The Círculo Creativo has today announced the 6th USH Idea Awards jury. For this edition, the jury consists of 36 members from 15 different agencies and 9 production companies from across the country for categories in Creative, Strategic Planning and Craft. Jury is selected upon merit, background and industry recognition and this year award winning creative executive Humberto Polar, CCO of Grey México will be the President of the Jury.

“This country has recognized the immense talent that Hispanics bring to culture and to our ad industry, and we are proud to welcome some of the most ingenious minds from our market to judge this year’s U.S.H. Idea Awards. We will celebrate work that inspires change and provoke results for our clients.” says Ciro Sarmiento, President of Círculo Creativo and CCO of Dieste.

The award consists of 17 categories and 174 subcategories and only 5 ideas will be awarded best of show of the year along with golds, silvers and bronzes.

"We are proud to make this award truly inclusive and give a voice to a market that not only needs it, but deserves it." says Gustavo Lauria Chairman of Círculo Creativo and Cofounder at We Believers.

The U.S.H. Idea Awards, the premier event for the industry, celebrates outstanding creative achievement in advertising generated by Hispanic or general market agencies targeting Hispanic consumers.

The awards celebration event will be held at the Zenith Art & Fashion in Miami, Florida on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Below you will find the distinguished list of jurors for the 2017 U.S.H. Idea Awards: 

President of the Jury:
Humberto Polar, Chief Creative Officer, Grey Mexico

Creative Jury:
Beatriz Torres, Creative Director, Alma
Ilia Isales, Senior Copywriter, Anomaly
Pablo Buffagni, President / Creative Director, BBQ Agency
Vanessa Castañeda, Senior Art Director, Bravo
Bruno Lambertini, CEO, Circus Marketing
María Bernal, VP Creative Director, Lápiz
Alberto Calva, Associate Creative Director, LatinWorks
Manuel Villegas, Creative Director, López Negrete Communications
Juan Oubiña, Founder & Creative Director, o1-agency
Aldo Quevedo, Principal/Executive Creative Director, Richards/Lerma
Norbi Zylberberg, CCO, Socialisssima
Leo Prat, Managing Partner and Executive Creative Director, We Believers
Francisco Losada, Associate Creative Director, Zubi Advertising Services

Planning & Strategy Jury:
Angela Rodríguez, VP, Strategic Insights, Alma
Stacey Trunnell, Strategy Director, Anomaly
Paola Villalobos, Strategic Planner, Bravo
Aaron Nava, Strategy Digital Director, Circus Marketing
Alejandro Oszust, Planning Director, Conill
Abraham Espinosa, Associate Director Strategic Planning, d expósito & Partners
Gabriela González, Planning Director, Dieste
Andrea Bohorova, Senior Brand Planner, LatinWorks
Marina Willis, Account Planner, López Negrete Communications
Luis Miranda, Planning Director, o1-agency
Carlos Rodríguez, Director of Planning, Richards/Lerma
Carolina Rodas, Planning, Socialisssima
José Quijano, Managing Partner, We Believers
Yadira Santana-Dowling, Senior Account planner, Zubi Advertising Services

Craft Jury:
David Chipon, Executive Producer, Bikini Films
Luisa Kratch, Director, D'Avant-Garde Media/Primo
José Alvarez, Executive Producer, Harpoon Pictures
Juan Taylor, Executive Producer, Landia LA
Leo Lovera, President, Moving Forward Studios Inc
Leda Nasio, Executive Producer, Nunchaku
Alexis Estiz, Partner & Head Composer, Personal Music
Jorge Larrain, Executive Producer, Rebolucion USA
Mauricio Jemal, Executive Producer, Shooters Films

The USH Idea Awards 2017 Closing Party hosted by Circulo Creativo and Kontakto:
Zenith Art & Fashion
1440 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL, 33132

Friday, October 13th
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit www.ushideaawards.com