Branded Cities, in collaboration with its clients, takes home four awards and several top two contender recognitions at Ad Club’s 6th annual OOH Showdown

Branded Cities Canada, a premier Out-Of-Home and iconic media company in North America, in collaboration with its clients, has won four awards at Advertising Club’s 6th annual OOH Showdown competition held at Arcadian Court, Toronto. The competition recognizes and honours the best and most innovative Out-of Home campaigns executed in Canada over the past year.

The OOH Showdown consisted of nine distinct categories, attracting submissions from a variety of top Canadian OOH media providers. Branded Cities took home four awards for the categories: Large Format Static Billboard for the Golden Horseshoe billboard, Street Level/ Transit/ Transportation for the Moosehead 150 campaign, Non-traditional Out-of-Home Advertising formats for Masterbrand 2017, and Multi –Platform Campaign for the Nordstrom Toronto Store Openings 2016.

“This year’s competition was fierce, with brilliant campaigns and excellent use of the OOH medium – reaching and engaging audiences in creative and memorable ways,” states Bill McDonald, Vice President of National Sales at Branded Cities Canada. “With such competition, it’s a great honour to have been recognized in almost all categories and to have taken home four awards; a true testament to our iconic media assets, our creative flexibility and the ingenuity of our clients.”

Further to this, Adam Butterworth, President of Branded Cities, adds “We could not have won without the collaboration of our media agency clients, bringing forward clever, fun, and impactful campaigns that effectively used our iconic media assets.”

In addition to winning four awards, Branded Cities was a top two contender in another four categories: Large Format Digital Billboard, Experiential, Mobile Integration, and Canada 150. For a list of all Branded Cities OOH campaign video submissions, please visit:


Branded Cities Network, a subsidiary of EL Media, is a fully integrated, digital, spectacular signage media company. BCN’s current U.S. platform includes New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Denver. BCN is owned by The Ellman Companies and Cantor Fitzgerald. Ellman is a privately owned media, real estate and investments company founded in 1972 with diverse ownership interests throughout the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. For more information visit: or Cantor Fitzgerald is a preeminent capital markets investment bank serving more than 5,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking services, prime brokerage and commercial real estate financing. For more information please visit: