Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today It’s Cannes Lions time. If you’re on the French Riviera for the ad industry’s most important festival, lucky you. But also, brace yourself for a lot of self-promotional advertising clichés. Here are some actual tweet excerpts from agencies, consultancies and brands at Cannes: “we’re all about reinventing experiences” ... “we will host high-level purpose engagements” … “we believe brands can be a force for good and a force for growth.” And yada yada yada. Over five days, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will host 300-plus talks and workshops, and 600-plus speakers. It’s a lot, but Ad Age has a team of reporters on the ground to figure out what’s interesting or important (as opposed to just jargony.) Here’s the link where you can keep up on the latest Cannes news. First up: On Cannes' opening day, Unilever explained why it’s been giving its marketers and agency folks voluntary DNA tests. As Ad Age’s Jack Neff writes, “The idea is to help marketers and agency people break down stereotypes about other people by learning how diverse they are themselves.” And in turn, to make stronger, less stereotypical creative work. Cannes deal-making: “WPP is hooking up with IHeartMedia on a new partnership aimed at luring more audio business from... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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