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OMG Agency OMD Named Media Network of the Year, with sister-shop PHD claiming second place 

Group revealed first-mover partnerships with leading retail, programmatic buying and social platforms that will connect upper funnel investment to sales 

 New York, NY (June 26, 2024) – Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) emerged from the 2024 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity as the most honored media holding company, earning the highest combined total of Lions awards (including two Grand Prixes) and short list placements than any other global media group.

Rankings compiled from awards results published  by Cannes Lions

For the third time in seven years, OMG agency OMD Worldwide was named Media Network of the Year, while sister-agency (and 2020-2021 winner) PHD claimed second place.  OMD’s win marks the fourth time an OMG agency has taken the Media Network of the Year title since 2017.

Rankings compiled from awards results published by Cannes Lions

During the Cannes festival OMG also revealed four first-mover strategic partnerships with leading retail, programmatic buying and social platforms that will, for the first time, enable upper funnel media  investment to be connected to sales, including leveraging Amazon Ads’  proprietary browsing, shopping, and streaming insights to directly tie linear and CTV investment to purchases made on Amazon; a co-development partnership with The Trade Desk that enables both advanced video planning and sales-based optimization; TikTok shop certification for Omnicom’s Flywheel digital commerce division that connect creator content to sales; and activating within Instacart’s Developer Platform to make creator content shoppable and attributable.

Summing up the takeaway from OMG’s week of awards and announcements, CEO Florian Adamski said, “The honors and headlines we earned in Cannes are a testament to our talent around the world.  Connected and powered by our industry-leading Omni open operating system, they are creating the brilliant campaigns and first-to-market capabilities that unlock growth for our clients and opportunities for our people.”