Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan is Global Executive Creative Director at McCann Worldgroup. Before that, he was Creative Director at McCann Erickson Romania, which was named one of the top 50 creative agencies in 2007 by the Gunn Report. In 2011, his agency became the first to bring a Cannes Grand Prix to Central and Eastern Europe. In […]

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

M Live, Marriott International’s global marketing real-time command center, was awarded Gold and Silver Creative Data Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in the categories of Social Data and Use of Real-time Data, respectively. M Live launched in 2015 at Marriott’s Worldwide Headquarters and has since expanded to four locations around the globe. […]

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe Chairman & CEO, Arthur Sadoun, announced the next step of The Power of One, initiated in 2015 by Maurice Lévy, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe. After the acquisition of Sapient with its world-class technology expertise, and after having broken the barriers between our different entities to form Solution hubs, Publicis […]

IAB survey demonstrates the negative impact of advertising on the mobile experience

IAB survey demonstrates the negative impact of advertising on the mobile experience

Surveying 3,600 mobile users from 18 countries spanning North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, the Internet Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) ‘Always On – A Global Perspective of Mobile Consumer Experience’ study reveals how mobile advertising is having an adverse effect on many people’s day-to-day experiences on their mobile phones. The research illustrates that consumer […]

UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women and Under- Secretary-General of the United Nations, joined industry leaders at the 64th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, where she called on the industry to strengthen their commitment to gender equality and collectively eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka who heads the United Nations organization mandated to […]

Kate Thornton’s cashback shopping site launches first content-led digital OOH campaign

Kate Thornton’s cashback shopping site launches first content-led digital OOH campaign

Out-of-home (OOH) and location marketing specialist Posterscope has joined forces with Kate Thornton’s cashback shopping site tbseen.com to launch its first digital OOH campaign. The campaign launches after TV presenter and business woman Thornton won the audience vote at Posterscope’s ‘Storytellers Will Rule the World’ session at Advertising Week Europe 2016, when three thought-provoking concepts […]

Energy BBDO’s Andrés Ordóñez talks about ‘Sarah and Juan’ and the agency’s creative vision going forward

Energy BBDO’s Andrés Ordóñez talks about ‘Sarah and Juan’ and the agency’s creative vision going forward

Andrés Ordóñez is a proven creative leader and a force for innovation at Energy BBDO. He has over 15 years of experience in integrated marketing, helping some of the most successful brands in the world achieve creative greatness. One such brand to reap the rewards of Andrés’ creative brilliance recently was Wrigley’s. His ‘Sarah and Juan‘ […]

Appboy’s Matt McRoberts on the evolution of the marketing industry and digital’s role in it

Appboy’s Matt McRoberts on the evolution of the marketing industry and digital’s role in it

Appboy is the leading lifecycle engagement platform for marketing, growth, and engagement teams. They empower brands to humanize connections with customers, resulting in better experiences and increased retention, lifetime value, and ROI. With Appboy, brands seamlessly gather and manage actionable customer data, allowing them to reach their audience with targeted, personalized cross-channel messaging experiences. It […]