Agencies

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New hires at Tribal Toronto

The shop has added an ACD from Buenos Aires and other creatives following new client wins.

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Secret Location gets equity investment from eOne

The Toronto transmedia co will continue operating on its own to service broadcast, brand, agency and producer clients.

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The more things change, the more they stay the same

TBWA’s George Nguyen looks at the decline of long-term agency relationships, moving faster without a calendar and the future of agencies.

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Rethink names new partners, CDs

The Toronto and Vancouver shop has bolstered its senior ranks with six promotions in total.

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Introducing strategy’s PR Agency of the Year Award

It’s PR’s time to shine. Find out details about the first phase of the competition, with an entry deadline of June 2.

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Wax wins a coveted Black Pencil at D&AD

The Calgary shop picked up one of seven of the top prizes, while Toronto’s Jam3 also nabbed a Yellow Pencil.

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Cannes launches an innovation day

The creativity festival is kicking off its inaugural future-focused day with a chance to win a trip to space.

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Lucidia picks up a Toronto digital agency

The Sault Ste. Marie shop has fully acquired digital agency Salt & Pepper.

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Photo gallery: AToMiC Awards

Industry folks hit up Airship 37 in the Distillery District last Thursday to collect some trophies for out-of-the-box thinking.

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Cannes launches a new women’s initiative

The festival is kicking off a three-day program and documentary to address the dearth of women in senior creative roles.

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When David kicks Goliath’s behind

Dom Trudeau’s bedtime story for advertising moguls on the threat from tiny agencies.

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Future Flash blog: Brands’ low centres of gravity

On the second day of the Muskoka conference, speakers looked at why brands aren’t welcome at the consumer’s social table.

Future Flash blog: On invention and failure

Speakers from Deutsch, Mondelez global and more took to the stage to discuss things that keep them up at night, and potential solutions.

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FCB appoints Montreal president

Industry veteran Daniele Perron will lead the office.

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How did we get to the Age of the Customer?

Aldo Cundari looks at how digital turned talking to consumers on its head.