The Gerety Awards aim to redefine advertising and communications by setting a new benchmark in global creative awards.

According to the awards, the 2021 winners will define the standard to which advertising should be held and show clients the best way to target the world's most powerful consumers.

The executive jury sessions will be held in:
  • London
  • Toronto
  • Berlin
  • Santiago
  • Lagos
  • Singapore
  • Milan
  • Paris
  • Los Angeles, and
  • Budapest.
The jury will be defining the overall shortlist and will choose the Agency and Production Company of the Year from their country. Gerety co-founder Lucía Ongay says, "We welcome new juries from new cities for our jury sessions for a truly global perspective from the female vision of the best in creative advertising and communications from around the world."

The 2021 grand jury member representing South Africa is Odette van der Haar, CEO of The Exponential Company and presenter of Business Beat South Africa.

The grand jury includes the likes of:
  • Karen Blackett OBE, WPP U.K country manager and GroupM U.K CEO
  • Jessica Apellaniz, CCO of Mexico and Latam, Ogilvy Mexico, and
  • Tara Weeransinghe, group head-creative at Leo Burnett Sri Lanka.
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