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OAAA Releases List of OBIE Contenders for 2003 Awards

Winners will be announced June 10 in Washington, D.C.




Washington, D.C. (April 4, 2003) — The Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) is pleased to release the list of 2003 OBIE Award contenders.  The OBIE Awards recognize creative excellence in outdoor advertising. This year marks the 61st anniversary of the competition.



Forty-nine agencies will vie for Best of Show honors. Among the contenders are many perennial OBIE favorites. Last year’s Best of Show winner, Boone/Oakley, is in the running again for their Scarowinds at Paramount Parks and Brixx Pizza work. BBDO Canada wound up with 11 finalists for Pepsi Cola Canada Beverages (Pepsi, 7UP, and Mountain Dew). Cramer Krasselt has two finalists for their work for Culligan Bottled Water and Corona . Eisner Underground received two finalists for the work they did for Lakeforest Mall and US Air Shuttle. Crispin Porter & Bogusky wound up with four finalists for BMW Mini Cooper.



Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 10, during a gala reception and dinner at the 2003 OAAA/TAB National Convention and Trade Show in Washington, D.C. Admission to the gala can be purchased through the OAAA website. 


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