Media Research 2009: a complex consensus

WARC Online's James Aitchison reports from the conference Media Research 2009. Presentations covered include an advertiser's perspective from Anheuser-Busch InBev and the World Federation of Advertisers, as well as sessions on integrating and measuring mobile media, the web analystics of Nielsen and Yahoo!, neuro-marketing and IPA Touchpoints.

Media Research 2009: a complex consensus

James Aitchison WARC Online

On a day when the papers were all reporting the IMF’s prediction of a paltry 0.5% annual growth in the world economy, it was fitting to open Media Research 2009 with a keynote address from a major global advertiser.  

What advertisers need from media research …

The company in question was Anheuser-Busch InBev, whose Director of Commercial Spend Effectiveness & Media, Johan Landmark, set out three key themes impacting upon the brewing giant’s advertising and media investment decisions.

Two of these took us down a well-trodden path: increasing...

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