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UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?
Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.

5 Apr 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced
Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.

15 Feb 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back
Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back

MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.

26 Jan 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!
Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.

11 Jan 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce
Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.

24 Dec 2012

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media first-day highlights
Festival of Media first-day highlights

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Speakers from Barclays, Amazon, Kellogg's and SCA took to the stage on Day One at the Festival of Media 2012 to address around 700 delegates in Montreux, Switzerland.

17 Apr 2012

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media announces Global Awards shortlist
Festival of Media announces Global Awards shortlist

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organizers of the event have announced the shortlist for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

16 Mar 2012

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global 2012 - agenda
Festival of Media Global 2012 - agenda

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Join the festival's speakers to discuss the agenda theme.

1 Mar 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Europe's internet users strong newspaper site visitors
Europe's internet users strong newspaper site visitors

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went online in November 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.

25 Jan 2012

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global Awards 2012 dates and categories
Festival of Media Global Awards 2012 dates and categories

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards, now in their 4th year, is searching for those campaigns that celebrate the very best in media thinking from around the world and has announced the categories for the 2012 awards.

28 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year
Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend
Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

11 Jul 2011

SWITZERLAND

FIFA U-20 World Cup media accreditation closes today

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: FIFA is reminding media representatives wishing to cover the FIFA U-20 World Cup that the media accreditation process via the FIFA Media Channel will close on Wednesday, 15 June.

15 Jun 2011

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Awards 2011 shortlist announced
Festival of Media Awards 2011 shortlist announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: OMD and Starcom lead the agency networks in the shortlist for the Festival of Media Awards 2011. Ogilvy Johannesburg has been shortlisted for its South Africa Tourism campaign.

14 Mar 2011

SWITZERLAND

First 'Media Accelerator Program' launched at Festival of Media 2011
First 'Media Accelerator Program' launched at Festival of Media 2011

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global 2011 launches a brand new initiative in a bid to find the most exciting new media businesses in the world. The Media Accelerator Program (MAP) will be reaching out to the global community of media innovators to find those new companies who are set to most impact the sector in the coming years. Who will be the next Twitter or Facebook that will revolutionise the way we market to our customers?

23 Feb 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb
Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence
Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence

LONDON, UK: Media Tenor and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) recently announced the results of Peace & the Media, the first study into the accuracy of international TV news programmes with regards to violence, conflict and peace issues. The study reveals that while a majority of broadcasters present an accurate view of violence levels*, key UK and US broadcasters devote more than 50% of their time to topics of violence.

10 Nov 2010

BELGIUM

EPC gets copyright management idea accepted
EPC gets copyright management idea accepted

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.

5 Nov 2010

GERMANY

Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries
Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The remaining jury members have been named for Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's principal creative advertising and communications festivals honouring and celebrating European creative excellence across all major disciplines.

21 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010

CHINA

Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference early-bird deadline extended
Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference early-bird deadline extended

HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.

10 Aug 2010