25 July 2021 • Ann Mukherjee, Chairman and CEO at Pernod Ricard NA, was the Jury President of the 2021 Creative Effectiveness Lions. In an interview with WARC's Chiara Manco, she talks about why the jury awarded Nike the Grand Prix, themes from this year's winners and the importance of these awards for the industry. Ann Mukherjee, Chairman and CEO at Pernod Ricard NA
18 July 2021 • Sarita Rao, President, Integrated & Partner Solutions at AT&T Business will be chairing the Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category of this year’s WARC Awards for Media. Here, she talks about her learnings from this past year, how AT&T Business has supported its customers during the pandemic and the key to effective partnerships. Sarita Rao, President, Integrated & Partner Solutions, AT&T Business
18 July 2021 • Rajoielle Register, Head of Global Brand Experiences at Ford Motor Company, will be chairing the Effective Use of Tech category of this year’s WARC Awards for Media. Here, she tells WARC about how Ford reimagined customer experience for the virtual world, the need for tech to be relevant to consumers’ lives, and what she hopes to see in the Awards’ entrants. Rajoielle Register, Head of Global Brand Experiences, Ford Motor Company
18 July 2021 • Ron Amram, Senior Director, Global Media at Mars, will be chairing the Effective Channel Integration category of the 2021 WARC Awards for Media. Here, he talks to WARC about Mars’ agile approach to media planning during lockdowns and shares his views on what makes a successful integrated campaign. Ron Amram, Senior Director, Global Media, Mars
29 June 2021 • Through a deep dive into two 2020 DMA Awards winners, WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at how challenging times can be the breeding ground for creative and effective work.
13 June 2021 • What makes a compelling case study? WARC’s Chiara Manco mines past winners of the WARC Awards for Asian Strategy to find out.
27 May 2021 • Siew Ting Foo, Chief Marketing Officer, Greater Asia, at HP, will be chairing the Best Use of Data category of the 2021 WARC Awards for Media. Here, she tells WARC about her learnings from the past year, the role that data plays in HP’s marketing, and what she hopes to see from this year’s entrants. Siew Ting Foo, Chief Marketing Officer, Greater Asia, at HP
22 May 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco explores how past winners of the Jay Chiat Awards used sharp insight and audience understanding to create impactful work that leveraged a single media channel.
29 April 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at how winners of the 2021 US YouTube Works Awards supported audiences and grew their businesses during the year that marked the start of the global pandemic.
13 April 2021 • Fahad Osman, Regional Director, Global Business Marketing, METAP at TikTok, will be judging the 2021 WARC Prize for MENA Strategy. Here, he talks to WARC’s Chiara Manco about how marketers can respond to consumers’ needs, the importance of letting go of control to remain agile, and the value of empathetic insight.
17 March 2021 • Past APG Awards winners show PR strategies' potential for brand building and growth, writes WARC's Chiara Manco.
10 March 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at brands that earned awareness and loyalty among mothers through relevant and helpful communications.
04 March 2021 • WARC's Chiara Manco shares tips and tricks from the APG on how to craft a winning awards paper.
26 February 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at work that stared gender bias in the face by actively challenging it.
18 February 2021 • Peter DeBenedictis, CMO, Middle East and Africa at Microsoft, will be chairing the panel of the 2021 WARC Prize for MENA Strategy. Here, he talks to WARC about his learnings from the past year, the need for companies to rapidly digitise, and the role of strategy in enabling businesses to thrive.
15 February 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at how past APG Awards winners have combined strategy and creativity to impact society for the better.
12 January 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at 2020 WARC Media Awards winners that have used data to inform innovative out-of-home strategies.
06 January 2021 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks at how winners of the 2020 Media Awards’ Effective Channel Integration category reaped the benefits of using strategic comms planning to engage their audiences.
03 November 2020 • A partnership between United Commercial Bank and retailer Shwapno, Project AgroBanking allows Bangladeshi farmers to open savings accounts and escape their cycle of poverty. Chiara Manco, Assistant Editor, Case Studies at WARC, talked to Grey Bangladesh’s Bitop Das Gupta to delve deeper into the initiative.
02 November 2020 • The winners of the 2020 Marketing Society Brave Awards are brands that unashamedly went against the grain to achieve business and social impact, writes WARC’s Chiara Manco.
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