One of the biggest nights of the direct marketing calendar was held last week in New York, and, as has been the case for the past few years, there was plenty of New Zealand representation, with Clemenger BBDO, Colenso BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather and Republik among the winners.
Browsing: Fuji Xerox
Republik’s new campaign for Fuji Xerox New Zealand had it achieve the highest international sales figures at launch for the new Versant 2100 digital printing press. So how did the campaign engage the print industry?
Republik and Fuji Xerox brought a bit of creativity to the world of digital printing a couple of years back with its impressive Fujikistan campaign, which won a host of awards and helped sell plenty of colour presses. And the pair have continued that trend with an impressive aviation-themed campaign to launch its wide format range of digital printing presses.
Start spreadin’ the news… NZ’s own Dave King, M&C Saatchi NZ’s executive creative director, has won the prestigious Irving Wunderman award at the 34th John Caples International Awards Gala, held recently in New York. In fact, the entire Kiwi contingent will be ‘waking up in the city that doesn’t sleep’ to find they’re ‘king of the hill, top of the heap’–between them they managed to bring home 50 awards from a record 51 finalist places (that’s one more than Australia, thank you very much), including seven Golds, 12 Silvers, six Bronzes and 25 Finalists. That’ll melt those little town blues.
…as David MacGregor goes solo, Dave Shoemack gets a plum posting in Holland, Telecom’s punching bag departs, Fujikistan goes international, Andrew Mehrtens gets Gallic for TV3, The Press wins plaudits at PANPA, Mango activates an expert, CAANZ adds to its stable, Orangebox cuts cake, Kordia shacks up with PPR, and The Economist names a new sponsorship and marketing guru.