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In conjunction with the Advertising Age Best of 1999 competition, entries gathered by Ad Age licensees and affiliated marketing publications abroad also were judged against other entries from their respective countries.

The participating publications include: International Advertising, China; Revista Publicidad & Mercadeo, Colombia; Mercado, Dominican Republic; kreativ, Hungary; Media i Marketing Polska, Poland; briefing, Portugal; Resume, Sweden; and Marketing Turkiye, Turkey.

The judges for the international component of the Best competition were: Joe Cappo, senior VP-international, Crain Communications Inc., which is the publisher of Advertising Age, and world president of the International Ad-vertising Association; Jerome Juska, professor of international advertising at Northwestern University and president of Millennium Management; and Daniel M. O'Brien, global advertising director of Andersen Consulting.

Here are the country-by-country winners in each media category, with the advertiser, entry and ad vertising agency or other entrant cited.


TV: Honorable mention: Hainan Airlines "Cloud," Suxia & Huge Advertising Communication.

Print: Honorable mention: Yongchao Property Shenzhen, "Jerry -- Build," Greatwall Internat-ional Advertising.

Outdoor: Honorable mention: Nippon Paints, "Bottoms," China National United Advertising.


TV: 1st place (tie): Jeans & Jackets, "Pipe" and Safari Ltd., "Bed," both Lowe/SSDM.

Print: 1st place: "Sky de Colombia, "T-Shirt," Lowe/SSDM. Honorable mention: Renault "Airbag," and Hoteles Charleston "Breakfast," both Lowe/SSDM.


TV: Grand prize: Super Pola "Productos Mas Frescos," Pages/ BBDO (spot also won the Grocery Products 1st place); Technology 1st place: Codetel "Will," PanAmericana; Financial Services 1st place: American Express by Banco del Progreso, "Helps You Be More. . .," Partners Ogilvy & Mather; Miscellaneous 1st place: Provida, "Leaky Condoms," Grupo Novel.

Print: 1st place: Cutty Sark "Amarillo," Pages/BBDO; 2nd place: Felix Opticians, "Carrot," Cimple; 3rd place: Dorina, "Christmas Tree," Publicitaria Inter-America.


TV: 1st place (tie): Chio-Wolf, "The Cheese Experts," Scholz & Friends and Bestfoods Hungary -- Globus ketchup "Ketchup," Bates Saatchi & Saatchi; 2nd place: Bestfoods -- Milky Way, "Psychoanalysis," Grey Budapest.

Print: 1st place: Campaign for World Wide Fund for Nature, "No Ears, No Nose, No Eyes," Bates Saatchi & Saatchi; 2nd place (tie): ArchiCad software "Hands," Iconos and Budapest Mayor's Office, "40 Tons a Day," McCann-Erickson Budapest; 3rd place: RTL Klub, "Movies," Bates Saatchi & Saatchi.

Outdoor: 1st place: L'Oreal-Lorebel Cosmetics Ltd., "Building Wrap," Multivision Ltd.; 2nd place (tie): Metro Gratis Ltd. "Non-stop," Ratky & Co. and Kraft Jacobs Suchard, "Between Two Meals," Young & Rubicam Budapest.


TV: 1st place: Tyskie Breweries "Prague," Corporate Profiles DDB; 2nd place: Help for Refugees, "Goldfish," Leo Burnett Warsaw; 3rd place: Toyota Motor Sales Poland, "Paper Balls," Saatchi & Saatchi.

Print: 1st place: Starcom, "Bird Dropping," Leo Burnett Warsaw; 2nd place: Sony, "Missing Tooth," Leo Burnett Warsaw.

Outdoor: Danone -- Minute Maid Juice "Cow," Leo Burnett Warsaw; 2nd place: Support Justified Nudity in Advertising, "Looks Better on Breasts," TBWA Warsaw; 3rd place: Public Service Campaign, "Young Drivers," Cityboard Media.


TV: O Independente, "Shop Window," W/Portugal.

Print, single executions: 1st place: Portugalia Airlines, "Swinging," Abrinicio Publicidad. Honorable mention: Observatorio do Ambiente, "Smoke" and "Jaws," both McCann-Erickson Portugal.

Print, campaigns: all tied for first place: Amnistia International, "Chopsticks," "Forehead," "Eyes" and "Mouth," W/Portugal; Cutty Sark, "Guilt," "Jump," "Shots" and "Pistachios," Euro RSCG Publicidad; Fantasporto Horror & Science Fiction Film Festival, "Electric Chair," "Abduction," "Hanging," "Teeth," McCann-Erickson Portugal.


TV: 1st place: Estrella AB, "Marathon," Hall & Cedarquist/ Y&R; 2nd place: Europolitan AB, "Bongo," Hall & Cedarquist/Y&R.

Print: 1st place: Volvo Cars Sweden "For Sale -- Woods," Forsman & Bodenfors; 2nd place: Salmon Sport AB, "Green Pistes," Tennis, Anyone?"; 3rd place; SmithKline Beecham, "Depression" (three executions), DDB Needham.

Outdoor: 1st place: Ikea Sweden, "Fresh This Autumn -- Armchair," Forsman & Bodenfors; 2nd place: Gothenburg Post -- paperboy recruitment, "Recruitment Event," Forsman & Bodenfors.


TV: honorable mention: Kent/Birlik Gida, "Slingshot," Pars/McCann-Erickson.

Print: honorable mention: Opel "Temporary/Permenent' and "Same Day/Today."

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