The ABBY Awards powered by One Show in 2024 are making waves with some exciting updates to their categories, reflecting the evolving trends and needs of the industry. Let's take a closer look at what's new this year.

Industry Engagement Drives Changes

Rich engagements with industry stalwarts have played a pivotal role in shaping the revamped categories for this year. The ABBY Awards are committed to staying ahead of the curve and reflecting the dynamic landscape of advertising and communication.

Expanding Global Connectivity

The ABBY Awards are staying connected with global festivals like The One Show, Cannes, and ADFEST by introducing categories that align with global trends. This ensures that the awards remain relevant and inclusive on an international scale.

Embracing Emerging Trends

Recognizing the growing significance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new sub-category called 'Best Use of AI' has been introduced in both digital and technology verticals. This reflects the industry's focus on leveraging AI for innovative and impactful campaigns.

Spotlight on Health and Wellness

With the rising prominence of health and wellness communication, a dedicated Health vertical has been introduced. This includes sub-categories such as OTC oral medicines, OTC products, and Nutraceuticals, catering to the evolving needs of consumers in this space.

Sustainability and Social Responsibility

The ABBY Awards are embracing sustainability and social responsibility with the introduction of new categories. The Red Abby now covers climate action and responsible consumption, while the Green Abby includes sub-categories like Forest Conservation and Sustainable Development.

Insights from Industry Leaders

Ajay Kakar, Chairman of the ABBY Awards, emphasized the importance of engaging with industry stalwarts to drive meaningful changes. These updates reflect the feedback and suggestions gathered from industry leaders, ensuring that the ABBY Awards remain at the forefront of innovation.

Looking Ahead

Dheeraj Sinha, Co-Chair of the ABBY Awards, highlighted the growing importance of health communication and advertising with a purpose. The introduction of new categories underscores the awards' commitment to recognizing impactful campaigns that drive positive change.

The ABBY Awards 2024 are embracing change and innovation to celebrate excellence in advertising and communication. With a focus on emerging trends, sustainability, and social responsibility, the awards continue to evolve to meet the evolving needs of the industry.