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Deal-makers looking to network with Kushner-Trumps head to ski weekend

Media banker Aryeh Bourkoff is scheduled to kick off his annual “Media Winter Ski Weekend” Sunday.<p>The event is the place to be for media deal-makers …

News Industry

Ad award shows ask peers to ban sexism

Pete Favat, chairman of the 2017 International Andy Awards, and Gina Grillo, president and CEO of the Advertising Club of New York, are asking other …

Gender

Owner of Cannes Lions Ad Festival to Acquire MediaLink Consulting Firm

Ascential said it is buying the influential firm for its ‘deep relationships with marketers’<p>Ascential PLC has agreed to acquire MediaLink LLC, an influential advertising and media consulting firm with strong ties to media companies, big brands and agency bigwigs at a time when all three types of …

Advertising

Why the well-connected media consultancy MediaLink just sold to the Cannes Lions advertising festival organizer

MediaLink — the US-based media consultancy perhaps best known for setting up high-level meetings and throwing the best celebrity-filled parties at events like CES and Cannes Lions — announced Tuesday it had sold the company to Ascential, the UK business-to-business media and events company, which …

Business (UK)

MediaLink Acquired By Cannes Lions Organizer Ascential

by @mp_joemandese,<p>MediaLink, one of the most influential consultants and deal-makers in the advertising industry, has agreed to be acquired by …

Media Industry

The Master Plan Behind Ascential's Acquisition of MediaLink

Most Popular<p>When the parent company of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the London-based Ascential, said on Tuesday that it has …

Advertising Industry

MediaLink gets acquired by Cannes Lions operator Ascential

Michael Kassan’s media and advertising consultancy MediaLink is getting acquired by Ascential, the operator of the Cannes Lions ad festival, the two …

News Industry

Cannes Lions Owner Ascential To Acquire MediaLink

Ascential plc, which owns the Cannes Lions advertising festival, revealed Tuesdsay that it has agreed to acquire MediaLink. The acquisition price …

Advertising Industry

Cannes Lions festival owner Ascential ha

<b>Cannes Lions festival owner Ascential has agreed to buy the US-based media advisory group MediaLink for up to $207 million.</b> Ascential, a business-to-business media group, said the acquisition will accelerate its strategy "to own market-leading brands in selected complementary marketplaces and offer …

Business (UK)

Cannes Bans Gender Bias With Help from #WomenNotObjects

The ad industry's largest annual event and awards program, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has agreed to caution jurors not to …

Advertising

Snapchat has partnered with an ad agency to begin investing in tech startups

Snap Inc., Snapchat's parent company, has formed a partnership with IPG-owned ad agency R/GA and its "marketing tech venture studio," the companies announced in a press release.<p>The R/GA Marketing Tech Venture Studio is similar to a tech accelerator, inviting early-stage and later-stage startups …

Business (UK)

Johnny Hornby, founder, The&Partnership

Johnny began his career at agencies including Ogilvy, CDP and TBWA – where he was promoted to managing director and led a landslide-winning campaign for New Labour – before setting up CHI in 2001, with Simon Clemmow and Charles Inge<p>Today, CHI&Partners is the UK’s fastest-growing creative agency …

Media Industry

3 Keys to Bringing a Global Campaign to a Local Market

CANNES, France—How does a global marketer like Unilever put the focus on the individual consumer? At scale, of course.<p>"We have gone from mass …

Advertising

Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors

The Facebook Creative Hub that the social network announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June is now available to “the …

Facebook

The 30 most creative people in advertising under 30

In the advertising industry, like so many others, it can take years to break through the layers of hierarchy and land the top creative roles.<p>But there are many young creatives in Adland who are creating the most talked-about advertising, even if they don't yet hold director-level titles.<p>Each year, …

Business (UK)

Celebrating 2016's scammiest ads

Agencies fight tooth and nail to win an industry award recognising the quality of their work, but 2016 showed that some creatives would stop at …

Advertising

Kardashian robbery probe: Driver, 2 others released in Paris

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have released a chauffeur for Kim Kardashian West and two others in a probe into the robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from the star's Paris rented apartment in October.<p>The driver's brother and 13 others remain in custody Wednesday after a round of …

Celebrity News (UK)

French investigators release driver, 2 others in Kardashian robbery probe

PARIS – French investigators have released a chauffeur for Kim Kardashian West and two others in a probe into the robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from the star's Paris rented apartment in October.<p>The driver's brother and 13 others remain in custody Wednesday after a round of …

Kim Kardashian

20 Best New York City Advertising Agencies

BOLD Worldwide<p>BOLD Worldwide specializes in producing cutting edge video advertising in New York. Analysts at the New York advertising agency apply …

Advertising

Contemporary House in Cannes, Cannes, 2016 - DRC Studio - DENIS BODINO Design Réalisation Concept

This contemporary home designed by Denis Bodino is modeled after a California-­‐style villa. Its pure and simple lines are highlighted by the glass …

Architecture

The Phoenix Effect fans the flames of video content

<i>The Phoenix Effect is an Australian video production studio, specializing in traditionally considered non-traditional communications. We spoke with</i> …

Filmmaking

6 Funny, Moving and Provocative Ads That Showed Ogilvy’s Creative Excellence in 2016

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide just had a banner year, winning both the Cannes Lions Network of the Year and the Effie Awards' Most Effective Agency …

Advertising

Facebook Opens 'Creative Hub' Ad Testing Platform to All Users

Now, you can test out Facebook's various ad formats before you put money behind them via 'Creative Hub'.

Facebook

Contemporary and stunning house in Cannes, the French Riviera

Architecture

A Tour Eventbase’s New Cool Vancouver Office

Eventbase, a mobile technology platform for premium events, trusted by global brands such as HPE, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Cannes Lions and SXSW, just …

Standing Desks

Cannes Lions to Reduce Size of Jury Panels

Late last week, Cannes Lions announced they will be reducing the size of the jury panels by 92 members across the board which they say is designed to …

Advertising

Five Ways To Maximize The Time You Spend At Industry Events

, CommunityVoice<p>Regardless of the sector you work in, it’s probable you’ve been to a trade show that went something like this: Walking through seemingly infinite rows of stands representing businesses you know – and many more you don’t – your outcome is mostly a few branded freebies. Afterall, who …

Networking

The automation of creativity: scary but inevitable

The Drum’s latest documentary, produced in association with Teads, ‘The Automation of Creativity’ explores the role of artificial intelligence (AI) …

Creativity

Here's How To Go To Cannes For Free

The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) and Cannes Lions announced today a Video Everywhere Summit joint promotion, in conjunction …

Advertising

This Is Felo Sign To Agile

This is Felo are a directing duo who believes that each project calls for a mix of intuition, experience and playfulness. They blend lifestyle and …

Advertising