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2018 MIAs Shortlist: Products and Services

Our final shortlist reveals the nominees in the Products and Services category.

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Up to the Minute: Noise Digital adds VP in Vancouver

Plus, Absolunet wins mandate with SAQ and Williams Lea Tag acquires Toronto’s THP.

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SIA Awards announce 2019 jury

Take a look at the industry experts who will recognize the best work in shopper marketing and retail activation.

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Huge hires Matt Di Paola as managing director

Working with ECD Allen Oke, Di Paola will lead the office and continue to expand its service offering.

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Facebook hires first two creative agency partners

Neil Mohan and Kayla Osmond will serve as agency consultants for planning and producing creative for Facebook platforms.

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HSBC gets opera singers to pitch you its services

The bank is trying a new strategy to “cut through the clutter” and make financial services less mundane.

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IBM to launch new AI adoption tool

The company wants to make it easier to adopt the emerging tech by addressing concerns about talent and transparency.

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Tech in Action: HBO brings voice tech to kids

The network has created a voice-powered game for Alexa that aims to educate and engage kids.

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Apply Digital comes to Toronto

Led by Andrew Kirby, the Vancouver-based digital product studio is looking to make inroads with clients in eastern Canada.

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TribalScale hires new VP for Venture Studios

Harp Gahunia will lead operations of the program as it prepares to scale its next class of startups with corporate partners.

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2018 MIAs shortlist: Best Use of Media

A look at nominees in the category that celebrates the top achievements in audio, video, OOH and more.

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Leaf Forward turns the Cannabis Act into rolling papers

The cannabis-focused business accelerator is celebrating legalization, as well as the work activists and leaders did to make it happen.

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How to capture consumers with branded podcasts: column

Eighty-Eight’s Fatima Zaidi offers words of advice for how to make sure consumers actually listen to your content.

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Hill+Knowlton names next president and CEO

Sheila Wisniewski replaces Goldy Hyder at the helm of the public relations firm.