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Givergy appoint Kru Live as their UK staffing partner in three year deal

After a competitive three-way pitch process spanning four months, Givergy has awarded Kru Live, the staffing and entertainment agency, a three-year deal as their staffing partner in the UK. The agreement will see Kru Live deliver over ten thousand staffing days in partnership with Givergy’s managed event service, supporting over 1,200 annual events which raise […]

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Bray Leino Events becomes an official events supplier to The Department for International Trade

Bray Leino Events have won a three-year contract to be the official events agency to the Department for International Trade (DIT). The South West-based conferencing and exhibitions specialists won six sector lots to become the key supplier on the DIT events roster. This means Bray Leino Events will deliver around 1,200 high-profile events across a […]

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Carlsberg appoints Life as below the line roster agency

Carlsberg has appointed full service creative agency Life as its below the line (BTL) roster agency following a eight-way competitive pitch process. Life will work across multiple channels including on-trade, off-trade, wholesale and impulse, taking immediate responsibility across a range of brands within the Carlsberg portfolio. The agency will be at the forefront of exciting channel plans […]

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KBH Digital expands on-board advertising network with Greater Anglia contract win

KBH Digital, the specialist digital division of KBH On-Train Media, has secured the contract to provide advertising and sponsorship opportunities across Greater Anglia’s newly-launched Wi-Fi network and on-board entertainment service. The win paves the way for KBH Digital to connect brands with the Greater Anglia audience, which comprises 82 million passenger journeys each year. It […]

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Haygarth appointed by General Mills to launch new Food Should Taste Good range

General Mills has appointed Haygarth to manage the UK launch of its gluten-free crisp range, Food Should Taste Good. The integrated campaign will incorporate the brand’s consumer PR and social media in addition to shopper and influencer marketing. The work by Haygarth kick starts next month with the unveiling of a new Instagram platform and […]

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Kraft Heinz UK appoints Wonderland Communications

18-month old Bristol-based agency Wonderland Communications has landed a place on the UK roster of Kraft Heinz – the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world – after a six-way competitive pitch. Wonderland’s inaugural work will be a three-month project starting this month (September 2017), focusing on celebrating Heinz Beanz  through a national and […]

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Mystery Shopping Association elects Jill Spencer as President

The Mystery Shopping Providers Association has appointed Jill Spencer as President. She is a director of ReactCX, a leading UK customer experience research specialist. The MSPA is the international association for the mystery shopping industry and has over 450 member companies worldwide, covering market research and merchandising, private investigation, training and mystery shopping services. “With […]

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Urban Nerds Collective announces a trio of new client wins

Culture marketing specialists, Urban Nerds Collective, celebrates a trio of big brand client wins over the Summer. Deezer Music streaming service, Deezer, has recruited Urban Nerds For a second time.  music app assigns influencer engagement brief to award-winning culture marketing specialists, Urban Nerds Collective Following a successful talent and engagement programme in 2016, Deezer, the music […]

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Primesight announces raft of senior promotions

Primesight has announced several role promotions within the leadership and senior management team. Mungo Knott, the current marketing and insight director, has been appointed to the new role of director of insight and innovation, with a focus to maximise the use of technology and data across the Primesight estate. Primesight has also confirmed that development […]

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Brand experience agency joins forces with VR content specialist

Brand experience agency Ralph Creative and Kuju, a full service Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) content specialist, have teamed up to offer a one-stop-shop for creating groundbreaking VR and AR experiences across any platform. The announcement follows their earlier co-production of a music remix experience for Grammy Award winning duo The Chainsmokers and […]

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Arena Group secure Newmarket Racecourse interiors contract

Arena Group has secured a new three-year contract to deliver high-end contemporary interior design and complete internal fit out for Newmarket Racecourse events, May 2017. Following a record year working with Jockey Club racecourses, Arena Group has been appointed to oversee the full interior design of Newmarket’s’ temporary infrastructure during its most notable dates in […]

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MSQ Partners appointed as pan-European content agency for Hertz

MSQ Partner agencies, Stack and Smarts Communicate, have been appointed as the joint pan-European content agency for Hertz. They won the account following a competitive six-way pitch. Stack, specialists in customer acquisition and engagement, will work with Smarts Communicate, the PR & content agency, to offer a truly integrated approach to the brand. This recent […]

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Eulogy launches events and experiential service

Eulogy has announced  its new events and experiential offering, launching with clients including Brown Forman brands Jack Daniel’s and Chambord as well as the Molson Coors world beers portfolio. The launch reflects the rise in the “experience economy” with consumers, especially millennials, increasingly desiring memorable experiences that they can share with their peers. According to […]

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Hires Hunterlodge for direct marketing drive

The National Charity of the British Army, The Soldiers’ Charity, has announced the appointment of Hunterlodge as its direct marketing agency following a competitive pitch. The agency has been tasked with raising awareness of the charity’s services and its differentiators to other well-known charitable organisations. This will highlight the fundraising need for serving soldiers, veterans […]

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Aunt Bessie’s prioritises shopper marketing with Initials appointment

Aunt Bessie’s has appointed Initials as its shopper marketing agency. Following a competitive pitch against four undisclosed agencies, Initials will be handling shopper marketing across the Aunt Bessie’s brand. The appointment is part of a wider strategic shift by Aunt Bessie’s to give more focus to shopper marketing. Initials was selected in part thanks to […]

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YOPA appoints The Specialist Works

Fixed-fee estate agency YOPA has appointed global media agency The Specialist Works (TSW) to handle its media planning and buying account. The agency pitched against Maxus, Mediavest and the incumbent Vizeum. The pitch was managed by marketing analytics experts Ebiquity. YOPA needed a nimble agency to deliver both value and accountable results. YOPA were attracted […]

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The Market Creative appoints planning director

The Market Creative has strengthened its team with a planning director as well as two new starters. Gemma Sheridan joins the marketing agency with 12 years experience from working with a wide range of brands globally from M&S to Nissan. She previously held a Head of Strategy role at Refinery. In the newly created position […]

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Full Fat’s fifth year sees a summer of festivals and events in the UK and Europe

Agency Full Fat’s festival line-up includes: Field Day- Victoria Park, June 3rd, Tinie Tempeh’s Disturbing Ibiza- 9thJuly- 8th September, Ushuaia Ibiza, Mighty Hoopla- 4th June, Victoria Park and Gala 28th May 2017, Brockwell Park, London. The addition of these brands to the Full Fat roster further highlights the agency’s position at the forefront of the […]

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The Market Creative lands Aggregate Industries contract

The Market Creative beat off two other agencies to win a major new marketing contract with Aggregate Industries. The three-year deal will see The Market Creative take the lead on creative design services for the company, which is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of construction and building materials. Responsible for Aggregate Industries’ brand strategy […]

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Adare International wins major contract with Coca-Cola European Partners

Adare International has been awarded a contract by Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) to provide promotional goods and print across their entire European network covering Germany, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, GB, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway & Sweden. Adare has supplied marketing goods to CCEP in Northern Europe since 2011. This new contract award represents a potential […]

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Advantage Smollan to acquire Combera Group GmbH

Advantage Smollan Limited has announced its pending acquisition of Combera Group GmbH. Combera is a specialist in outsourced sales, merchandising, auditing, activation and engagement with operations in 13 European countries and a partnership network that extends to many more.  The completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of all necessary […]

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ibis appoints Splendid Communications as PR and social media agency

Splendid Communications has won ibis, AccorHotel’s economy hotel chain, via a competitive pitch process. The agency will manage the press office for ibis, ibis Styles and ibis Budget and deliver content creation for the ibis UK social channels. The team will be helping to generate brand awareness through creative campaigns bringing to life the brand’s […]

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Matt Vandrau and Jeff Shifrin named co-CEOs of CSM

CSM Sport and Entertainment has announced a global reorganisation of its individual agencies under a single, unified brand presence – CSM. CSM was formed, in 2011, from a collection of agencies with a depth of capabilities, expertise and experience in multiple disciplines that has grown to include 26 offices in 18 countries with over 800 […]

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The Specialist Works & Roast appointed by Hastings Direct

Hastings Direct has appointed media agency The Specialist Works to handle its UK media planning / buying, as well as digital agency Roast for PPC and SEO. The agencies were appointed after a comprehensive pitch process that included agency brands from several global networks including the incumbent, RAPP which will still provide creative and production […]

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Harrix Group acquires Itchy Feet

Harrix Group, which owns events organiser Wicked Student Nights and staffing agency StreetPR, is reinforcing its position in the youth marketplace with the acquisition of 10-year-old funk, rock and soul night specialist Itchy Feet. The Itchy Feet purchase will give Harrix Group’s events division a potential reach of 1.5 million students in 25 university towns […]

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Red Marlin announces new appointment

Red Marlin will manage the UK launch of De Bowers’ new product for the classic car market, the De Bowers motor file, as well as conducting ongoing media relations and digital activity. “The De Bowers motor file is an innovative product designed to set a new industry standard in formalising the way in which a […]

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Deliveroo chooses Hope&Glory for consumer press office and campaign duties

Hope&Glory agency will work alongside Deliveroo’s in-house team to deliver a series of brand campaigns. Deliveroo was founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski and now works with over 16,000 restaurants, as well as over 20,000 riders.  Headquartered in London, the brand has a presence in more than 70 cities across the UK. Kate […]

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2Heads expands following new business wins

Brand experience agency 2Heads has expanded its UK team in response to a number of new business wins. In the last two financial years to July 2016, the agency has grown turnover by over 50% to an all time high of £16.5m ($20.3m) as a result of new business growth. Wins from new and existing […]

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Tom Rutter and Alec Braun to lead live events agency for The&Partnership

The&Partnership has expanded its agency portfolio with the launch of a new brand experience agency, Muster. The WPP-backed agency group has brought in Tom Rutter and Alec Braun, formerly joint managing directors at Engine’s Slice, to help it launch an integrated live events agency “aimed at bringing brands and people together through unmissable experiences”. Braun, […]

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Blackjack Promotions expands European travel retail offering

Blackjack Promotions has acquired Irish company Casey Recruitment, based just outside Dublin. Founded in 1998 by managing director Mary Kelly, Casey Recruitment is Ireland’s leading provider of temporary and permanent staff to Ireland’s retail industry, with a particular focus on luxury brands and the travel retail sector. Current clients include L’Oréal, William Grants and Estee […]

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Duke lands Foxy Bingo and Casino Account

London based creative agency Duke, has been awarded the above the line (ATL), out of home (OOH), digital and social media business for Foxy Bingo and Casino. The agency won the account following a four-way competitive pitch.  The business is worth an estimated £7m. Duke has been briefed to take the creative campaign to the next […]

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Asda appoints Michief for food and drink PR

Asda has chosen Mischief as its retained consumer PR agency for food and drink, following a competitive pitch. The work will include strengthening positive perceptions around Asda’s own brand quality, value and innovation, as well as implementing creative seasonal consumer campaigns. Charlotte Cool, Asda’s vice president corporate affairs, said: “Both Mischief’s retail credentials and creativity […]

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Lamb launches Bouncy Castle London

Joe Lamb, a former Edelman media expert, has created a PR and media agency that specialises in helping brands and individuals engage with Millennial audiences. Bouncy Castle London is a full service consumer PR and media agency that creates comms strategies for clients and individuals within FMCG, sport and entertainment. With over ten years PR […]

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Explore Learning appoints Team Eleven for communication strategy development

Award-winning private learning centre, Explore Learning, has appointed marketing agency, Team Eleven, to develop its communication strategy for 2017 and beyond. Team Eleven has been tasked with reviewing Explore Learning’s brand positioning and developing and articulating the strategic vision into a wider comms strategy in 2017. Team Eleven will create a manifesto for the business […]

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TRO appointed experiential agency by BMW and Mini at Goodwood Festival of Speed

TRO has been appointed by BMW and Mini to deliver the brands’ experiential campaigns at Goodwood Festival of Speed for the next two years.  TRO won the business following a competitive pitch to design and deliver experiential activations at the landmark event on the automotive calendar, which sees over 200,000 attendees visit over three days. […]

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Undercurrent launches two new agency propositions and purchases House of Experience

Experiential Agency Undercurrent marks third year of 40%+ YOY turnover growth by launching two new agency propositions and purchasing brand and product launch stunt agency, House of Experience. In 2016 the Undercurrent Group grew from 18 to 35 staff, showed strong team and client retention and secured new long term accounts. Wednesday 7th December sees […]

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Hovis appoints Hot Pickle as strategic partner for experiential

Hovis has appointed the experiential agency Hot Pickle as the strategic partner for experiential in 2017. Following the success of experiential campaigns on the Soft White and Best of Both ranges in 2016, Hovis plans more investment in the channel. The activity will consist of a fully integrated multi-­‐agency campaign with experiential at its core. […]

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2Heads wins experiential contract with A+E Networks

Global media company A+E Networks has appointed 2Heads to deliver its presence at MIPCOM, the global market for entertainment content, following a competitive tender. Working in close partnership, the teams at 2heads developed a collaborative creative concept for the event, including an interactive central hub, a stylish terrace lounge and a series of collaborative meeting zones, […]

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The Market Creative wins British Ceramic Tile account

The Market Creative has been appointed by British Ceramic Tile to provide insight, marketing strategy and communications services. The appointment followed a two-way pitch and sees the agency take over from Brown Dog. The Market Creative is initially working on a consumer insight project, which will inform the brand strategy and ongoing marketing activity. Sue […]

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Freeman announces ICCA membership

Freeman has joined the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), a global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry, representing more than 1,000 specialists in organising, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events. The Freeman ICCA membership provides a unique opportunity for the company to gain insights on key international meetings and […]

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Perfetti Van Melle appoints Maxus as lead media agency as it partners up to promote Mentos Mentors

Perfetti Van Melle UK has announced the appointment of Maxus as its lead media agency. Maxus won the account following a competitive four-way pitch that included the incumbent agency. The account is worth £4 million in billings. The Maxus appointment covers the entire Perfetti Van Melle brand portfolio, including: Mentos, Mentos Gum, Chupa Chups, Fruittella […]

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Amazon extend TeamHaven into the USA

TeamHaven has been selected to manage Amazon’s USA retail field account managers who help to increase product sales across their major retailers. Amazon Inc. have in the past used fieldforce software from two other USA based providers, but wanted an enhanced solution that easily handles the complexity of their retail business across the USA. TeamHaven […]

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Charles Tyrwhitt is a perfect fit for The Specialist Works

Charles Tyrwhitt, the multi-channel British clothing retailer has appointed media agency The Specialist Works (TSW) to handle its media planning and buying account with immediate effect. This is the first campaign to be executed in the US following TSW’s recent acquisition of Elarbee Media in July. It marks the start of a transatlantic strategy to […]

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Honda Racing appoints Slingshot Sponsorship to manage its commercial rights into the 2017 season.

Slingshot Sponsorship will handle all commercial rights and partner opportunities, ahead of the 2017 British Superbike season. The Louth-based Honda Racing BSB team is progressive in the world of motorsport, signing BSB’s only female competitor, Jenny Tinmouth, who joined the team in 2015.  During her two seasons with Honda to date, Jenny has improved on […]

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Arena Media lands £2 million media account for Charles Wells

Charles Wells has appointed Arena Media to handle its consolidated £2 million media account across the Young’s cask, Bombardier and Estrella Damm brands. The agency will be managing all media strategy, planning and buying activation across all media channels for the Young’s and Bombardier brands. Arena Media have been handling the Estrella Damm UK media […]

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The Happy Egg Company awards multi-million pound ATL account to The Clinton Lab

The Happy Egg Company has awarded its above-the-line account to The Clinton Lab, a brand new joint venture between integrated retail agency Live & Breathe and incumbent agency, The Clinton Partnership. The multi-million pound account, which sees Noble Foods double its annual media budget for The Happy Egg Company from the previous year, was won […]

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Diffusion appointed by wow to launch the UK’s first juice with chia seeds

Europe’s first chia seed based drink,wow, has appointed Diffusion as its retained agency to handle its launch in the UK.  Following a competitive pitch process, the integrated communications agency has been selected to build brand awareness for wow through a  content-driven campaign. Diffusion has been tasked with developing and implementing an integrated campaign to convey […]

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The Specialist Works wins All Leisure Holidays

All Leisure Holidays, has appointed media agency The Specialist Works to handle its media planning and buying account worth over £1.5 million. The Specialist Works will start immediately to strategically plan and buy all consumer and national media, across all relevant channels. The agency’s brief will be to research and develop new routes and channels […]

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38 Degrees appoints Produce UK to support their partnership for the campaign for natural parks 80th anniversary

Campaign group 38 Degrees has announced the appointment of artistic event-making and placemaking agency Produce UK to help support their plans to engage with members and the public this July. The 38 Degrees campaigning organisation and charity the Campaign for National Parks will launch their celebration of the nation’s best wild spaces, by working with […]

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Arena Media scoops A+E Networks UK account

Global entertainment media company A+E Networks has appointed Arena Media to handle its UK media account. The agency won the multi-million pound business after a competitive pitch, following the end of A+E Networks’ contract with Goodstuff Communications. Arena Media will be managing all media planning, buying, strategy and reporting across A+E Networks UK’s portfolio, which […]

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Havas Media Manchester lands Multi-Million Pound Staples Business

Havas Media Manchester has been awarded the media planning and buying business for Staples – the global retail supply chain. The agency won the account following an international competitive pitch through Havas Media International Paris, against the account’s incumbent Carat and ZODG London. With an estimated £3m of spend, Havas Media Manchester has been charged […]

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The Specialist Works is Safe Bet for Mr Green

Online gaming company Mr Green has appointed The Specialist Works (TSW) to handle its media planning. The agency won the business after a competitive four-way pitch. The Specialist Works have been tasked with delivering a comprehensive media strategy and specialist implementation to drive customer acquisition and engagement for the gaming brand. The first TV campaign, […]

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OVO awards creative agency account to The Brooklyn Brothers

The Brooklyn Brothers has won a 4 x way pitch to handle the creative agency account for OVO Energy. The agency will be a long-term creative partner who will bring to life OVO’s purpose and positioning, both creatively and strategically, steering OVO to become the UK’s most loved and trusted energy provider. The win sees […]

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George P. Johnson opens Oslo office to support business growth in the Nordics

George P. Johnson opens the doors to a new office in Norway. The office in Oslo will be home to a team of experience marketing experts led by newly appointed Country Lead, Christian Stenseng and will initially support the delivery of experiences and events for global energy business Statoil. Working closely with Statoil’s Communication function, […]

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iD strengthens head office team

Experiential agency iD has expanded its head office team and is excited to welcome twelve new hires. The news follows last week’s announcement that the agency was appointed by The Co-op to deliver a series of experiential activations throughout 2016. As the organisation transforms its structure, Simon McGrath and Sophie Colley join the agency as […]

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MRM Meteorite appointed by Pernod Ricard UK to build digital engagement

Premium spirits and wine company Pernod Ricard UK has today announced the appointment of MRM Meteorite following a five way pitch to create digital engagement and e-crm programmes across its entire portfolio of brands in the UK. Pernod Ricard UK has tasked MRM Meteorite to develop data driven communications and digital experiences across all of […]

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BEcause to work with WWF on experiential tiger campaign

WWF is to work with experiential agency BEcause to deliver a major campaign this summer, highlighting the plight of wild tigers. Details of the activation are yet to be announced, but the campaign will see BEcause support WWF’s work to protect this iconic big cat by raising awareness and encouraging donations through a series of […]

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iD appointed by The Co-operative Group to deliver brand activations

Following a competitive pitch process, experiential agency iD, has been appointed by The Co-operative Group to deliver a series of experiential campaigns on behalf of Co-op Food; with the first campaign set to launch in June. Emma Ede, managing director for iD, said, “We’re delighted to be given the opportunity to work in partnership with […]

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Freeman announces acquisition of Exhibit Surveys

Freeman has announced the acquisition of Exhibit Surveys, a market research and consulting firm. The move supports the company’s goal to continue to grow its resources to support strategy,design and digital by adding an experienced group of researchers with a deep understanding of data and measurement. “By expanding our research, data and analytics expertise, we […]

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Primesight expands with entry into the UK Airport Advertising market

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has appointed Primesight to handle its out-of-home (OOH) advertising contract over a five-year term effective from May 2016. The contract was awarded following a competitive pitch and covers MAG’s four UK airports at Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth, reaching approximately 50 million passengers a year. Manchester and London Stansted […]

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Hope&Glory wins Center Parcs work

Family short break provider, Center Parcs has appointed Hope&Glory as its retained consumer brand agency following a three-way pitch. The brief involves positioning the Center Parcs brand as a champion of family time through editorial and social channels, as well as increasing awareness of what makes its Villages so unique.  The PR campaign will build […]

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GiveSmart award Kru Live with three year contract

GiveSmart appoint independent staffing agency Kru Live as their sole partner in a three year agreement. GiveSmart is a full service fundraising solution for electronic bidding, donating and voting at fundraising events, balls, gala dinners and auctions. This collaboration marks the beginning of a promising alliance between two organisations who share in similar values and […]

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Crown appointed to deliver Peugeot brand event

Crown has been appointed following a competitive pitch, to deliver a Peugeot brand event for dealer principals, sales managers and sales executives. Taking place across four days in June, dealer principles, key managers and executives from the entire UK dealer network will experience an immersive brand event that will showcase a range of exciting new […]

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Arena Media lands multimillion media account for MyCarNeedsA.com

Online car servicing and repair portal MyCarNeedsA.com has appointed Arena Media to manage its media planning and buying. The agency won the business without a pitch and will begin work immediately. The incumbent on the account was Mediacom. The win will see Arena Media planning and buying media for MyCarNeedsA.com as the company is looking […]

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Rodda’s creates the perfect serve with Lawn Tennis Association.

Bray Leino have been appointed the primary marketing and communications agency for Cornish clotted cream producer, Rodda’s. Through a sponsorship with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), devised, negotiated and delivered by Bray Leino, the brand has been crowned the official clotted cream of British tennis. With almost five million annual players nationally, tennis is also […]

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LIDA wins consolidated BTL account for Royal Mail Group

Royal Mail Group, the UK’s postal service, has appointed LIDA to handle its below-the-line marketing across its business units, including Royal Mail Customer Marketing, Royal Mail Data Services, Royal Mail Parcels, Royal Mail Stamps and Collectibles, Royal Mail MarketReach, Royal Mail Consumer & Network Access and Parcelforce Worldwide. LIDA won the account after a competitive […]

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Ceuta Holdings Ltd acquires majority stake holding in Orchid Field Marketing

To enable further growth, and help realise their objectives going forward, Orchid Field Marketing has announced that Ceuta Holdings Ltd (Ceuta) has acquired a majority stake holding in the company. Ceuta is a Bournemouth-based company jointly owned by the founders of Ceuta Healthcare and the American organisations Juggernaut Capital Partners (JCP) and Advantage Sales & Marketing […]

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Vodafone UK appoints FreemanXP as lead creative agency

Brand experience agency FreemanXP today announced that it has been appointed as the lead agency by Vodafone UK to activate its sponsorship of Capital’s Summertime Ball this summer. FreemanXP will lead the inter-agency team of incumbent PR, media, digital and retail agencies for Vodafone’s highest profile sponsorship, by supporting brand activation and audience engagement throughout […]

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CSM Sport & Entertainment appointed by LaLiga to exclusively manage global sponsorship rights

CSM has  announced a significant new partnership with LaLiga, Spain’s premier football league. With this appointment, CSM will work with LaLiga to represent their commercial and sponsorship rights globally on an exclusive basis, as well as support LaLiga’s global strategic marketing activities. LaLiga is one of the world’s leading football leagues and the home to […]

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CSM expands leadership

A Global Advisory Board, made up of highly experienced business leaders and luminaries representing a wide and talented range of commercial and client service expertise, has been appointed to help steer and inform CSM’s ambitious performance and growth plans. Commenting on the appointment of the board CSM Group CEO, Zak Brown, said: “Through our international […]

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M&C Saatchi agency acquires New York based MCD partners

M&C Saatchi Group, through Lida (their CRM and direct marketing agency), has acquired a majority stake in MCD Partners, a digital customer experience agency. The U.S. offering will be led by MCD Partners co-founders Ian Magnani, John Caruso, and Wasim Choudhury.  Lida, based out of London, will continue to be led by Matthew Heath, Chairman […]

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LIDA wins integrated creative account for The Open University

The Open University, the UK’s leading provider of quality part time learning has appointed LIDA as its lead agency across all marketing channels. The shop won the integrated account following a competitive pitch led by the Crown Commercial Service that began in January this year. LIDA replaces AMV BDDO on the business. LIDA has been […]

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TRO Launches TRO Retail

TRO – The Experience Agency – has  announced the launch of ‘TRO Retail’ – a 360 service focusing on creating experiences specifically in and around the retail environment. For the past 18 months the retail sector has been identified as a growth area for TRO, and the move to create ‘TRO Retail’ as a sub-division of […]

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Space appointed to activate Trophy Tour experience for UEFA Euro 2016

Space has been appointed by UEFA, the governing body for European football, to design and build an interactive experience for French and international football fans leading up to the 2016 UEFA European Championship: the UEFA Euro 2016 Trophy Tour. The UEFA Euro 2016 Trophy Tour will take place from April 1 to June 9 2016, […]

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Splendid Communications appoints a new head of performance

Splendid Communications has appointed Gavin Taylor as head of performance as it looks to lead the way in the communications industry by adding enhanced digital performance expertise to its existing creative offering. Taylor, who started at Splendid Communications mid-February, will be responsible for growing the company’s digital performance capabilities and advancing the use of data […]

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M&C Saatchi to open Dubai office

The M&C Saatchi Group is pleased to announce major investment in United Arab Emirates, bringing its Brutal Simplicity of Thought philosophy to Dubai. M&C Saatchi Dubai will open its doors in February 2016, following the acquisition of the regional communications agency Expression. Scott Feasey, founder and former managing director of Expression, will lead the Dubai […]

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Splendid Communications announced as global consumer PR agency across Hendrick’s gin and The Balvenie

Global premium spirits business and independent family distillers William Grant & Sons has appointed Splendid Communications to work as the global consumer PR agency on Hendrick’s gin and The Balvenie. Led by Splendid Communications CEO, Alec Samways, the Splendid team won a competitive pitch and will develop an integrated global Hendrick’s communications platform and run […]

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Amelia Lowe joins FreemanXP EMEA as operations manager

Brand experience agency FreemanXP has announced the appointment of Amelia Lowe to the role of operations manager EMEA, reporting to Barratt Mistry, operations director EMEA, further bolstering his team. Lowe joined FreemanXP on Monday 22nd February and will be providing operational support to Mistry’s team, delivering a number of projects including the upcoming drupa print show and […]

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Havas Media Group UK hires new chief talent officer from Saatchi and Saatchi

Havas Media Group has announced the appointment of Darren Minshall as its new chief talent officer. A leading expert in employee engagement and talent management, Minshall joins the agency from Saatchi and Saatchi. Working in partnership with Paul Frampton – the Group’s CEO – as well as its leadership team – Minshall will be responsible […]

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Clear Channel wins Asda advertising contract

Clear Channel UK has been awarded the advertising contract for Asda stores following a competitive tender. The contract, which Clear Channel will take over in July, will see the complete digitisation of Asda’s advertising estate as Clear Channel reveals plans to convert 300 Asda Superstores and 200 Asda Supermarkets. The upgrade will see the installation […]

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Maybelline partners with BFC to bring LFW to the Nation

Maybelline has partnered with British Fashion Council (BFC) to launch a new multimedia campaign to celebrate this year’s London Fashion Week. The partnership between all agencies involved has been managed by media agency Maxus. Maybelline will stream six full fashion shows (Felder Felber, Fyodor Golan, Temperley, Osman, Ashish and Xiao Li) from the 2016 Fashion […]

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Havas Media International wins EMEA Vita Coco media account

Havas Media International has been awarded the media planning and buying business for Vita Coco, EMEA . The agency won the account following a competitive pitch against Carat, Mediacom, Village Communications, Total Media and Mindshare – who is the incumbent. Havas Media International has been charged with a brief to deliver disruptive, shareable campaigns for […]

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CSM Sport & Entertainment newly appointed by The European Tour

CSM, a global leader in the business of sport and entertainment, has significantly expanded its presence in worldwide golf through its appointment by The European Tour to represent its global commercial and sponsorship rights, working alongside Toronto based agency Cimoroni & Company. The European Tour is golf’s most global Tour, with 45 tournaments in 26 […]

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EFI appoints FreemanXP to deliver brand experience at Drupa 2016

FreemanXPthe brand experience agency, today announced that it has been appointed to design, build and manage the experiential stand for Electronics For Imaging (EFI™) at drupa 2016, in Dusseldorf, Germany, between May 31st and June 10th 2016. “drupa is the Olympics of the printing industry and an important platform for EFI to showcase its innovations […]

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Hurtigruten awards media account to The Specialist Works

Norwegian adventure cruise company, Hurtigruten, has appointed media agency The Specialist Works to handle its UK media planning and buying account worth over £1 million after a competitive pitch. The Specialist Works will start immediately to strategically plan and buy all consumer and trade media, covering prospect acquisition channels to assist Hurtigruten in its ambition […]

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World leading heptathalete announced as Dulux’s golden girl

Dulux has unveiled sporting sensation and Rio hopeful Katarina Johnson-Thompson as the face of its Colour of the Year for 2016, ‘Cherished Gold’. The young athlete, who is fast becoming Britain’s golden girl of sport, stuns in a striking set of images celebrating the most cherished memories of her home life that have made her […]

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