ‘Celebrate Every Moment’ for Veleta Sparkling Fruit Drink (a non-alcoholic beverage) from the stables of Intercontinental Distillers Limited. Commenting on the award, Group Managing Director, Explicit Communications, Mr Tunde Thani (FRCP), said “we are delighted at this award and it is a testament to the exceptional work and effort put into the Veleta brand and all the other brands we work with. I also appreciate my team who work assiduously to deliver on clients’ briefs every time.” The President, Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria, Mr Ikechi Odigbo also said: “that the LAIF Awards focuses on recognising, rewarding and fostering creative excellence in all areas of marketing communications”. He added that the jury is a combination of marketing and communications experts as well as creative connoisseurs, in and outside the country and this is evident in the nominations and selection of the eventual winners of the awards”.Explicit Communications as the advertising arm of Explicit group is proud to share the spotlight with its sister companies. Explicit Group houses Expo Media, the Media Planning & buying arm and SharpShooters, the Events and Experiential Agency. Another significant achievement for Explicit Communications this year is the recent launch of the much-awaited and loved sparkling Cocktail, Teezers into the Nigeria market. Since its launch, it has recorded remarkable acceptance by the youth market. Teezers Sparkling cocktail is also from the stables of Intercontinental Distillers Limited, a major client of the Explicit Group.