30 March 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.
29 October 2020 • The winners of the 2020 Australian Effie Awards are best-practice examples of audience insights fuelling effective strategies, writes WARC’s Chiara Manco.
20 October 2020 • The winners of the 2020 ANA ECHO Awards uncover powerful examples of data-led targeting and personalisation, writes WARC’s Chiara Manco.
13 October 2020 • Winning Gold at the 2020 IPA Effectiveness Awards, Guinness is proof of the returns of consistency in long-term brand building. WARC’s Chiara Manco looks into the powerful influence of its ‘Made of more’ brand platform.
23 September 2020 • WARC’s Chiara Manco looks back at past winners of the Jay Chiat Awards to uncover successful strategies that can help marketers tackle today’s unique challenges.
Direct Line Group’s Mark Evans: “The crisis has given us an opportunity to bring our purpose to life”
14 September 2020 • Mark Evans, Managing Director of Marketing and Digital at Direct Line Group, will be chairing the Best Use of Data category of the 2020 WARC Media Awards. Here, he talks to Chiara Manco about Direct Line’s agile approach to changing times, the benefits that a consumer-first model can reap for businesses, and what a successful data-led campaign looks like.
06 September 2020 • Audrey Low, Managing Director, L'Équipe L'Oréal at Mindshare China, will be judging the Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category of the 2020 WARC Media Awards. Here, she talks to Chiara Manco about the impact of lockdowns, the coming of age of Chinese e-commerce and the new partnership opportunities opened up by the worldwide digital transformation.
26 August 2020 • Gianluca Toccafondi, Global Integrated Media Manager at IKEA Retail (Ingka Group), will be judging the Effective Channel Integration category of the 2020 WARC Media Awards. Here, he talks to Chiara Manco about the impact of lockdowns on media strategy, the evolution of the media landscape and the ever-important need to balance long- and short-term efforts.
02 July 2020 • What makes a compelling case study? WARC’s Chiara Manco mines past winners of the WARC Prize for Asian Strategy to find out.
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