2020 Galaxy Winners

Judging Procedures

JUDGING PROCEDURE
The GALAXY Awards are sponsored by MerComm, Inc. an independent organization founded with the exclusive purpose of evaluating, measuring and recognizing the standards of excellence. As such, entrants are assured that their work is judged objectively and fairly. The GALAXY program is the only competition that is judged by peers in the profession rather than by editors and advertisers. Further, the GALAXY Awards Competition is unique in that each entry is judged against itself, to the degree that the individual entry achieves its intended purpose. Entries from large or small organizations have an equal playing field at winning. Judging is based not on budget, but on the values of creativity, effectiveness, performance and success, as symbolized by the GALAXY Awards.

Each entry is evaluated three separate times during the preliminary rounds. The three sets of scores are then averaged into a single score for individual entry. A certain minimum score must be achieved to qualify for an award. Awards are given to the top third of the entries. Only one Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honors Award will be given in each classification; however, if no entry scores high enough, no award will be given.

All Gold Award Winners become candidates for the Grand Awards. In addition, one BEST OF SHOW Award will be presented to the one entry that best exemplifies the spirit of the GALAXY Awards.

Judges

The International Academy of Communications Arts and Sciences (IACAS) was founded by MerComm to set high standards for various communication specialties and to give professionals in the fields higher status by establishing the definition of excellence. Membership in the Academy is considered an international Who’s Who in the communication industry.

The International Academy of Communications Arts and Sciences recognizes the art of communications in a global economy and the science of the new technologies which enable the worldwide exchange of ideas and information. Members of the judging faculty will evaluate the entries based on the standards of international excellence through the measures of creativity and craft.

33 Visual – MEXICO
5D Factory – KOREA
A. Plus Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
Addison – USA
AIR Health – USA
Akademie Deutscher
   Genossenshaften ADG
   – GERMANY
Armacell International S.A
   – LUXEMBOURG
Artists Estate Studio – USA
ATREVIA – PORTUGAL
ATREVIA – SPAIN
Atruvia AG – GERMANY
Avila Creative, Inc. – USA
Bank of China – HONG KONG
Berenberg – GERMANY
BGA Publishing – USA
BP Content – GERMANY
BrandsOnSpeed GmbH
   – GERMANY
Bring, LLC. – USA
Burgess Strategic Marketing
   Services – USA
C3 Creative Code & Content
   – GERMANY
CD Corporate Reports SDN BHD
   – MALAYSIA
CHC Enterprises – USA
China Communications Services
   Corporation Limited
   – HONG KONG
China Overseas Property
   Holdings Ltd – CHINA
China Telecom Corporation Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited
   – HONG KONG
Christian Rahofer GmbH – AUSTRIA
CITIC Limited – HONG KONG
Citizens Development Business
   Finance PLC – SRI LANKA
C.J. Graphics – CANADA
Colonial First State Global
   Asset Mgmt – AUSTRALIA
ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited
   – SINGAPORE
concept c media – GERMANY
Content Performance Group GmbH
   – GERMANY
Coolgrey Design Workshop Limited
   – HONG KONG
Cope Content Performance
   Group GMBH – AUSTRIA
Cre8 – HONG KONG
CSR Consulting & Design – KOREA
Curran & Connors, Inc. – USA
Daimler AG – GERMANY
Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
   – JAPAN
Dan Baron – USA
Devon Title – USA
Diehl Aviation – GERMANY
DNA Komunika – INDONESIA
Donnelley Financial Solutions
   – HONG KONG
Doosan Infracore Ltd
   – REPUBLIC OF KOREA
DOTPLUS Communications
   SDN BHD – MALAYSIA
EDICO Financial Press Services Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Elegance Financial
   Communications Limited
   – HONG KONG
Engage Media Pte. Ltd
   – SINGAPORE
Equity Financial Press Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Excel Communication and
   Perception Management
   – TURKEY
Fast Retailing Co., Limited – JAPAN
FGI Design – USA
Fiducia & GAD IT AG – GERMANY
Finar Kurumsal – TURKEY
Fronius International GmbH
   – GERMANY
Fuhrmann Films – GERMANY
GenNex Financial Media Limited
   – HONG KONG
Global Reporting Services
   – AUSTRALIA
Graffiti – TURKEY
Great Thinks – GERMANY
Grupo Insud – ARGENTINA
H2H Consulting – USA
HeterMedia – HONG KONG
HGB Hamburger Geschäftsberichte
   GmbH & Co. KG – GERMANY
HKBN Group – HONG KONG
House of Communications – USA
Hyundai Motor Group – KOREA
i.LINK Group Limited – HONG KONG
Ideas on Purpose – USA
INBRAX – CHILE
Inc. Design – USA
Informa PLC – UNITED KINGDOM
Insight Creative – NEW ZEALAND
International Finance Corporation
   (IFC) – USA
iONE Financial Press – HONG KONG
IR & MEHR – AUSTRIA
IZ Iletisim – TURKEY
John Madere Photography – USA
Jolly Good Films – NEW ZEALAND
Karin und Walter Blüchert
   Gedächtnisstiftung – GERMANY
KD1 Designagentur – GERMANY
Kerry Properties – HONG KONG
KorteMaerzWolff Kommunikation
   – GERMANY
KW Communications – GERMANY
LLYC – COLOMBIA
LLYC – SPAIN
loved GmbH – GERMANY
Luke Communications Group
   – USA
M-1 Studios – USA
M&M Consultancy – HONG KONG
Marco – SPAIN
Media Genesis – USA
Mensalia GmbH – AUSTRIA
mensemedia – GERMANY
MerchantCantos – ENGLAND
MerchantCantos – USA
MetaFusion Pte Ltd – SINGAPORE
Michigan Door – USA
Milenio3Genera – MEXICO
Miramar Group – HONG KONG
MM Partners – KOREA
MSI – LUXEMBOURG
Mubadala Investment Company
   – UAE
Newport3 Communications
   – GERMANY
Nova Fusion – MALAYSIA
OMV Aktiengesellschaft
   – AUSTRIA
Orange Financial Printing Limited
   – HONG KONG
Paragraphs Design – USA
Parcel Design – CANADA
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC
   – SRI LANKA
PepperClub – GERMANY
PETRANIX Corporate and
   Financial Communication
   – SWITZERLAND
Plan P. GmbH – GERMANY
PRATT Institute – USA
PRH Hamburg Kommunikation
   GmbH – GERMANY
Profilwerkstatt GmbH – GERMANY
Protop Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk
   – INDONESIA
Publik. Agentur Für Kommunikation
   GmbH – GERMANY
q30 design, Inc. – CANADA
ramp.space – GERMANY
REF Financial Press Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Reg Pauffley – UNITED KINGDOM
Rethink – MALAYSIA
ringzwei – GERMANY
S/O Project – KOREA
Sakaguchi Company – JAPAN
Sedgwick Richardson
   – HONG KONG
SEQUEL – USA
Shian Inc. – JAPAN
Signi Design – MEXICO
Silicon Plus Communications
   PTE Limited – SINGAPORE
SinoMedia Holding Limited
   – CHINA
SIX Group Services AG
   – SWITZERLAND
Smart Media – SRI LANKA
Solomon Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
SS Digital Media – USA
Stagg & Friends GmbH – GERMANY
Stan Gellman Graphic Design Inc.
   – USA
Studio 210, LLC – USA
süden ad agency – GERMANY
Sydinvest – DENMARK
Symrise – GERMANY
Tayburn – TURKEY
TERRITORY Content to Results
   GmbH – GERMANY
The Charles NYC – USA
The Dubs – AUSTRALIA
The Hong Kong Society for the Aged
   – HONG KONG
The Open University of Hong Kong
   – HONG KONG
Toppan Merrill Limited
   – HONG KONG
TronnCom KG – AUSTRIA
Troy Chamber of Commerce – USA
Twice Graphics – HONG KONG
Ulled Barcelona – SPAIN
United Therapeutics – USA
USA WRITING SERVICES – USA
VOK Dams Events & Live Marketing
   – GERMANY
Wachovia Securities – USA
Walker Publicity Consulting – USA
Wendy’s Bloggers – USA
WILO SE – GERMANY
Wynk Design, Inc. – USA
X_Design – MEXICO
Xanadu Communications – USA
Yellow Creative (HK) Limited
   – HONG KONG
YesTogether – IRAN

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2021 GALAXY FACULTY OF DISTINGUISHED JUDGES

AIR
Rockville, MD
Luis Martinez – Graphic Designer
Matt Mowczko – Graphic Designer
Lese Rowe – Art Direction

CHINA TELECOM
CORPORATION LTD

Hong Kong
Lisa Lai – Director of
   Investor Relations

CHINA UNICOM
(HONG KONG) LIMITED

Hong Kong
Michelle Lam – Manager
Joeling Law – Senior Manager
Enrica Lee
   – Assistant Company Secretary

CONCEPT C MEDIA GMBH
Munich, Germany
Gunter Maria Bregulla
   – Project Director

COOLGREY DESIGN
WORKSHOP LIMITED

Hong Kong
Kelvin Chung – Creative Director
King Wong – Creative Director

CRE8 (GREATER CHINA) LIMITED
Hong Kong
Wayne Cheung – Head of Design
Jefferson Chiu – Senior Art Director
Davy Li – Managing Director
   & Head of Sales

DFIN

Hong Kong
Rachel Choi – Creative Director

FINAR

Istanbul, Turkey
Cansu Corak – Project Executive
GENNEX FINANCIAL
MEDIA LIMITED

Hong Kong
Sahn Wing Ko – Art Director
Maxx Wong Ka Kit
   – Associate Creative Director
Laetitia Wong Yuk Sin
   – Associate Creative Director

HETERMEDIA SERVICES LIMITED
Hong Kong
Charles Ho – Design Manager
Orling Or
   – Business Development Director

I.LINK GROUP LIMITED
Hong Kong
Adrianne Chan – Creative Director
Tony Man – Assistant Art Director
Hidy Shum
   – Assistant General Manager

INBRAX CHILE
Santiago, Chile
Pancho Gonzalez – CCO

Kerry Properties Limited
Hong Kong
Michelle Lam
   – Senior Director-Corporate &
   Marketing Communications

KW COMMUNICATIONS
Hamburg, Germany
Karsten Wehmeier – Founder

M&M
Hong Kong
Mike Moulders
   – Brand Design Consultant

MM PARTNERS
Seoul, South Korea
Young-Il Kim – Senior Director
Sang Hyun Lee – Art Director
Jong-Kook Yi – Chief Director
PEPPER-CLUB
Stuttgart, Germany
Sven Ruhs – Creative Director

REF FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong
Alex Choi – Creative Director
Jerry Lam
   – Associate Creative Director
Emmy Sin – Head of Design

STAN GELLMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN
St. Louis, MO
Mary Muehlemann – Designer
Teresa Thompson – President
Bryan Wakeland – Senior Designer

STUDIO 210, LLC
Norwalk, CT
Richard Colin – Accountant
Karen Krieger – CCO, Member
Juan Wen – Bookkeeper

THE HONG KONG
SOCIETY FOR THE AGED

Hon Kong
Chan Ka Hei, Isabel
   – Administration Officer
Kam Shuk Hang, Diana
   – Executive Director
Leung Erica
   – Senior Officer (Administration)
Tang Shuk Yan, Rita – Corporate
   Communications Officer

ULLED ASOCIADOS
Madrid, Spain
Merce Balana – Director
Sara Navarrte – Account Director
Georgina Palleja – Account Director
Vicenc Palleja – CFO
Cristina Ruiz – General Manager
Pedro Torres – Director

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