The common theme for this year's essential CMO skills is "put up or shut up."
Amsterdam-based creative agency Lemon Scented Tea specializes in storytelling and uses the idea of conflict associated with a brand to engage audiences and stir their emotions.
In a world where digital is set to continue on its rapid growth trajectory, the media mix is becoming more digitized, and traditional business models are shifting toward the development of e-commerce.
Reputation management company FinchFactor settled on Amsterdam for its global base after its founder discovered inspiration in the city's cultural cornucopia of diverse outlooks.
Dept, an international network of digital agencies, believes that nurturing the brightest talents in their various digital niches will enable it to lead the way with future innovations.
Creative studio Cloudfactory loves to bring campaigns to life through a combination of brand acts and "story-doing."
Insights consultancy ADK Insights believes that the Netherlands' creative and technological milieu make it perfect for keeping up with the unpredictability of millennials.
Full-service creative company 72andSunny Amsterdam is inspired by the city's broad-minded outlook to help it produce work that makes brands matter in culture.
Campaign went Dutch for a conversation about entrepreneurship and innovation.
Independent international agency BSUR works with clients on a global scale and its Dutch sensibilities of being outward-looking and employing collective thinking inspire its work.
Yes, Holland's creative industry ranks among the world's top 10 for trade, jobs and brands. But it doesn't end there.
The Netherlands attracts some of the industry's coolest, most creative talent, which is why the region looks hungrily poised to push its advantage as an international center of excellence.
Do you have the right skills to stay ahead of the competition? Bob Van Rossum, veteran marketing recruiter and president at MarketPro, outlines seven critical skillsets your marketing may need in 2017.
The Digital Creative Competition takes on an international flavor with this year's winners
By combining the scale and impact of out-of-home with technologies that allow for dynamic, flexible messaging, digital out-of-home affords brands the opportunity to create some truly iconic creative work
Campaign and Ocean talk to leading agency figures about the power and potential of digital out-of-home
Technology is opening up new avenues for creativity in digital out-of-home - from connected displays that enable brands to bring together the digital and physical worlds to displays that can precisely target advertising to the right consumer.
MSLGROUP, in conjunction with Publicis Communications and Publicis Media, has launched an influence-to-impact performance platform to better realize the potential of influence to drive brand reputation and commerce.
MarketPro's checklist of interview questions is designed to tease out insights about your marketing candidates you may otherwise miss.
Data scientists and creatives can do amazing things when they work together.
What technology is driving change in the industry? We asked P&G, BBC and The Trade Desk to find out.
The key to effective brand storytelling is consumer understanding according to Sophie Blum, VP of marketing, Europe and IMEA, speaking at Dmexco last month.
How has digital disruption changed the way we consume media? And how can the industry embrace instead of fearing it? We asked P&G, BBC, Spotify and The Trade Desk.
Custom native advertising offers audiences practical, enjoyable and informative content - and drives great results for brands willing to invest. So how does this approach work best, and where does it belong in the future of digital marketing?
Consumption habits have changed, and so has the way we buy and sell media. We talked to P&G, BBC, Spotify and The Trade Desk about the future of programmatic and how it can drive creativity.
Disruptive technologies are changing the industry, a theme which stood out this year at the largest Dmexco conference yet...
Neil Christie: 'I want some clients to be keen to work with us and some clients to be afraid to work with us.'
In association with The Trade Desk, we invite the biggest industry names to interview their boundary pushing peers - and pass on the baton, in an interview relay.
We explore how programmatic needn't just be about performance - and how automated buying and cross-device targeting can help build brands
Machines process data fast, freeing up operational people to focus on strategy. Only with man and machine working side by side will brands make the most of their digital spend
How widely is cross-device used among media agencies and their advertising partners - and how do you define it? Campaign and The Trade Desk investigate in a far-reaching roundtable discussion
Campaign and The Trade Desk host a discussion about the changing nature of cross-device targeting
In recent years, the metrics we use to measure success in advertising have been a focus for discussion. We've rounded up the best quotes from Dmexco on the subject
From conversation starters to apps that'll make your Dmexco experience, we've rounded up the apps you need on your smartphone
Pokemon Go has captivated imaginations the world over - and adland is no exception.
We investigate how programmatic is changing the face of native advertising
Programmatic buying is coming to TV - we look at how it's set to change the face of TV advertising
More industry consolidation will lead to native advertising success
AI and machine learning are set to change the face of advertising - here's how.
In recent years, brands have increasingly turned to content marketing - here's what you can expect to see at Dmexco
Once you've hit the halls of Dmexco, you'll need a feed - we've rounded up some nearby eateries to whet your appetite
Big data is big news - and the marketing brains of Dmexco have pondered how it'll make its impact felt. We've rounded up the best quotes from past Dmexco events
We quiz top marketing brains on the talking points of this year's Dmexco
To deliver real and valuable outcomes, advertising must bring together high quality media and the right audiences...
A lot has changed since the first Dmexco conference in 2009 - we look at how digital marketing's evolved
Dmexco crams a lot into its two days - here's what you'll need to stay on top of things.
Technology has changed the way marketers and advertisers reach their audiences - we've rounded up the best quotes on the subject from previous Dmexco conferences
Programmatic trading has changed the face of advertising in just a few short years. Find out where it's going next
If this is your first time at Dmexco, here's how to get the best from it
Imposing old-school methods on new, sophisticated platforms makes no sense - and it has to change. The boundaries have to come down, argues Xaxis CEO Brian Gleason
Make the most of Dmexco by sorting out your schedule - these are the talks you need to be at
From TV to digital audio and native, programmatic buying is shaking up advertising in a big way
The general manager of The Trade Desk UK tells Campaign about spending time out of the office, his expectations for Dmexco 2016, FIFA, and 'slacking' at work...
Connected devices are a potential goldmine for marketers - but there are still obstacles to be overcome
Mobile is becoming an increasingly important tool for marketers - we've rounded up the best quotes on the subject from recent Dmexco events
It's the holy grail of marketing - understanding how customers feel about brands. And it's closer than you might imagine, thanks to big data...
At Wake Up With The Economist, advertisers and marketers discussed how to reach empowered, tech-savvy millennial consumers
Mobile games are set to be the next sector to benefit from programmatic advertising - find out why
We explore the talking points of this year's Dmexco - first up is VR, the technology that everyone's glued to
As more and more of our lives are tied into the digital space, marketers need to find ways to connect the digital world with our real lives
Digital audio advertising is set to be the next big growth area for programmatic buying - find out why
Big data is changing the way brands communicate with their customers - and enabling better experiences
Campaign US caught up with Ola Björling, Global Director of VR, MediaMonks in Cannes and again at their offices in LA for a look at what the future holds for Virtual Reality.
The third of three #BENtalk films from Campaign and Branded Entertainment Network
In association with The Trade Desk, we invite the biggest industry names to interview their boundary pushing peers - and pass on the baton, in an interview relay.
Campaign and Quantcast bring together advertising's finest to debate the future of data and creativity
McCann Health, 2016 Lions Health Network of the Year, and Campaign invited top marketers and visionary artists to discuss creativity during this year's Lions Health Festival
Campaign asks: how are agencies preparing for a tech-focused future?
The second of three #BENtalks films from Campaign and Branded Entertainment Network
The first of three #BENtalks films from Campaign and Branded Entertainment Network
Campaign explores what you need to do to make your agency a hotbed of tech innovation
Cannes Lions winners and jurors reveal the one piece of tech that made their most innovative campaigns possible
Damien Marchi, global head of content, Havas, on how brands can build more meaningful relationships with consumers #BENtalks
Caressa Douglas, VP brand integration at BEN, talks the evolution of product placement #BENtalks
We ask industry experts what's the last ad you saw that felt personal to you? And is serendipity important?
The Japanese giant explored how design thinking promises to unlock new value for brands, and how agencies can redefine their creativity to change the way they work
Cannes was the setting for Campaign and Product of the Year to gather a group of top marketing minds to discuss the future of global product launches
We ask industry experts if data could tell you anything about a consumer, what would you want to know?
We explore if an ad can ever be too relevant' - and why ad blockers may not be the enemy
Campaign and Quantcast gathered advertising industry experts across leading brands and agencies to consider the crossover between data and creativity.
Self-building ads, creatives as data scientists and Sir Martin Sorrell: taking Cannes out of its comfort zone
The co-founder and COO of MediaMonks looks at where the industry is now and how far it's come in the past 15 years
More marketers are running their own event or partnering on them. Make the most of the opportunity with our guide to attracting, engaging and immersing conference goers ...
In conjunction with creative agency MediaMonks, Campaign US gathered a panel of senior VR experts to explore the opportunities and obstacles of the virtual reality revolution.
Technology has opened doors for many driven individuals who wouldn't have had the opportunity to realise their dreams previously ...
We ask people at C2 to describe the three-day conference in three words. Here's what they said ...
Grindr CEO and founder Joel Simkhai told the C2 audience how to build an app
Campaign talk to Mark Brand, a social entrepreneur and co-founder from Save On Meats at C2 Montréal
C2 is three days of innovation and inspiration that'll boggle your mind. It's a lot to take in - but Campaign's on the ground in Montréal with the highlights
Ola Björling, Global Head of VR, MediaMonks, looks at what is really real about virtual reality.
"We're in the early days of black-and-white television" when it comes to virtual reality. As tech barriers fall away, how do you convert the story into a believable experience?
In association with The Trade Desk, we invite the biggest industry names to interview their boundary pushing peers - and pass on the baton, in an interview relay
A panel of experts recently gathered in NY to explore the VR revolution and the challenges it must overcome
Say goodbye to stale buffet food, dowdy carpets and middle-of-the-road speakers. C2 is the first conference of its kind ...
Don't get too caught up writing your own narrative when you should be helping people create theirs. But don't worry: brands still have an important part to play
While the way we tell stories has changed, the reason for doing so - to bring people together - is no different from when our prehistoric ancestors painted on walls
Just as Pulp Fiction leapt out of sequence, the once linear purchase journey now has many possible beginnings, data-driven middles but, hopefully, the same ending
Production houses, PR consultancies, ad agencies... they all want ownership of the content marketing space. But only those delivering the whole enchilada will prevail
The content we produce has to be more provocative and culturally relevant than another avocado recipe if we really want people to pay attention
The migration of Hollywood blockbusters from the big screen to the smallest ones is giving more brands a chance to deliver a star turn. All they need is a helping hand
The beauty of content is its ability to aggregate all of the digital disciplines. But only those stories told with the consumer in mind will make an impression
Industry figures from different ends of the marketing spectrum came together to discuss how advertisers can woo an audience and play the shining knight in their very own enchanting tale.
We have gathered some of the best brains in the business to share their thoughts on the art of storytelling.
While VR is its infancy, how do we nurture the medium to maturity, without getting stuck comparing it to its siblings? In this piece MediaMonks' Head of VR Ola Björling explores how VR can be built up to be a truly ground breaking medium, rather than judging it as a medium by what's already been done.
For some conference goers, there is nothing more stressful than the idea of networking. When asked, many people cite networking as their No. 1 reason for coming to conferences, so avoiding networking is not the solution
Beyond curating inspiring speakers and attracting the right participants, what can a conference do to meaningfully and creatively connect people?
In a new series, in association with The Trade Desk, we interview the biggest industry names who then nominate their industry heroes to interview themselves. It forms a boundary-pushing chain-reaction...
Winning the acclaim and respect of our peers seems to be deep rooted in all artistic endeavour and designers and creatives are no different.
Modern technology has made the magic of comic books real. The gadgets in our pockets have brought the wonders of the future to everyday life -- and it has changed everything ...
Modern technology has made the magic of comic books real. The gadgets in our pockets have brought the wonders of the future to everyday life - and it has changed everything...
McCann Health hosted a lively debate on the future of pharma branding at the Cannes Lions Health international creative festival
SPONSORED CONTENT: Video specialists discuss what to do with the medium today and tomorrow
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Today's independent agencies of a spirit of collaboration -- and a valuable alternative to the predictable results of traditional networks
Agencies need to apply their talents to entrepreneurial endeavors that create new-business opportunities for themselves and their clients
As the great and the good of the mobile industry gather in Barcelona for MWC 2015, Millennial Media takes a look at the key trends set to dominate the agenda this year
Digital out-of-home is transforming the face of outdoor advertising. We explore the future of DOOH - and how you need to adapt
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