News

26. November 2014

Uroš Goričan, recipient of the Dragan Sakan Scholarship, has successfully finished his study at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership

On Friday, 14 November 2014, Uroš Goričan, Creative Director, Publicis Groupe Slovenia, has successfully finished his study at the highly respected post-graduate study program at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. In 2010, Golden Drum Festival, in partnership with the Berlin School of Creative Leadership, announced the “Dragan Sakan Scholarship” to honour of the achievements a true legend of advertising, friend and long-time supporter, Dragan Sakan. Upon receiving the Dragan Sakan Scholarship, Uroš Goričan started his study at the Berlin School Executive MBA in Creative Leadership program on 4 September 2010 in Berlin, Germany.

10. October 2014

21st Golden Drum: McCann Erickson is the Network of the Year, Voskhod named Agency of the Year and Independent Agency of the Year

At the Golden Drum Finale Awards Ceremony the Golden Drum’s Multi Channel and Single Channel Jury announced the final winners of this year’s festival. At Wednesday’s and Friday’s Award Ceremony a total of 63 Silver Drums, 31 Golden Drums and 16 Golden Drum Grand Prix Awards and 1 Good Cause Grand Prix Award were presented to the best works entered this year's competition. With 141 points McCann Erickson was awarded the Golden Net Award for the most successful agency network at the festival. With 80 points, the agency Voskhod was awarded with the Golden Rose Award for the best agency and the Tartini Award for the best independent agency of the 21st Golden Drum.

08. October 2014

Golden Drum New Europe Hall of Fame welcomes Ulrich Proeschel

Today it is our great honour and pleasure to announce new member of the Golden Drum New Europe Hall of Fame. It is to celebrate those who through their professional career and personal life influenced our creative minds and souls, who inspired, motivated us and who guide us and move us forward in our endeavours.

New member of the Golden Drum New Europe Hall of Fame is nominated and chosen by all its present members.

We are humbled and honoured to welcome Ulrich Proeschel, Vice-President Business Development, TBWA\Europe, to the Golden Drum New Europe Hall of Fame.

07. October 2014

First Shortlists are announced!

We invite you to check out the first Finalists of groups: D. Radio (Single), G. Digital (Single), H. Mobile (Single), N. New or innovative (Single), S. Digital campaigns including Mobile campaigns (Multi), T. Branded content (Multi), R. Direct campaigns (Multi), U. Events (Multi) and V. Public relations (Multi). To see current shortlists, please visit Online Catalogue.

07. October 2014

21st Golden Drum has started!

For the 21st time, Golden Drum Festival has started drumming and gathering creative minds in Portorož, Slovenia, hosting more than 30 top level speakers from creative industry and beyond.

07. October 2014

Mihai Gongu named Single Channel Jury President; First Shortlists announced today!

Today, 7 October, the 21st Golden Drum Festival started in Portorož and Piran, offering four days of top lectures, four parties and two award ceremonies on Wednesday and Friday. Golden Drum Festival is proud to announce that Mihai Gongu, Executive Creative Director, GMP Advertising Bucharest, was named as the Golden Drum’s Single Channel Jury President. With Mihai being named as the new Single Channel Jury President, Manfred Wappenschmidt, Creative Director at Leo Burnett Frankfurt, was named as the new Single Channel Jury member. The first set of Shortlists in groups D. Radio (Single), G. Digital (Single), H. Mobile (Single), N. New or innovative (Single), S. Digital campaigns including Mobile campaigns (Multi), T. Branded content (Multi), R. Direct campaigns (Multi), U. Events (Multi) and V. Public relations (Multi) will be announced today at 16.00 (CET+1) on Golden Drum website.

03. October 2014

21st Golden Drum starts next week: EACA Advertising Masterclasses and New Agenda Sessions

Next week the 21st Golden Drum starts in Portorož. From Tuesday, 7 October, until Friday, 10 October you will get a chance to meet with your friends, cross your fingers at two award ceremonies, party at four wild parties, listen to over 30 top level speakers, meet the Jury members and see entries from 24 countries, entered in the Golden Drum Competition this year. There is still time to register for the festival and experience one of the biggest advertising events in Europe. Don't miss the special offers for delegates and join your colleagues for the thrill ride of 2014. Portorož is on everyone's mind ..

25. September 2014

21st Golden Drum: PR Academy & Branding Academy

Drumming is getting louder with only 11 days before the 21st Golden Drum Festival starts in Portorož, Slovenia. Top speakers, great networking opportunities, lots to see and do, all in the beautiful seaside towns of Portorož & Piran. Now is the time to register for the festival and experience one of the biggest advertising events in Europe. Don't miss the special offers for delegates and join your colleagues for the thrill ride of 2014. Sea, Sun and Golden Drum await!

Young creatives, you have one more day to Help to learn the World by submitting you work in this year's Beat the Drum for Change 2014.

23. September 2014

Sochi after Sochi; Art, Copy & Code is calling All Makers

 In exactly 2 weeks time in Portorož, 21st Golden Drum will once again set the pace of creative industry. To see the whole program, please check the Program Schedule. Please keep in mind that the extended deadline for the Beat the Drum for a Change 2014 Deadline ends on 26 September 2014.

18. September 2014

Beat the Drum for Change 2014 Jury; Deadline extended until 26 September

We are happy to announce the Jury of the Beat the Drum for Change 2014! President of the Jury, Barbara Krajnc, Executive Director of the Golden Drum Festival, will be assisted by Gökhan Akça, Copywriter at Medina Turgul DDB, Zsolt Balogh, Innovation Team Creative Head at DDB Budapest, Barbara Bulc, President and Founder Global Development, Magdalena Drozdowska, Deputy Creative Director at DDB Warsaw and Daria Rodcher, Creative Director at DDB Moscow. To give young creatives more time, we have extended the deadline for submission until 26 September 2014, midnight.