Some of the team got dressed to the nines and ventured into Sandton for the New Generation Awards on Tuesday.

Gorilla at New Generation Awards

Let it be known, we might take a casual approach to work attire, but we clean up real good! We had ten submissions, nine of which were finalists. So we were hoping to leave with at least something for our efforts. The night did not disappoint, with four of those finalists winning. We scored!

Outstanding Customer Care Using Social Media
Gold – POND’S

Mobile Marketing Excellence
Gold – Stork Bake
Silver – POND’S

Best Online Competition
Silver – AXE

Not bad! The evening was pretty entertaining, with a performance from Morgan Beatbox and an inspiring speech from none other than Alan Knott-Craig. Check out the Twitter feed for the #NewGenAwards to see what went down. The Gorilla team got stuck into some Oudemeester, so you know they had a blast. If you need more proof, there’s this conversation:

Our creativity extends well beyond brand marketing.

A big congrats to Unilever for being recognised as digital brand of the year and for claiming the New Generation Overall Social and Digital Winner Award.