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Mingle bells
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Calling all juggernauts, magnates and moguls. Paul Matthews and Alex Erasmus from Bullet PR have organised a bit of a do for the marcomms and media industries, so register online here and head down to the inaugural Media Mingle on 19 November to engage in, as the title suggests, some …

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NZ’s top sustainability trailblazers revealed
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A round of applause for all the finalists in 2009 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards. One of these regional ‘trailblazer’ winners will be the Sustainable Business of the Year, to be announced at a classy cocktail do on 12 November.

They are: Bayfair Shopping Centre, Mt Maunganui ecostore – manufacturer …

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Free MySpace Music launch paaaarty
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You lucky little music lovers – MySpace is putting on a humdinger of a party for the launch of MySpace Music. It’s for all ages, and it’s free!

Midnight Youth

The line-up features Midnight Youth, The Brunettes, The Naked and Famous, The Family Cactus and The Earlybirds.

The Brunettes …

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Webby Awards call for entries
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It’s time to spruce up and package your internet presence into winning applications for the 14th Webby Awards. The awards are an internationally respected symbol of success in the digital medium. Last year’s awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries worldwide. There are more than …

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RSVP and Nexus Awards entry deadline looms
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Just a friendly reminder to get your RSVP and Nexus Award entries in by 5pm, Friday 23 October. Brought to you by the Marketing Association and sponsored by TVNZ and New Zealand Post. Show off your outstanding campaigns, get recognised, bask in the adoration of the industry. This year’s …

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Free gig by Damien Binder
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Paid for enough client lunches lately? Time for you to get a freebie – and brooding alt-rocker Damien Binder’s more than happy to oblige. He’s releasing his third album, While the Wind’s at Your Back, with one show only in NZ, and it’s free. Mark in your …

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Marketing awards – three reasons to go
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Got your ticket to the biggest marketing event in the calendar, the TVNZ/NZ Marketing Awards? With only two weeks to go here’s three reasons to attend: Win new business by schmoozing new prospects. Get a new job by schmoozing new employers. Get that winning feeling by schmoozing with …

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Brainy Breakfast brainstorms Twitter
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The Marketing Association presents its November Jericho Brainy Breakfast session: all about Twitter. Why is it so big? How do you use it effectively?

Microblogging is put under the microscope and three industry experts report back and answer your questions. Anthony Gardiner, media specialist at NZ Army, Andy Blood, executive …

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Media planning and management course
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It’s not just the creatives that have to be creative. Media planners and buyers have to find new ways to connect with consumers and build brands. The Media Planning & Management course at CAANZ/AUT Communications School is a great opportunity to learn more of this craft.

From Wednesday 14 …

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Ecostore hosts Twitter party
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Set your alarms for 3pm NZ time on Thursday 1 October: ecostore founder Malcolm Rands, also known as Eco Man, will be hosting a one-hour party in cyberspace via Twitter. This is your chance to chat tweet-to-tweet and get some sustainable living tips from this successful and insightful eco-entrepreneur. His …

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Get creative at the AWARD Copy Academy
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Calling all budding writers and creatives keen to make an investment for their career – applications are open for the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association (AWARD) Copy Academy.

Learn the nuances for writing for all types of media. Hone your skills for creating the perfect headline. Impress the hell out …

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Little TED
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The much-attended, much-admired TED conferences in California have spawned a local baby: TEDx, to be held in Auckland October 1.

The youth-orientated event is being organised by Kiwi TED delegate , Richard Hollingum of The Department of Doing.

“As well as talks from eight extraordinary people there’ll be inspirational interludes …

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Rockin’ in the online world
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Will you be one of only 40 people that will attend a value-for-money event organized by our friends at IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) NZ? The not-for-profit organization is holding a seminar in Wellington called ‘Online Strategies that will Rock your CEO’. Sounds funky. Three industry experts will explain how to …

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Search Engine boot-camp
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Do you know how to infiltrate enemy lines with SEO, PPC, SMM and SEM? What are you waiting for, private, ten-hut to the 3rd Search Engine Boot-Camp by Search Strategies. In 11 training sessions, you will be briefed on the most efficient techniques in search and social media in the …

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Pitch to win
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So you’ve made a machine that turns earwax into gold, created an odourless blue cheese or perhaps designed a sudoku toilet roll (too late, that’s already been done) – whatever your Big Idea is, pitch it to The Icehouse and you could win $15,000 worth of prizes, including …

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2009 EFFIE Awards
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Since its inception in New York in 1968, the pseudo-acronym has become synonymous with the most effective and creative TV advertising the industry has to offer. See all the finalists here.

Mark your diaries on Thursday 8 October for the biggest annual bash for ad agencies. The formal ceremony will …

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Free digital seminar: first in, first served
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How’s your digital fitness? Are you struggling with sit-ups when you could be burning fat and reinventing yourself on a super-duper cross trainer? Digital marketing is here to stay and it’s about time you learnt all the tools to create a brand presence on the web that lasts …

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Good onya
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Comments on the NZ Internet Awards story has prompted an investigation of the Onyas, the other web industry awards. The Onyas have 11 categories, focusing on web application as well as design and content. The awards are produced by the good folk at Webstock, who help people improve their websites …

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Blog moves in mysterious ways
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This Saturday is also a holy day for the School of Theology and Bible Society New Zealand. The organisers are holding a seminar to explore the impact of the internet on Christian communication, marketing and spiritual networking.

A panel of local theologians and Heidi Campbell from Texas A&M University …

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Marketing’s crème de la crème
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All of NZ’s top marketers in one ballroom. Dressed up to the nines, supping champagne, feeling confident. Who will be the supreme winner? Who will cry in the corner? Who will tell tipsy tales?

Get your tickets now to the TVNZ/NZ Marketing Awards, Friday 30 October, Crowne Plaza …

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Amp your plan
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Want to be an über-planner? Better enrol in the Strategic Planning workshop at CAANZ/AUT Communications School from 23 to 25 September. James Hurman, helluva nice guy and planning director at Colenso BBDO will present the workshop, designed to amplify the strategic thinking abilities of advertising and marketing professionals.

Participants …

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How to market sustainability
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Is a one-day professional development workshop being held at the University of Auckland on Friday 16 October. Learn how to avoid greenwash and communicate effectively with ethical consumers. Tutor Kath Dewar has 18 years’ experience creating social and environmental marketing initiatives in the UK and New Zealand. You can read …

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Know the Fair Trading Act
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Not just for lawyers, ad and marketing managers and business development directors should know the guts of the Fair Trading Act. LexisNexis Professional Development hosts a comprehensive workshop on advertising and marketing law on Friday 16 October at Auckland’s Heritage Hotel.

Topics include anti-spam legislation, comparative advertising, intellectual property …

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Unleash a legacy
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The Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) Prominent Speakers Forum is being held on Tuesday 15 September at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland. The ‘Welcome to the Future – Unleash a Legacy’ theme aims to pinpoint the future direction of brand marketing communication and “challenge marketers as they plan for the …

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Practical email marketing
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Get the most out the email medium. Know the laws. Craft a killer campaign. The NZMA seminar offers all this and more. The event is happening all day Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 September at the Crowne Plaza in Auckland.

Marketing Association members, $1,295 + GST and for non-members it …

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