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FCB Health Network Wins “Network of the Year” at 30th Annual Med Ad News Manny Awards 2019

Press Release - New York, 19 April 2019

AREA 23, an FCB Health Network company, takes eight honors – the most awarded of any agency 

FCB Health Network won big at the 30th annual Med Ad News Manny Awards 2019, taking home "Network of the Year" and more awards than any other Network. AREA 23, an FCB Health Network company, won a multitude of accolades, including "Most Admired Agency" for the fourth consecutive year, "Best Philanthropic Campaign," "Best Interactive Patient Campaign," "Best Rare Disease Campaign," "Best Consumer Campaign – TV/Radio," "Best Professional Campaign – Print," "Best Professional Campaign – Video" and "Best Social Media Campaign." Rounding out the Network’s wins, AREA 23 ON HUDSON and Studio Rx Productions took home "Best Experiential Campaign."

"FCB Health Network has had the most phenomenal year in our history," said Dana Maiman, president and CEO of FCB Health Network. "We are extremely proud of this recognition, and will stay 'never finished' in our quest to partner with our clients, do right by our incredible talent and continuing to elevate the bar for all of healthcare advertising."

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Med Ad News honored the best in pharmaceutical and healthcare advertising at the annual Manny Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Pier Sixty in Manhattan. For three decades, the Manny Awards have paid tribute to the creative work of agencies serving the healthcare market, their people and their contributions to the industry.

The full list of FCB Health Network 2019 Manny Award wins can be found below: 

Network of the Year: FCB Health Network

Most Admired Agency: AREA23 

Best Experiential Campaign: AREA 23 ON HUDSON and Studio Rx Productions – Parkinson’s House Call for Sinovion

Best Rare Disease Campaign: AREA23 and Lily – The World’s Smallest Booth for Lartruvo

Best Consumer Campaign – TV/Radio: AREA23 and Allergan – April Fools for Coolsculpting

Best Professional Campaign – Print: AREA23 and Insmed  No Defense for Arikayce 

Best Professional Campaign – Video: AREA23, Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly – Heart Stories for Jardiance

Best Social Media Campaign: AREA23 – The Worst Restaurant in Town for The diaTribe Foundation 

Best Philanthropic Campaign: AREA23 – The Rape Tax for The National Organization for Victim Assistance

Best Interactive Patient Campaign: AREA23 – TXT2HLP for New York Presbyterian


About FCB Health Network

FCB Health Network is one of the world’s most awarded communications networks, focused on creating game-changing marketing solutions for consumers, patients and healthcare professionals. With specialized units covering a wide range of wellness practices, FCB Health Network employs more than 1,800 people across an extensive global network, delivering multichannel capabilities that include DTC and HCP communications, professional education, branding, scientific services, strategic planning and media services. Its integrated agency offering includes AREA23, AREA 23 ON HUDSON, BX – Brand Experience Design Group, FCB Health Amsterdam, FCB Health Brasil, FCB Health Canada, FCB Health Frankfurt, FCB Health Hampshire, FCB Health London, FCB Health New York, FCB Health Zurich, FCBCure, FCBVIO, Mosaic Group, Neon, ProHealth, Solve(d), Studio Rx, Studio Rx Productions and Trio. The FCB Health Network was named “Agency of the Year” by Med Ad Newsin 2006, 2009, 2015 and 2017, and by Medical Marketing & Mediain 2007, 2010, 2015 and 2017. In eight of the past nine years, an FCB Health Network company has received “Most Creative Agency” honors. Cannes Lions, the world’s preeminent annual creative awards festival, named its AREA23 unit “Healthcare Agency of the Year” in 2017, and named FCB Health Network “Healthcare Network of the Year” in 2018.