CANNES BRONZE GOES TO ČAP, MCCANN AND HERO & OUTLAW

21. 6. 2024 The Czech campaign “National Day without Haste”, prepared for the Czech Association of Insurance Companies by McCann and Hero & Outlaw, was the top winner at Cannes Lions. For the third time in a row, the campaigns of the Czech Association of Insurance Companies (ČAP), under which the agencies McCann Prague and Hero & Outlaw… Continue reading CANNES BRONZE GOES TO ČAP, MCCANN AND HERO & OUTLAW



FORUM MEDIA 2024: INTRODUCING THE FIRST ELEVEN INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

6. 6. 2024 Artificial intelligence as an aid to communication, research and the fight against disinformation – these are the main topics of this year’s annual MAM conference. The deadline for the largest domestic industry conference for marketing, communications and media professionals is still five months away, but we can already look forward to great presentations by the… Continue reading FORUM MEDIA 2024: INTRODUCING THE FIRST ELEVEN INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS



TV NOVA HAS EXPANDED THE GRAPHIC INJECTION OPTIONS

27. 3. 2024 Sponsors may now take advantage of the wider graphic possibilities for sponsorship messages and injections on TV Nova. TV Nova has upgraded its graphic manual for sponsorship messages and injections: producers can use a wider range of graphic options for sponsorship injections. The injection now can be not only horizontal, but also vertical, so that… Continue reading TV NOVA HAS EXPANDED THE GRAPHIC INJECTION OPTIONS



THE RECIPE FOR THE MAGIC COCKTAIL FOR BRAND SUCCESS BY KAREN HOWE: BRILLIANT CREATIVE AND TELEVISION

26. 3. 2024 TV is the media channel of choice for top brands. One of the reasons is that it provides unrivalled access to consumers of all ages, including the elusive group of 18-34 year olds. Karen Howe, global award-winning creative director and member of the Cannes Lions advisory board, focused her brand magic webinar on some of… Continue reading THE RECIPE FOR THE MAGIC COCKTAIL FOR BRAND SUCCESS BY KAREN HOWE: BRILLIANT CREATIVE AND TELEVISION



YOUNG LIONS KNOWS THE WINNER.

25. 3. 2024 The judges and organisers of the competition for young creatives in the communications industry have announced the winners of this year’s national round of the Young Lions competition. The Czech round of the Young Lions competition for young creatives in the communications sector has announced the winners. For the first time this year, the winners… Continue reading YOUNG LIONS KNOWS THE WINNER.



FLE MEDIA AWARDS 2024 OPENS FOR ENTRIES

4. 3. 2024 The 19th edition of the Fle Media Awards (Flema), a competition for innovative use of media and creative approaches to media investment planning, is now open. Flemedia launches the 19th Fle Media Awards (Flema), a competition for innovative use of media and creative approach to media investment planning. The competition is open to authors of… Continue reading FLE MEDIA AWARDS 2024 OPENS FOR ENTRIES



GOLDEN DRUM IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, CELEBRATING ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR

1. 3. 2024 The International Festival of Creativity Golden Drum, of which MAM is a media partner and which will take place again this year in October in Portorož, Slovenia, is calling for applications from agencies. The Golden Drum competition is open to creative, digital and media agencies, commissioners, design studios and media houses to submit work that… Continue reading GOLDEN DRUM IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, CELEBRATING ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR



AUTHORS OF EVERYDAY LIFE. ARE THE “ANONYMOUS” CREATORS OF TV ADS GETTING THE RECOGNITION THEY DESERVE?

28. 2. 2024 The word "author" automatically creates a kind of aura of uniqueness around itself. But what is it really like with authorship and auteurism in TV advertising? And which famous directors even signed some of the ads?



ADVERTISERS WASTE BILLIONS ON CONTENT THAT ISN’T ACTIVATED

20. 2. 2024 More than half of new content produced annually by brands is never published, according to an AI-powered analysis from CreativeX, translating to as much as $100bn spent on unused assets. That figure is based on a study which estimated the average F500 company could be wasting at least $25m a year on unused creative assets;… Continue reading ADVERTISERS WASTE BILLIONS ON CONTENT THAT ISN’T ACTIVATED



STUDY USA: FREEWHEEL SHOWS HOW TO BUILD A BETTER AD BREAK (CES 2024)

20. 2. 2024 2 minutes or less per pod boosts improves impact and viewer experienceg FreeWheel, Comcast’s ad tech company, released new research that points to ways the TV business can build commercial breaks that provide a better viewer experience and more effectiveness for advertisers. Research, done with MediaScience, found that keeping breaks — known in the business… Continue reading STUDY USA: FREEWHEEL SHOWS HOW TO BUILD A BETTER AD BREAK (CES 2024)



WHY DOES MOST ADVERTISING FAIL TO GET ATTENTION?

1. 2. 2024 Once again, Tom Roach has produced an excellent, evidence-based review of an essential problem facing advertisers: how to get attention. His answer is creativity. People would rather not be exposed to advertising, so creativity provides the means to get their scarce attention. However, there are a couple of points implied in his article that I… Continue reading WHY DOES MOST ADVERTISING FAIL TO GET ATTENTION?



BRAND CHARACTERS BEAT CELEBRITIES IN SUPER BOWL ADS

30. 1. 2024 A new study shows that brand characters out-perform celebrities in Super Bowl ads, though few brands use that approach. Super Bowl advertisers are shortchanging their brands by relying so heavily on celebrities, according to new research from System1 Group. System1 tested consumers’ emotional reactions to Super Bowl ads of the past four years (2020-2023) and… Continue reading BRAND CHARACTERS BEAT CELEBRITIES IN SUPER BOWL ADS



ATTENTION METRICS: MEDIA & SPORTS, HEALTH & PHARMA, EDUCATION SCORE HIGHEST, STUDY FINDS

15. 1. 2024 DoubleVerify, which sees more than 65 billion impressions weekly, on Tuesday released its first global report on attention metrics from the DV Attention Lab. The Q3 2023 report — spearheaded by Daniel Slotwiner, senior vice president of attention at DoubleVerify — measured the difference in average performance across industries, driven by varied media strategies and… Continue reading ATTENTION METRICS: MEDIA & SPORTS, HEALTH & PHARMA, EDUCATION SCORE HIGHEST, STUDY FINDS



MEDIAR CHOICE: TOP 10 CZECH ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2023

1. 1. 2024 Server Mediar.cz presents an annual selection of the best ads from the Czech environment. For the ninth year in a row, experienced Czech creatives evaluated domestic campaigns week after week in the Advertising Cathedral. Here are the top ten ads they liked the most in the past year. Would you vote the same way as… Continue reading MEDIAR CHOICE: TOP 10 CZECH ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2023



WRONG ADS SERVE TO THE WRONG CONSUMER 1 IN 3 TIMES

22. 12. 2023 Agencies report that the wrong ad creative is served to the wrong consumer nearly one in every three times, according to new research. The joint study from Advertiser Perceptions and Claravine fielded in August analyzed the impact of not having a data standards and a strategy in place. It showed how advertisers and agencies struggle… Continue reading WRONG ADS SERVE TO THE WRONG CONSUMER 1 IN 3 TIMES



OUT-OF-HOME ADS CONSISTENT WITH TV ASSETS ACHIEVE 2X MORE BRAND RECALL

20. 12. 2023 System1, the Creative Effectiveness Platform, and JCDecaux UK, the UK leader in Out-of-Home advertising, today revealed its latest research based on viewers’ emotional response data captured via the new OOH in situ Test Your Ad platform created in partnership with JCDecaux. Festive OOH ads matching TV campaigns are twice as effective at branding, scoring 62%… Continue reading OUT-OF-HOME ADS CONSISTENT WITH TV ASSETS ACHIEVE 2X MORE BRAND RECALL



COCA-COLA CHERISHES ITS SANTA CLAUS. HOW DID ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MARKETING “ALLIANCES” IN HISTORY TAKE SHAPE?

11. 12. 2023 Although Christmas in the Czech republic is mainly associated with the Christ child, it is not possible to ignore the global popularity of the american Father Christmas, Santa Claus. And in fact, if we take into account the historical context of shaping the image of this character, we are much closer to Santa in our… Continue reading COCA-COLA CHERISHES ITS SANTA CLAUS. HOW DID ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MARKETING “ALLIANCES” IN HISTORY TAKE SHAPE?



CONSUMERS DON’T GET TIRED OF ADS, ONLY MARKETERS DO

8. 12. 2023 Data shows there’s no such thing as advertising ‘wear-out’, so save your new campaign budget and spend it on making your current ads effective for longer. We live in a fantastic marketing era where the rubrics of advertising effectiveness are known by more marketers, with more data and more certainty than ever before. We’ve never… Continue reading CONSUMERS DON’T GET TIRED OF ADS, ONLY MARKETERS DO