For Immediate Release
April 15, 2019

Announcement of One Show Portfolio Night 2019

In partnership with TGH Collective and 4As, and hosted by Temasek Polytechnic, The One Club for Creativity have announced May 22, 2019 as the date for Portfolio Night in Singapore.

Tickets for the largest advertising portfolio review happening on the same night around the world will be available starting today!

On May 22, aspiring young creatives in Singapore looking to break into the fields of advertising and design will be able to meet top industry creative directors in an evening of fast-paced career mentoring, guidance and networking at The One Club for Creativity’s global Portfolio Night, thanks to TGH Collective, 4As and Temasek Polytechnic, who will serve as the local hosts.

To attend this globe-spanning event at Temasek Polytechnic located at 21 Tampines Avenue 1, Singapore 52975, interested young creatives can purchase tickets at Portfolio Night Singapore.

Portfolio Night is the perfect chance to not only showcase your work to many of the top creative directors in Singapore all in one evening, but to get important facetime with them as well. You will make new contacts and gain valuable advice from industry superstars on how to make your portfolio shine. If you’re lucky (and very, very talented) you just might find yourself on the receiving end of a job offer!


Speaking about this collaboration, Tay Guan Hin, Founder/Global CCO, TGH Collective said, “For the first time a school in Singapore, in partnership with 4As and us, is hosting this. The future belongs to the young creatives. It’s crucial for today’s generation to spot and nurture tomorrow’s generation of thinkers.

Portfolio Night is the perfect platform for young creatives to learn from industry leaders from the most creative agencies, clients and organisations. By grooming the next generation of thinkers, they’ll continue to transform the world we live in with their creativity.”


“The 4As is happy to be in partnership with Temasek Polytechnic and TGH Collective to bring the Portfolio Night to Singapore. The support we are getting from the senior Creative gurus is amazing.

This event will be one more valuable effort in the Industry’s program to help our young creative members improve their skills and creative product,” says Bernard Chan, CEO, 4As.


“Temasek Polytechnic is thrilled to be invited to co-organize this prestigious event. Creativity continues to change the world for the better, we are constantly reminded that advertising has the power to cross borders and influence global culture.

There has never been a better time to be in the Communication industry and schools play a big role in helping to assure there is a continuous supply of creative talent feeding the industry.

Such a gathering of like-minded people gives young creatives a good platform to showcase their talent and as an institution of higher learning; this is our little contribution to bind creative kindred spirits and to enable a new generation of creatives to be the catalyst for change,” says Pang Jin, Course Chair, School of Design, Temasek Polytechnic.

Long recognized as the world’s largest advertising and design portfolio review program, Portfolio Night this year will happen in more than two-dozen cities all across the globe on the same date to help the next generation of creative talent entering the industry. The annual event is organized by The One Club for Creativity, the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design.

The program includes Portfolio Night All-Stars, where each city host selects the young local creative with the best portfolio. This talented local participant, along with other All-Stars from around the world, will have the rare opportunity to be flown to New York for a week and be part of a young team that will work at The One Club headquarters office on a creative brief assignment for a major global brand.

Since starting in 2003, Portfolio Night has happened in 70 cities across 45 countries, where 8,751 portfolios have been reviewed. Participating cities this year include Atlanta, Beijing, Beirut, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Chicago, Dubai, Guangzhou, Lima, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Lyon, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Saigon, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Zurich and others.

“Portfolio Night is a unique global event that serves as a high-visibility opportunity for agencies and creative directors to give back to the industry by guiding the earliest steps of future copywriters, art directors and technologists,” said Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club for Creativity. “We hope every young creative person in the area will take advantage of this incredible opportunity to get feedback from top professionals.”


Media Contacts

Tay Guan Hin,
Yeoh Pang Jin,
Jenny Lau,
Jack Mello, PR for The One Club for Creativity,

About 4As

The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Singapore, better known as the 4As, was founded in 1948 during the days of largely black and white media ads. The 4As is a non-profit association and is the voice for advertising, media and marketing communications (Admarcom) practitioners, agencies and related businesses in Singapore.

With advertising evolving dramatically and multi-dimensionally through advanced technology, 4As remains steadfast in its purpose to nurture growth, creative dynamism and fresh perspectives of the industry. In so doing, we strive to elevate its stature by providing a collective voice for the industry even as we nurture talent and creativity. The association works closely with key industry stakeholders, such as trade associations, educational institutions and government bodies to fulfil these goals.

Over the years, 4As has introduced industry awards and annual programs and events to recognise outstanding talents in advertising, media and related fields, motivating those in the industry to achieve greater heights. Awards include the Singapore Creative Circle Awards (Gong Show), The Crowbar (students’ creative awards), the Singapore Media Awards (SMA) and the Singapore Creative CSR Awards.

About The One Club for Creativity

The One Club for Creativity (, producer of the prestigious One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the success of the global creative community. The One Show is a top global awards show for advertising, design and digital marketing focusing on creativity of ideas and quality of execution. The ADC Annual Awards honors the best creative work in terms of craft, design and innovation across all disciplines. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

About TGH Collective

Gung-ho is an English term with the current meaning of "enthusiastic" or "overzealous." The two Chinese characters "gōng" and "hé" mean respectively "work" and “together.”

TGH COLLECTIVE, The Gung Ho Collective is a creativity-driven integrated agency who believes in the power of the collective. By assembling the most passionate specialists in their field, to develop the most effective innovative solutions to solve client's business challenges.

About Temasek Polytechnic – School of Design

The Temasek Polytechnic, School of Design is Singapore’s most comprehensive design school. It offers a wide range of design courses, ranging from fashion to film, communication design to product design to interior architecture. As Singapore’s first design school in a polytechnic, it has been a pioneer and a leader in design education since 1990.

Over the years it has built a reputation among industry and educators, locally and globally, as an award-winning school well-known for its high standards and creative excellence. Many of its graduates go on to further their education at some of the world’s best design schools or to make a name for themselves in the creative industry.


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