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Grey Health Group and Havas Health Sign on as 2016 Young Globals Sponsors

NEW YORK, NY – December 14, 2016 - The Global Awards℠ Young Globals competition & internship program is partnering with Grey Health Group and Havas Health for the third annual Young Global student competition. Both Grey Health Group and Havas Health will support the competition as official corporate sponsors and mentor emerging young creatives by providing internship opportunities to this year’s winning teams.

Gary Scheiner, Chief Creative Officer, Grey Health Group had this to say about GHG sponsoring the Young Globals. "The most exciting innovations and biggest transformations are happening in the health and wellness space. I’m excited for this new generation of talented marketers who will get to take full advantage of that."

"We believe in supporting talent of all ages and also recognize that the future is now -- and that young people and innovators are helping us rewrite future standards of excellence. So we are proud to celebrate talent present and future with our sponsorship,” said Donna Murphy, Global CEO, Havas Health.

The Young Globals is the only college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising that offers students an opportunity to submit their creative work, the chance to earn a prestigious Global Award, and the experience to test drive their career in healthcare advertising. Launched to identify and recognize emerging creative talent from around the world, Young Globals introduces students to the rewards of working in the healthcare and wellness advertising industry.

“Healthcare advertising should be a destination career for the world’s brightest young talent,” said Robin Shapiro, Group President, North America, TBWA\WorldHealth. "Through the Young Globals, we help students from the world’s premier portfolio schools discover that their creativity has potential to change the world. It’s a very powerful program and we are grateful to Grey Health Group and Havas Health for their partnership.”**

“No other competition offers young creatives the opportunity to jump start their career via an internship at a prominent healthcare advertising agency. The Young Globals provides the most innovative and creative students with an insider’s view of the world of healthcare and wellness,” said Michael Demetriades, VP & Executive Director, Global Awards.

The Young Globals competition is open to all college and university students, including portfolio centers, who are exploring advertising, marketing, art, design, creative writing, technology, or similar areas of creative focus. A creative brief is provided to entrants as inspiration and students are offered the opportunity to create a speculative campaign. Students interested in exploring healthcare advertising as a career may enter either individually or as a two-person team.

This year’s creative Challenge Brief invites student entrants to create a multi-channel experience (print, social media, digital, etc.) for a leading (fictional) maker of diabetes medications to raise awareness about the link between unhealthy food choices, childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.

The Young Globals award winners will receive a Global Award, have their work showcased at the 2017 award ceremony, and be given the opportunity to experience a paid internship (minimum of one month), based on their availability, at the sponsoring healthcare advertising agencies.

All entries submitted to the Young Globals will be judged by the sponsoring agencies' international award-winning healthcare advertising chief creatives and their team. The Young Globals award-winners will receive a Global Award and be given the opportunity to experience a paid internship with a minimum of one month, based on their availability, at one of the sponsoring healthcare advertising agencies. Award-winners will be honored at the 2017 Global Awards ceremony.

The deadline to enter the Young Globals is March 1, 2017. The entry fee is $40.00. To find out more about the please visit: Young Globals and enter please click: HERE . For more information please visit the Global Awards website at

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About ghg | greyhealth group ghg | greyhealth group is a global healthcare communications company capable of driving every aspect of healthcare communications. Headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, ghg works with leading companies to build world-class healthcare and pharmaceutical brands among medical professionals and consumers, with a unique storytelling approach that covers print, digital, and television-broadcast media, medical education, sales-force presentations and managed-access strategies. ghg is a wholly-owned member of WPP, the world’s largest communications services company.

About Havas Health: Havas Health houses Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly-owned communications companies with more than 75 offices in over 50 countries, each focused on the advancement of health and well-being. Havas Health has the infrastructure and regional reach to foster seamless brand experiences by embedding a unique business model inside each of our agencies. That means channel-neutral solutions—medical, strategy, promotion, managed markets, medical education, digital, DTP/DTC, B2B, social media, advertising and PR—all within one P&L. Why is that so special? Because creating true customer experiences today requires real-time collaboration across different disciplines and media, setting the stage for the best ideas to win. And that’s key to keeping customers satisfied. Havas Health is a global subsidiary of Havas, a world leader in communications (Euronext Paris: HAV.PA)

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