A Second with Alan Gee on the Blammo Rebrand a few Months In

I had a moment to talk to Alan Gee Partner, Chairman and Juno Award Winner of Blammo Worldwide when he presented at the #fgisocial and asked him about the rebranding. He said during his talk that many agencies were named after people and that over time those were shorted to the point where most don’t even know what …

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Advertising Week Canada Launches with Insights from Miles Nadal the Founder of MDC Partners Inc.

As the cold of winter slammed into Toronto with full force, Advertising Week Canada started with their launch breakfast featuring Miles Nadal the Founder, Chairman and CEO of MDC Partners Inc. and Dawna Friesen, Global National’s new anchor.

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TEDxRyersonU Takes Off for the First Time – Part 2 of 2

Here is more from TEDxRyersonU:

Dr. Martin M. Antony is the Director of Anxiety Research at his treatment lab at Ryerson as well as a Professor and author. He talked about anxiety and how the extremes of behaviour can impact how we conduct ourselves. Perfectionism can lead to an all or nothing mentality and an excessive need to control which can influence other aspects of our lives.

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TEDxRyersonU Takes Off for the First Time – Part 1 of 2

Last Saturday on November 27, 2010 the first TEDxRyersonU was held at the Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto. It was a mash up of the innovative drive that has defined Ryerson University over the years and the TED Talks way of sharing ideas and cultivating conversation.

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Cherie Blair Launches the ICA’s Extraordinary Speakers Series

Two weeks ago at the ICA and the Ad Women of Toronto launched the Extraordinary Speakers Series with Cherie Blair the President of the Loomba Foundation on October 5th, 2010 as the day began and the rain kept pace.

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Advertising Week 2010: The Adobe 21st Century Creative Panel – Everyone is Creative (& Silos Suck)

Adobe presented a panel with Steve Nesie, ECD of Deutsch NY, Philippe Meunier, CCO and Founder of Sid Lee, Tom O’Keefe, ECD of Draftfcb North America, Dave Schiff, Group CD of CP+B and Michael Lebowitz Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship.

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The ICA and the Mandate to Innovate

The ICA held the Innovation Mandate Presentation and Out of Home event last Thursday on September 23rd at Andrew Richards Design in Toronto, ON. 

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