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Advertising Week (AW), an Emerald X company (https://www.emeraldx.com/), is the premier global event and thought leadership platform focused on marketing, media, technology and culture. Founded in 2004 in New York, AW’s award-winning global event franchise includes: AWNewYork (NYC), AWEurope (London); AWAsia (Tokyo); AWLATAM (Mexico City); AWAPAC (Sydney); and AWAfrica (Johannesburg).
In addition to live and virtual events, the year-round global content platform also contains best-in-class e-learning from the world’s leading practitioners (AWLearn); original audio, video, and editorial content (AW360) and proprietary event technology (AWLabs).
BBDO is one of the three main networks in Omnicom's portfolio. The group has long held a commanding position as one of the world's most prestigious networks, with 287 offices in 79 countries. It has ranked for several years as one of the top two advertising agencies in the US, and its international subsidiaries - for example the UK's AMV BBDO, Germany's BBDO Gruppe and Australia's Clemenger BBDO - are also among the leaders in their local markets. The agency is widely admired for the quality of its creative work, and regularly features among the winners in advertising festivals around the globe. Between 1920 and the late 1940s, the guiding light for what was then Batten Barton Durstine & Osborn, was Bruce Barton, widely considered to be one of the greatest admen of his era.
Branded Entertainment Network connects global brands to consumers through the power of popular entertainment. Branded Entertainment Network is comprised of two companies: BEN and Greenlight. BEN is a global entertainment marketing company leveraging deep learning to better predict and improve the success of brand integration and influencer marketing campaigns. BEN’s client roster includes Microsoft, General Motors, Dyson, Ubisoft, Unilever, P&G, and General Mills. Greenlight offers brands unmatched expertise in global rights clearance and licensing with integrated solutions for music, photos, film, TV, celebrity, and iconic talent. Greenlight’s roster of celebrity legends, including Albert Einstein, Steve McQueen, Thomas Edison, Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin, provides brands with opportunities for instant recognition, positive perception, and global appeal. Greenlight’s client roster includes Hallmark, Tag Heuer, Canon, L’Oréal, Salesforce, Vodafone, BBDO, Dentsu, Ogilvy, JWT, and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Carat is an award-winning media and content agency focused on leveraging data and insights to deliver growth for our clients, and more meaningful experiences to their customers. Named #1 agency in 10 out of the last 11 RECMA reports, Carat delivers an unparalleled capability to understand real people; their passions, motivations and behaviors and harness it to connect brands with customers. Carat is privileged to work with some of the most storied and innovative brands in the world.
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Clear Channel Outdoor
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies with over 450,000 displays in 31 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Reaching millions of people monthly, including consumers in 44 of the top 50 U.S. markets, Clear Channel Outdoor enables advertisers to engage with consumers through innovative advertising solutions. Clear Channel Outdoor is pioneering the integration of out-of-home with mobile and social platforms, and the company’s digital platform includes more than 1,200 digital billboards across 28 markets in the U.S. and over 13,500 digital displays in international markets. More information is available at www.clearchanneloutdoor.com and www.clearchannelinternational.com.
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Davis+Gilbert helped guide the development of the marketing communications ecosystem over the past century. Today, we apply that same see-around-corners vision to real estate, financial services, hospitality, technology, and other service sector clients across the country and around the world. And it’s not just about the law; with deep insights into industry issues, our legal strategies work in tandem with business realities to reduce risk and make a real competitive difference. We focus on Advertising + Marketing, Benefits + Compensation, Corporate + Transactions, Insolvency + Finance, Intellectual Property + Media, Labor + Employment, Litigation + Dispute Resolution, Privacy + Data Security, Private Client Services, and Real Estate. Davis+Gilbert is consistently ranked in Chambers USA and The Legal 500 United States. Learn more at dglaw.com.
We have a simple belief — Unexpected Works. It means that the best idea is the one you never saw coming. The thing that catches you so off guard that you can‘t look away. And the only path to genuinely unexpected works is through creativity. Not just what passes for creativity because it answers a brief, looks the part and helps everyone sleep at night. But creativity that is foreign, surprising and interesting enough to cause jaws to drop and sales to soar. It’s having the fresh perspective and raw energy to bring something into the world that no one’s ever seen before. We’re talking about the courage to shake things up and maybe even tear a few things down. And knowing that what most would call the finish line is where the real work starts.
eos is a beauty brand that turns the everyday into refreshing moments of awesome. We aim to drive everyday experiences forward, creating the joy that beautifully designed, expertly crafted products can bring to peoples’ lives. from our iconic lip balm to our cult-favorite shave cream, eos products create delight where there was once utility, happiness where there was only function.
Enthusiast Gaming is an integrated gaming entertainment company, building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide.
FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) is a global, fully integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity and success dating from 1873. Based on a deeply developed understanding of diversified local markets and global cultures, FCB focuses on creating “Never Finished” campaign ideas for clients that reflect a deep understanding of the brand’s past, a respect for the present and an anticipation of the future potential. With more than 8,000 people in 109 operations in 80 countries, the company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). Learn more at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@FCBglobal) and Meta (FCB Global).
Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
GSTV is a data-driven, national video network delivering targeted audiences at scale across tens of thousands of fuel retailers. Reaching 1 in 3 American adults monthly, GSTV engages viewers with full sight, sound, and motion video at an essential waypoint on their consumer journey. Analysis of billions of consumer purchases demonstrates that GSTV viewers spend significantly more across retailers, services, consumer goods and other sectors, following a fuel transaction. While offering consumers entertaining and informative content, GSTV drives immediate action and creates lasting brand impressions, delivering measurable results for the world’s largest advertisers. GSTV’s convenience and fuel partners include leading retailers like 7-Eleven, Arco, BP,Circle K, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, Exxon-Mobil, Gulf, KwikTrip, Marathon, Speedway and Sunoco.
Hayden5 is a full service video agency. We specialise in curating production and post talent around the world while maintaining consistency and quality. Our team of logistics producers in New York and Los Angeles, powered by a proprietary back-end software and a closed network of global vendors, has been trusted to create quality video content for over ten years.
It's more than a tagline. It's who we are and how we choose to work. It means working with passionate people from all walks of life. People who speak straight and deliver on promises. A belief that original thinking will make a difference. It's about nurturing our people and our culture. It's about moving mountains for our clients. At Horizon Media, business is personal..
ImageThink's team is Graphic Recorders, Speakers, Trainers & Visual Storytellers. We create visual notes, hand drawn infographics + whiteboard animations..
Index Exchange is a global advertising marketplace enabling media owners to grow revenue by helping marketers reach consumers on any screen, through any format. Headquartered in Toronto, Index has nearly 20 years of experience accelerating the evolution of ad technology for the world’s leading experience makers. To learn more, visit www.indexexchange.com or @indexexchange.
Journey Further is a global brand + performance marketing agency. By challenging the accepted norms of the agency model through what we call “clarity at speed” you get to speak directly with our senior team, working in real-time, with complete transparency to create a step-change in your brands performance. At Journey Further we don’t just accept what the data tells us or solely rely on opinion. We’re an agency where insight meets imagination and we deliver results for clients like M&S, Doc Martens, Sky, Trainline, ghd, Lick and so many more.
Lightbox is a leading national digital video network that connects world-class brands with consumers via giant screens in real-world environments. Attracting the country’s most recognizable brands, Lightbox leverages scale, audience, and technology to offer innovative and effective media solutions.
We work to connect and power an inclusive digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company.
McCann New York
We’re McCann New York. This is where, for over a century, three simple words have led the way: Truth Well Told. It’s our belief that consumer insights based in truth are crucial to building brands that last. We helped Coca-Cola teach the world to sing and Mastercard celebrate the things in life that are “Priceless.” We’re passionate and persistent, inclusive and inquisitive. Also, we like to laugh. And all of this finds its way into what we do best: create work that allows brands to play a meaningful role in people’s lives. We're proud to have been named 2016 North American Agency of the Year at Cannes and to have made Creativity’s A-List two years in a row.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a division of Comcast Corporation.
At Ogilvy, we design the brand; we turn the brand into an experience; and we communicate the brand's story. We make brands matter.
Ogury is the mobile data platform that provides the most comprehensive view of mobile user behaviour globally, and the only platform offering a true picture of what people are doing on their mobile devices – in-app and out. Its proprietary device-level data collection technology, integrated within thousands of apps, enables Ogury to build over 400 million individual mobile user profiles across more than 120 countries. By harnessing the power of this unique insight, it delivers unrivalled analytics, monetisation, targeting, and CRM solutions for brands and publishers, that greatly enhance the mobile experience. Founded in 2014, Ogury has international offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Paris, Milan, Rome and Madrid, and works with all major media agencies, along with the world's leading premium brands and publishers.
PatientPoint® is the patient engagement platform more providers trust. Our innovative, tech-enabled solutions create more effective doctor-patient interactions and deliver high value for patients, providers and healthcare sponsors. Through our nearly 140k unique healthcare provider relationships, PatientPoint’s solutions impact roughly 750 million patient visits each year, further advancing our mission of making every doctor-patient engagement better®. Learn more at patientpoint.com.
Quan Media Group
We’ll take the time to learn about your brand, make sure you’re in front of your target audience and provide a measurable ROI to back it all up. We move fast, we’re flexible, and regardless of budget will deliver highly negotiated rates with strong added value.
With experience working across every category, we’re smart, strategic and know how to approach any market. We truly believe in creativity vs. complacency. We think that success in OOH isn’t defined by how much money you spend, rather by the approach and true understanding of who you’re trying to reach.
We are the modern approach for modern brands who want to use OOH as a viable channel to grow.
ReachTV is the largest airport television network, with 2,500+ screens in 90 commercial airports and 58 private/FBO airports across North America. ReachTV is redefining travel media with our ReachTV Originals and with the best network and production partners in the world, programming a mix of live, short-form, and standard episodic content. The two core principles of our network are truth & positivity — together, they are our key to expertly engaging and entertaining our captive audience as they travel. To bring our viewers the best experience possible, we leverage a variety of data and tech that enable us to target messaging, offer shopability, and allow viewers to continue watching TV content on their own mobile devices. As travelers spend more time in the airport and in front of our screens, we work with brands like Belvedere, Netflix, Sony, TikTok, Hilton, and Bose to innovate and create the best opportunities to connect with the tastemakers of the world.
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Samsung Ads is proud to be at the forefront of redefining advertising in the Advanced TV landscape. Our mission is to help consumers discover relevant content and brands, while providing advertisers the opportunity to amplify their brand messaging and fully surround the Samsung audience. Powered by deep analytics and industry-leading technology, Samsung Ads is an intuitive audience platform, delivering meaningful experiences to reach the right audience across Smart TVs, mobile and desktop. With the largest proprietary dataset powered by Automatic Content Recognition (ACR), combined with third-party data from trusted partners, we offer advertisers real-time TV viewing insights from over 50MM in the US and a reach of 200M+ devices globally. From native placements on millions of Samsung Smart TVs to seamless activation across surrounding devices, we help marketers make informed decisions through our unparalleled reach, meaningful experiences and deeper insights. Our breadth of data—from consumer viewership preferences to connected device usage —helps inform richer insights, providing advertisers the ability to bridge the linear TV and digital landscape.
Skimlinks is the leading commerce content monetization platform. Its technology automatically monetizes product links in commerce-related content
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Tawkify is America’s #1 matchmaking and relationship wellness service. We have over 150 dating experts that help with the entire relationship journey from getting ready for love, to finding the right match, to achieving relationship success. After 10 years in business and over 200k successful matches, we are the relationship service that professional singles trust most.
The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International
Movement is what we power. It’s our lifeblood. It runs through our veins. It’s what gets us out of bed each morning. It pushes us to constantly reimagine how we can move better. For you. For all the places you want to go. For all the things you want to get. For all the ways you want to earn. Across the entire world. In real time. At the incredible speed of now.
UniCulture is the emergence of individuals connecting on social platforms, brought together by the cross-pollination of interests in music, fashion, and culture rather than divided by traditional definitions of race and ethnicity.
We’re a full-service digital agency built for the now. We partner with clients to drive their business outcomes with best-in-class modern video production, media planning & distribution, influencer marketing, Google & Alexa voice services, and everything in between.
Across Verizon, we deliver the promise of the digital world by enabling people, businesses, and society to innovate and drive positive change. This purpose is what drives all 150,000 of us everyday. As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost deliver on this mission by helping people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact. We create new ways for advertisers and partners to connect around the world. And, with technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too.
Sixty years ago, Sam Walton started a single mom-and-pop shop and transformed it into the world’s biggest retailer. Since those founding days, one thing has remained consistent: our commitment to helping our customers save money so they can live better. Today, we’re reinventing the shopping experience and our associates are at the heart of it. When you join our Walmart family of brands (Sam's Club, Bonobos, Moosejaw and many more!), you’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of retail, improving millions of lives around the world.
Warner Bros. Discovery
Warner Bros. Discovery is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.
We are a collective with a common purpose: make advertising matter to brands and consumers alike. Leveraging the spirit of innovation that began with Alexander Graham Bell more than 140 years ago and has continued on as a part of AT&T’s legacy, we are uniquely positioned to move the industry forward..
Elevate the ad experience with advanced consumer insights and brilliant creative formats on a premium marketplace. Since the very first ad was created, marketers have had one major question: did anyone pay attention? We set out to answer this question by focusing on the consumer. First, we created innovative Formats designed to deliver more engaging and aesthetically appealing ads to the consumer. At the same time, we captured precise data on how the consumer was interacting with each one of our unique ads. And we made sure these ads were delivered to consumers around the best content, in a premium marketplace. And thus, our products were born – the intersection of smart data and design. For the first time, advertisers are getting a better view into which ads drove attention, to whom, and when. And with this data, they have the power to improve creatives, campaigns, and the user experience–at scale. By making attention actionable, we continue to serve brands and publishers in growing their audiences, connecting better with consumers, and optimizing their media. legacy, we are uniquely positioned to move the industry forward..