Awards

In 2015, at the Budapest Congress, the first ever FEPE Awards were launched with 4 categories -  Lifetime Achievement, Leadership, Technical Innovation and Creatives Classic.

The category of Creatives Digital was added in 2017 and then, in 2018 the Rising Star category was introduced.

At the Toronto Congress in 2020 we will be presenting the first ever WOO Awards!

How to Nominate

A separate nomination form needs to be completed for each candidate. You can only nominate 1 person for each award category.

Nomination forms can be requested from, and returned to, Richard@worldooh.org

Awards Committee

The Awards recipients are selected from a list of nominations by an Independent Awards Committee.

The Awards Committee is chaired by John Ellery, and includes the current President, the past Presidents (still active in OOH), two Board members, the recipient of last year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, plus a recognised Creative Director for the Creative Award.

Award Definitions

The Lifetime Achievement Award

This is awarded to someone who has devoted his or her lifetime career to the Out of Home medium and who is widely respected and recognised by his or her peers.

The Leadership Award

This is awarded to someone who has distinguished themselves by continually demonstrating leadership through a pioneering approach to Out of Home. Someone who is an inspiration to others.

The Rising Star Award 

This is awarded to someone who has already made an outstanding contribution to the OOH industry and who is aged 30 or under. They should be either employed by / connected to a company directly involved in the OOH Medium, i.e. an OOH media owner, specialist or technology provider. The person nominated must be aged 30 or under on 1st March prior to the Awards in that year.

The Technical Innovation Award 

This is awarded to a supplier or Out of Home Company that has developed a new product or a breakthrough technology, that pushes our industry forward.

The Creative Award - Classic

This is awarded to an Out of Home creative execution which demonstrates a brilliant use of our medium and is considered to be a memorable, and effective piece of work.

The Creative Award - Digital

This is awarded to an Out of Home creative execution which demonstrates a brilliant use of our medium and is considered to be a memorable, and effective piece of work. 

2019 Award Winners

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award = Randy Otto, President of Pattison Outdoor Advertising Inc., Canada

  • The FEPE International Leadership AwardTim BleakleyCEO of Ocean Outdoor

  • The Rising Star Award = Victoria Hirst, Senior International Marketing Manager,  blowUP media UK

  • The Technical Innovation Award Ocean Outdoor ‘Sky Rescue: the Ocean's biggest threat’

  • Creatives Award - Classic = Corona (Mexican beer brand) “Wave of Waste”  

  • Creatives Award - Digital  -  Joint Winners =

    • Clear Channel Sweden ‘Stockholm Out of Home Project’ Working with Prime Weber Shandwick, 

    • Open University Netherlands, ‘Platform College tour’