Ben Reid is the founder and Managing Director of Milk NZ, a strategic brand and packaging agency based in Auckland.
AUCKLAND, Today: AU-based social impact agency UnLtd, which launched recently in NZ, and its long-standing partner Yahoo held a welcoming reception for NZ customers at La Zeppa last night. M+AD took the opportunity for a Q+A session with ceo Chris Freel …
PARIS, Today: “A couple of days ago we were surprised to receive a mail from a Ukrainian agency asking about entries to the Epica Awards,” writes Epica’s Mark Tungate.
AUCKLAND, Today: Rockit Apple global marketing GM Julian Smith – fresh from collecting Rockit’s Gold, Silver and Bronze at the Best Design Awards at the weekend – gave M+AD the lowdown (via a lively Q+A) on his company’s high-energy rebrand, and the key role played by Designworks and Special Group.
SINGAPORE, Monday: Kiwis’ reputation for self-deprecating humour was on show in an Ad Stars Q&A with DDB Aotearoa CD Christie Cooper, conducted in the run-up to the Ad Stars competition in Busan last week.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: A new face has touched down in the antipodes and joined the Fish&Clips Ponsonby team for commercial and music video representation.
AUCKLAND, Today: “Be present – and have a presence,” is just one piece of advice dentsu NZ chief commercial officer Rachel Anderson-Cormack offers to women entering the corporate world.
AUCKLAND, Today: Spotify’s Outside Voice has shone the light on New Zealand creative Raymond McKay, CCO and co-founder of New Zealand creative agency Run.
PARIS, Thursday: Epica Awards operations director Nicolas Huvé writes: “Here in Paris, Autumn is slowly settling in, but no time to jump in the leaves as we are full steam ahead in our entry season.
AUCKLAND, Today: The most creative and innovative uses of the print medium will be celebrated on Monday 3 February as part of Stuff’s inaugural Paper Planes competition, judged by ad legend Sir John Hegarty.