Gerety Awards announces locations & ambassadors for 2023

Myra Nussbaum

Chicago is the location for one of the executive jury sessions of the 2023 Gerety Awards with Myra Nussbaum, President & CCO, Havas Chicago as the Ambassador and jury president.

The locations for the 5th season of the Gerety Awards are London, Chicago, Dubai, Mumbai, Berlin, Bucharest, AUNZ, Madrid, Bogota, and Stockholm. As well as defining the shortlist the executive jury sessions each select the agency and production company of the year from their country. This is chosen from the entrants of the Portfolio Cut. 

New for 2023: entrants will be able to submit entries for Strategy as well as Emerging Commerce into any of the Gerety cuts for Communication, Media, Innovation, B2B, Health, Pharma, Works for Good, Entertainment, Experience and Humour. 

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Entries celebrating strategy will show creative examples of the customer journey and strategic planning that redefined a brand or product.

Emerging commerce will show new channels that organically use the Metaverse, NFTs, Blockchain, AI, AR and other advanced technologies and tools to seamlessly support the development of a brand, product or service.

Chicago Ambassador, Myra Nussbaum says: “When my son was 10 years old he asked me if it was true that my grandmother couldn’t vote when she turned 18. When I confirmed that sad fact his little mind was blown. He couldn’t imagine a world where women didn’t have equal rights and pay. As he’s gotten older, he’s seen the struggles gender creates and is as passionate as I am about equality. The Gerety Awards is a palpable way for our industry to close the gap in creative jury rooms around the world and I’m honored to play my part in it.”

The ambassadors leading the executive jury sessions for the 2023 Gerety Awards include:

Kathrin Jesse, CEO, BBDO Germany

Gia Fernandes, Group Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, India

Natasha Romariz Maasri, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett MEA, UAE

Amy Kean, CEO, Good Shout, UK

Manuela Villegas, Co-Founder, Sí Señor, Colombia

Gema Arias, Digital Strategy and Creative Director, Kitchen, Spain

Simina Zidaru, Managing Director & Creative Director, Tribal DDB, Romania

Kim Pick, Executive Creative Director, VMLY&R, New Zealand

Nina Kurn, Strategy Director & Senior Creative, McCann Stockholm & Nordics, Sweden

Myra Nussbaum, President & CCO, Havas Chicago, USA

The 2023 Gerety Awards are now open for entries. The full executive jury will be announced in the coming weeks in the meantime you can learn more about the Grand Jury and Ambassadors at

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