Political Spending Poised to Drive CTV Ad Spend Ahead of U.S. Midterms

While COVID-19 will be a lingering source of uncertainty, it shouldn’t be considered the defining factor in the growth of connected TV (CTV) specifically. It’s true the pandemic disrupted the advertising industry as a whole — including an initial significant downshift in advertising and reduced media spending followed by ~15.6% growth in 2021. Predictions for 2022, however, suggest a return to pre-pandemic levels of spending, and the opportunities for savvy marketers to harness the advantages CTV offers make it a prime candidate for that spending.

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ICYMI: 18th Annual Ad Futures Pitch Competition

ICYMI: 18th Annual Ad Futures Pitch Competition The Advertising Club of New York’s Foundation hosted its 18th Annual Ad Futures Pitch Competition on October 18th, 2021. Every year the Foundation partners with NYC high schools and Virtual Enterprise by challenging students to create an ad campaign from a brand brief provided by The AD Council. The partnership was created…

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Approaching Retail & Consumer Demand this Holiday Season – What Remains and What Goes

The ecosystem for brands will continue to fragment and the metaverse will only open it up further. Simple, strong brand propositions will help brands during this noisy period. Product differentiation is waning for most categories and the volume of messages coming from brands is increasing, so it will be more important than ever for a brand to explain their POV, their reason for being, and their unique benefits in easily digested, and memorable ways.

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