The 2015 International ANDY Awards – Enter NOW!

The call for entries for the 51st International ANDY Awards has been extended – enter your work by Friday, 1/16! For more than 50 years, the ANDYs have honored the brave process of creativity. As an industry, we can’t solve business problems or impact change by playing it safe; there are certainly no advertising awards for the mediocre. So … More The 2015 International ANDY Awards – Enter NOW!

State of the Creative

Ron Urbach, Chairman and co-chair of the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert, is the author of the advertising focused blog, Madison Ave Insights. On the blog, Ron shares the views and commentary of industry leaders and experts on the latest hot button issues in advertising in weekly Q&As. Ron recently … More State of the Creative

The Martin Agency Honors Dana Anderson, 2014 Ad Person of the Year

Last Thursday, The AD Club and friends celebrated Dana Anderson, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer of Mondelez International and 2014 Advertising Person of the Year. The Martin Agency, Wieden+Kennedy and MediaVest presented their pitches for “how to best honor” Dana. To honor this unique and notable star with an extraordinary sense of humor, The Martin Agency … More The Martin Agency Honors Dana Anderson, 2014 Ad Person of the Year

THE CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND OREO’S BRAND EVOLUTION

On November 13th, The ADVERTISING Club of New York will honor Dana Anderson, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer of Mondelez International as the 2014 Advertising Person of the Year. Check out today’s timely Fast Company article, which recognizes the brilliant creative power behind Oreo’s brand evolution. THE STORY OF OREO: HOW AN OLD COOKIE BECAME A MODERN MARKETING … More THE CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND OREO’S BRAND EVOLUTION

Congratulating The 2014 Adweek 50!

Each year, Adweek selects an esteemed group of “movers and shakers” who are influencing the world’s top brands. This year, we were thrilled to see so many AD Club members, sponsors, and friends represented in this impressive group of individuals, who are working tirelessly to making this industry a better and more innovative place. Congratulations to this year’s … More Congratulating The 2014 Adweek 50!

Creativity is Poppin’ in New York’s The ADVERTISING Club

What role does The AD Club of New York play in the modern advertising industry? AD Club President & CEO Gina Grillo discusses the Club’s impact on the industry and the evolution of creativity over the years. (As originally published in Madison Avenue Insights, April 10, 2014)  By Ronald R. Urbach 1896 was a big … More Creativity is Poppin’ in New York’s The ADVERTISING Club

What One ANDYs Juror Did In Between Judging Sessions In Shanghai

Merlee Cruz-Jayme, “Chairmom” and Chief Creative Officer, DM9 Jayme Syfu, shared her doodlings from judging breaks at the 50th ANDY Awards final judging in Shanghai. Her caption: “Cheers to more women judges!” From left to right: Merlee Cruz-Jayme; Fernanda Romano, Chief Creative Officer/Partner, Naked; Katrien Bottez, Executive Creative Director, Duval Guillaume Modem; Margaret Johnson, Executive … More What One ANDYs Juror Did In Between Judging Sessions In Shanghai

ANDYs Blog: Nick Worthington, ECD, Colenso BBDO

Part 1 of our ANDY Awards blog series featuring the jury’s real time thoughts and insights from final judging in Shanghai.  February 19, 2014 By Nick Worthington, ECD, Colenso BBDO  So some surprises. First, the city. You can see the sun…the air is clean and crisp…the old part of the city is a shrine to … More ANDYs Blog: Nick Worthington, ECD, Colenso BBDO