Our friends at StrawberryFrog have added a new member to their already stellar team, as Lawrence Edmondson becomes the new Director of Technology (a new position) for their New York office.Continue reading "StrawberryFrog’s Newest Tech Frog is Lawrence Edmondson"
McGarryBowen of NYC will be taking the reins as Burger King’s newest American creative agency, according to an article in Ad Age. If the change holds true it marks the end of an era, with CP+B and Burger King parting ways after a seven-year relationship.Continue reading "McGarryBowen to Take Hold of the (Burger) King"
Last week marked another great year for the Mesh Conference and one of the people taking part was Arianna Huffington, the founder of The Huffington Post which became part of AOL in February of this year (see the story here). One of the reasons for the deal was to help accelerate their international expansion. The first …Continue reading "Marketing Mag Talks to Arianna Huffington at Mesh"
What is the state of the communications industry in 2011 is a question that casts a long shadow for vets and newbies alike as they all prognosticate on what the future will bring. So what does Saturn have to do with anything? Well according to Wikipedia a Saturn Returns is an astrological phenomenon that marks how …Continue reading "So What Happens When Saturn Returns?"
In March Sid Lee won a large piece of Dell’s consumer advertising business and as part of this new relationship they wanted to be closer to the brand and thus the idea of Sid Lee Austin was born. The search was on for an office and more importantly the team that would form the core …Continue reading "Sid Lee Austin Launches"
Marketing Magazine reports that Jack Astor’s Restaurant has picked Zulu Alpha Kilo (ZAK) as their new AOR. The focus will be advertising, digital brand identity, point-of-sale and social media.Continue reading "Jack Astor’s Makes ZAK its AOR"
Rethink Canada teamed up with Langara College to offer a future art director or designer a chance to win a two-year scholarship to Langara’s Communication and Design Program. Together they want to nurture young talent who will take the lead in transforming what communications is today and what it will be tomorrow.Continue reading "How to Sketch your way to a Scholarship via Rethink Canada"
Ad Lounge had another first with their Next Gen Dinner Series which took place last night at Brassii in downtown Toronto. The Next Gen Dinner Series was created with two main audiences in mind students in communications and design from across the GTA and organizations looking to connect with emerging talent.Continue reading "NEXT GEN Dinner Series – Connecting with Talent"
As I was surfing YouTube I saw this television PSA for the Toronto Crime Stoppers by the mad men and women at DDB Canada and thought I should spread the word.Continue reading "Anonymous by DDB Canada"
At Ogilvy & Mather’s global headquarters they are launching a practice that’s targeted to Chinese brands who want to expand internationally, and to Western brands who wish to expand into China.Continue reading "Ogilvy to help Chinese Brands go West"