“Never Say No to Panda” is undoubtedly an advertisement promotion that includes short drawings starring an adorable panda mascot performing all sorts of scary but funny things to men and women. The collection was initially produced for an ad strategy for an Egyptian dairy company’s cheese product or service named “Panda.”
Top 7 Funny Commercial Ads – Never Say No to Panda
The “Never Say No to Panda” ad marketing campaign was created by Advantage Advertising and Marketing for the Arab Dairy Company and aired on Egyptian TV channels in May 2010. The “Office” commercial was first uploaded online by YouTuber zunzun82 on May 18th, 2010. Months later, acompilation of the first three ads was uploaded on September 18th, which gained more than 17 millions views in the span of 22 months. There were more than 200 duplicate uploads, including a dozen of uploads with more than 100,000 views, by October 2010.
The ad marketing campaign was nominated for the 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising and marketing Festival and won the 2010 Gold Lion honor, one of the couple of Egyptian advertisements ever to win among the prestigious awards.
2010 and 25th, Campaign Middle East posted a blog article about Arab Dairy’s advertisement campaign and the Huffington Post Comedy featured the video on July 1st, but it largely stayed under the radar for months until September when a full-length compilation video was uploaded onto YouTube.
Some of the most memorable freakouts in the ads continue to rotate in GIF form on Tumblr underneath the tag “Never Say No to Panda.”