The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity has announced the five jury presidents set to lead the Design, Digital & Mobile, Direct and Promo & Activation, Integrated, and Media juries at this year’s awards in Singapore in September.
Following the success of the Yahoo global homepage launch, Yahoo New Zealand has announced its “innovative” new homepage will be launched next month.
Saatchi has released a new 15sec Tui Lager spot – the latest in its Tui Handheld Device campaign which portrayed beer glasses as the original interactive way for blokes to connect to their mates.
Ponsonby agency Lassoo Media & PR has three new international clients, and added three staff.
Bauer Media Group ceo Paul Dykzeul has been elected as chair of the Magazine Publishers Association, replacing Tangible Media publisher John Baker.
Retail agency .99 will spearhead the sponsorship line-up at this year’s Top Shop Retail Excellence Awards in a new alliance with the Retailers Association (NZRA).
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will this year take its shortlist exhibitions into the digital realm with Microsoft acting as its Technology Innovation Partner.
The new owners of liquor retailer The Mill have appointed Y&R to lead the chain’s 35 stores in a major upgrade and rebrand. The incumbent was Barnes, Catmur & Friends.
TECH GUY FINDS FULFILMENT IN STRATEGY: Sky TV has created a new senior strategy role and promoted Matthew Orange to the position.
Total interactive advertising spend in New Zealand was $120.22 million up 22% from Q1, 2013, according to figures out today from the Interactive Advertising Bureau.