AUCKLAND, Today: After 300,000 words and 1 million+ page views, M+AD Daily is farewelling 2019 – today is our last issue.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Comms Council has issued its entry call for the 2020 Beacon Awards. Entries close at 4pm on Tuesday 25 February.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: The BC&F Dentsu brewery/distillery/designery is at it again – with Up Yours, the first beer brewed for beer-can chicken.
SINGAPORE, Today: Two Golds, seven Silvers, and one Young Achiever were won by New Zealand agencies at last night’s Campaign Asia Agency of the Year Awards.
AUCKLAND, Today: Entries for the 2020 New Zealand Radio Awards open Monday 3 February and close Monday 2 March 2020.
LONDON, Overnight: Colenso BBDO’s work for Spark – produced in collaboration with PHD, Drum and Platform29 – has made the shortlist at the Warc Media Awards 2019 in the Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category.
NEW YORK, Wednesday: The One Club has named Klim Type Foundry lead-typeface designer/director Kris Sowersby as a judge in next year’s 99th ADC Awards.
AUCKLAND, Today: Ben Partington, ceo at media owner Hypermedia, has launched a new business with Staples VR ceo Aliesha Staples to market NZ’s first media smartphone app aimed at changing the way Kiwis interact with advertisements.
AUCKLAND, Today: M+AD is about to take a month-long Xmas/New Year break. Our last edition for 2019 is just three days away – this Friday 13 December.
AUCKLAND, Today: Syphilis? That’s something from hundreds of years ago, right? “That,” says FCB CCO Tony Clewett, “is the general reaction when you talk to people about New Zealand’s very real, and very 21st-century problem with this archaic sexually transmitted infection.”