Publicis Groupe Belgium has appointed Guilherme Nunes as Head of Art, Werner Van Reck and Naïm Baddich as Creative Directors.
Dogstudio is known for creating immersive digital and physical experiences for the likes of Supercell, Expo 2020 Dubai, Tomorrowland, Adobe, The New York Times, Microsoft, and Hulu, and has racked up dozens of awards, including 5 Webbys, 47 Awwwards and 41 FWAs.
Bas brings a world of experience with him, an advertising professional for 15 years, he has both technical and digital knowledge and has worked on campaigns for Google, ARAG, Rabobank, Centraal Beheer, Unilever, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and KPN.
Smartly.io is now badged as both an official Creative Partner and a Campaign Management Partner for TikTok.
ADCN has opened registrations for the Dutch Creativity Awards of 2022. The Dutch Club for Creativity has chosen Unite to Ignite as the theme for the awards this year.
From graphic designers to animators, editors and social media wizards, ITV's BluePrint Network will collaborate with creatives aged 16-34 to produce digital content that will live on their social media platforms.
Global digital agency DEPT® has unified its brand across all of its teams. Co-branding in Europe are world-renowned design agency Studio Dumbar, factor-a the agency for Amazon vendors and sellers, marketing technology agency Byte, and creative automation agency Feed.
Italy was the first European country to introduce a legal framework that defines a ‘Benefit Corporation’ as a legal entity with detailed requirements.
RINO Group offers training, courses and conferences to mental health professionals, including psychologists, remedial educationalists, nurses and social workers.
The Google program identifies a select group of trusted creative partners to help clients manage and up-level their creatives with end-to-end services, from design to reporting.
The objective of the Cannes CMO Experience Masterclass is to stimulate participants with a strong substantive program and to get acquainted with national and worldwide top CMOs.
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that Assembly, Brood, Electric Glue, Join the Dots, psLondon, The Lane Agency, Topham Guerin and We are Futures were elected into IPA membership at its quarterly Council meeting.
Creative studio Hello Monday has joined Dept, one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the world. Hello Monday specializes in creating immersive digital experiences and innovative digital products for global brands including Google, Lego, Intel, Youtube, National Geographic, and Meta.
4Schools will reach out directly to schools in a bid to encourage students, particularly those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, by showcasing the broad range of roles in the broadcast, film and digital sectors.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Fulltime Images Coordinator
Dept is currently working with several global brands from fashion, entertainment and commerce, and will be launching a number of new projects ranging from immersive experiences to NFT marketplaces in the coming weeks.
The new solution automatically optimizes ad creative serving and adjusts cost-per-click bidding by analyzing data from the advertiser website analytics system.
Laura will be focused on setting the agenda for a unified global experiential practice equipped to deliver next generation, immersive experiences at the intersection of culture, creativity and commerce.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphics Designer
JDE Peet's, the global coffee and tea company, headquartered in Amsterdam, and home to global coffee and tea brands including Jacobs, L’Or, Tassimo and Senseo, has selected a WPP team to be its strategic creative partner.
In this newly created role, Gemma will be responsible for refining and enabling the agency’s long-term transformation roadmap to accelerate the delivery of end-to-end creative commerce for clients globally.
Dept has secured a global Select Consulting Partnership with AWS (Amazon Web Services), establishing its position to help clients accelerate their journey onto the cloud.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the names of the Jury Presidents who will lead juries to award this year’s Lions and set the global benchmark for excellence in creativity.
After nine months of an intense selection process, smart Europe has chosen Dept, Ketchum and Kolle Rebbe, part of Accenture Interactive, as partners in their new communications team.
Following a competitive pitch, The Interactive Advertising Bureau, IAB, UK has appointed integrated agency group UNLIMITED to deliver an insight and creative project to understand and shift perceptions towards digital advertising.
Data science and software engineering agency Raybeam has joined Dept, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the world.
Smartly.io, the social advertising SaaS platform for creative and performance marketers, has announced the acquisition of Ad-Lib.io, the next-generation creative optimization platform.
The holidays, in particular, drive a spike in spend and engagement. This spending however has seen a significant rise in fraudulent traffic on online video and CTV since mid-October.
With the acquisition of intoAction, iO becomes one of the leading digital marketing experts in Adobe Suite, Salesforce, and HubSpot, with (soon) nearly 200 marketing automation specialists in total, spread across several campuses.
Storia, a brand amplification agency, part of the Integrum Worldwide marketing agency collective, has announced it has acquired Hell's Creative in an all-cash asset purchase transaction.
Global luxury brand Dolce&Gabbana has named Havas Media Group its global media agency partner. The decision comes following a competitive agency review supported by Ebiquity Italy.
Founded in Amsterdam in 2015, Dept has quickly grown across the globe, from 150 people in The Netherlands to more than 2,000 people in seventeen countries across five continents and was the most awarded independent agency at the 2021 Webby Awards.
Dynata, the global first-party data platform for insights, activation and measurement, has announced it has acquired Ameritest, a brand and advertising research consultancy.
Advertising has a potential to play a significant role in combating climate change and can be used to educate customers about products and services with a low carbon footprint.
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that Creative Culture and The Clerkenwell Brothers have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly council meeting.
As the world continues to deal with the proliferation of disinformation, misinformation channels, extremism and fake news, brands and the media are stepping up the resolve to tackle what has had an adverse impact on their operations and reputation.
Creativity, technology, data and people are the foundations of digital success, and Ada by Dept combines all four with proprietary technology and third-party integrations that serve thousands of campaigns today.
WPP has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in branding and design agency Made Thought.
The new category marks the evolution of the Festival’s eCommerce Lions, celebrating the innovative and creative approach to commercial commerce, payment solutions and transactional journeys.
Global experience and solutions: Merkle Taiwan adopts Merkle's 30 years of global experience in data, digital transformation, and worldwide talent connections for the latest innovation.
WPP’s global communications network Grey announces new global creative leadership and studio structure
Michael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey, has announced that John Patroulis has been promoted to Global Creative Chairman & President, Creative Business, and Javier Campopiano has been promoted to Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey.
Essence has announced Anthony Reeves will be joining the agency as President, Global Client Partner, working with clients to further integrate the agency’s practice areas of data, analytics, media strategy and creative.
MediaCom is launching Creative Analytics, a new global capability designed to give greater insight into future creative performance across programmatic display, search, social and video.
As more marketing bodies amplify their call to governments to work with them in addressing the marketing skills crisis in the media, It is encouraging to learn of the UK government’s £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced recently.
S4Capital announced that Miyagi, the leading creative content marketing agency - integrating strategy, creativity and production - is merging with Media.Monks to form S4Capital's Content practice in Italy.
WPP has been named as The Coca-Cola Company’s Global Marketing Network Partner as part of relationship that will span more than 200 markets around the world.
The ambition is to remove censorship of female pleasure and shine a light on the power of female sensuality and sensual self-expression. The campaign breaks across the UK this autumn.
LiveWorld, Inc., with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, retail, and consumer digital and social media, has announced new agency services and capabilities to address the most demanding hospital marketing challenges.
Logitech For Creators, a brand extension of Logitech, dedicated to empowering all creators to pursue their passions, has announced “Raise Your Voice,” a new worldwide brand campaign for Blue Microphones.
A coalition in the European Parliament recently sent a letter to the corporate leaders of the largest European advertisers to call on them to stop using tracking ads.
John de Mol's creative, production and distribution business is ramping up its organization and has announced the appointment of Maarten Meijs as CEO. Meijs joins the company from ITV Studios where he held the position of President Global Entertainment.
Joanne will be responsible for driving revenues for Hearst UK across the Homes sector in a wide range of channels.
The agreement involves the creation of a co-branded commerce platform ‘Oh My Cart’, a one-click, channel-neutral commerce solution for client partners
Eni will work with the network across Europe and North America to expand its work in women’s sport and on broader brand initiatives focused on female empowerment and inclusion.
Publicis Groupe has continued to build its regional creative team with three key hires: Laurent Thevenet is joining as Head of Creative Technology for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APAC & MEA), based in Singapore.
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Brands are stepping up the use of augmented reality to better connect with their customers and drive meaningful business results through AR.
Pat Crowley has been named the first CEO of Essence in Australia, as AKQA Media becomes part of the Essence network.
Global social media powerhouses continue to evolve by tapping into opportunities that the tech space presents and are moving from being content platforms to digital commerce giants.
Agencies, publishers and advertisers are changing tact and investing in minority content creators in a move geared towards creating a more equitable ecosystem.
Dentsu International has announced the launch of its first global ‘Rise Up’ Challenge to upskill 10,000 young people in digital media and creative communications and showcase their best campaign ideas to inspire consumers to drastically reduce their food waste.
Geometry Ogilvy Japan, a VMLY&R COMMERCE company, has announced the appointment of Mary Lee in a leadership role for their growing experience practice.
The agency consists of over 40 team members, supporting clients in their online sales both in terms of strategy and implementation. Thanks to this joint step the e-commerce knowledge within Intracto Group takes a giant leap forward.
S4Capital, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced a merger between Cashmere and Media.Monks, which significantly expands the capabilities of both its content practice in the USA and global cultural strategy.
Dentsu’s global creative experience agency, Isobar, created the new AR Instagram filter to mark World Mosquito Day 2021.
As market dynamics shift driven by among other factors technological revolution and customers preferences, brands are creating new positions to respond to these trends.
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As brands look to new and innovative ways of expanding their portfolio, expand to new markets and grow their customer base, they are embracing innovative advertising models and solutions with impressive results.
Now counting 180 Swedish team members, after the earlier acquisition of full-service agency Stendahls, this step underlines Intracto Group’s growth ambitions in Scandinavia.
In this new role, Sergio will be responsible for evolving the agency’s creative commerce product for existing clients, with a specific focus on Experiential and Content Strategy.
Accenture has appointed acclaimed creative icon David Droga, founder and chairman of Droga5, as Accenture Interactive’s new CEO and creative chairman, effective September 1, 2021.
Battery, the highly acclaimed Los Angeles-based agency, will be leading the charge on creative strategy and execution, while Havas Media will be responsible for all media buying and planning for the iconic Land O’Lakes brand for butter, cheese, and licensee products.
Genius Sports Limited, the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Spirable, a creative performance platform.
Force451 embodies a new step in the growth trajectory of Intracto Group as an integrated full-service agency that aims to be the partner of choice for its clients, enabling them to excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
This industry-defining initiative offers consumers an innovative option to reuse their plastic bottles by refilling products from HUL’s flagship brands, including Surf Excel, Comfort and Vim.
MediaCom’s five offices in Greater China came together to celebrate the network’s second Festival of Creativity.
Co-op Live, the new 23,500 capacity entertainment venue in Manchester, has appointed Dept and creative agency Music to deliver its website and a short film that brings the venue to life.
This executive role will see Levron leading the network’s holistic creative agenda and its portfolio of creative agencies worldwide.
The mentoring scheme aims to reach a broad range of mentees, whether that’s individuals at entry-level or those seeking to progress their careers up to Director level.
The new market launch comes as i-D looks to expand its presence across Asia, following the launches of local i-D outputs in Japan and China.
Effective immediately, TJ will be responsible for overseeing a customer-centric media approach to commerce channels, optimizing acquisition and performance growth for clients end to end.
Creative Commerce company, VMLY&R COMMERCE has kicked-off its appointment as Agency of Record (AOR) for Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome, in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, with an exciting campaign for Hari Raya.
Brands are revising their campaign strategies and embracing innovative models as they seek to reach hitherto untapped markets and expand their portfolio.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed search-first creative agency Rise at Seven as its latest member.
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that ClickThrough Marketing, CNS Media, DDB Remedy, GottaBe! Marketing, Lavery Rowe, Media Bounty and One Black Bear have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly council meeting.
WPP agencies collected a total of 190 Lions, including a Titanium Lion, 12 Grand Prix, 28 Gold, 57 Silver and 92 Bronze, with winners representing 38 different countries.
Apple has announced at Apple Creative Studios, a global initiative that will provide career-building mentorship, professional industry skills training, creative resources.
As the global economy recovers from the devastating impacts of COVID-19, key sectors are bouncing back with numerous reports highlighting that while this will be a recovery year, there are signs that some sectors could record post pandemic growth rates.
Audi has chosen Dept as its lead agency for the Dutch market. The main goal of the collaboration is to conquer the heads and hearts of the Netherlands and to put Audi firmly on the market as a premium and progressive brand.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
Focused on Malaysia and Indonesia, VMLY&R COMMERCE’s Muslim Lab aims to provide brands in the region with a stronger understanding of the countries’ 250m strong Islamic communities, across all market segments, and Halal product categories.
Intracto Group’s acquisition of Internet Architects is in line with its vision to grow further as an integrated full-service agency that wants to be the partner for its clients, helping them excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt economies, alter the way we work and redefine lifestyles, employers companies and staff are adjusting their way of work as the pandemic alters the future of work.
Born05 is directly looking for a Graphic Designer
Global brands, media, marketing and advertising agencies, alive to the growing call to champion inclusion, equity and diversity are investing in new strategies, partnerships and businesses in in unprecedented ways.
The partnership will see the creation of a micro-network of integrated content studios, first in London, New York, Chicago and Kuala Lumpur, followed by further studios across Europe, Australia, China, India, Latin America and the West Coast of the US.
In her new role, Sobhani will work closely with the Leo Burnett creative community around the world, to represent the Leo Burnett brand, work and culture within the industry.
As marketers, advertisers and media companies look at innovative ways of packaging and disseminating content to a critical mass, they are exploring and embracing technologies and partnership to drive that agenda with impressive results.
Cloud Studio is the advertising industry’s first bespoke platform for virtual production that arms creatives with the technology to collaborate and create impactful work for clients.
It currently counts 36 national trade associations from around the globe as members and is headed by the newly-appointed President Tamara Daltroff, the Director General, EACA, Europe.
The role of technology across various industries from media, advertising and marketing remains pivotal as companies increasingly invest in digital campaigns, online solutions and partnerships.
Dept’s specialist knowledge and expertise in digital marketing will enable IFAW to centralise and streamline campaigns, while ensuring budgets are fully optimised.
MediaCom is launching MediaCom Creative Systems, bringing together media with data and tech-enabled creativity to drive brand relevance and accelerate growth for its clients.
As companies seek to grow their footprint and expand their services, they are tapping into mergers and acquisition even as they position themselves to be competitive.
The new Committee will work closely alongside Co-Chairs Paul Williamson and Kat Jackson to provide best practice and cutting-edge insights on how marketers can navigate the constantly shifting marketing landscape.
Netherlands-based digital agency Dept has become climate neutral certified after working with the Climate Neutral organisation to measure and offset our 2020 carbon footprint.
In the newly created positions, Neila and Stacey will lead on and deliver the Nations and Regions focused strategic plans as part of the Creative Diversity strategy.
LME turned to the Manchester division of international digital agency Dept to guide the brand refresh for LME and its events and to develop a centralised solution for managing its portfolio of websites.
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok are joining forces to spearhead a first-of-its-kind creator and content accelerator initiative designed to drive brands to the center of culture.
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has launched the world’s first-ever open-source guide to tackling diversity and representation issues throughout the entire creative process, from defining the business and brand challenges to evaluation and analysis.
With this acquisition, PLTFRMR will merge with VMG’s creative agency Virtue, bringing together a new agency model within the world’s largest independent media group.
Digital advertising agency Dept has created the advertising industry’s first virtual AR (Augmented Reality) apparel drop, using NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and Snapchat’s new full body-tracking tool.
Procter & Gamble launches content creation platform targeting black creators across advertising, film and TV
Titled “Widen The Screen,” it will include new films and initiatives that feature more diverse storytellers, combat bias against all people fueled by misrepresentation, increase investment in Black-owned and operated media and employ more diverse creators.
In this role, Angela will be responsible for overseeing the execution of creative commerce concepts and designs for the company’s domestic and international clients with specific focus on elevating the craft of design and art direction.
S 4Capital has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement in relation to a merger of Jam3, an award-winning Toronto-based design and experience agency, with MediaMonks, S 4Capital’s Content practice.
His main assignment will be to set the creative direction for IKEA Range and Marketing & Communication. The role also includes to creatively lead and inspire the many co-workers and collaboration partners throughout the IKEA network.
Devetry, a software consultancy that provides technology solutions ranging from organizational strategy to custom software development, has announced it has joined global digital agency Dept.
Logitech, in collaboration with TikTok, has announced the Song Breaker Awards, which recognizes groundbreaking creators who are influencing pop music today.
MIX is a Dutch-based agency that uses creative thinking to forge a connection between business, brand and marketing by analyzing businesses from all sides, determining where value is created and optimizing exactly those points.
Gillette has announced the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance - a team of global streamers selected to represent the brand and create content for audiences worldwide.
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Elke van Tienen, Chief People Officer (EMEA) to Global Head of People with immediate effect.
WPP has announced the appointment of Dave Rolfe to the new role of Global Head of Production, WPP and Hogarth.
The global integrated campaign creative and strategy was led by Isobar Amsterdam and is the latest in a three-year pro bono partnership involving creative and media agencies from across the dentsu international network, aimed at ending a disease that kills a child every two minutes.
Because of the global lockdown, online activity has skyrocketed. Marketing leaders predict that many more companies will invest in branded content in 2021.
At a time when the world could use a little more fizz, Pepsi® has unveiled a highly entertaining new campaign that will cut across cultural playgrounds with the uncontainable fizz of the brand.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that 20 new signatories around the world have joined The Climate Pledge:
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based creative agency BLKJ. The agency will join forces with the Havas Creative network and will strengthen the Group’s creative operations in South East Asia.
Heineken's tequila-flavoured beer brand Desperados has partnered with eight emerging graphic designers, painters, photographers and illustrators, creating the Desperados Design Collective, to develop its latest advertising campaign.
Together, both agencies will strengthen end-to-end digital services for clients across the globe.
Oscar Hamming, Niels de Wit and Robert van der Lans, formerly founders of The Odd Shop, have announced that their team is joining MediaMonks to bring their distinct Persuasive Creativity Model to S4Capital’s content practice.
Mauritshuis and Dept optimised the digital marketing aspects and developed creative content concepts to reach additional target groups, such as young people, and enthuse them to visit the museum. During Spring, the new changes will go live.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement with Danish alternative finance provider REinvent Finance.
Lukkien recently made an international production for Danone for the French advertising agency BETC. It was special because of the challenging combination of babies that cannot be directed and live projections on set.
As of today HERC joins Ace, family of leading agencies. With the acquisition of this hotshop Ace adds Advertising & Brand culture to its portfolio. HERC included, Ace now holds over 180 employees with creative hubs in both Utrecht and Amsterdam.
As an ad agency The Merge will never turn away from a daring challenge and in that Lukkien likes to think they found their equal when they asked Lukkien to produce four different – full CGI – animated tv spots
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Debbie Ellison, currently the Chief Digital Officer Geometry UK, to Global Chief Digital Officer.
S4 Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
Sony has announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools.
Tomorrow, the boutique Chinese agency founded in 2015 by Rogier Bikker, has joined the MediaMonk in Shanghai, offering additional expertise and growing services for both local and global brands operating in the country.
Integrated creative, technology and media agency Decoded Advertising has joined S4 Capital with the new outfit now keen to integrate the unitary offering with new efficiency.
Expanding on Isobar’s annual Augmented Humanity report, the cross-dentsu effort explores consumer-driven trends that provide businesses and brands with new opportunities.
Thirty years after the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, The DDR Museum and creative agency VIRTUE have joined forces to teach a new generation about this important moment in world history.
To keep up with the currently changing consumer behaviour and tech developments, fashion brand Gant has decided to reinvent its digital platforms, starting with the DACH-region website.
As part of Mondelēz International’s journey to create a transformative end-to-end customer experience, the company has expanded its relationship with Publicis Groupe to include all production duties across Europe.
Mazda appointed VIRTUE, the agency born from VICE, to get design-savvy people excited about their electric car and see Mazda as the car manufacturer that leads in design thinking.
EyeEm has partnered with Geometry, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency, to support and empower the global creative industry adversely affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic to launch #UpForCollab.
L’Oréal Paris and VIRTUE, the creative agency born from VICE, have announced the global launch of an interactive digital-only make-up experience that brings a new inventiveness to experimenting with make-up looks, all in the virtual reality space.
Media and marketing solutions company IPG Mediabrands has announced the agency network is expanding its creative content practice with the launch of Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS) globally across 12 markets.
The Glitch, one of India’s independent creative agencies, has joined forces with global experience agency VMLY&R.
The World Woman Foundation, in partnership with Geometry along with WPP agency partners BCW, Hogarth Worldwide and Gramercy Park Studios, have launched its #ShesMyHero campaign which will culminate in World Woman Hour.
With over 40,000 partner enterprises, McDonald’s Austria is the principal partner of Austrian agriculture in the catering sector.
Top-selling toy on France Amazon, Lunii has crossed the Atlantic and is launching in the U.S. this month (now available in B8TA). Perfect for this COVID times, it's screen-free and emissions-free.
Channel 4 has announced that 4Creative’s Eoin McLaughlin has been promoted to the newly created role of Deputy Executive Creative Director and the appointment of award-winning creative Lydia Raghavan to Creative Director.
PostCoronaPosts.com is a global online platform where people can share their post-pandemic intentions anonymously with the rest of the world.