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SWITZERLAND

German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.

29 Jan 2014 09:01

SWITZERLAND

SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52

SWITZERLAND

UN says 2.7bn people will be online by year-end

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Around 2.7bn people - or 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said on Monday (7 October).

8 Oct 2013 12:11

SWITZERLAND

Cyberwar "a reality that must be halted"

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The international community must wake up to the reality of cyberwar and strive to find ways to stem it, the head of the UN's telecommunications agency said Monday (15 July).

16 Jul 2013 07:38

SWITZERLAND

Veeam positioned in the "Visionaries"

BAAR, SWITZERLAND: Veeam Software, provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software.

12 Jun 2013 15:08

SWITZERLAND

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.

5 Apr 2013 09:14

SWITZERLAND

WEF Strategic Dialogue - Future South Caucasus, Central Asia: Media accreditation open

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

12 Mar 2013 09:13

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global 2013: THE BRAVES Awards

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.

27 Feb 2013 08:15

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.

15 Feb 2013 12:56

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global 2013: New award - BRAVES award for Best Branded Entertainment

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Following the launch of THE BRAVES last year, the event's organisers say they are pleased to announce that the awards will now be integrated into the Festival of Media Global Awards.

8 Feb 2013 10:46

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back

MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.

26 Jan 2013 12:44

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.

11 Jan 2013 08:49

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.

24 Dec 2012 08:48

SWITZERLAND

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23

SWITZERLAND

Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention

PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.

7 Nov 2012 10:29

SWITZERLAND

European women drive most engagement: Online retail, community websites

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.

6 Jul 2012 12:38

SWITZERLAND

IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

1 Jun 2012 10:44

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: All the winners

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The moment you've been waiting for... The winners of this year's Festival of Media Global Awards were announced at a grand awards ceremony on 17 April.

20 Apr 2012 08:00

SWITZERLAND

NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02

SWITZERLAND

MediaCom is Festival of Media's Global Network of the Year 2012

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: MediaCom has been named Network of The Year at the 2012 Global Festival of Media Awards. The agency took the title after winning five awards and being highly commended for four other campaigns. MediaCom's work for Norway's Anti-Racism Centre was also named Campaign of the Year.

19 Apr 2012 07:45

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media second-day highlights

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Pepsico CMO Salman Amin opened Day 2 of the Festival of Media and urged agencies not to bring him any media plans but to bring him "amazing stories, insights and ideas."

18 Apr 2012 10:13

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media first-day highlights

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Speakers from Barclays, Amazon, Kellogg's and SCA took to the stage on Day One at the Festival of Media 2012 to address around 700 delegates in Montreux, Switzerland.

17 Apr 2012 09:57

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: Showcase Theatre returns

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organisers have announced the return of the Showcase Theatre in which various partners will take to the stage to present thought-provoking sessions as part of the overall conference.

10 Apr 2012 10:03

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media - two days left to enter

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Are you an innovative new media company? Do you want to get your business in front of the most senior decision makers in global marketing and media? If the answer is yes then enter M.A.P. (Media Accelerator Programme) now.

3 Apr 2012 11:26

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media releases final agenda

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organisers of the event have announced the final agenda for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

29 Mar 2012 11:03

SWITZERLAND

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012 08:37

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media announces Global Awards shortlist

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organizers of the event have announced the shortlist for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

16 Mar 2012 06:51

SWITZERLAND

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012 10:40

SWITZERLAND

WRC concludes with 'far-reaching' decisions for sector

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The World Radiocommunications Conference 2012 (WRC-12) has concluded with - in the words of one participant - "far-reaching" decisions for the entire telecom and broadcasting sector.

13 Mar 2012 10:27

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