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Badong Abesamis

Founder of GIGIL

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 Badong Abesamis Biography

Badong Abesamis is a founding partner of GIGIL, the Philippines' most marketing-effective ad agency in the 2020 APAC Effies and the most effective independent agency in Asia. Abesamis has been in the marketing communications industry for more than 20 years, receiving hundreds of international and local advertising honors, some of which on work made for the country’s biggest brands.

He has held posts in Ace Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett Manila, McCann and TBWA. His last was Chief Creative Officer of Y&R Philippines, where he helped win the agency its first Philippine Agency of the Year plates and Cannes Lions after being in existence for 30 years. He was also part of the team that won the Philippines its first APAC Effies metal in 2016.

Abesamis was inducted to the Hall of Fame of the Creative Guild of the Philippines in 2010. He was named its Chairman in 2016.

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  • Fortune will favor the brave in 2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape the economy and everyday life, advertisers must keep up with trends caused or accelerated by the global health crisis. In a panel discussion hosted recently by the Philippine Association of National Advertisers (Pana) via Zoom, advertising executives shared insights on brand building amid the pandemic. The event, titled “Odd For Ads Sake,” aimed...

  • The Origin Story of GIGIL, The Ad Agency That's Got Everyone Talking

    A (sort of) cannibalistic human-cheese-bacon hybrid, people with soda bottles—among other things—as body parts, a missing ninong. These are just some of the most recent outlandish creations from the minds of the folks over at GIGIL, a creative ad agency that started barely three years ago in 2017. A relatively small player in a huge, well-established, and high-stakes field, this Pinoy agency...

  • Badong Abesamis exits Y&R, sets up new agency, GIGIL

    After more than seven years in Y&R Philippines, Chief Creative Officer Badong Abesamis has moved on to open a new ad agency, GIGIL. Under his guidance, Y&R was named numerous times among the top five creative agencies in the country – a first in the office’s history. With his team, he helped win Y&R its first Philippine Agency of the Year plate in 2016, snatching another this year. The agency...

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Badong Abesamis

Founder of GIGIL

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Badong Abesamis Biography

Badong Abesamis is a founding partner of GIGIL, the Philippines' most marketing-effective ad agency in the 2020 APAC Effies and the most effective independent agency in Asia. Abesamis has been in the marketing communications industry for more than 20 years, receiving hundreds of international and local advertising honors, some of which on work made for the country’s biggest brands.

He has held posts in Ace Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett Manila, McCann and TBWA. His last was Chief Creative Officer of Y&R Philippines, where he helped win the agency its first Philippine Agency of the Year plates and Cannes Lions after being in existence for 30 years. He was also part of the team that won the Philippines its first APAC Effies metal in 2016.

Abesamis was inducted to the Hall of Fame of the Creative Guild of the Philippines in 2010. He was named its Chairman in 2016.

Badong Abesamis Videos

  • Crazy ideas during quarantine with Gigil
    Rappler entertainment editor Bea Cupin talks to the team behind that RC Cola ad, and a recent Netflix Valentine's campaign.
  • Badong Abesamis and Herbert Hernandez On How GIGIL Was Formed
    The Gigil founders share how they chose the name for their agency.
  • Q&A with Badong Abesamis, 2017 Creative Guild Chairman
    Badong Abesamis, Chief Creative Officer at Y&R Philippines and Chairman of the Creative Guild of the Philippines this 2017 chats with us about the...

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  • How to book Badong Abesamis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Badong Abesamis for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Badong Abesamis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Badong Abesamis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Badong Abesamis?

    Booking fees for Badong Abesamis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Badong Abesamis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Badong Abesamis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Badong Abesamis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Badong Abesamis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Badong Abesamis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Badong Abesamis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Badong Abesamis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Badong Abesamis for your event is available upon request. Badong Abesamis generally travels from Philippines and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Beebe, Tom Bedecarre, Nicole Yeary, Ukonwa Ojo and Karen X. Cheng. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Badong Abesamis for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Badong Abesamis Speaker Videos

  • Crazy ideas during quarantine with Gigil
    Rappler entertainment editor Bea Cupin talks to the team behind that RC Cola ad, and a recent Netflix Valentine's campaign.
    Badong Abesamis and Herbert Hernandez On How GIGIL Was Formed
    The Gigil founders share how they chose the name for their agency.
  • Q&A with Badong Abesamis, 2017 Creative Guild Chairman
    Badong Abesamis, Chief Creative Officer at Y&R Philippines and Chairman of the Creative Guild of the Philippines this 2017 chats with us about the Kidlat Awards, its theme, aims, and dreams for the...

Badong Abesamis News

  • Fortune will favor the brave in 2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape the economy and everyday life, advertisers must keep up with trends caused or accelerated by the global health crisis. In a panel discussion hosted recently by the Philippine Association of National Advertisers (Pana) via Zoom, advertising executives shared insights on brand building amid the pandemic. The event, titled “Odd For Ads Sake,” aimed...

  • The Origin Story of GIGIL, The Ad Agency That's Got Everyone Talking

    A (sort of) cannibalistic human-cheese-bacon hybrid, people with soda bottles—among other things—as body parts, a missing ninong. These are just some of the most recent outlandish creations from the minds of the folks over at GIGIL, a creative ad agency that started barely three years ago in 2017. A relatively small player in a huge, well-established, and high-stakes field, this Pinoy agency...

  • Badong Abesamis exits Y&R, sets up new agency, GIGIL

    After more than seven years in Y&R Philippines, Chief Creative Officer Badong Abesamis has moved on to open a new ad agency, GIGIL. Under his guidance, Y&R was named numerous times among the top five creative agencies in the country – a first in the office’s history. With his team, he helped win Y&R its first Philippine Agency of the Year plate in 2016, snatching another this year. The agency...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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