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FCB named “Healthcare Network Of The Year” at 2020/2021 Clio Health Awards

Press Release - New York, 29 June 2021

Network agencies garner 37 awards, including 7 Gold, 10 Silver, 20 Bronze 

New York, NY, June 29, 2021 – FCB was crowned “Healthcare Network of the Year” at the 2020/2021 Clio Health Awards. This is the second time FCB has secured this prestigious recognition, which honors creative excellence that meets the advanced needs of consumers and addresses the sophisticated challenges, demands and opportunities of a fast-evolving, rapidly expanding global marketplace and industry.

Impressively, this honor comes on the heels of a history-making performance for the Network at the 2020/2021 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, where FCB captured the coveted “Network of the Year” award, FCB Health Network took home the “Healthcare Network of the Year” accolade and AREA 23, an FCB Health Network company, was named “Healthcare Agency of the Year.” FCB notched a collective haul of 80 Lions, including two Titanium Lions and five Grands Prix.

These accolades build on the FCB Network’s winning streak in the midst of unprecedented times around the world. Highlights include securing Adweek’s 2020 “Global Agency of the Year” honor. The FCB Health Network dominated at the 32nd annual Manny Awards, taking home 13 MANNYs, including the prestigious “Network of the Year.” FCB Health Network’s AREA 23 unit was awarded “Most Admired Agency” for the sixth consecutive year and “Most Creative Agency” for the sixth time overall. FCB Health Network was also the most awarded company at the 2020 DTC National Advertising Awards, with 11 wins, including six Golds. 

Commenting on the Network’s success, FCB Health Network CEO Dana Maiman, who was recently named Ad Age “Agency Executive of the Year,” said:

“We are honored to have our work recognized by this esteemed program. This achievement and our year-over-year creative success can be attributed to the creative leaders in our Network. It’s also a testament to the caliber of our talent, and the trust our clients have in us to deliver creative solutions that accelerate their impact on lives around the world.”

The full list of FCB’s Clio Health wins includes:

  • FCB: Network of the Year
  • AREA 23: 3 GOLD, 4 SILVER, 2 BRONZE – “SICK BEATS” on behalf of Woojer  
  • AREA 23: 1 GOLD, 2 SILVER – “Trapped” on behalf of NTMFacts
  • AREA 23: 2 SILVER, 2 BRONZE – “Unbreakable” on behalf of NTMFacts
  • AREA 23: 1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE – “Tip of the Tongue” on behalf of Constant Therapy
  • AREA 23: 2 BRONZE – “DOWN AND OUT KIDNEY” on behalf of Horizon Therapeutics (gout disease education)
  • AREA 23: 2 BRONZE – “Gabriel” on behalf of March of Dimes/Providence Saint John’s Health Center
  • AREA 23: 2 BRONZE – “The Momentous Moments of Max and Maxine” on behalf of Cyramza
  • FCB Canada: 3 GOLD, 1 SILVER, 3 BRONZE – “Project Understood” on behalf of Google AI/Canadian Down Syndrome Society
  • FCB Health Europe: 1 BRONZE – “The biggest company you’ve never heard of” on behalf of Accord Ltd
  • FCB Health New York: 1 BRONZE – “The Trial for Clinical Equality” on behalf of The Trial for Clinical Equality 
  • FCB/SIX: 4 BRONZE – “Publicly Traded” on behalf of LifeStyles



About FCB Global

FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) is a global, award-winning and integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity and success dating from 1873. Named Adweek’s 2020 Global Agency of the Year, Cannes Lions 2019 North American Creative Agency of the Year and a 2019 Ad Age A-List global top 10, FCB focuses on creating “Never Finished” campaign ideas that have the power to transform brands, businesses and communities. With more than 8,000 people in 109 operations in 80 countries, the company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). Visit or follow @FCBglobal on Instagram and Twitter and FCB Global on Facebook and LinkedIn. 

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 health and wellness practices, the network works with 19 of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and countless start-ups, biotechs and biopharmaceutical companies. Comprised of 23 agencies, FCB Health Network employs more than 2,800 people across 120 offices in 80+ countries. The FCB Health Network has four full-service, multichannel healthcare agencies in the U.S. — FCB Health New York, AREA 23, Neon and FCBCURE — as well as units focusing specifically on managed markets, medical education, branding and clinical trial recruitment. Cannes Lions, the world’s preeminent annual creative awards festival, named FCB Health Network “Healthcare Network of the Year” in 2021 and 2018, and named the network’s AREA 23 unit “Healthcare Agency of the Year” in 2021 and 2017. Medical Marketing &Media(MM&M)named an FCB Health Network company “Agency of the Year” in 2017, 2015, 2010 and 2007. Clio Health Awards named FCB Health Network “Network of the Year” in 2019. In 2020, the Network’s FCB Health New York and FCBCURE units were named to MM&M’s “Best Places to Work” list, marking the third consecutive year that FCB Health New York was honored with the title. In 2021, Med Ad News’Manny Awards named FCB Health Network “Network of the Year” for the second time in three years.In 10 of the past 12 years, an FCB Health Network company has received the “Most Creative Agency” honor at the Manny Awards, while “Agency of the Year” was awarded in 2006, 2009, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2020.