Olive Crown Awards 2013 took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Mumbai on 1 April 2013. Grey Worldwide, the New York-based advertising and marketing company was awarded with Agency of the year title. The Olive Crown Awards celebrate the creative excellence in the area of green advertising.
Overall 35 awards were given away in the ceremony of the Olive Crown Awards 2013. A total of 18 categories were there which included 31 nominees. Cheil Worldwide for Samsung Printers won the Campaign of the year award.
Kewal Kiran Clothing grabbed the Advertiser of the Year Award for Green Turn Water Saver Jeans. Padmashri Kartikeya Sarabhai won Olive Crown Green Crusader Award. This is a special award which is conferred upon the individual who continuously fights for the idea of going green.
The jury of the awards included Vinod Rao, Charles Victor, Sonal Dabral, Ramki, Chax and Pops Sridhar.
About the Olive Crown Awards
• Olive Crown Awards were inaugurated in 2011 and the first event was held at GoaFest 2011.
• Olive Crown Awards 2013 was the third edition of these awards.
• The Olive Crown Awards are instituted by the India chapter of the International Advertising Association.
• These awards aim towards celebrating the concept of green advertising.