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Mongoose Earns Two Prestigious Wins at Spark Awards for Media Excellence 2015
Date: 3 September 2015
Source: Mongoose Publishing


SINGAPORE, 3 September 2015 – Mongoose Publishing enjoyed success at the recent annual Spark Awards for Media Excellence 2015, picking up the Silver award for Best Website by a Media Owner (for www.timeout.com/singapore) and Bronze for Best Event by a Media Owner (for Time Out Dine Out 2015).

The second edition of the Spark Awards were held at The Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, with hundreds of top media executives from across Asia in attendance. In total, Mongoose was selected as a finalist seven times across the awards’ 24 categories. Entries were judged by a high-profile panel of 23 media professionals.

With 36 print editions and 74 digital editions of Time Out in 74 cities, Time Out Singapore is familiar to Singaporeans for its high quality, independent editorial and world-class design that is renowned around the world.

The awards success was the perfect way to celebrate the start of the innovative, groundbreaking “Week of Free” where Time Out Singapore gifted readers with various top contests and free giveaways, plus distributing 100,000 free copies of Time Out Singapore magazine around the city, for the week commencing August 31. For more details about the “Week of Free”, click here

The wins are testimony to its success as the most relevant cross-platform media title in Singapore, creating and organising standout events and establishing one of the most popular interactive digital platforms in the country.

“I am thrilled with our two wins at the Spark Awards,” said Graham Paling, Group CEO of Mongoose Publishing.

“These are very exciting times for Time Out Singapore, an amazing brand in an amazing country. We are very optimistic about the future for the title and this richly deserved success is no less than our fantastic team, led by editor Iliyas Ong, deserve.”

Organised by Marketing magazine, the Spark Awards celebrate the best practices in media solutions, products and services. It is the premier platform for media owners across the South Asia, Southeast Asia and ANZ regions to showcase their innovation, effectiveness, and value proposition to advertisers, agencies and clients.

For details about reaching the Time Out Singapore audience, contact Sareena or Kenneth at 02 6221 4228 or visit the website at www.timeout.com/singapore.

For more information about the Spark Awards visit http://www.marketing-interactive.com/spark-awards/sea/