Ceremony 2014


The Epica Awards 2014 prize-giving ceremony took place in Amsterdam on November 20th, preceded by the Epica Creative Circle conference that reinforced the link between agencies and the trade press.
The conference and the ceremony were hosted by our partner in the Netherlands, Marketing Tribune; the after-party by Sizzer Amsterdam.

November 20, 2014 - Program

The Epica Awards ceremony was held in the historic Koepelkerk in Amsterdam, a former Lutheran church now used as an exclusive events venue by the neighbouring Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel. The awards took place beneath its magnificent cupola or “koepelzaal”.

10.00 - 12.00  MEET THE PRESS

Where top agencies meet with the editors in chief and senior editors of the Epica Awards Jury.
[Private event, by invitation only]


Exclusive and invitation-only lunch meeting with publishers of the marketing and communications trade press from all over the world.
[Private event, by invitation only]


"When Creativity Makes A Difference"

Attend this conference and be inspired while gaining knowledge in how to arrive at creative solutions when collaborating with numerous different companies & bureaus.

The conference is hosted by Sjaak Hoogkammer, chief editor, Marketing Tribune

Speakers include:

  • Petter Gulli, Executive Creative Director at DDB Oslo.

“Basic 2.0”
"Forget the new media hype. We are still throwing tons of money out the window. Great creative work is still based on simple maths and some simple old truths, of course mixed with a few new ones."

    • François Grouiller, Group Strategy Director, Europe at Fred & Farid Group 

"Chinese Creativity"

“How to Become a Happy Loser”
If you add personal crisis to economic crisis, you could become a loser. If you deal with that in a proper way, you could still end up a loser, but maybe a happy one. 

“The work. the work. the work.”

“Walking the Talk”
A collection of observations and learnings built on Wieden+Kennedy's collaborations with some of the world's leading brands, as demonstrated through their work.  


19.30 Welcome drink

20.00 Awards ceremony of the 62 categories

The place to discover the Epica Grand Prix (Film, Print and Digital), the Agency of the Year, the Network of the Year and the Gold winners for each category. See the full results.

22.00 - 02.00 EPICA AFTER-PARTY

Hosted by Sizzer Amsterdam.



Epica wants to thank our generous sponsors for their support of Epica Awards and this event:

 Marketing Tribune, Euronews, Montblanc, adforum, ACT Responsible