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December 7, 2016

iMedia Agency Awards 2016 – Local Agency PMG in Fort Worth Wins Agency of the Year

iMedia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 iMedia Agency Awards. The awards recognize agencies that drove industry innovation throughout the year, one marketer who helped bring his agency to the front of the pack, and one campaign that deserves special attention. Read on to find out who won in each of the five categories, as well as the other nominees and the criteria for selection.

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September 12, 2016

Expanding the Footprint for Continued Digital Media Education

When IAB developed the Certification Program in 2012, our mission was two-fold. The first part was to create a benchmark so employers, clients, and peers could easily identify if a professional had the baseline knowledge required to perform in their digital media role.

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Industry News

  • See the Weird, Wonderful Thai Spot That Was One of the Funnier Ads Screened in Cannes
    The screening of the gold Film Lion winners in Cannes on Saturday was heavy on the sports ("We're the Superhumans," plus lots and lots of Nike) and somewhat light on the humor. But an amusing highlight was a strange three-minute piece by McCann Bangkok that had the audience in the ... read more
    Source: Adweek AdfreakPublished on 2017-06-27By Adweek Staff
  • Pop-Up Ads Tell a Distressing Story of Love and Consumption in W+K’s New Music Video
    When last we saw Portugal. The Man, it had given us a music video for "Feel It Still" that doubled as an action-packed tool for resisting the American administration's protectionist policies. "Rich Friends," its latest offering, created alongside Wieden + Kennedy and starring Glenn Howerton, is no less innovative but ... read more
    Source: Adweek AdfreakPublished on 2017-06-27By Adweek Staff
  • This Twitter Thread Perfectly Illustrates Why LGBTQ Support Is No Longer Risky for Brands
    Few would argue that American society has changed dramatically since the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan's Greenwich Village marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement. At the time of the event itself, which happened 48 years ago this week, homophobia was rampant, even in famously metropolitan Manhattan. After ... read more
    Source: Adweek AdfreakPublished on 2017-06-26By Adweek Staff