Industry Moves

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How to win international business

Sid Lee, Bleublancrouge, Juniper Park and Capital C give their do’s and don’ts for winning clients outside of Canada’s borders.

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New spaces: agencies tear down creative barriers

JWT, Grey Canada, Draftfcb and sister co. Rivet have all traded their old-style offices for new homes that provide open-concept workspaces.

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Cossette Vancouver adds two hires

The additions are part of a long-term expansion plan for the west coast office.

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Match acquires Action Marketing Group

The pairing between the Canadian and US agencies will create a North American group with a focus on experiential shopper marketing.

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Taxi West hires new ECD

Kevin Barclay will lead the Vancouver-based office.

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The Hive hires Neil McPhedran

The former Tribal DDB managing director joins the Toronto agency as VP digital.

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DDB wins BC Egg Marketing Board

The Vancouver-based agency will work with new media agency of record OMD to create a campaign in the fall.

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Sid Lee wins Qatar Airways account

The agency’s content arm, Jimmy Lee, will lead the project to create interactive videos for the airline.

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MDC Partners acquires stake in Doner

The independent agency has handed over a minority interest to the Toronto-based holding company.