Next month, Auckland’s Shed 10 will be taken over by the next generation of female leaders to hear from industry experts, pioneers and game changers at the Femmepire Summit of 2018.
Queenstown Rotary Club hopes to change the perception that advertising means annoying sales pitchy commercials at the Australasian premiere of Night of the AdEaters.
Idealog’s Design Series Event is fast approaching, and will feature talks from design deity Peter Haythornthwaite, Method Agency’s managing director Sam Ramlu, craftsman, sculptor and educator Carin Wilson, and RCG’s associate director Andy Florkowski, live painting from up-and-coming artist Jake Feast, as well as the grand reveal of the winner of our Blunt + Generator Umbrella experiment. With just over a week to go, now is a great time to get tickets.
NBA star Steven Adams is set to take to the green next month for a celebrity-filled charity golf tournament by Local sports television, media and events company Sports Inc. for Sports Pathways Trust.
Poetry is being shared in all corners of the country on this fine day, as today marks the 19th annual National Poetry Day, since known as Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day after the company penned a sponsorship agreement in March. In commemoration of the day, we share some favourite poems from people in the industry (and our office, because why not).
Celebrity endorsement is as old as advertising itself, spanning everything from Pope Leo XIII appearing on a poster for vin Mariani back in the late 1800s to Keiran Read giving Plumbing World the thumbs up to Homer Simpson designing ‘The Homer’. But the digital age has accelerated the trend and moved it in a different direction, with brands trying to cash in on the cachet of celebrities both traditional and new age. So how can they bask in the glow of these ‘influencers’? And how can they use imagery to make an impact? The next StopPress Presents event aims to uncover a few tricks of the trade.
A timelapse video of luminescent glow worms, delicate frost crystals, a blue shark emerging from the water and a jellyfish the size of a dinner plate are among the 28 finalists of the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year, selected from a whopping 5,800 entries.
Small businesses are all about the people, right? The owners, the manufacturers, the clientele. There’s a story at every turn, so why aren’t they being told? Well, at an event organised by Good magazine, London-based designer and technologist Jessi Baker, the founder of social enterprise Project Provenance, will be sharing her experience around storytelling in small business marketing and creating user-centred experiences in the e-commerce sphere. So grab yourself a ticket.
AUT Adschool students are getting ready to present their portfolios to prospective employers at the annual end-of-year show, which will be held on 19 November from 5.30 to 8.30pm.
NGAGEMENT is the largest digital signage event in New Zealand and is coming to Auckland on 4 October at The Cloud.
The liveblog kicks off from 7:30am. Teddy Goff is the digital director of President Barrack Obama’s data-driven 2012 re-election campaign. He discusses how he and his team raised more than US$600 million, and harnessed an online following of more than 78 million to find victory.
It’s that time of year again, when fresh faced young’uns with dreams of creative greatness prostrate themselves in front of adland’s judgemental powerbrokers and show off the year’s handiwork. So get thee to the end of year show for the AUT Ad Creativity course on Friday 9 November at the Film Construction building in Minnie St if you want to see it.
It’s pretty tough out there in retail at the moment, with the internet affecting bricks and mortar and economic malaise affecting everyone. But there are plenty of savvy retailers making it work and a couple of international retail gurus—Jon Bird, IdeaWorks’ chief executive based in Sydney, and UK retail expert Martin Butler—are visiting next week to share some of their secrets.
200 of the industry’s brightest eyed and bushy tailed young things turned up to the Marvel Grill in the Wynyard Quarter last week to kick off the Young, Bright & Broke group’s inaugural event. And we’ve got the photos by Courtney Herbert to prove it.
The digital age is changing the way we live and work. And whatever your industry or interest, you’re part of the wave, like it or not. And digital media conference The Project, described as “a collision of thought on social media and digital communication”, is your chance to figure out how to ride it.
It’s pretty tough going in the retail sector at the moment. And, as the digital wave keeps breaking, it’s increasingly important to try and keep up with the play. And, thanks to Westfield, local retailers will be able to get their heads around some of the issues affecting the sector at the inaugural Retail Brain Food for Breakfast Seminar in Auckland next month.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …