NEW DELHI — Leading Indian independent Adfactors dominates the shortlist of finalists for the South Asia SABRE Awards, which will be presented at the awards ceremony at Hard Rock Cafe Mumbai on July 27.

Adfactors is shortlisted 27 times, more than any other agency. Other agencies with multiple finalists include MSL (13), Avian Media (10), Genesis Burson-Marsteller and Edelman (nine), Text100 (eight) PR Pundit and Value 360 (six). In-house teams shortlisted multiple times include Godrej, Viacom 18, and Flipkart.

Meanwhile the prestigious CEO of the Year honour will be awarded to State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, who led the bank through demonetisation.

The winners and certificate of excellence recipients will be announced at the awards ceremony. Tickets and tables for the awards ceremony can be purchased via the Public Relations Consultants Association of India.

A complete list of shortlisted entries can be found here.