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Pundits weigh in on the Next Big Thing

Industry experts lay out what’s ahead for the realms of advertising, marketing and media – from “full spectrum entertainment” to agile marketing.

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The B!G Awards: Judging panel and methodology

Meet the advertising and marketing executives who helped decide the winners of this year’s B!G Awards.

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Back page: Early engagement

Cundari gives its take on the next big thing in marketing.

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Raul Garcia named CD at Capital C

The award-winning creative director previously worked at Cundari.

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NFL Canada taps Capital C for digital assignment

The agency is currently developing a “Virtual Tailgate” social platform, planned for launch in October following the 2013 season start.

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Blammo brings in five

The Toronto agency bolsters its creative team with two new copywriters, two new art directors and a new account director.

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Draftfcb hires new digital creative VP

Curtis Edwards joins the agency from TBWA in Toronto and will help lead the shop’s digital practice.

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Doug & Serge begins working with Prostate Cancer Canada

The Toronto shop has been named AOR for the national foundation and is currently working on creative for mass, digital, social and event marketing.

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TBWA’s George Nguyen on his new role

The new managing director at the Toronto office chats about the agency’s future and how he’ll push the shop creatively.

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Cundari promotes a VP and lands new business

The Toronto agency has moved Jennifer Steinmann into the EVP managing director role, and it will now be handling creative and media planning for two 3M Canada products.

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BCP appoints Chantal Joly as CD

The former EM creative director will round out the creative team, along with recent new hire Harry Bouchard.

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Jon Toews joins Critical Mass as VP creative

The former Bensimon Byrne CD will be joining the VP ranks along with the recently promoted Shannon McEvoy-Halston as the Toronto agency boosts its offerings.

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TrojanOne hires senior manager of strategy

Amanda Lewis joins the integrated marketing agency from Vibrant Ideation & Marketing to lead the strategic planning and delivery of marketing pitches.

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Details and reaction to the Publicis Omnicom merger

Industry member reaction on the mega deal from Pollin8 founder Lauren Richards, MDC Partners CEO Miles Nadal and GroupM president Dominic Proctor.