Cannes Lions

This Year's Future Lions Will Be Looking Beyond The Expected

by @mp_mcclellan, Yesterday<p>Future Lions, the student competition of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity that is organized by WPP’s AKQA, has …

Advertising Industry

Burger King Named Cannes Lions’ Marketer of the Year

Burger King will take home at least one award during this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity: The fast-food chain was just …

Advertising

Anti-Cyberbullying Software Vies for SXSW Award

A plethora of applications and technology products are on display today at SXSW as part of the 2017 Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists Showcase. …

Innovation

W’round up — 9 March 2017 – Wround-up – Medium

W’round up — 9 March 2017<p><i>The Raven’s arrived — marketing, media, tech and related stories that have sparkled in the roost, and sparked my …

Advertising

Awesome Dot Braille Smartwatch (video)

A new Braille smartwatch has been created for the visually impaired which is now available to preorder and takes the form of the Dot. The braille …

Braille

Enter Ad Age's 2017 Young Creatives Cover Competition

Most Popular<p>Advertising Age is inviting young creatives from anywhere in the world to design a cover for Ad Age's 2017 Cannes Issue, and will award …

Advertising

How Does Cannes Lions Deal With Innovation? | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

In creative industries, innovation is vital. Brand experts need to ensure their marketing skills are up to date with recent trends at all times, new …

Innovation

Momentum Worldwide's Elena Klau Named to SportsBusiness Journal 40 Under 40

by , Columnist,<p>Momentum Worldwide SVP Group Strategy Director Elena Klau was named to the SportsBusiness Journal's "Forty Under 40" list which, like …

Advertising Industry

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 …

Advertising

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

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)

Badger & Winters exec's gender bias campaign leads to major victory at Cannes

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

MediaLink sells to Cannes Lions-organizer Ascential

MediaLink – a business consultancy specializing in the media and tech sector – is to be purchased by Ascential plc, the UK-based B2B media company …

Advertising

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

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 Parent Ascential to Buy MediaLink

Most Popular<p>Cannes Lions parent company Ascential has agreed to acquire 100% of well-connected media consultancy MediaLink.<p>The deal is expected to …

Advertising

Cannes Lions Parent Company Buys MediaLink

Today the parent company of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ascential plc, announced plans to acquire 100 percent of U.S. advertising and …

Advertising

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)

Ascential To Acquire MediaLink In U.S. Expansion Bid

by ,<p>UK-based Ascential, parent company of the Cannes Festival of Creativity is acquiring advertising industry consultant MediaLink to help strengthen …

Advertising Industry

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)

How Creativity Is Becoming Culture

As marketing noise intensifies, along with the means to circumvent it, creativity is under pressure to be literally “unskippable.” To cut through, …

Advertising

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)

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

We are not reckless… by Chris Hirst

For me Effectiveness Week 2016 represented a pivotal moment for the IPA and the advertising industry. There are many facets to marketing …

Return on Investment

DDB North America brings Ari Weiss in as first-ever CCO

In a first for DDB North America, chief executive Wendy Clark announced the appointment of Ari Weiss as chief creative officer. Responsible for …

Advertising