Marmite launches interactive photo booth

Marmite launches interactive photo booth

and gives Oxford Street shoppers golden moment of fame In the second phase of Marmite’s unique dynamic Christmas lights on Oxford Street, Kinetic and its creative division Fuel have worked with Mindshare, Grand Visual, DDB and Clear Channel to deliver the first interactive digital bus shelter outside Selfridge’s to enable shoppers to interact directly with the festive […]

Tourism Victoria & Ogilvy Shanghai invite Chinese travelers to explore Melbourne

Tourism Victoria & Ogilvy Shanghai invite Chinese travelers to explore Melbourne

360 Degree “Open up to More” Campaign Incorporates Print, Digital and Online Video  SHANGHAI — Tourism Victoria and Ogilvy & Mather/Shanghai have rolled out their first campaign in mainland China to attract Chinese travellers to Melbourne and the state of Victoria. The new “Open up to More” campaign is part of a wider government-backed initiative by […]

ADFEST EXTENDS ITS FOOTPRINT TO MIDDLE EAST

ADFEST EXTENDS ITS FOOTPRINT TO MIDDLE EAST

ADFEST has announced that from 2013, agencies and production houses in Middle East cities will be eligible to enter the Lotus Awards. Says Vinit Suraphongchai, Chairman of the ADFEST Working Committee, “We are delighted to welcome our friends from the Middle East to ADFEST next year. With their involvement and the historical, geographical and cultural […]

Burson-Marsteller finds huge missed opportunity for country promotion on Twitter

Burson-Marsteller finds huge missed opportunity for country promotion on Twitter

@GreatBritain, @Israel and@Sweden are the best examples of country promotion on Twitter  BEIJING — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today released the second part of its “Twiplomacy” study (http://twiplomacy.com), looking specifically at country branding on Twitter. The study shows that only 9 governments out of 193 UN member states own their country name Twitter handle. […]

New Yaris TVC Makes Great Deal Of Sense

New Yaris TVC Makes Great Deal Of Sense

Despite an animated talking rocking horse and giant bull frogs, the new Toyota Yaris television commercial makes a great deal of sense to those in the market for a hatchback. Created by Draftfcb Johannesburg and shot by Good Cop in one day at the Johannesburg Park Station, the ad turns the spotlight on the Yaris […]

Interpublic Names Andy Polansky Chief Executive Officer of Weber Shandwick

The Interpublic Group announced today that Andy Polansky has been named Chief Executive Officer of Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading public relations companies. Polansky has served as President of Weber Shandwick since March 2004. The company in 2012 was named Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report, topped The Holmes ReportGlobal Creativity Index […]

Unilever appoints Havas EHS to develop global consumer data strategy

Unilever has announced the appointment of Havas EHS to lead the development of a global consumer data strategy and roadmap that will enable its brands to harness the power of consumer data, including social graph data, to improve their ability to engage with the right audience at the right time. Babs Rangaiah, Unilever VP Global […]

Pepsi Calls Audible: 1D To “Suit Up” In Football Pads

Pepsi Calls Audible: 1D To “Suit Up” In Football Pads

Pepsi will reveal a surprise ending to their current “Live For Now” television commercial featuring chart-topping pop stars One Direction and NFL Quarterback Drew Brees.  The new creative offers a twist-ending featuring the One Direction band members getting a taste for football. The spot begins airing tonight on FOX. The ad centers around a friendly showdown for […]

MEC and CIC reveal 2013 consumption trends in China

  MEC and CIC released today their “Consumption Trends China 2013” Report. New consumption trends, both on a macro and micro level, are appearing, colliding, converging, and even disappearing, in real time and at lightning speed. Marketers are working from scripts that are constantly being re-written. Some of these trends are comprehensive in scope, affecting […]