Campaign Cannes Diaries 2017: Kevin Allocca

Kevin Allocca, YouTube head of culture and trends at Google, talks about how YouTube has helped shape popular culture. And he has some advice for brands who want their agencies to produce a video that will go viral.

Campaign Cannes Diaries 2017: Laura Jordan Bamback

Laura Jordan Bambach, chief creative officer of Mr. President, talks about brand purpose and how it works with agency culture.

Campaign Cannes Diaries 2017: Saatchi & Saatchi’s Young Lions

Sarah Guessoum and Anika Marya, art directors from Saatchi & Saatchi Dubai, who won their first visit to Cannes with at the Young Lions print competition, share their experiences of the festival.

Campaign Cannes Diaries 2017: Cheil Worldwide’s Wain Choi

Wain Choi, senior vice-president and chief creative officer at Cheil Worldwide, talks about the themes he’s seen at Cannes, and what that means for the creative marketing industry.

Campaign Cannes Diaries 2017: Patrick Collister

Patrick Collister author of the Directory Big Won rankings, talks about his first impressions of Cannes this year and how to read awards shows.

Maxus merger ‘on hold’ in Middle East, says MEC COO

MEC and Maxus may remain separate brands in the MENA region, says Alistair Aird, global chief operating officer of MEC. Despite the June 1 announcement that WPP’s two Group M media shops were to combine, Aird says that “our plans are on hold in the Middle East,” where WPP has majority ownership of MEC but […]