The historic Police Married Quarters (PMQ) in Hong Kong was recently re-born as a design hub, as part of a not-for-profit social enterprise supporting brands, innovation and creativity.
Pico TBA is currently supporting the PMQ for the launch of the high profile 1600 Pandas exhibition by providing full range of public engagement and exhibition activation services for this high profile campaign.
A form of creative conservation, French artist Paolo Grangeon and the WWF’s ‘1600 Pandas World Tour’ promotes the importance of conservation while attracting thousands of people to a new destination in Hong Kong.
Pico TBA General Manager in Australia, Tyronne O’Callaghan, commented that “while we always relish our work, its uniquely rewarding to be part of something that is environmentally conscious and historic, yet culturally contemporary, that also showcases our ability to play well with other creatives”.
Former Mindshare CEO Nick Emery has found a new job after his sacking made global headlines last October. London-based Emery has been appointed to launch a media division for the marketing technology agency You & Mr Jones. You & Mr Jones Media claim to have a $US300m ($A387) war chest that the former Mindshare boss […]
Four Pillars and Qantas have released a uniquely Australian gin to commemorate the centenary of the national carrier. The QF100 gin traces its roots back to Longreach, the birthplace of Qantas, and features botanicals sourced from the central western Queensland region. Four Pillars co-founder and distiller Cameron Mackenzie said he wanted to create a gin […]
Beloved Aussie hardware chain Bunnings has offered to host mass vaccination hubs in their car parks. The Bunnings car park is a much-loved icon in Australian culture, particularly due to the infamous ‘sausage sizzles’ hosted there. Using Bunnings as a vaccination hub could be a way for the government to overcome vaccine skepticism after persistent […]
After an unprecedented year of challenges, iStock research has shown that Australians and New Zealanders are increasingly expecting businesses to communicate with greater empathy, both in terms of a brand’s language as well as its visuals. Celebrated globally on April 22, Earth Day presents a timely opportunity for businesses to put empathy into practice, iStock […]
A new report shows the need for brands and organisations to rethink their approaches to marketing and communications content in a post-pandemic world. The new report, titled Future of Content and part of opr’s Futures series, takes an in-depth look at the changing way audiences find, consume, make and share content in Australia and around the […]
Lego Masters and Masterchef both again experienced a nightly drop-off, though at less extreme rates than on Tuesday. While Lego Masters dropped by 16,000 from Tuesday night to reach 766,000 viewers, it was again the top-performing entertainment show for the third night in a row since its premiere. Last night’s episode was a ‘night before Christmas’ spectacular […]
ThinkNewsBrands has today announced the appointment of Roy Morgan to oversee news readership measurement from 1 July. As part of this decision, emma will be retired. ThinkNewsBrands said the decision to shift came after it had listened to the industry and acknowledged the need to implement a single unified readership metric for total news, produced by one entity rather than […]
CHE Proximity has announced the appointment of Jonny Berger as managing partner, moving within the Clemenger Group to join CHEP from Clemenger BBDO Melbourne. With almost 20 years of experience, Berger joins the executive team in Sydney leading the Samsung account. Justin Hind, CEO at CHE Proximity said, “Jonny is a key senior addition to […]
Older Australians turned to social media apps and other forms of digital communication like never before during COVID-19, new research from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) shows. The study found that 41 per cent of Australians aged 75 and were using social media in June of 2020, up from 18 per cent in […]
This World Earth Day (April 22nd 2021), Vitasoy, a pioneer of soy milk, has declared its mission to ‘Grow a Better World’ via Leo Burnett Australia. The new brand platform invites people to drink plant-milk as a more sustainable option for the planet. The brand idea reflects the significant trend toward plant-based foods and beverages […]
Samsung Ads Australia has confirmed the appointment of three new key members of its expanding Sydney-based team, including Laura Wall [pictured] ex-Shopper Media Group, Luke Fox ex-BBC Global News, and Sharon Miranda ex-News Corp. This announcement follows the appointment of Alex Spurzem as General manager in July 2020. Samsung Ads Australia began its soft launch […]
Publicis’ Starcom has been appointed by Tourism Tasmania to manage its media account, encompassing strategy, planning, buying and digital media. Starcom has been tasked with connecting people with the island state both culturally and emotionally, focusing both on domestic travellers and planning for the returning international traveller. Emma Terry, chief marketing officer, Tourism Tasmania said: […]
Pinterest and Shopify have announced the expansion of their partnership to 27 additional countries. The partnership will provide more than 1.7 million Shopify merchants around the world with an easy way to bring their products to Pinterest and turn them into shoppable Product Pins to be discoverable across the platform. With the evolution of the […]
As our Changing The Ratio breakfast events draw closer, B&T is excited to be sharing conversations with some of the changemakers in our industry. B&T sat down with two of the Think HQ team, founder and managing director Jen Sharpe (pictured right) and social media coordinator Sarah Said (pictured left) to talk about why diversity is better for […]
Zenith Australia has announced the promotion of Sarah Heitkamp to the new role of head of strategy and planning – Sydney. Heitkamp moves from her current position as Sydney strategy director effective immediately, reporting to Zenith Sydney Managing Director, Jonny Cordony. Heitkamp returned to Zenith Australia at the beginning of last year after a two-year […]
There’s no doubt the retail sector has been through a massive transformation in the last 12 months and with Australian consumers shopping online more than ever there’s a wealth of data to be learned, that will benefit retailers and marketers. The BigCommerce 2021 State of Ecommerce ANZ Report leverages the data of the Top 100 […]
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