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We think he’s talking himself down. If he really is too lazy, we’re quite impressed: he has managed to become a brand effortlessly!
In a blog post for LIVE@AdvertisingWeek, Heat editor-in-chief Lucie Cave picked Aleksandr the Meerkat, from the Comparethemarket.com ads, as one of her top brands that had become a celebrity.
So chuffed was Aleksandr that he thanked Campaign magazine and Heat on Twitter.
Pictures from Crispin Porter & Bogusky’s ‘the power of the unexpected’ talk have just surfaced. There are flying plush pandas and confetti cannons aplenty. Unexpected.
What’s that on the wrist of Yannick Bollore, the new CEO of Havas? Matt Bush, the head of agency sales at Google UK, spotted that the wristband looked similar to one that Martin Sorrell, the head of rival holding group WPP, was sporting earlier in the week. Coincidence, or the signs of a top secret media club in action?
Rumour has it puppet character “Monkey”, who appeared in ads for ITV Digital and for PG Tips with Johnny Vegas, could make an appearance on stage at 5pm today at Advertising Week Europe.
Style guru Gok Wan dropped into advertising week to explain that leadership is as much about how you present yourself as what you say and do.
— AW Europe (@AW_Europe) April 1, 2014
We’re sure these players were very tuneful, but one tweeter felt they were a bit old school:
.@AW_Europe is Advertising STILL pushing flash mobs on us like it’s 2007!?
Creative folks are often scruffily dressed – call it an informal uniform – but it can work against them. Last night at the Advertising Week Europe opening gala at St James’s Palace, guests from some agencies were apparently turned away as they weren’t smart enough for the royal residence.
Terms and phrases around Advertising Week Europe were mentioned in 4,238 tweets yesterday (as of 4pm), according to an analysis from social media agency We Are Social.