AUCKLAND, Today: Sir John Hegarty has a busy schedule for his trip to NZ in a fortnight – a Saatchi & Saatchi Q+A has been announced in the evening of the same day he judges Stuff’s Paper Planes print advertising comp.
SYDNEY, Today: Media intelligence business Isentia has promoted Auckland-based account manager Raquel Climent to the role of New Zealand country manager.
AUCKLAND, Today: M+AD won few friends with its grumpy Monday morning rant about perceived “errors” in the announcement of the Marketing Association’s 2020 NZDM Awards (scroll down for the link).
AUCKLAND, Monday: The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand has announced the key dates for the 2020 PRINZ Awards – and entries are now officially open.
AUCKLAND, Friday: MetService (or – as they like to call themselves: “The Mighty Metservice”) has made two key new appointments. MetService is a lot more than just a weather forecast – it’s a major vehicle for ad messages, and is the 7th largest NZ website and the 3rd largest mobile site.
AUCKLAND, Today: It seems just about everybody at Phantom Billstickers has a creative bent – even the folk that just check the finished work. The latest in a long line of Phantoms who can string a few words together is poster checker Amber Zhou.
AUCKLAND, Friday: The NZ Marketing Association has set Thursday 27 February for the 2020 NZDM awards, at the Cordis Auckland.
CANNES, Saturday: The Lions International Festival of Creativity has today announced that entries to the Lions Awards are open for 2020.
AUCKLAND, Today: Some of Finland’s most critically acclaimed artwork will be displayed in shopping centres throughout New Zealand as part of an international art exchange between the NZ Urban Art Foundation and the Arts Centre Finland.
NEW YORK, Thursday: Colenso BBDO and Sweetshop NZ have picked up two shortlisted entries for DDB Export I’m Drinking It For You at the One Show 2020. These were the only NZ entries through on the first-deadline shortlist in the Moving Image Craft category.