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MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global will once again take place in Montreux, Switzerland, between 15-17 April 2012. it is intended that the agenda for next year's event will include a plenary agenda.
24 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Despite overall growth of 5.7% for the advertising industry in Q2 2011, adspend fell in nearly half the world's key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continued to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen's quarterly Global AdView Pulse report released recently.
20 Oct 2011
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
19 Aug 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Delegates to The Festival of Media Global now have an extra opportunity to brush up on their digital marketing expertise.
21 Apr 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The final speakers have been confirmed for the fifth Festival of Media Global in Montreux.
5 Apr 2011
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: Twitter users now send more than 140 million Tweets a day. With more than 20% of the tweets being related to products and/or brands, this means that every day 28 million tweets potentially concern your brand or company.
Willem Smit 4 Apr 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: OMD and Starcom lead the agency networks in the shortlist for the Festival of Media Awards 2011. Ogilvy Johannesburg has been shortlisted for its South Africa Tourism campaign.
14 Mar 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global 2011 has announced its agenda. In a radical move away from the format of previous festivals, the sessions will all form part of a single stream conference agenda, designed to be more brand centric and future focused.
10 Mar 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global 2011 launches a brand new initiative in a bid to find the most exciting new media businesses in the world. The Media Accelerator Program (MAP) will be reaching out to the global community of media innovators to find those new companies who are set to most impact the sector in the coming years. Who will be the next Twitter or Facebook that will revolutionise the way we market to our customers?
23 Feb 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 Feb 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.
24 Jan 2011
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Jenny Ashmore, global marketing capability officer, Mars Inc., will be the Jury chair for the Festival of Media Awards 2011.
10 Jan 2011
HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.
30 Nov 2010
LONDON, UK: Schawk, a provider of brand point management services enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity, has announced Raymond Kieser, who has South African connections, as group MD of its European operations.
16 Nov 2010
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has always relied on its image for quality manufacturing and efficient design. Other car marques are well known for possessing a fun streak, such as Honda, Toyota or Mazda, which is a necessary brand ingredient in attracting the younger market.
4 Aug 2010