Jodi Ong, a final-year advertising student at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, has been chosen to represent Singapore in the highly anticipated All-Stars challenge in The One Club’s Portfolio Night. This annual event, organized by BBDO’s Creative Chairman Tay Guan Hin and TBWA’s ECD, Asheen Naidu, is a global platform for showcasing emerging young creative talent in the creative industry.
Ong’s exceptional portfolio and unwavering confidence left a lasting impression on the Creative Reviewers during Portfolio Night 2023. Her innovative approach and distinctive style set her apart, earning her the title of Singapore’s All-Star.
The event brought together industry experts who recognized Ong’s talent and awarded her top marks. From July 17-24, Ong will compete online in a rigorous brief competition alongside a diverse group of international talents. This collaborative contest will challenge the All-Stars to showcase their abilities and creativity, with the winning team earning the highly coveted grand prize.
The climactic grand finale is scheduled for September 10-15 in the vibrant city of New York. The victorious participants will be flown in and provided with accommodations, embarking on a week-long adventure filled with celebrations, networking opportunities, and exclusive recruitment sessions.
This extraordinary experience begins a promising advertising career for Ong and her fellow All-Stars.
Singapore’s Portfolio Night 2023 was a sold-out event that attracted a plethora of young creatives from esteemed educational institutions, including Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, LASALLE College of the Arts, MAD School Chatsworth Media, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Nanyang Polytechnic, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, RMIT University, and Singapore Management University.
The event garnered participation from influential industry leaders such as Alan Leong from TikTok, Alfred Wee from McCann Worldgroup, Benson Toh from DDB Group Singapore, Cristina ‘Tin’ Sanchez from Iris, Guy Futcher from VCCP, Hwee Peng Koh from Blak Labs, Nicolas Courant from Ogilvy, Pann Lim from Kinetic, Pat Law from GOODSTUPH, Sascha Kuntze from BBH Asia Pacific, Sarah Ko from Procter & Gamble One, and Theresa Ong from Meta.
The One Club’s Portfolio Night, the world’s largest advertising portfolio review program, offers a dynamic evening of guidance, networking, and recruitment opportunities across multiple cities worldwide. It catalyses nurturing the next generation of creative talent in the creative industry.