Tag Archives: WPP

Webling team August 2015

J. Walter Thompson Australia Acquires Majority Stake in Webling Interactive

Today it was announced that J. Walter Thompson Australia has acquired a majority stake in Webling Interactive, an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney. ...READ MORE

Gearing up for SXSW 2016: J. Walter Thompson Company Panel Suggestions

SXSW has become one of the largest events in creative technology and emerging media, offering networking events, workshops, panel sessions and keynotes to thousands of attendees each year in Austin, Texas. ...READ MORE

Campaign Brief Asia: My Cannes Highlights by Juhi Kalia

Campaign Brief Asia asked Cannes Lions delegates to nominate their highlights of the week, from both the work and personal experiences, at this year's Festival. Here's J Walter Thompson's Global Brands ECD - Lux and Friso Juhi Kalia's take. 

ADFEST 2015: So bad, it’s good

What does it mean to be “bad”? Breaking the rules? Shocking your audience? Or gathering a critical mass of men wearing tight pants at a convention hall in Pattaya?

1,110 delegates flew in from 53 cities around the world to try to answer that question in Pattaya, Thailand from March 19-21 in one of Asian advertising’s biggest annual events. The theme for ADFEST 2015: Be Bad. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Cairo & WPP’s Team Egypt support the Egypt Economic Development Conference

Last night the Intercontinental hotel in Davos, was the scene of a high level dinner between President El-Sisi of Egypt and a select group of international guests. On the agenda, Egypt’s mid term development strategy, ahead of the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) being held in Sharm El Sheik later in March. ...READ MORE
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WPP, Twitter, and Viacom Explore New Platforms and New Engagement at Cannes

Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, and Philippe Dauman, President and CEO of Viacom spoke with Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP yesterday, as part of the Cannes Lions Live series. WPP has close relationships with both companies. Martin Sorrell noted that this year, WPP will spend $100 million with Twitter, up from $50 million last year, and $750 million with Viacom. ...READ MORE

One-On-One with Digitaria’s Daiga Atvara

CPC Strategy specializes in creating ecommerce content on the Internet for a number of top level clients. They routinely blog about advertising, covering topics such as native advertising, insights from industry leaders and more. Read an excerpt of their interview with Daiga Atvara, Executive Creative Director at Digitaria, which originally appeared on the CPC Strategy Blog, written by Jon Gregorie. ...READ MORE

JWT recognized in Ad Age 2013 Awards Report

The Ad Age 2013 Awards Report highlights this year’s most creatively celebrated advertisers, agencies, campaigns, creatives, production companies, directors and more. The report is based off results from the industry’s nine most prestigious global award shows, including Art Directors Club, Association of Independent Commercial Producers, The Andy Awards, The Cannes International Festival of Creativity, The Clios, D&AD, The One Show, The Webby Awards and The Festival of Media. Having produced some outstanding work this year, JWT Puerto Rico, JWT New York and JWT Shanghai have all been recognized by Ad Age! ...READ MORE

2013 WPP Atticus Awards Winners include Tom Doctoroff, Ann Mack

A few of JWT's own have recently been honored at the 2013 WPP Atticus Awards. The Atticus Awards encourage employees across the WPP network to pursue thought leadership by awarding original, published thinking in communications services. This year’s JWT winners include Tom Doctoroff, Ann Mack, and Anvar Alikhan. ...READ MORE