Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of Clickbooth and their epic parties during ad:tech and Affiliate Summit. While continuing the tradition of the Affiliate Nation Mega Party, they are also thinking smaller with two limited capacity events during Affiliate Summit, held at the New York Marriott Marquis August 10-12. Here are the details on what they have planned for Affiliate Summit:
On October 6 at the Union Square W in New York, the Marketers Summit will take place. The conference is inviting "weirdos, wiseguys, cool kids, misfits, movers, shakers, thought leaders and mind readers" to discuss such topics as ending the madness of the unproductive agency/client relationship, building a culture that creates the best balance between process and chaos, how to properly collaborate in the shark tank-like world of advertising and more.
Check out the full itinerary here and register by July 31 to get the early bird rate.
You were pumped you won a Lion this year, right? You told your parents, your grandparents and your girlfriend/boyfriend, right? Let me guess, they were far less excited about it than you were. To you, it's the most awesome thing in the world. To them, it's just another stupid trophy.
Watch this video and it will help you understand their viewpoint. To them, your Gold Lion is just a hunk of metal that should be turned into case. That's right. Cash4GoldLions. Check it out.
And so it has come to pass. Once again. Another year. And no Lion to boost your ego. Depression sets in. You question your worth as a creative. You blame your clients for killing your brilliant ideas. You blame the judges for awarding one of the highest honors to an ad that celebrates selfishness. You promise yourself you will leave the ad business and go where your creative brilliance is truly appreciates.
This Cannes Lions article was written by Murray Newlands
A panel of experts was assembled last week at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, who gave us their take on marketing to Millennials in 2014.
Entitled "Brand Purpose, Millennials and the Epic Creative that Engages Them," the panel included Quinn Kilbury, brand director for Newcastle Brown Ale at Heineken; Christina Smedley, VP of global brand and communications at PayPal; Bonin Bough, VP of global media and consumer engagement at Mondelez; and Scott Beaudoin, global practice director of corporate and brand citizenship for MSLGroup.
John Mescall, executive creative director of McCann Australia, was the standout expert from the panel. Mescall is best known as the man who came up with "Dumb Ways to Die" for Metro Trains in Melbourne, Australia. His campaign holds the achievement of most-awarded campaign in the history of Cannes, winning multiple Lions in 2013.
Today, Cannes Lions is out with the creative brief for its Cannes Chimera Initiative, a competition which aims to inspire creatives to create "innovative communications concepts that can help build public awareness and support for solutions to critical global development problems."
The finished work is intended to connect with Millennials an d encourage them to work towards eliminating global health and development problems for good.
This is so awesome. Twitter brought a drone to Cannes and is flying it overhead to capture Cannes in a manner unlike we've seen before. It captured Patrick Stewart outside the Palais on Sunday and it's been traveling up and down La Croisette capturing the sights.
According to Digiday's Brian Morrisey, seagulls were seen attacking the drone and he wonders just how long it will be before it loses that battle.
Our friends over at Trust Collective have put together Sloppy Cannes, a site on which anything tagged with #sloppycannes will appear. Here's your chance to be famous! Just by being drunk or stupid and posting about it. Which, pretty much, everyone does anyway when they're in Cannes.
Oh but Trust Collective doesn't just want to embarrass you. They want to reward you for your sloppiness. The winner of the most embarrassing/sloppiest Cannes moment will, yes, win an iPad Mini!
Following the success of last year's app for the Cannes advertising festival, the team at MPC Creative have re-released Cannesappé for 2014. Collating the most useful info within a simple, intuitive design, the app is a handy guide to the biggest festival on the ad industry calendar.
Once again there will be an opportunity to obtain 'Golden Tickets' to some of the most sought after parties. Simply by tapping the win tickets icon, anyone can be in with a chance to receive an invite for themselves and a friend to one of Cannes' most exclusive parties, including the shots Cannes Beach Party, Music+Sound International Party, P.I.G./Tantor/TaProd poolside BBQ party and the Biscuit Soirée.