Cannes Lions

After Trump bump, Twitter's US user base tumbles

In its latest earnings call, Twitter reported better-than-expected results, but the troublesome number that stood out was a loss of 2 million monthly …

Anthony Noto

Are creative agencies oblivious to rising technologies?

The Drum and lifecycle engagement platform Appboy hosted a lively debate at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in June when we questioned the …

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Cannes Lions revenues up seven per cent in 2017 despite delegate decline

The 2017 Cannes Lions festival earned revenues of £62.9m ($820m) for its owner Ascential, despite "slightly reduced" award entry and delegate …

Advertising

Cannes Lions revenue up despite agency exodus as tech and media fills the gap

The revenue generated by the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity rose 7% to £62.9m in 2017 despite “slightly reduced volumes of award entries and …

Advertising

Five things you may not know about Digital McKinsey

July 19, 2017 – Given that technology has been a core part of McKinsey’s work for decades, we can confidently say that from all of our experience, …

Innovation

Cannes Lions Interview: My Conversation With Ascential Events CEO Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO, Ascential Events<p><b>On the occasion of the 2017 Cannes Lions, I sat down with Phil Thomas, CEO of Ascential Events, the parent company of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and its five associated Festivals, Money2020, and a diverse portfolio of award-winning</b> …

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Brands eye new ways to foster innovation with agencies - Digiday

<i>The Digiday Content Marketing Summit is coming up next month in Vail, Colorado, and we’re opening up a limited number of complimentary passes for</i> …

Innovation

Wunderman Partners With Founders Factory

WPP digital and CRM agency Wunderman, has entered into a partnership with startup incubator and accelerator firm Founders Factory.<p>Wunderman said the …

Advertising Industry

McDonald's agency We Are Unlimited boosts creative team hiring Max Geraldo as ECD and Bruno Guimaraes as CD

We Are Unlimited, the designated agency for McDonald’s, announced today (July 21) that it has hired Max Geraldo as executive creative director and …

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The rise of the consultancies: Accenture, EY, Deloitte and IBM are finding their industry groove

This year’s Cannes – now, hopefully, a long and distant memory for most – was undoubtedly marked by the Publicis boycott shocker. However, 2017 will …

Advertising

Whoa! 240 People At One Agency All Won Cannes Lions This Year!

FCB Canada has launched a campaign to celebrate the 10—count’em, 10—Cannes Lions it won at this year’s festival.<p>It’s quite a campaign—every one of …

Advertising Industry

Be Un-cool: 7 Ways Cool Can Lead You Astray

Every year around the Cannes Lions, the ad industry puts a spotlight on creativity, and buzz heats up around who and what is “cool.” It’s one of the …

Advertising Industry

Leadership Is A Juggler’s Act

Someone said, “leadership is a juggler’s act”. Indian corporates are constantly evolving, creating new leaders, with BW Businessworld hot on their …

Leadership

Airbnb's Alex Dimiziani on authenticity, smart data and diversity

Promoted<p>"Consumers can spot an ad a mile away. The more it's really a reflective of their lives and their expenses, in an authentic manner, the more …

Advertising

Colle+McVoy’s Laura Fegley: 'Being a great creative is all about endurance'

Laura Fegley, ECD at Colle+McVoy in Minneapolis, treads a path of undeniable success.<p>From her time at BBH in New York City in the same role, to …

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Watch David Droga’s Emotional Rallying Cry to the Ad Industry at Cannes Lions – Adweek

“There goes my facade of being a rock.”<p>David Droga choked up several times during a heartfelt and surprisingly emotional speech at Cannes Lions last …

Advertising

There Are More Women In Award-Winning Ads, But Still Not Nearly Enough

Deutsch president Kim Getty talks about the gender equality progress that’s been made over the last year in advertising, and the potential for more.<p>Last year, in Deutsch president Kim Getty’s presentation at Cannes Lions called “Men vs Women: Exploring Marketing’s Impact on Gender Bias,” she …

Advertising

Facebook says all advertisers can soon buy ads inside Messenger

You may start to see these ads before the month is over.<p>Facebook is expanding the list of marketers that can buy ads inside Messenger, the company’s standalone messaging app.<p>Facebook first started putting ads inside users’ Messenger inboxes back in January. That was just a test, though, and was …

Facebook

Utterly Hilarious, Award-Winning Ads Show Just How Dumb Humans Are Becoming

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>It’s amusing how, in spite of mankind’s numerous technological advances, people seem to be backsliding …

Advertising

Google wants to PAIR-up AI with human interaction by being open-source by design

Google has today (July 10) unveiled a research program geared towards improving how humans interact with artificial intelligence (AI). The latest …

Machine Learning

5 things you need to know Monday

NASA's Juno spacecraft heads to the eye of the storm<p>Humanity will soon get its closest look at the monstrous cyclone whirling across Jupiter. On Monday, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will fly over the famed Giant Red Spot on the solar system's largest planet. The probe will pass about 5,600 miles above …

Blac Chyna

Marketing marketers: The techniques to help your agency stand out

We’re all marketers here, right?<p>We’re all keenly tuned into the demands of those who ultimately want to give us their hard-earned cash, right?<p>Well, …

Marketing

Verizon's Oath Breaks 1st Campaign Post-AOL/Yahoo

The campaign may have begun internally to mark the transition of Yahoo and various companies into Verizon Communications new business unit Oath. But …

Advertising

Blac Chyna goes to court seeking restraining order against Rob Kardashian

Blac Chyna arrived at a Los Angeles courthouse Monday morning with her attorney to pursue a restraining order against her ex Rob Kardashian.<p>Her lawyer, Lisa Bloom, said on Twitter Friday that she would be seeking restraining orders to "require Mr. Kardashian to behave like a grownup toward the …

Blac Chyna

The Blac Chyna-Rob Kardashian feud is about so much more than revenge

The X-rated rant that could be a crime<p>Keeping up with the Kardashian-Jenner clan can be exhausting, so you'd be forgiven for not knowing all the details about the latest drama between Rob Kardashian and his estranged ex-fiancée, Blac Chyna (the two share an infant daughter). Chyna was granted a …

Blac Chyna

CMO Q&A: Why Chevy Embraced the 'Canadian Dream'

Since taking over as Chevrolet's global chief marketing officer in 2013, Tim Mahoney has steered the brand's "Find New Roads" campaign across the …

Advertising Industry

Cannes winners are to everyday work what haute couture catwalks are to the high street

You don’t need me to remind you that the Cannes Lions festival took place less than a fortnight ago.<p>The post-competition comment has been rather …

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Blac Chyna and the Kardashians: A brief history

None<p>Let's review who Blac Chyna is in the context of the twisty-twirly world of the Kardashian clan. She's locked in a nasty breakup and future court proceedings with her former fiancé Rob Kardashian, after he posted nude images of her on social media. Frazer Harrison, Getty Images North America<p>A …

Blac Chyna

“Diversity is more than a rainbow coloured logo” – discussing brands’ approach to Pride

This weekend sees the culmination of LGBT festival Pride in London, with a colourful parade marching through the heart of Soho on Saturday. Since the …

LGBTQ

Cannes: Tuned In

While the advertising, media and ad:tech industries’ top executives were not watching much television during the 2017 Cannes Lions, they certainly were talking about its present and future.<p>From skinny-bundles to OTT data to brand safety, ad effectiveness and programmatic TV buying, the world of …

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